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War. Philosophy. Military sociology

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  • 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; Manas Chatterji

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 171.99

    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...

  • A Cup of Comfort for Military Familiesby Colleen Sell

    F+W Media 2008; US$ 9.95 US$ 8.96

    It has been said that military life is “not for the faint of heart.” But neither is it without its benefits and blessings. One thing is certain: It is an experience like no other—for both the soldiers and their families. In this collection, readers will experience the pride that wives, husbands, mothers, fathers, siblings, and friends feel when a loved... more...

  • Clausewitz Reconsideredby H. Willmott; Michael Barrett

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 55.00

    Carl von Clausewitz's On War is arguably the most important single work ever written on the theory of warfare and military strategy. In Clausewitz Reconsidered , two prominent military historians assess his theories, examining their viability at a time when asymmetric warfare and "war" conducted by and against nonstate actors is increasingly common... more...

  • Marines on the Beachby Christopher Paul

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 75.00

    The United States has a long history of sending troops to intervene in other nations. This volume concerns itself with how those decisions are made, and what factors beyond the events occurring in the target country affect the outcome of the decision mak more...

  • Wives and Warriors: Women and the Military in the United States and Canadaby Laurie Weinstein; Christie White

    ABC-CLIO 1997; US$ 36.95

    This book is about the women who serve the military as wives and those who serve as soldiers, sailors, and flyers. Comparing wives and warriors in the U.S. and Canada, it examines how the military in both countries constructs gender to exclude women from being respected as equals to men. Written by a wide range of scholars and military personnel,... more...

  • The Practice of Warby Aparna Rao; Michael Bollig; Monika Böck

    Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 34.95

    The fact is that war comes in many guises and its effects continue to be felt long after peace is proclaimed. This challenges the anthropologists who write of war as participant observers. Participant observation inevitably deals with the here and now, with the highly specific. It is only over the long view that one can begin to see the commonalities... more...

  • The Wars We Inheritby Lori E. Amy

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 28.95

    By combining personal memoir and critical analysis, Lori Amy links the violence we live in our homes to the violence that structures our larger culture. The Wars We Inherit brings insights from memory and trauma studies to the story of violence in the author’s own family. In this brave, fascinating and compelling book,   Amyconcerns herself... more...

  • Enduring Military Boredomby Bård Mæland; Paul Otto Brunstad

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    It is often said that war is 5% horror and 95% boredom. In this sense, military boredom is historically enduring as well as personally enduring for the soldiers who have to endure it. This book contributes to a deeper understanding – historically, empirically and theoretically – of the complex phenomenon of boredom in a military context. more...

  • The Apathetic and the Defiantby Craig L. Mantle

    Dundurn 2007; US$ 11.99

    From the War of 1812 to the First World War, this book reveals that disobedience has marked all of the major conflicts in which Canada has participated. more...