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Modern U.S. civil-military relations

Johnson, David E.

Modern U.S. civil-military relations

wielding the terrible swift sword

by Johnson, David E.

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Published by Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil-military relations -- United States,
  • Civil supremacy over the military -- United States,
  • United States -- Military policy

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesModern US civil military relations., Wielding the terrible swift sword.
    StatementDavid E. Johnson.
    SeriesMcNair paper -- 57., McNair papers -- no. 57.
    ContributionsNational Defense University. Institute for National Strategic Studies.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 107 p. ;
    Number of Pages107
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17572796M
    OCLC/WorldCa39303573

      American Civil-Military Relations offers the first comprehensive assessment of the subject since the publication of Samuel P. Huntington's field-defining book, The Soldier and the this seminal work as a point of departure, experts in the fields of political science, history, and sociology ask what has been learned and what more needs to be investigated in Price: $ At a deeper level, these events reflect a breakdown among the three parties to the triad of civil-military relations: the military itself; the civilian officials who ostensibly control the Author: Gregory D. Foster.

    The Soldier and the State: The Theory and Politics of Civil-Military Relations is a book written by political scientist Samuel P. the book, Huntington advances the theory of objective civilian control, according to which the optimal means of asserting control over the armed forces is to professionalize is in contrast to subjective control, which involves ISBN:   Civil-Military Relations and the U.S. Strategy Deficit The primary focus of those who have examined civil-military relations since the s has been on the issue of civilian control of the military. Of course, civilian control is important, especially in the case of a liberal society such as the United States.

    —Peter D. Feaver, author of Armed Servants: Agency, Oversight, and Civil-Military Relations “Unprecedented in breadth on this vital subject, The Pentagon and the Presidency will be regarded as one of the seminal works on U.S. civil-military relations. The Great War and America: Civil-Military Relations during World War I (In War and in Peace: U.S. Civil-Military Relations) by Nancy Gentile Ford: Civil-Military Relations on the Frontier and Beyond, by Charles A. Byler: A Clash of Cultures: Civil-Military Relations During the Vietnam War by Orrin Schwab:


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