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War. Philosophy. Military sociology

  • The Armed Forces: Towards a Post-Interventionist Era?by

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 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...

  • Handbook of the Sociology of the Militaryby

    Springer US 2007; US$ 89.95

    This is the first book to examine the sociological approach to the study of the military. The contents are compiled from the work of researchers at universities around the world, as well as military officers devoted to the topic. The book is ideal for advanced scholars of the subject as well as those studying the sociology of the military for the... more...

  • International Handbook of War, Torture, and Terrorismby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 279.00

    International Handbook ofáReconciliation and Negotiation highlights worldwide actions to secure the rights of individuals to peace and protest. Focusing on theory as well as empirical findings, it appeals to researchers across several disciplines. more...

  • PTSDby

    Springer Japan 2007; US$ 179.00

    Recent catastrophic events, such as the attack on the New York World Trade Center and the devastating tsunami in the Indian Ocean, have drawn increasing attention to post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. Once thought of only in psychological terms, PTSD has emerged as the model mental disorder for studying the effect of the environment on human... 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...

  • Militant Islamist Ideologyby Youssef H. Aboul-Enein

    Naval Institute Press 2011; US$ 19.95

    A top adviser at the Joint Intelligence Task Force for Combating Terrorism argues that winning the war against Militant Islamists requires a more nuanced understanding of their ideology. His book is among the first attempts to deconstruct and marginalize al-Qaida ideology using Islamic based arguments. By clearly defining the differences between Islam,... more...

  • Grief in Wartimeby Dr Carol Acton

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 126.00

    An examination of private narratives of loss in wartime and publicly legitimized forms of grieving. Drawing on sources such as diaries, poetry and weblogs and using gender as an analytic category, the book looks at men's and women's experiences of war 'at home' and 'at the front' and spans the two World Wars, the Vietnam War and the war in Iraq. more...

  • Echoes of Warby Michael C.C. Adams

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 45.00

    Americans are often accused of not appreciating history, but this charge belies the real popular interest in the past. Historical reenactments draw thousands of spectators; popular histories fill the bestseller lists; PBS, A&E and The History Channel air a dizzying array of documentaries and historical dramas; and Hollywood war movies become blockbusters.... more...

  • War and Peace in Transitionby Karin Aggestam; Annika Bj÷rkdahl

    Nordic Academic Press 2009; US$ 23.99

    A systematic approach to analyzing some of the transient aspects of war and peace with empirical cases that include Iraq, Israel-Palestine, Sri Lanka, and the Armenian genocide, this book discusses some of the critical and transformative issues in war and peacemaking. Considering subjects such as the roles of private military and security companies,... more...

  • Iraq Uncensoredby The American Security Project; Jim Ludes

    Fulcrum Publishing 2009; US$ 22.95

    This comprehensive look at lessons from the Iraq war cuts across gender, generational, and party lines. more...