The SAGE Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives, 1st Edition

  • Paul Joseph
  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1483359883
  • ISBN-13: 9781483359885
  • DDC: 355.0203
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 999 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released November 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

This reference explores war looking through the lens of the social sciences, examining the causes, processes and effects of war and drawing from a vast group of fields such as communication and mass media, economics, political science and law, psychology and sociology. It includes approximately 700 entries organized A-to-Z, authored and signed by key academics in the field and a glossary and resource guide. It is an important and distinctive work that will be a key reference for all researchers in the fields of political science, international relations and sociology.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Entries.
Reader’s Guide.
About the Editor.
Contributors.
Introduction.
1: Abu Ghraib.
2: Activism, Social Ethic of.
3: Afghanistan.
4: Afghanistan, War in.
5: African Americans.
6: Agent Orange.
7: Aggression.
8: Al Jazeera.
9: Al Qaeda.
10: Alamo, the.
11: Albania.
12: Algeria.
13: Allende, Salvador, Overthrow of.
14: Alternative Defense.
15: Altruism.
16: American Indians.
17: American Revolutionary War.
18: Amritsar, British Massacre (1919).
19: Amritsar, Massacre of Sikhs (1984).
20: Anabaptists.
21: Anarchism.
22: Anglicanism.
23: Angola.
24: Animal Behavior.
25: Animals (Use in War).
26: Apartheid.
27: Appeasement.
28: Arab-Israeli Wars.
29: Archaeological Perspectives on War.
30: Argentina.
31: Arlington National Cemetery.
32: Armenia.
33: Armistice Day.
34: Arms Races.
35: Arms Transfers.
36: Asian Americans.
37: Asymmetric War.
38: Atrocities in Wartime.
39: Attribution Error.
40: Australia.
41: Australian Defence Force Academy.
42: Austria.
43: Authoritarianism.
44: Authorization to Use Military Force.
45: Bahá’í Faith.
46: Bahamas.
47: Bahrain.
48: Balance of Power.
49: Balance of Terror.
50: Balkan Wars.
51: Band of Brothers.
52: Bangladesh.
53: Baptists.
54: Barbados.
55: Bay of Pigs.
56: Belarus.
57: Belgium.
58: Belize.
59: Benin.
60: Berlin Wall.
61: Bhutan.
62: Bible.
63: Biochemical Factors in Aggression and Violence.
64: Biological Weapons.
65: Blogs.
66: Bloody Sunday (Derry, Northern Ireland).
67: Boer War.
68: Bolivia.
69: Bosnia and Herzegovina.
70: Botswana.
71: Brazil.
72: British Empire, Wars in.
73: Brunei Darussalam.
74: Buddhism.
75: Bulgaria.
76: Bullying.
77: Burkina Faso.
78: Burundi.
79: Cambodia.
80: Cameroon.
81: Camp Followers.
82: Canada.
83: Cape Verde.
84: Capitalism and War.
85: Casualties.
86: Catholicism, Roman.
87: Cemeteries.
88: Censorship.
89: Central African Republic.
90: Central Intelligence Agency.
91: Chad.
92: Chain of Command.
93: Chemical and Biological War.
94: Chemical and Biological Weapons, Abolition of.
95: Chemical Weapons.
96: Child Soldiers, Use of.
97: Children, Impact of War on.
98: Chile.
99: China.
100: Christmas Truce (1914).
101: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons).
102: Citizen Soldiers.
103: Citizenship.
104: Civil Disobedience.
105: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights During Wartime.
106: Civil Society.
107: Civil War, U.S..
108: Civil Wars.
109: Civilian Populations in War Zones.
110: Clan and Tribal War.
111: Clash of Civilizations.
112: Class.
113: Climate Change and Conflict.
114: CNN Effect.
115: Cognitive Dissonance.
116: Cold War.
117: Collateral Damage.
118: Colombia.
119: Colonial Borders.
120: Colonialism, Impact of.
121: Combat Ban.
122: Combat Exhilaration and Combat Addiction.
123: Combat Trauma and Fatigue.
124: “Comfort Women” (Sex Slaves) in World War II.
125: Command and Control.
126: Communism.
127: Competition.
128: Conflict Minerals.
129: Conflict Resolution Systems.
130: Confucianism.
131: Congo, Democratic Republic of the.
132: Congo, Republic of.
133: Conscientious Objectors.
134: Conscription and Mobilization of Soldiers.
135: Containment.
136: Cooperation.
137: Correlates of War Project.
138: Cosmopolitanism.
139: Costa Rica.
140: Counterinsurgency.
141: Covert Operations.
142: Crimean War.
143: Crimes Against Humanity.
144: Crisis.
145: Croatia.
146: Cuba.
147: Cuban Missile Crisis.
148: Cultural Militarism.
149: Cultural Militarism, South Asia.
150: Cyber Espionage.
151: Cyberterrorism.
152: Cyprus.
153: Czech Republic.
154: Dahomey Women Warriors.
155: D-Day.
156: Dead, Treatment of.
157: Declaration of War.
158: Defense Budgets.
159: Dehumanizing the Enemy.
160: Demobilization.
161: Democratic Peace Theory.
162: Demography.
163: Denmark.
164: Dependency Theory.
165: Depleted Uranium Weapons.
166: Desensitization.
167: Deterrence.
168: Diplomacy.
169: Dirty War (Argentina).
170: Disarmament.
171: Disinformation.
172: Distance Effect.
173: Djibouti.
174: Documentaries.
175: Dominican Republic.
176: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.
177: Doublespeak.
178: Draft Resistance and Draft Riots.
179: Drones.