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The Paradoxes of Huntingtonian Professionalism

Risa Brooks

in Reconsidering American Civil-Military Relations: The Military, Society, Politics, and Modern War

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197535493
eISBN:
9780197535530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535493.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Samuel Huntington’s objective control model of civil-military relations has had profound effects on contemporary norms of military professionalism. Huntington anticipated that objective control, ... More


Battle Drills

Anthony King

in The Combat Soldier: Infantry Tactics and Cohesion in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199658848
eISBN:
9780191752483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658848.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter begins the discussion of the professional soldier, assessing the definitions of professionalism propounded by Huntington, Janowitz, and Moskos. It argues that in the professional force ... More


The Professional Society

Anthony King

in The Combat Soldier: Infantry Tactics and Cohesion in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199658848
eISBN:
9780191752483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658848.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

The chapter begins with a summary of the central thesis of the book and goes on to consider the cases of China, Russia, and Brazil in order to explore the question of whether the emerging ... More


Introduction A French Connection

Ira D. Gruber

in Books and the British Army in the Age of the American Revolution

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833780
eISBN:
9781469603933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899403_gruber.5
Subject:
History, Military History

Though historians have recognized how important books were for the eighteenth-century British army and its officer corps, they have not established which books on war the British officers preferred. ... More


Britain, Ireland, and Military Europe

Stephen Conway

in Britain, Ireland, and Continental Europe in the Eighteenth Century: Similarities, Connections, Identities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199210855
eISBN:
9780191725111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210855.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The eighteenth-century British army is often associated with empire and national identity; but it was a European institution, and British and Irish males did not see the British army as the only ... More


Revitalizing the Concept of Military Necessity

Yishai Beer

in Military Professionalism and Humanitarian Law: The Struggle to Reduce the Hazards of War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190881146
eISBN:
9780190881177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881146.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter revisits the in bello necessity principle. It challenges the current dichotomy between the two pillars—mistakenly assumed to be polar opposites—of the law of armed conflict: necessity ... More


Military Professionalism and Humanitarian Law: The Struggle to Reduce the Hazards of War

Yishai Beer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190881146
eISBN:
9780190881177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881146.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book seeks to revitalize the humanitarian mission of the international law governing armed conflict, which is being frustrated due to states’ actual practice. In order to achieve its two ... More


Of Sciences, Sea Power, and Strategy

Dirk Bönker

in Militarism in a Global Age: Naval Ambitions in Germany and the United States before World War I

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450402
eISBN:
9780801463884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450402.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the professional politics of the U.S. and German naval elites that underwrote the making of navalism as a distinct set of ideas, agendas, and practices concerning global ... More


Dissents and Sensibility: Conflicting Loyalties, Democracy, and Civil-Military Relations

Michael A. Robinson, Lindsay P. Cohn, and Max Z. Margulies

in Reconsidering American Civil-Military Relations: The Military, Society, Politics, and Modern War

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197535493
eISBN:
9780197535530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535493.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The architecture of objective control has informed a great deal of the development of civil-military norms and the professional education of military officer corps, particularly in the democratic ... More


Reconsidering American Civil-Military Relations: The Military, Society, Politics, and Modern War

Lionel Beehner, Risa Brooks, and Daniel Maurer (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197535493
eISBN:
9780197535530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535493.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book explores contemporary civil-military relations in the United States. Much of the canonical literature on civil-military relations was either written during or references the Cold War, while ... More


New Model Diggers: Australian Identity, Motivation, and Cohesion in Afghanistan

Garth Pratten

in Frontline: Combat and Cohesion in Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198719663
eISBN:
9780191788680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719663.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The figure of the ‘digger’—the nickname originally given to Australian soldiers in the First World War—is a potent symbol in Australian society. The supposed values of those first diggers—courage, ... More


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