There could be no better homage to recently deceased sociologist Charles C. Moskos than dedicating to him this selection of the papers presented at RC01's international conference in Seoul (July 2008). It offers an up-to-date view of the panorama of social studies on armed forces and conflict resolution in a context of fast-moving change that renders many preceding theoretical previsions obsolete. Just to cite two aspects of this change, one can point first of all to how the presented studies move beyond the very concept of globalization, after which the conference had been named.The young officers now entering the Indian military a the generals of 2030 a are very much like their predecessors. ... daughter of an officer who is now a physician and distinguished university professor, exposed her to a diversity of cultures and language dialects throughout India. ... For example, when her father was sent to a military post in the hinterlands, the family was sent to the grandmothera#39;s house.
|Title||:||Advances in Military Sociology: Essays in Honor of Charles C. Moskos, Part B|
|Publisher||:||Emerald Group Publishing - 2009-12-22|