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Clausewitz in the Twenty-First Century

Hew Strachan and Andreas Herberg-Rothe (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199232024
eISBN:
9780191716133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232024.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Clausewitz's On War has, at least until very recently, been regarded as the most important work of theory on its subject. But since the end of the Cold War in 1990, and even more since the 9/11 ... More


Clausewitz and the Privatization of War

Herfried Münkler

in Clausewitz in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199232024
eISBN:
9780191716133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232024.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The growth of the state in the early modern period was attributable to its monopolization of warfare. In what have been called ‘new wars’, that monopoly has been eroded, but for two different ... More


Civil–Military Relations and Democracies

Wilfried von Bredow

in Clausewitz in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199232024
eISBN:
9780191716133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232024.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Clausewitz's famous contention about war as the continuation of politics is part of an implicit theory of civil-military relations based on the primacy of politics. Both the explicit and the implicit ... More


Conclusion

Hans Joas and Wolfgang Knöbl

in War in Social Thought: Hobbes to the Present

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150840
eISBN:
9781400844746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150840.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This concluding chapter considers a convincing conception of enduring peace and the need to move beyond monothematic diagnoses of the contemporary world and of social change. It argues that none of ... More


8. The Protean Nature of War

David Fisher

in Morality and War: Can War Be Just in the Twenty-first Century?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599240
eISBN:
9780191725692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599240.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

Changes in the nature of warfare are traced from the 1945–89 era of strategic stability through the Balkans imbroglio of the 1990s to the advent of the new threat of global terrorism marked by 9/11. ... More


Local Conflicts as a Global Challenge

George Rupp

in Beyond Individualism: The Challenge of Inclusive Communities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174282
eISBN:
9780231539869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174282.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Concerted cooperative efforts are crucial to achieving a world that recognizes the imperative for inclusive communities as the only viable alternative to endless conflict.


The ‘New Wars’ Thesis Revisited

Mats Berdal

in The Changing Character of War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199596737
eISBN:
9780191803543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199596737.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the so-called ‘new wars’ that emerged in the late twentieth century. It examines the proposition that contemporary wars are ‘substantively distinct’ from older patterns of ... More


WORLD CATACLYSM: 1942–1945 HOW to put this in music

Barbara B. Heyman

in Samuel Barber: The Composer and His Music

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195090581
eISBN:
9780199853090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090581.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

The world was on the verge of the Second World War, when Samuel Barber was called to serve in the United States army. He along with other musicians shared the same sentiments in serving in the ... More


An overview of the Colombian context  

Josefina Echavarria A.

in In/security in Colombia: Writing Political Identities in the Democratic Security Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079856
eISBN:
9781781702185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079856.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reports the in/security discourse of the Colombian government. Colombia can be represented as a new war, as a situation of violence fed by criminals in search for profit, as a society at ... More


War and Economic Crisis

Mary Kaldor

in The Deepening Crisis: Governance Challenges after Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772805
eISBN:
9780814723562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772805.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter addresses the relationship of war to economic crisis, and goes on to show other linkages between the “war sector”—organized for destruction—and the more productive economy. Each has a ... More


Revisiting “Tino Rangatiratanga in Action”: Māori Theatrical Interpretations of the New Zealand Wars

Diana Looser

in Remaking Pacific Pasts: History, Memory, and Identity in Contemporary Theater from Oceania

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839765
eISBN:
9780824869564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839765.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter looks at how, since the 1970s, the nineteenth-century New Zealand Wars (a sustained series of conflicts between Maori and British forces) have regained significance in the context of ... More


The political and security repercussions of Islamic State in the MENA region

Marién Durán and Víctor Bados

in Political Change in the Middle East and North Africa: After the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474415286
eISBN:
9781474438551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415286.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter examines the political, territorial and security repercussions of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) for the MENA region, and particularly in Syria, Iraq and Libya. The proclamation ... More


The Changing Character of War

Hew Strachan and Sibylle Scheipers (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199596737
eISBN:
9780191803543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199596737.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Over the last decade (and indeed ever since the Cold War), the rise of insurgents and non-state actors in war, and their readiness to use terror and other irregular methods of fighting, have led ... More


The Second Line of Defense: American Women and World War I

Lynn Dumenil

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631219
eISBN:
9781469631233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631219.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In tracing the rise of the modern idea of the American “new woman,” Lynn Dumenil examines World War I’s surprising impact on women and, in turn, women’s impact on the war. Telling the stories of a ... More


Contemporary Warfare and the End of Heroic Nationalism?

John Hutchinson

in Nationalism and War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198798453
eISBN:
9780191839528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198798453.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter investigates if we have moved into a postnational period in which the institution of interstate war, one of the primary mechanisms of nation-state formation and reproduction, has become ... More


The Victorian Soldier in Africa

Edward M. Spiers

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061219
eISBN:
9781781700556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061219.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book re-examines the campaign experience of British soldiers in Africa during the period 1874–1902—the zenith of the Victorian imperial expansion—and does so from the perspective of the ... More


Context

Brenda Fitzpatrick

in Tactical Rape in War and Conflict: International Recognition and Response

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326694
eISBN:
9781447326724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326694.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter considers the changing nature of war as a context for tactical rape and sexual violence. It highlights how the conflicts in Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s exemplified new ... More


Gibridnaya Voyna against Us Is Coming’: The Politicisation of Western Gibridnaya Voyna

Ofer Fridman

in Russian "Hybrid Warfare": Resurgence and Politicization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190877378
eISBN:
9780190943103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877378.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

While Chapter 5 of the book focused on the conceptual development of the idea of the ‘Western gibridnaya voyna against Russia’, this chapter discusses how the different narratives represented by this ... More


The Australian Colonies and Imperial Crises: The Indian ‘Mutiny’ and the ‘Maori Wars’

Angela Woollacott

in Settler Society in the Australian Colonies: Self-Government and Imperial Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199641802
eISBN:
9780191779091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641802.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

Newspapers and personal correspondence help reconstruct settlers’ sense of themselves as part of wider British imperialism. Australians saw a range of racial, religious, military, and economic ... More


“He is Not a Samoan” (1927)

Patricia O'Brien

in Tautai: Samoa, World History, and the Life of Ta'isi O. F. Nelson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866532
eISBN:
9780824875664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866532.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the ongoing fallout from the rise of the Mau in Sāmoa and New Zealand. One major development was the founding of the Mau newspaper, the Samoa Guardian in 1927 and how this ... More


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