The SAGE Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives

Editor: Joseph, Paul
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: SAGE Publications

Single-User Purchase Price: $813.00
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ISBN: 978-1-78539-716-5
Category: History - World history
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Book Status: Available
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The SAGE Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspective views war through the lens of the social sciences, looking at 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.

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Table of Contents

  • Reader's Guide
  • About the Editor
  • Contributors
  • Introduction
  • Volume 1: A-D
  • A
  • Abu Ghraib
  • Activism, Social Ethic of
  • Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan, War in
  • African Americans
  • Agent Orange
  • Aggression
  • Air War College
  • Al Jazeera
  • Al Qaeda
  • Alamo, the
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Allende, Salvador, Overthrow of
  • Alternative Defense
  • Altruism
  • American Indian Wars
  • American Indians
  • American Revolutionary War
  • Amritsar, British Massacre (1919)
  • Amritsar, Massacre of Sikhs (1984)
  • Anabaptists
  • Anarchism
  • Anglicanism
  • Angola
  • Animal Behavior
  • Animals (Use in War)
  • Anti-Personnel Landmines
  • Antiwar Movements
  • Apartheid
  • Appeasement
  • Arab-Israeli Wars
  • Archaeological Perspectives on War
  • Argentina
  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • Armenia
  • Armistice Day
  • Arms Races
  • Arms Transfers
  • Army War College
  • Asian Americans
  • Asymmetric War
  • Atrocities in Wartime
  • Attribution Error
  • Australia
  • Australian Defence Force Academy
  • Austria
  • Authoritarianism
  • Authorization to Use Military Force
  • B
  • Bahá’í Faith
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Balance of Power
  • Balance of Terror
  • Balkan Wars
  • Band of Brothers
  • Bangladesh
  • Baptists
  • Barbados
  • Battle Deaths
  • Bay of Pigs
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Berlin Wall
  • Bhutan
  • Bible
  • Biochemical Factors in Aggression and Violence
  • Biological Weapons
  • Blogs
  • Bloody Sunday (Derry, Northern Ireland)
  • Boer War
  • Bolivia
  • Borders
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • British Empire, Wars in
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Buddhism
  • Bulgaria
  • Bullying
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • C
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Camp Followers
  • Canada
  • Cape Verde
  • Capitalism and War
  • Carrying Capacity
  • Casualties
  • Catholicism, Roman
  • Cemeteries
  • Censorship
  • Central African Republic
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Chad
  • Chain of Command
  • Chemical and Biological War
  • Chemical and Biological Weapons, Abolition of
  • Chemical Weapons
  • Child Soldiers, Use of
  • Children, Impact of War on
  • Chile
  • Chilean 9/11
  • China
  • Christianity
  • Christmas Truce (1914)
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons)
  • Citizen Soldiers
  • Citizenship
  • Civil Disobedience
  • Civil Liberties and Civil Rights During Wartime
  • Civil Society
  • Civil War, U.S.
  • Civil Wars
  • Civilian Casualties
  • Civilian Populations in War Zones
  • Clan and Tribal War
  • Clash of Civilizations
  • Class
  • Climate Change and Conflict
  • CNN Effect
  • Cognitive Dissonance
  • Cold War
  • Collateral Damage
  • Colombia
  • Colonial Borders
  • Colonialism
  • Colonialism, Impact of
  • Combat Ban
  • Combat Exhilaration and Combat Addiction
  • Combat Trauma and Fatigue
  • “Comfort Women” (Sex Slaves) in World War II
  • Command and Control
  • Commerce
  • Commercial/Trade Theory of Peace
  • Communism
  • Competition
  • Conflict Minerals
  • Conflict Resolution Systems
  • Confucianism
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  • Congo, Republic of
  • Conscientious Objectors
  • Conscription and Mobilization of Soldiers
  • Containment
  • Cooperation
  • Correlates of War Project
  • Cosmopolitanism
  • Costa Rica
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Covert Operations
  • Crimean War
  • Crimes Against Humanity
