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The Military in the Service of Society and Democracy

The Challenge of the Dual-Role Military (Contributions in Military Studies)

by Daniella Ashkenazy

  • 239 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Defence strategy, planning & research,
  • Military life & institutions,
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Military-Political Relationships,
  • History,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • History: American,
  • Germany,
  • Singapore,
  • USA,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • General,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Military - Other,
  • Civil-military relations,
  • Israel

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10419625M
    ISBN 100313290040
    ISBN 109780313290046

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    Civil–military relations (Civ-Mil or CMR) describes the relationship between civil society as a whole (and its civil authority) and the military organization or organizations established to protect incorporates a diverse, often normative field, which moves within and across management, social science and policy scales. More narrowly, it describes the relationship . Serendipitously, I read Gene Sharp's book From Dictatorship to Democracy just before joining an election monitoring mission in Ukraine this October I was in Ukraine two years ago on a similar monitoring mission observing the final round of a Presidential run-off between Yulia Tymoschenko and and Viktor Yanukovych/5.

    War and terrorism serve several important functions. For example, they increase social solidarity as a society unites to defeat a perceived enemy. Some wars have also helped preserve freedom and democracy. Conflict theory. War and militarism primarily advance the interests of the military-industrial complex and take billions of dollars from. The military is one of the few institutions that cut across the divides of Indonesian society. As it continues to play a critical part in determining Indonesia's future, the military itself is undergoing profound change. The authors of this book examine the role of the military in politics and society since the fall of President Suharto in


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Examines civil-military relations in general and non-military functions in the service of society in six different nations, against the backdrop of the Israeli experience with a dual-role military.

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Taylor.Editor’s Note: The relationship between soldiers and civilians is a fundamental question for any democracy. In the United States, the military has long been respected, but only recently has it been idolized—far more so than any other American institution today.

Not surprisingly, politicians increasingly bring military officers into their administrations.