US Civil-Military Relations After 9/11: Renegotiating the Civil-Military Bargain

US Civil-Military Relations After 9/11: Renegotiating the Civil-Military Bargain

by Mackubin Thomas Owens
     
 

A thorough survey of the key issues that surround the relations between the military and its civilian control in the US today.
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A thorough survey of the key issues that surround the relations between the military and its civilian control in the US today.

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ISBN-13:
9781441160836
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
01/27/2011
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,423,658
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

IntroductionChapter One: The Theory and Practice of Civil-Military RelationsInfluences on US Civil-Military RelationsTheories of Civil-Military RelationsSamuel Huntington: An Institutional Theory of Civil-Military RelationsMorris Janowitz: The Sociological Response to HuntingtonPost-Cold War Theorizing: Desch, Avant, and LangstonPeter Feaver: Agency Theory and Civil-Military RelationsCivil-Military Relations and the "Invitation to Struggle" Between the President and CongressConcordance TheoryCivil-Military Relations and Strategic AssessmentConclusion Chapter 2: Control of the Military and the Military's Influence on American SocietyThe Erosion of Civilian Control? The "Normal" Theory of Civil-Military RelationsPublic AcrimonyMilitary "Pushback"Civilian Control During the Bush AdministrationContinuing Civil-Military Tensions in the Obama AdministrationMilitary DissentThe Military's Influence in AmericaConclusionChapter 3: The Role of the Military and Military Effectiveness Military Effectiveness in the Context of Military Roles: The Constraints of Service Culture and Civil-Military Relations The Use of the Military in Domestic AffairsPatterns of Civil-Military Relations and the Making of StrategyPatterns of Civil-Military Relations and Military EffectivenessDonald Rumsfeld and Strategic Assessment for the Iraq WarRobert Gates and Civil-Military RelationsConclusionChapter 4 Who Serves? The Citizen-SoldierThe All-Volunteer Military and the Civil-Military "Gap"A Postmodern American Military?The Functional Imperative and the Nature of WarContending With the Nature of War: Military Culture or EthosWomen in the MilitaryHomosexuals in the MilitaryReligious "Diversity" ConclusionChapter 5 Renegotiating the US Civil-Military Bargain into the FutureThe Domestic Political Context of the Future Civil-Military BargainThinking About the Future International Security Environment The Future Security EnvironmentCivil-Military RealignmentsThe Future of American Civil-Military RelationsCivil-Military Relations and Professional Military EducationConclusion

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