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Title Political and military sociology : an annual review. Volume 43, Political attitudes, perceptions, and culture / Neovi M. Karakatsanis, Jonathan Swarts, editors
Published New Brunswick, New Jersey : Transaction Publishers, [2015]
©2015
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 208 pages) : illustrations
Series Political and military sociology, 0047-2697 ; volume 43
Journal of political & military sociology : JPMS ; v. 43. 0047-2697
Contents Introduction / Neovi M. Karakatsanis and Jonathan Swarts -- How (not) to sell a military memoir in Britain / L.H.E. Kleinreesink, K. Neil Jenkings and Rachel Woodward -- Globalization and the national determinants of violent and nonviolent ethnic conflict / Shiri Noy and Kevin Doran -- Theories of citizen support for military expenditure in comparative context: a longitudinal analysis of public opinion in Ontario, Canada, 1999-2003 / Christopher A. Simon and Nicholas P. Lovrich -- Public opinion and the military: a multivariate exploration of attitudes in Texas / Curt Nichols -- To what extent do media promote democracy in Southern Africa? / Pempelani Mufune -- Higher education and political tolerance: the "difficult" case of Israel / Kenneth D. Wald and Danielle Feinstein -- Professionalization through assimiliation: the case of United States warrant officers / Benjamin R. Reede
Summary "This volume encompasses a wide range of empirical research on a variety of topics that are related by their focus on the importance of attitudes, culture, and perceptions. The significance of public attitudes, the impact of cultural norms, and the perceptions of military officers and civilians are all analyzed in the seven articles in this latest edition of Political and Military Sociology. The first essay asserts that military memoirs should be taken seriously as objects of scholarly analysis. Using the Minorities at Risk Dataset, the second article examines the effects of globalization on ethnic conflict in 106 countries from 1985 to 2002. The next focuses on Canadian attitudes toward military expenditures following the September 11th terrorist attacks. The fourth examines the attides of Texans toward recent US wars, the draft, and military service generally. The fifth essay explores the role of the media in promoting democracy and democratic attitudes in southern Africa. Using survey data, the following article addresses the extent to which higher education promotes more tolerant attitudes among Israeli Jews toward Israeli Arabs. The volume concludes with a study of US warrant officers that shows how the rank has evolved over time"--Back cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed March 23, 2016)
Subject Political culture
Political sociology
Sociology, Military
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
Political culture.
Political sociology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Sociology, Military.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Karakatsanis, Neovi M., 1964- editor
Swarts, Jonathan, 1970- editor
ISBN 1412856655
9781412856652