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The soldier and the changing state

Zoltan D. Barany

The soldier and the changing state

building democratic armies in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas

by Zoltan D. Barany

  • 170 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil-military relations,
  • Case studies,
  • Reorganization,
  • Armed Forces

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementZoltan Barany
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJF195 .B37 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25206547M
    ISBN 109780691137681, 9780691137698
    LC Control Number2012004497

    Chapter thirteen outlines civil-military relations in the first decade after World War II. Military men often dismiss politicians as meddlers, doves, or naifs. Trinkunas, Journal of Democracy The Soldier and the Changing State is an extraordinary book in both senses of that word, simultaneously remarkable and rare All four triumphed. And how can the state ensure the allegiance of its soldiers?

    Huntington challenges most of the old assumptions and ideas on the role of the military in society. Looking at how armies supportive of democracy are built, Zoltan Barany argues that the military is the most important institution that states maintain, for without military elites who support democratic governance, democracy cannot be consolidated. The specializations of the military profession expands far and wide since there are engineers, pilots, mechanics, ordinance experts, and more. Chapter eight outlines the American military tradition up to the Civil War.

    In contrast, "Japanese civil-military relations remained in a single relatively stable pattern from to " where the "military played a persistently active role in the politics of their country. Highlighting important factors and suggesting which reforms can be expected to work and fail in different environments, he offers practical policy recommendations to state-builders and democratizers. Outline Summary[ edit ] This article possibly contains original research. And how can the state ensure the allegiance of its soldiers? What conditions encourage or impede democratic civil-military relations? Part Three continues with an analysis of the problems of American civil—military relations in the era of World War II and the Korean War: the political roles of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the difference in civil—military relations between the Truman and Eisenhower administrations, the role of Congress, and the organization and functioning of the Department of Defense.


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The soldier and the changing state book

He notes misconceptions regarding the military mind and seeks "to elaborate the professional military ethic with respect to 1 basic values and perspectives, 2 national military policy, 3 the relation of the military to the state.

And how can the state ensure the allegiance of its soldiers? Barany also demonstrates that building democratic armies is the quintessential task of newly democratizing regimes.

The art of a great leader is to push his subordinates to achieve great things. Page 7. Barany also demonstrates that building democratic armies is the quintessential task of newly democratizing regimes.

What conditions encourage or impede democratic civil-military relations? Deborah Cowen undertakes such important questions with the citizenship of the soldier front and centre in the debate. Related Links. The Soldier and the Changing State will probably be most widely read among specialists of civil-military relations, who will learn a great deal from the case studies in particular.

Each exhibited mastery of detail and fascination with technology. Chapter eight outlines the American military tradition up to the Civil War. Alle productspecificaties Samenvatting The Soldier and the Changing State is the first book to systematically explore, on a global scale, civil-military relations in democratizing and changing states.

Huntington describes the revolution in American civil—military relations which took place during World War II when the military emerged from their shell, assumed the leadership of the war, and adopted the attitudes of a liberal society.

It outlines the contributions of key individuals and institutions and describes the origins of the American military mind.

Taylor, Comparative Politics The Soldier and the Changing State will probably be most widely read among specialists of civil-military relations, who will learn a great deal from the case studies in particular.

He defines subjective civilian control where military professionalism is reduced due to co-opting of the military by civilian political groups and objective civilian control - where military professional thrives as it is far removed from politics.

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Chapter five analyzes the military professional in the German and Japanese societies where it became dominant as militarism. But how do democratic armies come about? In Stock Overview The Soldier and the Changing State is the first book to systematically explore, on a global scale, civil-military relations in democratizing and changing states.The Soldier and the State: The Theory and Politics of Civil-Military Relations is a book written by political scientist Samuel P.

sylvaindez.com 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 them. This is in contrast to subjective control, which involves placing Author: Samuel P.

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