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How Western soldiers fight : organizational routines in multinational missions

Author: Cornelius Friesendorf
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st editionView all editions and formats
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"This book examines three questions. The first is descriptive: how have soldiers of Western democracies dealt with unconventional problems in post-Cold War missions? The second question is explanatory: why do militaries respond differently to rioters, militias, criminals, or insurgents? The third question is about policy impact: how does military behavior impact local populations?"--Información proporcionada por el  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Estudio de casos
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cornelius Friesendorf
ISBN: 9781108429108 1108429106 9781108453011 1108453015
OCLC Number: 1091575554
Description: xiv, 304 páginas : tablas, mapas ; 24 cm
Contents: Soldiers and unconventional problems --
Potential explanations of military behavior --
Organizational routines --
How military routines evolved --
Bosnia-Herzegovina --
Kosovo --
Afghanistan --
Conclusion
Responsibility: Cornelius Friesendorf, Institute of Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg.

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Reveals that different Western militaries vary in their use of force. Employing the concept of organizational routines to explain such variations, and showing how varying military conduct impacts  Read more...

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'Why are some militaries better at policing, peace operations and counterinsurgency than others? Looking at how the Americans, British and Germans fared in Bosnia, Kosovo and Afghanistan, Cornelius Read more...

 
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