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Warriors

Anne Haour

in Rulers, Warriors, Traders, Clerics: The Central Sahel and the North Sea, 800-1500

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264119
eISBN:
9780191734694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264119.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter examines military activity and violence, as manifest in aspects of the archaeological and historical records for medieval times in the central Sahel and north-west Europe. It explores ... More


Understanding Adaptation

David Barno and Nora Bensahel

in Adaptation under Fire: How Militaries Change in Wartime

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190672058
eISBN:
9780190937348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672058.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines why military adaptation is so difficult. All organizations resist change, but militaries resist change even more because of the inherent uncertainty of the battlefield, ... More


Technology and Culture: Guns and Innovation

Matthew Ford

in Weapon of Choice: Small Arms and the Culture of Military Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190623869
eISBN:
9780190686574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190623869.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The prevailing assumption for many writers working on technology and change is that victory in war belongs to the masters of military innovation. If armed forces fail to act on this single insight ... More


Technological Losers and Political Resistance to Innovation

Mark Zachary Taylor

in The Politics of Innovation: Why Some Countries Are Better Than Others at Science and Technology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190464127
eISBN:
9780190609252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190464127.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

If solving market failures and setting up social networks are the keys to national success in S&T, then why do some countries perform these tasks so well, while others fail? This chapter describes ... More


A Framework for Understanding Information Practice

Jon R. Lindsay

in Information Technology and Military Power: Information Technology and Military Power

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749568
eISBN:
9781501749582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749568.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter presents a framework for understanding information practice. In the language of social science, the “dependent variable” is information practice, which coordinates an organization's ... More


The Dragons and the Snakes: How the Rest Learned to Fight the West

David Kilcullen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190265687
eISBN:
9780190932787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265687.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book applies concepts from evolutionary science and military innovation to explore how state and nonstate adversaries of the Western powers have learned to defeat (or render irrelevant) the ... More


India's Military Modernization: Strategic Technologies and Weapons Systems

Rajesh Basrur and Bharath Gopalaswamy (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199451623
eISBN:
9780199085248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451623.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This volume is the second part of a two-part project on Indian military modernization which examines India’s evolving capabilities in areas relating to advanced technologies in cruise missiles, ... More


The Role of Technology

David Barno and Nora Bensahel

in Adaptation under Fire: How Militaries Change in Wartime

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190672058
eISBN:
9780190937348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672058.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the role of technology in military adaptation, and the markedly different challenges of technological adaptability at the tactical and institutional levels. At the tactical ... More


Conclusion

Simon J. Moody

in Imagining Nuclear War in the British Army, 1945-1989

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198846994
eISBN:
9780191881954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846994.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter demonstrates that the British Army possessed the intellectual capacity for organizational innovation after 1945. It argues that the officer corps understood the significance of the ... More


The Evolution of Nuclear War-Fighting Doctrine

Simon J. Moody

in Imagining Nuclear War in the British Army, 1945-1989

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198846994
eISBN:
9780191881954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846994.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

Chapter 6 assesses the evolution of the British Army’s doctrine for tactical nuclear war. It challenges the orthodox narrative of an intellectually stagnant post-war British Army by demonstrating ... More


Imagining Nuclear War in the British Army, 1945-1989

Simon J. Moody

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198846994
eISBN:
9780191881954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846994.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

The primary mission assigned to the British Army from the 1950s until the end of the Cold War was deterring Soviet aggression in Europe by demonstrating the will and capability to fight with nuclear ... More


Lethal Autonomous Weapons: Re-Examining the Law and Ethics of Robotic Warfare

Jai Galliott, Duncan MacIntosh, and Jens David Ohlin (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197546048
eISBN:
9780197546079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197546048.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The question of whether new rules or regulations are required to govern, restrict, or even prohibit the use of autonomous weapons systems has been the subject of debate for the better part of a ... More


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