Understanding the U.S. Military in the 21st Century
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|Format:||Hardback, 292 pages|
|Other Information: ||Illustrations|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 22 August 2008|
The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, humanitarian relief operations in Southeast Asia, Pakistan and Louisiana have catapulted the military onto front pages and TV reports everywhere and every day. Inside Defense brings together scholars, policy experts and practitioners to provide a comprehensive view of the U.S. military to understand the military's role in international politics and its relationship with domestic institutions and society.
Table of Contents
Introduction PART I: THE MILITARY AND THE INTERNATIONAL SETTING Strategy in War; S.Biddle Competing Institutions: The Departments of Defense and State; S.Wrage More than Advice? The Joint Staff and American Foreign Policy; S.Saideman Military Diplomacy and Engagement Activities; D.S.Reveron Military Opinion on the Use of Force; J.Garofano Military Intervention and International Law; I.Wilson III Problem Definition in Foreign Policy; R.Burgos PART II: THE MILITARY AND GOVERNMENT Congress and the Military; M.Morris Hidden in Plain Sight: The Bush Military Buildup; D.Wirls Invoking Military Credentials in Congressional Elections 2000-2006; J.Teigen Presidential Image and the Military; B.Doherty Partisanship and the Military; D.S.Inbody The Military, the Courts and the War on Terror; K.Harbaugh Torture and Public Management: The Ethics of Interrogation; J.P.Pfiffner PART III: THE MILITARY AND CIVIL SOCIETY Understanding Civil-Military Relations; W.Ruger Explaining Civil-Military Relations during the Clinton-Bush Era; M.Owens The Retired Officer and the State; K.Mahoney-Norris Women, Women Everywhere; J.Hicks Stiehm Contracting for Services in U.S, Military Operations; D.Avant The Citizen Soldier Then and Now; D.L.Leal Conclusion
About the Author
DEREK S. REVRON is an Associate Professor of National Security Affairs at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, USA. JUDITH HICKS STIEHM is Professor of Political Science at Florida International University, USA, where she served as Provost and Academic Vice President for four years.
STEVEN BIDDLE STEPHEN WRAGE STEPHEN SAIDEMAN JOHN GAROFANO ISAIAH WILSON III RUSSELL BURGOS MICHAEL MORRIS DANIEL WIRLS JEREMY TEIGEN BRENDAN DOHERTY DONALD S. INBODY KENNETH HARBAUGH JAMES P. PFIFFNER WILLIAM RUGER MACKUBIN OWENS KATHLEEN MAHONEY-NORRIS DEBORAH AVANT DAVID L. LEAL
|Publisher: ||Palgrave Macmillan|
|Dimensions: ||24.0 x 16.0 x 1.0 centimeters (0.53 kg)|