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Military brass vs. civilian academics at the National War College : a clash of cultures

Autor: Howard J Wiarda
Editora: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2011.
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The National War College at Fort McNair in Washington, D.C., is the apex of the American system of Professional Military Education (PME) Schools. Yet, despite its prestige, not all is right at the College. There is a festering conflict between the military brass who run the school and the civilian academics who teach there. The curriculum is outdated, the courses are old-fashioned, and the college has completely  Ler mais...
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Tipo de Documento: Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Howard J Wiarda
ISBN: 9780739150856 0739150855 9780739150870 0739150871
Número OCLC: 670479245
Descrição: x, 165 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Conteúdos: Geography and history --
Command structure and organization --
The National War College program --
Students and faculty --
Traveling for NWC and for myself --
The military mind --
The academic mind --
Conclusion.
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The National War College at Fort McNair in Washington, D.C., is the apex of the American system of Professional Military Education (PME) Schools. Yet, despite its prestige, not all is right at the College. There is a festering conflict between the military brass who run the school and the civilian academics who teach there. The curriculum is outdated, the courses are old-fashioned, and the college has completely failed to prepare a new generation of military leaders for guerrilla terrorism, asymmetrical warfare of the kind we face in Iraq and Afghanistan, and democracy promotion and nation building. In this book, the author examines the conflict between the two cultures and the issues--tenure, academic freedom, research, teaching--that divide them.

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