Military Missions and their Implications Reconsidered: The Aftermath of September 11th / Edition 1

Military Missions and their Implications Reconsidered: The Aftermath of September 11th / Edition 1

by G. Kuemmel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0444519602

ISBN-13: 9780444519603

Pub. Date: 12/01/2005

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

Since the suicide terrorist attacks of September Eleven security issues have become more prominent again. There is also an increased interest in the military since the military was and still is seen as a major instrument in the so-called, 'war on terror'. The anthology focuses on the most recent developments in the military sphere and tries to assess the impact of

Overview

Since the suicide terrorist attacks of September Eleven security issues have become more prominent again. There is also an increased interest in the military since the military was and still is seen as a major instrument in the so-called, 'war on terror'. The anthology focuses on the most recent developments in the military sphere and tries to assess the impact of September Eleven and the 'new military missions' on the armed forces in terms of, inter alia, conflict management capabilities, social and psychological developments inside military units, recruitment and civil-military relations of the armed forces in the wake of September 11th.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780444519603
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing
Publication date:
12/01/2005
Series:
Contributions to Conflict Management Series
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.31(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordxi
Part IIntroduction
Introduction3
Part IIConflict Resolution
Military Expenditure and Development9
Transitions to Democracy in Latin America: Basic Lines53
'Through Little Steps ...': Informal Networks in Peaceful Conflict Resolution63
Part IIICivil-Military Relations
Introduction79
Civil-Military Gap Issues and Dilemmas: A Short Review83
Cultural Dimensions of Civil-Military Relations in Democratic Society: The Case of Bulgaria93
The Cultural Gap Between the Military and the Parent Society: The German Case115
The Cultural Gap Between the Military and its Parent Society in Italy127
The Cultural Gap Between the Military and the Parent Society in Romania151
The Cultural Gap Between the Military and the Parent Society in Slovenia171
The Cultural Gap Between the Military and the Parent Society in South Africa193
Spain: An Equation with Difficult Solutions213
Is There a Cultural Gap in Civil-Military Relations in Sweden?249
Is There A Cultural Gap Between the Military and the Parent Society? An Analysis of Switzerland265
Part IVWomen, Conflict and the Military
Women in an Insecure World299
Rape in War: Realities and Remedies313
Challenging Psychosocial Responses to Female Civilians in Armed Conflict331
Integrating the 'Other': The Bundeswehr and Women Soldiers343
Factors That Limit the True Integration of Women at Military Academies369
Part VTransformations in the Military
Caring Leadership: Preparing Leaders to Care for Soldiers and Families393
Multinationality as a Challenge for Armed Forces403
Total Force in Iraq: A Failure of Policy or Implementation?415
Korean Reserve Forces: Their Mission Reconsidered425
Defence Transformation as a Latin American Phenomenon431
Part VIMotivation in Peace Support Operations
'Who Wants to go Again?' Motivation of German Soldiers for and During Peacekeeping Missions443
Motivation and Job Satisfaction of Slovenian Soldiers and Policemen in Peace Operations457
Motivation and Mission Satisfaction in the 5th Swisscoy Contingent467
Part VIIMilitary Unionism
Independent Representation in the British Army: Has the Time Finally Arrived?481
Freedom of Association and the Canadian Forces: Current Status and Future Trends497
Military Representation in the Italian Armed Forces in the Turn from Conscription to Professional Format519
South Africa: Ten Years of Military Unionism527
Part VIIIThe Turkish Military in Transition
Introduction553
The Turkish Military Ethos and Its Compatibility with the National Turkish Culture557
Opinions of Civil Society Organisations on Democracy and Interventions of the Military in Turkey565
The Turkish Military Academy from a Gender Perspective575
A Un Type Conflict Management: Dilemmas of Military Observer Missions in the Example of Unomig583

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