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War. Philosophy. Military sociology

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  • Framing Warby Francesco Olmastroni

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    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 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...

  • A Warrior's Guide to Psychology and Performanceby Victoria Tepe

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 21.95

    This timely, well-organized, and practical guide for the warfighter offers the collaborative contributions of dedicated military and civilian experts. Each chapter examines specific demands of military life and service, such as nutrition and its role in physical and cognitive performance, including details about military rations like Meals Ready to... more...

  • Rules of Disengagementby Marjorie Cohn; Kathleen Gilberd

    NYU Press 2009; US$ 14.95

    Rules of Disengagement  examines the reasons men and women in the military have disobeyed orders and resisted the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. It takes readers into the courtroom where sailors, soldiers, and Marines have argued that these wars are illegal under international law and unconstitutional under U.S. law. Through the voices of active duty... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    Der Band Imagination, Transformation und die Entstehung des Neuen hg. von Cornelia Wilde, Philipp Brüllmann und Ursula Rombach untersucht auf Basis des Transformationskonzepts des SFB 644 ‚Transformationen der Antike‛ in 12 interdisziplinären Beiträgen, die von der Philosophie über Anglistik und Musikgeschichte zur Kunstgeschichte und... more...

  • Proxy Warfareby Andrew Mumford

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.96

    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 lineage of... more...

  • Can War be Eliminated?by Christopher Coker

    Wiley 2014; US$ 12.95 US$ 11.66

    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...

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

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.46

    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 how... more...

  • Military Life: The Psychology of Serving in Peace and Combat [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$ 45.00

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