5 edition of Modernity, the media and the military found in the catalog.
Modernity, the media and the military
Williams, John Frank
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||John F. Williams.|
|Series||Cass military studies|
|LC Classifications||D631 .W55 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||9780415375054, 9780203884577|
|LC Control Number||2008027770|
Military sociology is now a well-established and respected subfield within sociology. To survey the field this collection is organized around four major themes: (1) military organization, (2) civil-military relations, (3) the experience of war, and (4) the use and control of force. Democracy and the Media Many theorists of democracy consider the existence of a viable, independent media an indispensable trait of a functioning and actual democratic regime. This idea is best exemplified in the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, where principles of free expression and assembly are guaranteed.
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Modernity, the Media and the Military: The Creation of National Mythologies on the Western Front (Case Military) 1st Edition by John F. Williams (Author)Cited by: 1. The book traces the uneasy relations between the military and a generally unprepared and gullible media, from the Crimea to the present day.
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The advent of the all-volunteer force and the evolving nature of modern warfare have transformed our military, changing it in serious if subtle ways that few Americans are aware of.
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Modernization theory is used to explain the process of modernization within societies. Modernization refers to a model of a progressive transition from a 'pre-modern' or 'traditional' to a 'modern' society. Modernization theory originated from the ideas of German sociologist Max Weber (–), which provided the basis for the modernization paradigm developed by Harvard sociologist Missing: military book.
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The empirical support for each element in the theory, as well as for the integrated model as a whole, is discussed in an appendix. Key words: democracy, mass media performance, advertising, competition, unintended consequences, social issues, media psychology, media economics.
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