New Wars, New Militaries, New Soldiers?: Conflicts, the Armed Forces and the Soldierly Subject Vol: 19


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Product Details
Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9781780526386
Published:
11 Dec 2012
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
370 pages - 156 x 234 x 25mm
Series:
Contributions to Conflict Management, Peace Economics and Development

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This volume explores three recent challenges the military faces: changing missions, changing socio-economic and demographic conditions, and end of conscription. The military will have to change its view of the world, the nature of conflicts and its profession considerably.
List of Contributors. Foreword. New Wars, New Militaries, New Soldiers: An Introduction. The Military Profession and Asymmetric Warfare. Ideology and the Changing Shape of Conflict in South Asia: An Analysis of the Mumbai Attacks. Prolonged, Frozen, and New Conflicts: A View from Russia. Are Covert Operations the only Effective (Military) Answer to Asymmetric Warriors?. Organizational Effectiveness of Coalition Operations’ Headquarters: A Theoretical Model. Inside UNIFIL's Headquarters in Lebanon. National Crisis Response Networks (NCRN) and Military Organizations: Revisiting the Katrina Case. Between Formal and Informal Organization: Traditions in Saint-Cyr and Elected Representatives of a Class. Living Traditions in the Swiss Armed Forces. Informerphobia: Understanding the ‘Fear Factor’ in Crime- and Terrorism-Related Information Disclosure in Afghanistan. Recruitment and Retention Strategy: Endogenous Constraints, Exogenous Imperatives. Recruitment and Retention of Military Personnel in Argentina: On Quantity and Quality. Socialization of Conscripts from a Symbolic Interactionist Perspective. Recruitment to International Military Service: The Officers’ View. Conclusions and Prospects: The Military on their way to the Future. New Wars, New Militaries, New Soldiers: Conflicts, the Armed Forces and the Soldierly Subject. Contributions to Conflict Management, Peace Economics and Development. Contributions to Conflict Management, Peace Economics and Development. Copyright page.

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