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Culture and the soldier : identities, values, and norms in military engagements

Culture and the soldier : identities, values, and norms in military engagements

Author: H Christian Breede
Publisher: Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Countries have instituted polices to make their armed forces more inclusive, and soldiers now undergo cultural awareness training before they see active duty. Policy makers and military organizations agree that culture is important. But what does "culture" mean in practice, and how is it important? Drawing on case studies from Europe and North America, Culture and the Soldier answers these questions by examining  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Études de cas
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Culture and the soldier.
Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, [2019]
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: H Christian Breede
ISBN: 9780774860871 0774860871 9780774860888 077486088X 9780774860895 0774860898
OCLC Number: 1100767184
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 233 pages)
Contents: Preface / H. Christian Breede --
1 Introduction: The Culture Puzzle / H. Christian Breede --
Part 1: Culture as a Force on the Military. 2 Two (War) Solitudes: Anglophone and Francophone Shaping of War in Canada / Stephanie A.H. Belanger ; 3 Dancing around Gender: Changing Identity in Canada's Post-Deschamps Military / Vanessa Brown and Alan Okros ; 4 Shaped by Loss: Culture and Casualties in Canada / James R. McKay --
Part 2: Culture as a Factor in Military Operations. 5 The Sources of Nonlinear Warfare: Media Manipulation and the Cultivation of Fear / Pierre Jolicoeur and Frederic Labarre ; 6 A Secure Impression: Using Image as a Strategic Communication Tool / Iryna Lysychkina ; 7 Military Culture and Humanitarian Actions: Short-Term Gains and Long-Term Losses / Robert A. Rubinstein and Corri Zoli ; 8 Connected and Alone: Cultural Dislocation as Trauma / Andrew Belyea ; 9 Schoolhouses and COCOMs: Educating and Cultivating the American-Led International Fraternity of the Uniform / Joel J. Sokolsky and Shaohan Lin ; 10 Taking It SLO: Leveraging Local Support during Military Engagements / H. Christian Breede ; 11 Conclusion: Analytical Challenges Linked to Military Culture in Multinational Settings / Stefanie von Hlatky.
Responsibility: edited by H. Christian Breede.
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Culture and the Soldier offers a long-overdue examination of how culture - defined as reproduced identities, values, and norms - both shapes the military and can be wielded by it, informing the way  Read more...


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