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War. Philosophy. Military sociology

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  • Proxy Warfareby Andrew Mumford

    Wiley 2013; US$ 59.95

    Proxy wars represent a perennial strand in the history of conflict. The appeal of ‘warfare on the cheap’ has proved an irresistible strategic allure for nations through the centuries. However, proxy wars remain a missing link in contemporary war and security studies. In this timely book Andrew Mumford sheds new light on the dynamics and... more...

  • An Introduction to the Causes of Warby Greg Cashman; Leonard C. Robinson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 38.99

    This pioneering book explains the causes of war through a sustained combination of theoretical insights and detailed case studies. Cashman and Robinson find that while all wars have multiple causes, these factors typically combine in identifiable "dangerous patterns." Through the examples of World War I, World War II in the Pacific, the Six-Day War,... more...

  • The Armed Forcesby Gerhard Kümmel; Bastian Giegerich

    Springer 2013; US$ 69.99

    The present anthology stems from the perception of a widespread and manifest uneasiness concerning the business of military intervention in our times. Indeed, the West is for quite some time engaged in a deep introspection about his military intervention policies in the years to come and reflects about this. What will Western military intervention... more...

  • Social Fitness and Resilienceby Juliana McGene

    RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95

    Examines social fitness, the combination of resources from social connections that influence how individuals respond to stressful circumstances, to identify methods of increasing social connectedness and support among U.S. Airmen and their families. more...

  • The Military-State-Society Symbiosisby Peter Karsten

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 185.00

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Can War be Eliminatedby Christopher Coker

    Wiley 2014; US$ 12.95

    Throughout history, war seems to have had an iron grip on humanity. In this short book, internationally renowned philosopher of war, Christopher Coker, challenges the view that war is an idea that we can cash in for an even better one - peace. War, he argues, is central to the human condition; it is part of the evolutionary inheritance which has allowed... more...

  • Understanding Warby W B Gallie *Decd*; W. B. Gallie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Just War Tradition and the Restraint of Warby James Turner Johnson

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 54.00

    In this volume, a sequel to Ideology, Reason, and the Limitation of War, James Turner Johnson continues his reconstruction of the history of just war tradition by analyzing significant individual thinkers, concepts, and events that influenced its development from the mid-eighteenth century to the present. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton... more...

  • Endurance and Warby Jasen Castillo

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 55.00

    Scholars and military practitioners alike have long sought to understand why some country's militaries fight hard when facing defeat while others collapse. In Endurance and War , Jasen Castillo presents a new unifying theory?cohesion theory?to explain why national militaries differ in their staying power. His argument builds on insights from the... more...

  • Military Ethics and Peace Psychologyby Jean Maria Arrigo; Richard V. Wagner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...