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Author Holmes-Eber, Paula, author

Title Culture in conflict : irregular warfare, culture policy, and the Marine Corps / Paula Holmes-Eber
Published Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (270 pages)
Summary In response to the irregular warfare challenges facing the U.S. in Iraq and Afghanistan in 2005, General James Mattis-then commander of Marine Corps Combat Development Command-established a new Marine Corps cultural initiative. The goal was simple: teach Marines to interact successfully with the local population in areas of conflict. The implications, however, were anything but simple: transform an elite military culture founded on the principles of ""locate, close with, and destroy the enemy"" into a ""culturally savvy"" Marine Corps.Culture in Conflict: Irregular Warfare, Culture Policy, and
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Cultural awareness -- Government policy -- United States.
Intercultural communication -- Government policy -- United States.
Irregular warfare -- United States.
Organizational change -- United States.
Sociology, Military -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0804791902 (electronic bk.)
9780804791908 (electronic bk.)