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Military, Militarism, and the Polity

Michel Louis Martin

Military, Militarism, and the Polity

Essays in Honor of Morris Janowitz

by Michel Louis Martin

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Free Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Sociology,
  • Janowitz, Morris,
  • Sociology, Military

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9224807M
    ISBN 10002920190X
    ISBN 109780029201909

    Second, these books have a potential function as vectors of militarism. Militarism is the extension and prioritisation of military objectives and rationales into civilian cultural, social, political and economic life. Military memoirs facilitate this through their validation of the idea of the deployment of military by: This book examines the development of the modern idea of militarism from its inception in the s until the outbreak of World War I. Often regarded as the archetypical militarist state, Imperial Germany in fact witnessed a major controversy over the issue, as the arms race and the military-industrial complex displaced more traditional concerns about authoritarian rule, and militarism.

      In chapter 2, “The Military,” the evils of standing armies and militarism are discussed, including a critical look at U.S. military. In chapter 3, “The War in Iraq,” the wickedness of the.   Militarism and military spending are everywhere on the rise, as the new Cold War propaganda seems to be paying off. The new “threats” that are being hyped bring big profits to military contractors and the network of think tanks they pay to produce pro-war propaganda. Here are just a few examples: The German government announced last week that it would purchase more “Leopard” .

    Can Germany and Japan do more militarily to uphold the international order?Since the end of World War II, Germany and Japan have been the most reluctant of all major U.S. allies to take on military responsibilities. Given their histories, this reluctance certainly is understandable. But because of. The issue of nuclear warfare is a good example of militarism justified by supposed need for defense and security. Donald Davidson’s book explains that “the only conditions that justify killing are those necessary for the protection of human life, that is, defense of self and others (Davidson,).”.


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Military, Militarism, and the Polity by Michel Louis Martin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Military, militarism, and the polity. New York: Free Press ; London: Collier Macmillan, © (OCoLC) "It has not been the uniformed military chieftains alone who have sponsored the new militarism. There is a new breed of civilian militants, creatures in part of a cold war and of the new technology, who figure prominently in national-security decision-making.” "For the past 22 years, the nation's and the militarists' enemy has been Cited by: 3.

"American militarism," he writes, "is unique for its civilian provenance." It didn't come at the point of a gun, or with the military formally declaring its control of the government. Samuel Huntington () developed a theory that in order to maintain a balance between civilian government and military leadership, it was necessary to maintain a professional military corps who would be second to the civilian government.

He saw a trend of conservativism in the military versus a more liberal society at large. The U.S. military budget is by far the highest in the world and dwarfs the military budgets for the nations ranking after the United States. Inthe latest year for which international data were available, the U.S.

military budget was $ billion; the nations ranking after the United States were China, $85 Military France, $66 billion; United Kingdom, $65 billion; Russia, $59 billion. interesting, dense. draws a distinction between ostentatious militarism and proper military tradition/military ethos.

fascists have the former whereas democracies tend to have the latter. the two items are in inverse proportion--more showy bullshit means that one is less likely to have a proper military ethos, &c/5.

Part 2 Contexts of military power: the state system; international relations and world economy; the Military military order"; politics of military power; military power as a means of war. part 3 Post-military society; variants of the "militarism" thesis; sociological alternatives; conscription in Europe; limits.

Eisenhower’s fears about the military-industrial complex reflected his more general concern about militarism, or an overemphasis on military policy and spending, which he thought was costing the nation far too much money.

In a remarkable and now famous statement made early in his presidency in AprilEisenhower ()Eisenhower, D. The Soviet Polity in the Modern Era. Erik P. Hoffmann, Robbin Frederick Laird. War Militarism and the Soviet State. The Impact of the Military on Soviet Society. Central Intelligence Agency Briefing on the Soviet Economy.

This book, which is now presented to American readers for the first time, has a unique history, and forms a vital part of Liebknecht's long struggle against militarism.

In September,Dr. Karl Liebknecht, the author, delivered a lecture on "Militarism" at a conference of young people Germany. A History of Militarism: Civilian and Military New Ed Edition by Detlev F. Vagts (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book Cited by: For that matter, militarism as a predominant cultural ethos within German society, polity, and economy not only presaged Nazism but actively generated it.

Hitler tapped into and was himself a product of a cultural system that over-privileged the concerns of nationalist glory through military action. The Palgrave International Handbook of Gender and the Military provides a comprehensive overview of the multiple ways in which gender and militaries ational and multi-disciplinary in scope, this edited volume provides authoritative accounts of the many intersections through which militaries issues and military forces are shaped by gender.

Sugiyama, Saburo and Luján, Leonardo López DEDICATORY BURIAL/OFFERING COMPLEXES AT THE MOON PYRAMID, TEOTIHUACAN. Ancient Mesoamerica, Vol. 18, Issue. 1, p Cited by: Whether we are talking the invasion of Grenada inour war-torn colonial history, various armies on the ground in Haiti, or US military bases like Guantanamo, the Caribbean’s story is marked by a history of militarism.

In her book Bases of Empire, anthropologist Catherine Lutz notes that as ofthere were 77 US military bases of. This book traces the rise of Israeli digital militarism in this global context—both the reach of social media into Israeli military theaters and the occupation's impact on everyday Israeli social media culture.

Today, social media functions as a crucial theater in which the Israeli military occupation is. The Myth of the Military-Nation: Militarism, Gender, and Education in Turkey has focused mostly on militarism and the role of the military in the opposed to the classic multifaceted polity Author: Ayse Gul Altinay.

(1) The use and threat of military power is a central strategy of international policy. (2) The military plays a pervasive role in the economic and political life of a country. (3) Military strength is the highest priority of government policy. Militarism is not just the “policy” of a particular administration; it is institutionalized into.

Global Issues: Japan/Militarism. From Wikibooks, open books for an open world. Lack of legitimacy — the characteristic which informs military involvement in politics — still persists, and militarism could well reappear if the Panamanian polity fails to achieve legitimacy.

Carlos Guevara Mann is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Nevada Reno. War and the United States is both simple and complex. There is little argument about the reality of the military-industrial complex which some expand to the military-congressional-industrial complex.

However, the military includes the governmental apparatus, and what fades into invisibility is big finance.New Book - A Violent Peace: Race, U.S. Militarism, and Cultures of Democratization in Cold War Asia and the Pacific (Post*45) Author: Christine Hong Title: A Violent Peace: Race, U.S.

Militarism, and Cultures of Democratization in Cold War Asia and the Pacific (Post*45) Publisher: Stanford University Press Publication Date: 11/8/ ISBN.Human Sacrifice, Militarism, and Rulership: The Symbolism of the Feathered Serpent Pyramid at Teotihuacan, Mexico by Saburo Sugiyama available in Hardcover onalso read synopsis and revTeotihuacan was one of the earliest and more populous preColumbian cities, and Author: Saburo Sugiyama.