  • Crisis
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cuban Missile Crisis
  • Cultural Militarism
  • Cultural Militarism, South Asia
  • Cyber Espionage
  • Cyberterrorism
  • Cyberwar
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • D
  • Dahomey Women Warriors
  • D-Day
  • Dead, Treatment of
  • Declaration of War
  • Defense Budgets
  • Defense Production
  • Dehumanizing the Enemy
  • Demobilization
  • Democracy
  • Democratic Peace Theory
  • Demography
  • Denmark
  • Dependency Theory
  • Depleted Uranium Weapons
  • Desensitization
  • Deterrence
  • Diplomacy
  • Dirty War (Argentina)
  • Disarmament
  • Disinformation
  • Distance Effect
  • Djibouti
  • Documentaries
  • Dominican Republic
  • “Don't Ask, Don't Tell”
  • Doublespeak
  • Draft Resistance and Draft Riots
  • Drones
  • Volume 2: E-L
  • E
  • Eastern Orthodox Church
  • École Spéciale Militaire de Saint-Cyr (France)
  • Ecological Causes of War
  • Economic Theories of War
  • Economics and Military Bases
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • Egyptian Military Academy
  • El Salvador
  • Embedded Reporters
  • Emotional Withdrawal
  • Emotions
  • Empathy
  • Enemy Making
  • Energy Security
  • Environmental Destruction and War
  • Environmental Security
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • Ethnic Cleansing
  • Ethnocentrism
  • European Military Conquests, 1500–1900
  • European Union
  • Evil
  • Evolutionary Psychology
  • Extermination Camps, World War II
  • F
  • Famine
  • Fascism
  • Fear of War
  • Federal Armed Forces Universities (Germany)
  • Feminist Understandings of War
  • Fight-or-Flight Response
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • Food Security
  • Football War
  • Foreign Policy
  • Forgiveness
  • France
  • French Revolutionary Wars
  • G
  • Gallipoli
  • Gambia
  • Game Theory
  • Gender at Military Bases
  • Gendering of War
  • Genocide
  • Geography of War
  • Geography of War: Africa, North
  • Geography of War: Africa, Sub-Saharan
  • Geography of War: Asia, East
  • Geography of War: Asia, South
  • Geography of War: Asia, Southeast
  • Geography of War: Australia and New Zealand
  • Geography of War: Europe, Eastern
  • Geography of War: Europe, Western
  • Geography of War: North America
  • Geography of War: South America
  • Geopolitics
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Gettysburg
  • Ghana
  • Global War on Terror
  • Globalization
  • God
  • Greece, Ancient
  • Greece, Ancient, Wars in
  • Greece, Modern
  • Grenada
  • Group Absolution
  • Groupthink
  • Guantánamo Bay
  • Guatemala
  • Guernica
  • Guerrilla War
  • Guilt and Remorse
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Gulf War
  • Gulf War Syndrome
  • Guyana
  • H
  • Haiti
  • Hate
  • Health Consequences of War
  • Health Security
  • Hibakusha (Atomic Bomb Survivors)
  • Hinduism
  • Hiroshima and Nagasaki
  • Hispanic Americans
  • Holocaust
  • Homeland Security
  • Homosexuality and the Military
  • Honduras
  • Honor
  • Horror of Combat
  • Human Nature
  • Human Rights
  • Human Rights Violations and Protections
  • Human Rights Watch
  • Human Security
  • Human Terrain System
  • Humanitarian Assistance
  • Hungary
  • Hunter-Gatherer Societies
  • Hypermasculinity
  • I
  • Iceland
  • Idealism
  • Ideology
  • Imperialism
  • Independence, Wars of
  • India
  • India, Partition of
  • Indonesia
  • Informal Economies
  • Intent in War
  • International Criminal Court
  • International Law and International Courts
  • Interservice Rivalries
  • Intractable Conflicts
  • Iran
  • Iran-Iraq War
  • Iraq
  • Iraq War
  • Ireland
  • Islam, Shiite
  • Islam, Sunni
  • Islamic State/Daesh/ISIL/ISIS
  • Isolationism
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • J
  • Jainism
  • Jamaica
  • Jamming Signals
  • Japan
  • Jihad
  • Jordan
  • Judaism
  • Just War
  • Justice, Transitional
  • K
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Killing, Burden of
  • Killing, Societal Fascination With
  • Kiribati
  • Korean Military Academies
  • Korean War
  • Kosovo
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • L
  • Landmines
  • Language and Linguistic Nonviolence
  • Latvia
  • Leadership in Wartime
  • Leaks
  • Lebanon
  • Leningrad
  • Lesotho
  • Liberal View of Peace
