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Armed forces and society in Europe.

Forster, A. (2005) 'Armed forces and society in Europe.', Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.


In the post-Cold War era, European militaries are engaged in an ongoing adaptation which is challenging relations between armed forces and the societies that they serve. This book offers an innovative conceptual framework to critically evaluate contemporary civil-military relations across the continent of Europe. It analyzes eight key issues in armed forces and society relations, to explore the scale and intensity of these changes. Contents Preface and Acknowledgements Introduction Democratic Governance of Armed Forces in Europe Military Reform of Armed Forces in Europe Armed Forces and Society: Changing Roles and Legitimacy Armed Forces and Societies: Differences and Similarities European Security Communities and Armed Forces Military Cooperation and Assistance in Europe International Peacekeeping and European Armed Forces Domestic Military Assistance in Europe Conclusion: Patterns and Trends in Armed Forces and Society Relations Bibliography

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