Armed Forces and International Security: Global Trends and Issues

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Jean M. Callaghan, Franz Kernic
LIT Verlag Münster, 2003 - Political Science - 377 pages
Designed as a textbook and interdisciplinary reference for the social sciences, this volume examines key issues in the current global security agenda and relationships between armed forces and society around the world. The book's concise chapters - on a broad range of themes related to national and international security, military sociology, and civil-military relations - were written by experts from 18 countries. This volume also has a groundbreaking section, which - using country studies and regional overviews - discusses civil-military relations in as well as the most salient theoretical and practical features of current means of democratic control of the armed forces in the early 21st century.
 

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Contents

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Page 29 - The military establishment becomes a constabulary force when it is continuously prepared to act, committed to the minimum use of force, and seeks viable international relations, rather than victory, because it has incorporated a protective military posture.

About the author (2003)

Jean Callaghan is attached to the research department of the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. He has contributed to New Times for the Military; Military Security, and articles in such distinguished journals as Armed Forces & Society.