The military and American society; essays and readings. Edited by Stephen E. Ambrose [and] James A. Barber, Jr.

; Barber, James Alden, 1934- compiler
New York, Free Press [1972] .

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Other Authors Barber, James Alden, 1934-
Subjects Armed Forces.
États-Unis -- Forces armées.
Sociologie militaire -- États-Unis.
Sociología militar -- Discursos, ensayos, conferencias.
Sociology, Military -- United States.
Sociology, Military.
United States -- Armed Forces.
United States.
Description xi, 322 pages illustrations 21 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents part 1. An overview: The military and American society: an overview / Stephen E. Ambrose -- The "McNamara monarchy" / Jack Raymond -- The political roles of the Joint Chiefs / Samuel Huntington -- pt. 2. The military-industrial complex: The military-industrial complex / James Alden Barber, Jr. -- From "Farewell address to the nation," January 17, 1961 / Dwight D. Eisenhower -- Characteristics of the military-industrial complex / John Kenneth Galbraith -- Nixon and the arms race: the bomber boondoggle / I.F. Stone -- Military-industrial complexities / Charles Wolf, Jr. -- Making defense defensible / Bruce M. Russett -- part 3. The military and foreign policy: The military impact on foreign policy / Stephen E. Ambrose -- The Joint Chiefs of Staff and defense policy formulation / Lawrence B. Tatum -- Crisis now / James Gavin -- part 4. The military and socialization: The social effects of military service / James Alden Barber, Jr. -- Characteristics of the military environment / Morris Janowitz -- part 5. The military and race relations: Blacks in the army in two world wars / Stephen E. Ambrose -- Minority groups in military organization / Charles C. Moskos, Jr. -- part 6. The draft and alternatives to the draft / James Alden Barber, Jr. -- Universal service: an alternative to the all-volunteer armed services / Vincent Davis -- part 7. The military and domestic order: The armed forces and civil disorder / Stephen E. Ambrose -- On the function of the military in civil disorders / Martin Blumenson -- part 8. The military and the ecology: Ecological impact of military activities / James Alden Barber, Jr. -- Dam outrage: the story of the army engineers / Elizabeth B. Drew -- Conclusion: The military services and American society: relationships and attitudes / James Alden Barber, Jr.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)279118
(OCoLC)ocm00279118
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Ambrose, Stephen E.,
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