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War. Philosophy. Military sociology

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  • Performance Under Stressby Peter A. Hancock; James L. Szalma

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95

    What is the impact of stress on soldier performance on the modern, electronic battlefield? This book brings together leading researchers from diverse perspectives to shed light on this critical question. Using a variety of methodological and conceptual approaches, the insights generated represent a benchmark in the present state of understanding and... more...

  • The Legitimate Use of Military Forceby Howard M. Hensel

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 134.95

    Throughout human history, scholars, statesmen and military leaders have attempted to define what constitutes the legitimate use of armed force by one community against another. This volume brings together an internationally recognized team of scholars to explore the philosophical and societal foundations of just war tradition. more...

  • Why Men Fightby Bertrand Russell

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 26.95

    This formidable work - also published under the title of Principals of Social Reconstruction - discusses war, pacifism, reason, impulse and personal liberty, and greatly contributed to Russell?s fame as a formidable social critic and anti-war activist. more...

  • Partly Cloudyby David L. Perry

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 41.99

    Partly Cloudy: Ethics in War, Espionage, Covert Actions, and Interrogation explores a number of wrenching ethical issues and challenges faced by our military and intelligence personnel. David L. Perry provides a robust and practical approach to analyzing ethical issues in war and intelligence operations and applies careful reasoning to issues of vital... more...

  • Military Ethicsby Th.A van Baarda; D.E.M. Verweij

    BRILL 2006; US$ 158.00

    Focuses on teaching military ethics. This book includes the Socratic dialogue, decision-making skills, and a chapter containing fictitious moral dilemmas that can be used as exercises. It is aimed at those responsible for training at military training centres as well as at cadets, midshipmen and young officers. more...

  • How Do I Save My Honor?by William F. Felice

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 28.99

    How Do I Save My Honor? is a powerful exploration of individual moral responsibility in a time of war. When individuals conclude that their leaders have violated fundamental ethical principles, what are they to do? Through the compelling personal stories of those in the U.S. and British government and military who struggled with these thorny issues... more...

  • PREPAREDNESS NOW!by Aton Edwards

    Process 2006; US$ 15.95

    An essential emergency preparedness guide for savvy civilians. more...

  • Advances in Military Sociologyby Giuseppe Caforio

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 154.95

    A selection of the papers presented at RC01's international conference in Seoul (July 2008). It offers an overview of the panorama of social studies on armed forces and conflict resolution in a context of fast-moving change. It presents studies that move beyond the very concept of globalization. more...

  • Kantian Thinking about Military Ethicsby J. Carl Ficarrotta

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 119.95

    Military ethics is not a field known to take inspiration from Kantian-inspired thinkers. Demonstrating how an ethicist who takes Kantian commitments seriously addresses controversial questions in the profession of arms, this volume examines some of the less frequently studied topics within military ethics such as women in combat, military careerism,... more...

  • Nothing Less than Victoryby John David Lewis

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 26.95

    The goal of war is to defeat the enemy's will to fight. But how this can be accomplished is a thorny issue. Nothing Less than Victory provocatively shows that aggressive, strategic military offenses can win wars and establish lasting peace, while defensive maneuvers have often led to prolonged carnage, indecision, and stalemate. Taking an ambitious... more...