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War. Philosophy. Military sociology

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  • Framing Warby Francesco Olmastroni

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Most research on framing has focused on media and elite frames: the ways that the mass media and politicians present information about issues and events to the public. Until now, the process by which citizens? opinions may affect the initial frame-building process has been largely ignored. The two-way flow of influence between public opinion and decision-makers... more...

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Military Ethicsby James Turner Johnson; Eric D. Patterson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 149.95

    This Companion provides scholars and graduates, serving and retired military professionals, members of the diplomatic and policy communities concerned with security affairs, and legal professionals who deal with military law and with international law on armed conflicts, with a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art review of current research... more...

  • Just War Tradition and the Restraint of War: A Moral and Historical Inquiryby 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 1981. The Princeton... more...

  • 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...

  • War and Power in the Twenty-First Centuryby Paul Hirst

    Wiley 2015; US$ 64.95

    Future developments in war, armed conflict and international relations are central to our collective fate in this century. This book looks forward by considering the forces that will drive changes in military organizations, sources of conflict, the power of states and the nature of the international system. New military technologies will alter... 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...

  • Imagination, Transformation und die Entstehung des Neuenby Philipp Brüllmann; Ursula Rombach; Cornelia Wilde

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    The 12 interdisciplinary essays in this volume investigate the role of the imagination in the rise of modernity during the process of antiquity?s transformation. Two essential connections between imagination and transformation form the basis of inquiry. While it is possible to read today?s understanding of imagination as the outcome of... more...

  • Military Life: The Psychology of Serving in Peace and Combat, [Four Volumes] [4 volumes]by Thomas Britt; Carl Castro; Amy Adler

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 347.00

    With global commitments and combat duty, our armed forces face life-threatening challenges on a daily basis. However, less visible threats also impact the mental health of our military men and women. Experts examine challenges on the battlefield, such as women coming to terms with life after being prisoners of war, or soldiers dealing with mistakenly... more...

  • Justice and the Genesis of Warby David A. Welch

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 56.00

    A major new study of the causes of wars, argues that states are often motivated by justice, not merely by self-interest. more...

  • Peaceful Revolutionby Paul K. Chappell

    Easton Studio Press, LLC 2012; US$ 8.99

    If you think world peace is a naive concept, Paul K. Chappell?s very existence will give you pause. It?s not enough to say that Chappell ? a West Point graduate and Iraq War veteran ? is a soldier turned peace leader. Experiencing a traumatic upbringing and growing up mixed race in Alabama, he?s a young man forged by violence, rage, and racism into... more...