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War. Philosophy. Military sociology

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  • Life in the U.S. Armed Forcesby Anni Baker

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 40.00

    Offers insight into how a soldier lives life on a day-to-day basis, between deployments and war. more...

  • Handbook of the Sociology of the Militaryby Giuseppe Caforio

    Springer 2006; US$ 89.95

    Examines the sociological approach to the study of the military. This book covers civic-military relations, including issues surrounding democratic control of the armed forces; military culture; professional training; conditions and problems of minorities in the armed forces; and an examination of structural change within the military. more...

  • Virtuous Warby James Der Derian

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 33.95

    This is the first book to offer a long history of the military strategies, philosophical questions, ethical issues, and political controversies that lead up to the global war on terrorism and the Iraq War. 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...

  • Ethics Education in the Militaryby Paul Robinson; Nigel de Lee; Don Carrick

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 49.95

    With formal ethics education programmes being a rarity in most countries' armed forces, there is a growing importance for servicemen to undergo additional military ethics training. This book advances knowledge and understanding of the issues associated with this subject by bringing together experts from around the world to analyze the content,... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • PREPAREDNESS NOW!by Aton Edwards

    Process 2006; US$ 15.95

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