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War. Philosophy. Military sociology

  • Just and Unjust Warsby Michael Walzer

    Basic Books 2015; US$ 17.99

    This classic work of political ethics has radically reconfigured the way that we think about war more...

  • Masquerades of Warby Christine Sylvester

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    This collection explores the concepts and practices of masquerade as they apply to concepts and practices of war. The contributors insist that masquerades are everyday aspects of the politics, praxis, and experiences of war, while also discovering that finding masquerades and tracing how they work with war is hardly simple. With a range of theories,... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Military Ethicsby George R. Jr. Lucas

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 205.00

    The Routledge Handbook of Military Ethics is a comprehensive reference work that addresses concerns held in common by the military services of many nations. It attempts to discern both moral dilemmas and clusters of moral principles held in common by all practitioners of this profession, regardless of nation or culture. Comprising essays by contributors... more...

  • Tomorrow's Battlefieldby Nick Turse

    Haymarket Books 2015; US$ 15.95

    Investigative journalist and bestselling author Nick Turse exposes the shocking expansion of the U.S. military?s covert wars in Africa more...

  • Armed Group Structure and Violence in Civil Warsby Roos Haer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    This book examines whether differences in the organizational structure of armed groups shape patterns of human rights violations in civil wars. Since the end of World War II, civil wars have been characterized by extremely high numbers of civilian casualties. However, the exact extent of civilian suffering varies across time, conflict, and geographic... more...

  • Suicide Postvention in the Department of Defenseby Rajeev Ramchand; Lynsay Ayer; Gail Fisher; Karen Chan Osilla; Dionne Barnes-Proby; Samuel Wertheimer

    RAND Corporation 2015; US$ 9.95

    A review of the scientific evidence on suicide postvention (organizational responses to prevent additional suicides and help loss survivors cope), guidance for other types of organizations, and the perspectives of the family and friends of service members who have died by suicide provide insights that may help the U.S. Department of Defense formulate... more...

  • Be Safe, Love Momby Elaine Lowry Brye; Nan Gatewood Satter

    PublicAffairs 2015; US$ 25.99

    Elaine Lowry Brye , an avid supporter of and advocate for military families, served as a longtime moderator for the USNA-Parents listserv and was one of the founding organizers of its parent community website and Facebook page. She became a national figure when she introduced Michelle Obama at the 2012 Democratic Convention. She lives with her husband... more...

  • Genghis Khan and the Mongol War Machineby Chris Peers

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 18.50

    As a soldier and general, statesman and empire-builder, Genghis Khan is an almost legendary figure. His remarkable achievements and his ruthless methods have given rise to a sinister reputation. As Chris Peers shows, in this concise and authoritative study, he possessed exceptional gifts as a leader and manager of men - he ranks among the greatest... more...

  • Afterwar: Healing the Moral Wounds of Our Soldiersby Nancy Sherman

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 18.99

    Movies like American Sniper and The Hurt Locker hint at the inner scars our soldiers incur during service in a war zone. The moral dimensions of their psychological injuries--guilt, shame, feeling responsible for doing wrong or being wronged-elude conventional treatment. Georgetown philosophy professor Nancy Sherman turns her focus to these moral injuries... more...

  • The Warriorsby J. Glenn Gray; Hannah Arendt

    UNP - Bison Books 2015; US$ 19.95

    J. Glenn Gray entered the army as a private in May 1941, having been drafted on the same day he was informed of his doctorate in philosophy from Columbia University. He was discharged as a second lieutenant in October 1945, having been awarded a battlefield commission during fighting in France. Gray saw service in North Africa, Italy, France, and... more...