The Journal of Political & Military Sociology publishes articles of a theoretical, methodological, and empirical nature, advancing the study of political and military sociology through interdisciplinary and comparative approaches. The journal encourages authors to address themselves to the vital issues of our time in the areas of political and military social policy through the Western and non-Western worlds.

Vol. 47 No. 1 (2020)

Published: 2021-04-22

Collective Democratic Control of the Armed Forces

A Theoretical Understanding of the Current Structure of Myanmar Civil-Military Relations

Ye Phone Kyaw

1–36

Abstract

Under its 2008 Constitution, Myanmar is undergoing a political transition from a military regime to a more liberalized democratic and...

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Military Systems of Justice

A Sociological Overview

Thomas Crosbie, Meredith Kleykamp

37–59

Abstract

Sociologists have largely ignored the study of military tribunals and justice systems. We offer a descriptive overview of military systems of...

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The Effects of Military Training on Minor Workplace Deviance

Evidence from College Football

Myra R. Ford, Jeremy J. Foreman, Jill S. Harris

60–76

Abstract

Deviant behavior associated with a firm’s brand comes at a substantial cost to the organization. Corporations are becoming increasingly...

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Representations of British Armed Forces Veterans in the Press

A Quantitative Analysis of Newspaper Articles

Rita Phillips, Vince Connelly, Mark Burgess

77–98

Abstract

Previous research has shown that British public perception of veterans can be negative and erroneous. Surveys, for example, indicate that...

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Historian in Chief: How Presidents Interpret the Past to Shape the Future edited by Seth Cotlar and Richard J. Ellis

Michael J. Connolly

99–100

Abstract

Historian in Chief: How Presidents Interpret the Past to Shape the Future edited by Seth Cotlar and Richard J. Ellis. Charlottesville:...

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Savage Ecology: War and Geopolitics at the End of the World by Jairus Victor Grove

William French

100–102

Abstract

Savage Ecology: War and Geopolitics at the End of the World by Jairus Victor Grove. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2019 (368 pages;...

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Why We Fight by Mike Martin

Ore Koren

102–104

Abstract

Why We Fight by Mike Martin. London: Hurst & Company, 2018 (328 pages; cloth).

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Reclaiming Patriotism by Amitai Etzioni

Robert M. Lambeth

105–107

Abstract

Reclaiming Patriotism by Amitai Etzioni. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2019. (220 pages; cloth).

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