Soldiers and Societies in Postcommunist Europe: Legitimacy and Change

Soldiers and Societies in Postcommunist Europe: Legitimacy and Change

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ISBN-13: 9781349426300
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 09/09/2003
Series: One Europe or Several?
Edition description: 1st ed. 2003
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

ALEX J. BELLAMY Lecturer, School of Political Science and International Studies, University of Queensland, Australia
LAURA CLEARY Senior Lecturer, Department of Defence Management and Security Analysis, Cranfield University, UK
PÁL DUNAY Director of the International Training Course in Security Policy, Geneva Centre for Security Policy
JAMES GOW Professor of International Peace and Security, Department of War Studies, King's College London, UK
LJUBICA JELUSIC Head of Defence Studies, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
ANDRIUS KRIVAS NATO Integration Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Lithuania
PAUL LATAWSKI Senior Lecturer, Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, UK
MARJAN MALESIC Head of the Defence Research Centre, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
JAMES SHERR Fellow, Conflict Studies Research Centre, Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, UK
JAN ARVEDS TRAPANS Senior Fellow, Geneva Centre for Democratic Control of Armed Forces
MARYBETH PETERSON ULRICH Associate Professor of Government, Department of National Security and Strategy, US Army War College
LARRY L. WATTS Security Sector Reform Consultant, Office of the Romanian Presidency
MARIE VLACHOVÁ Senior Fellow, Geneva Centre for Democratic Control of Armed Forces
IVAN ZVERZANOVSKI Research Student, Department of War Studies, King's College London, UK

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Notes on Contributorsviii
1Armed Forces and Society: a Framework for Analysis1
Part ICentral Europe
2The Polish Armed Forces and Society25
3The Integration of the Czech Armed Forces into Society41
4Armed Forces and Society in Slovakia56
5The Armed Forces in Hungarian Society: Finding a Role?76
Part IIThe Baltic States
6Armed Forces and Society in Latvia: a Decade of Development97
7Armed Forces and Society in Lithuania112
Part IIISoutheastern Europe
8Ahead of the Curve: the Military-Society Relationship in Romania131
9Still the People's Army? Armed Forces and Society in Bulgaria153
10'La Petite Muette' and Suspicious Controller: Armed Forces and Society in Slovenia169
11A Crisis of Legitimacy: the Military and Society in Croatia185
12Legitimacy and the Military Revisited: Civil-Military Relations and the Future of Yugoslavia203
Part IVThe Former Soviet Union
13The Army and Society in Ukraine219
Part VConclusion
14Conclusion: Patterns and Trends in Military-Society Relations in Postcommunist Europe237
Index258

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