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • “Living Room War”
  • Long March, the (China)
  • “Long Peace”
  • Lutheranism
  • Luxembourg
  • Volume 3: M-R
  • M
  • Macedonia
  • Madagascar
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Māori
  • Marshall Islands
  • Marxist Theories of War
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Media Access
  • Media and Dissent
  • Media and War
  • Media Briefings and Releases
  • Medieval World, Wars in the
  • Memorials and Monuments
  • Mennonites
  • Mercenaries
  • Methodists
  • Mexican-American War
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia
  • Middle East
  • Migration
  • Milgram Experiments
  • Militarism
  • Militarism and Development
  • Militarism in Education
  • Military Bases, Economics and
  • Military Bases, Gender at
  • Military Bases, Politics and
  • Military Courts and Tribunals
  • Military Culture
  • Military Expenditures
  • Military Families, Stresses on
  • Military Geography
  • Military Junta
  • Military Keynesianism
  • Military Policing
  • Military Recruitment Advertising
  • Military Recruitment Strategies
  • Military Schools, Secondary Level
  • Military Sexual Trauma
  • Military-Industrial Complex
  • Minerva Research Initiative
  • Modernization
  • Mongolia
  • Morality
  • Mormons
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Multilateral Forces
  • Mumbai, India, Terrorist Attack
  • My Lai
  • Myanmar
  • N
  • Namibia
  • Nanjing Massacre
  • Napoleonic Wars
  • Nation Building
  • National Defense Academy of Japan
  • National Defense University
  • National Identity
  • National Security
  • National Security Agency
  • Nationalism
  • Nation-State
  • Native American Wars
  • Native Americans
  • NATO
  • Naval War College, U.S.
  • Nazism
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • “New” and “Old” Wars
  • New Zealand
  • New Zealand (Māori) Wars
  • Newsreels
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • 9/11
  • Nobel Peace Prize
  • Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs)
  • Nonviolent Resistance
  • Norms
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • North Korea
  • Norway
  • Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
  • Nuclear Weapons, Abolition of
  • Nuclear Weapons, Effects
  • Nuclear Weapons, Environmental Impact of Building
  • Nuclear Winter
  • O
  • Obedience to Authority, Milgram Experiments on
  • Oil, Military Use of
  • Oil and Security Policy
  • Oman
  • Operant Conditioning
  • Opinion Polls
  • Opium Wars
  • Ottoman Empire
  • P
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Palestine
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Parades, Role of
  • Paraguay
  • Paramilitaries
  • Partition of India
  • Patriotism
  • Peace Church
  • Peace Education
  • Peace Movements
  • Peace Museums
  • Peace Theories
  • Peaceful Societies
  • Peacekeeping
  • Pearl Harbor
  • Peer Pressure
  • Pentagon Building
  • Pentecostalism
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Plaza de Mayo
  • Pogroms
  • Poland
  • Political Economy of War
  • Political Will for War
  • Politics and Military Bases
  • Portugal
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Postwar Reconciliation Phase
  • Poverty
  • Power
  • Presbyterianism and Congregationalism
  • Prisoner's Dilemma
  • Prisoners of War, Treatment of
  • Privatization and Private-Sector Military Contractors
  • Professional Military Forces
  • Project Camelot
  • Proliferation
  • Propaganda, Perception Management and
  • Prostitution
  • Protest Movements
  • Psychological Warfare
  • Psychopaths and Sociopaths in Wartime
  • Public Opinion
  • Punishment
  • Q
  • Qatar
  • Quakers
  • R
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Rape as a Weapon of War
  • Rational Choice Theory
  • Rationalization and Acceptance
  • Rationing and Commodity Shortages
  • Realism
  • Realpolitik
  • Reconciliation
  • Recruitment
  • Refugees and Refugee Reintegration
  • Regional Organizations
  • Religion and War
  • Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
  • Reserve Officers’ Training Corps
  • Resistance Movements
  • Resource Wars
  • Responsibility to Protect (R2P)
  • Revenge
  • Revolution in Military Affairs
  • Revolutions of 1830
  • Revolutions of 1848
  • Roman Empire
  • Romania
  • Rosie the Riveter
  • ROTC
  • Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst
  • Royal Military Academy of Belgium
  • Royal Military College of Canada
  • Rules of Engagement
  • Russia
  • Russian Civil War
  • Rwanda
  • Volume 4: S-Z
  • S
  • Safe Havens
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Salafism and Wahhabism
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Sanctions
  • Sandhurst
  • Sanitization of War
  • São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Sarajevo, Siege of
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Scapegoats
  • Second Track Diplomacy
  • Secretary-General of the United Nations
  • Security Council
  • Security Dilemma
  • Security Policies
  • Senegal
  • September 11, 2001
  • Serbia and Montenegro
  • Settler Colonialism
  • Seville Statement on Violence
  • Sexual Minorities and War
  • Sexual Violence
  • Seychelles
  • Shadow Economy
  • Sharpeville, South Africa: Protests and Shootings
  • Shintoism
  • Sierra Leone
  • Sikhism
  • Singapore
  • Six-Day War
  • Slavery and the Slave Trade
  • Small Arms
  • Smuggling
  • Soccer War
  • Social Constructionism
  • Social Justice
  • Social Learning
  • Social Media
  • Social Movements
  • Sociobiology
  • Soldier Suicides
  • Solidarity
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • Somme, Battle of the
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Space
  • Spain
  • Spanish-American War
  • Sports
  • Srebrenica
  • Sri Lanka
  • Stalingrad
  • State, Concept and Formation of
  • Stealth Technology
  • Stockholm Syndrome
  • Strategic Bombing
  • Structural Violence
  • Subcontracting
  • Sudan
  • Sufism
  • Suicide Bombers
  • Suriname
  • Surveillance
  • Surveillance: Nazi Germany
  • Swaziland
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syria
  • T
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Taxation, War
  • Technological Determinism
  • Technology
  • Television Coverage
  • Territorial Disputes
  • Terrorism
  • Testosterone
  • Tet Offensive (Vietnam)
  • Thailand
  • The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina
  • Threat Perception
  • Timor Leste
  • Torture
  • Total War
  • Totalitarianism
  • Track II Diplomacy
  • Trade Relations
  • Tragedy of the Commons
  • Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Truth and Reconciliation Commissions
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Tuvalu
  • U
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • UN Secretary-General
  • Uniform Code of Military Justice
  • Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)
  • Unitarian Universalism
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United Nations
  • United States
  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  • Unknown Soldiers
  • Uranium Mining
  • Uranium Weapons
  • Uruguay
  • U.S. Air Force Academy
  • U.S. Air War College
  • U.S. Army War College
  • U.S. Coast Guard Academy
  • U.S. Department of Defense
  • U.S. Department of State
  • U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
  • U.S. Military Academy
  • U.S. National Defense University
  • U.S. Naval Academy
  • U.S. Naval War College
  • Uzbekistan
  • V
  • Vanuatu
  • Venezuela
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Victims
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam War
  • Violence, Second-Order Effects
  • Virginia Military Institute
  • W
  • War, Archaeological Perspectives
  • War, Culture of: The United States and World War II
  • War, Ecological Causes
  • War, Feminist Understandings of
  • War, Health Consequences of
  • War, Leadership in
  • War, Marxist Theories of
  • War, Political Economy of
  • War, Theories of
  • War Correspondents
  • War Crime Tribunals
  • War Crimes and War Criminals
  • War Movies
  • War Museums
  • War of 1812
  • War Photography
  • War Poetry
  • War Posters
  • War Profiteering
  • War Taxes
  • Warlords
  • Warriors
  • Wars of Independence
  • Water Security
  • West Point
  • WikiLeaks
  • Women and National Liberation Movements
  • Women and Peacekeeping
  • Women and the U.S. Military
  • Women as Victims of War
  • Women Warriors
  • World Systems Theory
  • World War I
  • World War II
  • Wounded, Treatment of
  • Wounded Knee
  • Y
  • Yasukuni Shrine
  • Yemen
  • Yugoslavia
  • Z
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe