The Soldier and the State: The Theory and Politics of Civil-military Relations

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Harvard University Press, 1957 - History - 534 pages
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Bogen er udkommet i 1957 og senere hyppigt genoptrykt. Dens tema er den militære profession og dens relationer til det civile samfund. Indhold: Officership as a profession; The rise of the military profession in western society; The military mind: conservative realism of the professional military ethic; Power, professionalism, and ideology: civil-military relations in theory; Germany and Japan: civil-military relations in practice; The ideological constant: the liberal society versus military professionalism; The structural constant: the conservative constitution versus civilian control; The roots of the american military tradition before the civil war; The creation of the american military profession; The failure of the neo-hamiltonian compromise, 1890-1920; The constancy of interware civil-military relations.
 

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This Cold War volume of military sociology takes an unapologetically functionalist approach to analyzing the "military mind" and its relationship to what we now call civil society. It's an early work ... Read full review

Contents

National Security and CivilMilitary
1
Officer ship as a Profession
7
The Rise of the Military Profession in Western Society
19
Conservative Realism of the Profes
59
CivilMilitary
80
CivilMilitary Relations in Practice
98
The Liberal Society versus
143
The Conservative Constitution
163
TECHNICISM
218
The Failure of the NeoHamiltonian Compromise 1890
270
THE ABORTIVE IDENTIFICATION WITH SOCIETY 19181925
282
The Constancy of Interwar CivilMilitary Relations
289
The Alchemy of Power
315
CivilMilitary Relations in the Postwar Decade
345
The Political Roles of the Joint Chiefs
374
The Separation of Powers and Cold War Defense
400

THE EMPIRE WITHIN
169
DUAL CONTROL OVER THE NATIONAL
177
THE POLITICALMILITARY
184
The Roots of the A merican Military Tradition before
193
Departmental Structure of CivilMilitary Relations
428
Toward a New Equilibrium
456
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Samuel P. Huntington was Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Harvard University, and the author of Political Order in Changing Societies.

Samuel P. Huntington was Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs at Harvard University and the author of Political Order in Changing Societies.

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