The Journal of Political & Military Sociology publishes articles of a theoretical, methodological, and empiracal 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. 46 No. 2 (2019)

Published: 2020-02-12

"The American Soldier"'s Place in Sociological Conversations: Mapping Its Contributions in Conversations Sixty-Five Years after Its Publication

Joshua McAuliffe

273-300

Abstract

An analysis of The American Soldier (TAS) using multiple correspondence analysis and citation count analysis reveals that TAS...

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Negative Symbolic Capital and Politicized Military Widowhood

Smadar Ben-Asher, Ya’arit Bokek-Cohen

301-323

Abstract

This article presents the diametrically opposed experience of politicized wid­owhood of Jewish and Muslim Bedouin war widows. Widows in both...

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Sensemaking of Military Leaders in Combat and Its Aftermath: A Phenomenological Inquiry

Carmit Padan, Uzi Ben-Shalom

324-342

Abstract

This paper describes the sensemaking processes engaged in by leaders during close combat and its aftermath. The data were collected by...

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China’s Pundits in Uniform: Military Officers and Guiding Public Opinion

Eric Setzekorn

343-361

Abstract

During the past decade, Chinese media commentators have frequently inter­acted with China’s internet population, the so-called netizens...

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“Praxicopematics” and Reforma Pactada: The Greek and Spanish Military Reaction to Democratization by Regime Transformation

Ioannis Tzortzis

362-387

Abstract

Based on the well-known case of the Spanish military’s reaction to the reforma pactada (transition by regime transformation) of 1976–1977, this...

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Forging Military Identity in Culturally Pluralistic Societies: Quasi-Ethnicity edited by Daniel Zirker

Edlyne E. Anugwom

388-389

Abstract

Review of:

Forging Military Identity in Culturally Pluralistic Societies: Quasi-Ethnicity edited by Daniel...

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Glocalization: A Critical Introduction by Victor Roudometof

Eric Belanger

390-392

Abstract

Review of:

Glocalization: A Critical Introduction by Victor Roudometof. London: Routledge, 2016 (190 pages:...

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Armies and Insurgencies in the Arab Spring edited by Holger Albrecht, Aurel Croissant, and Fred H. Lawson

Kira Jumet

392-394

Abstract

Review of:

Armies and Insurgencies in the Arab Spring edited by Holger Albrecht, Aurel Croissant, and Fred H....

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Who Fights for Reputation: The Psychology of Leaders in International Conflict by Keren Yarhi-Milo

Paul E. Lenze Jr.

394-396

Abstract

Review of:

Who Fights for Reputation: The Psychology of Leaders in International Conflict by Keren Yarhi-Milo....

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Burying Jihadis: Bodies between State, Territory, and Identity by Riva Kastoryano

Ronald R. Stockton

396-398

Abstract

Burying Jihadis: Bodies between State, Territory, and Identity by Riva Kastoryano. Translated by Cynthia Schoch. New...

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