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Handbook of the Sociology of the Military / Edition 1

Handbook of the Sociology of the Military / Edition 1

by Giuseppe Caforio
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ISBN-13: 9780387324562
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 04/13/2006
Series: Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research
Edition description: 2002
Pages: 498
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.39(d)

About the Author

Giuseppe Caforio was a professional officer of the Italian Army. Born in 1935 he served untill his retirement in 1992, then devoting himself to social research on the military, as it is demonstrated by his scientific memberships and production untill his sudden death in 2015. Deputy President of the Italian Centro Interuniversitario di Studi Storico-Militari since 1984, founding member of ERGOMAS since 1986 and then ERGOMAS Board member and Coordinator of the Working Group on the Military Profession, in 1988 he became member of the IUS and of the RC01 of the ISA, where he served as President of the ISA RC01in 1998 since 2010, and as Board Member until his death. He organized more than ten international conferences and participated with papers in more than one hundred seminars, congresses and conferences. He has 160 scientific publication (volumes, journal articles and essays, contributions in volumes and edited books), many of them translated into nine different languages.

Marina Nuciari is full professor of Sociology at the University of Torino, Italy, and professor of Military Sociology at the School for Strategic Studies, State University of Torino & Italian Army Academy. Founding member of the European Research Group On Military And Society (ERGOMAS), and Chairperson of ERGOMAS 1992 – 1996; Member of the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society (IUS) , Chicago University (Chicago) since 1993 and of the International Sociological Association (ISA), Research Committee 01-Armed Forces and Conflict Resolution. Main fields of research activity: Military sociology, with special reference to the military profession, changes in military organisations, adjustment to asymmetric and CR operations; social change, development and modernisation, with special reference to African countries; Crosscultural Studies in Management and Business; Smart Cities, ICT and sustainable development. Author and co-author of some 90 publications in books, chapters, articles and edited volumes.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction; Giuseppe Caforio.- Chapter 2. Some Historical Notes; Giuseppe Caforio and Doo-Seung Hong.- Chapter 3. The Study of the Military: Models for the Military Profession; Marina Nuciari.- Chapter 4. Comparative Systems of Analysis: Military Sociology in the United States and Europe; Tyler Crabb and David R. Segal.- Chapter 5. The Order of Violence: Norms and Rules of Organized Violence and the Civil-military Paradox; Wilfried Von Bredow.- Chapter 6. Military Mobilization in Modern Western Societies; James Burk.- Chapter 7. Civil-Military Relations;Vladimir O. Rukavishnikov and Michael Pugh.- Chapter 8. Public Trust in the Military from Global, Regional and National Perspectives;Marjan Malešič andMaja Garb.- Chapter 9. Democratic Control of the Military; David Kuehn.- Chapter 10. The Military as a Tribe among Tribes: Post-Modern Militaries and Civil-Military Relations: An Update; Bernard Boëne.- Chapter 11. Combat Soldiers and their Experieces of Violence: Returning to Post-Heroic Societies.- Chapter 12. Soldiers and Governments in Postpraetorian Africa: Patterns in Francophone States; Michel Louis Martin.- Chapter 13. Organizaional Cultures in the Military; Joseph Soeters.- Chapter 14. Military Officer Education; Giuseppe Caforio.- Chapter 15. Participation and Change in Gendered Organisations; Women in the Military Forces; Marina Nuciari.- Chapter 16. Managing Diversity: From Exclusion to Inclusion and Valuing Difference; Lindy Heinecken and Joseph Soeters.- Chapter 17. Military Families: A Comparative Perspective; Karin De Angelis, David G. Smith and Mady W. Segal.- Chapter 18. A Military Ethic for New Missions; Tomas Kucera and Liesbeth Gulpers.- Chapter 19. Unionisation of the Military: Representation of the Interests of Military Personnel; Giuseppe Caforio.- Chapter 20. Lesbia, Gay, Bi-Sexual Transgender (LGBT) Personnel: A Military Challenge; Alessia Zaretti.- Chapter 21. Restructures Armed Forces; Philippe Manigart.- Chapter 22. Conversion of the of the Military: Resource-Reuse Perspective After the End of the Cold War; Ljubica Jelušič.- Chapter 23. Mixing Up Humans and Military Sociology; René Moelker and Narda Schenk.- Chapter 24. Military Leadership in Heroic and Post-Heroic Conditions; Udi Lebel and Uzi Ben-Shalom.- Chapter 25. Military and Identity within the Military; Gerhard Kümmel.- Chapter 26. The Sociology of the Military and Asymmetric Warfare; Giuseppe Caforio.- Sociology of Terrorism: the Herostrtus Sydrome; Georges Kaffes.- Chapter 28. Military Cooperation in Multinational Missions; Maria Luisa Maniscalco.- Chapter 29. Stress and Anxiety in New Missions: The Case of PTSD; HenningSørensen and Claus Kold.- Chapter 30. Social Research and the Military: A Cross-National Expert Survey; Giuseppe Caforio and Malrina Nuciari.- Chapter 31. Conclusion: Themes and Issues if the Sociology of the Military; Giuseppe Caforio and Marina Nuciari.

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