Militarization: A Reader

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Militarization: A Reader

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This book offers a range of critical perspectives on the dynamics of militarization as a social, economic, political, cultural, and environmental phenomenon. It portrays militarism as the condition in which military values and frameworks come to dominate state structures and public culture, both in foreign relations and the domestic sphere. Featuring short, readable essays by anthropologists, historians, political scientists, cultural theorists, and media commentators, the Reader probes militarism's ideologies, including those that valorize warriors, armed conflict, and weaponry. Outlining contemporary militarization processes at work around the world, the book offers a wide-ranging examination of a phenomenon that touches the lives of billions of people.

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978-1-4780-0623-7

Publication Date

12-2019

Publisher

Duke University Press

Disciplines

American Studies | Anthropology | Military and Veterans Studies | Sociology

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