Search Results: antimilitarism


Political and Gender Dynamics of Peace Movements

Author: C. Cockburn

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230378390

Category: Political Science

Page: 297

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A lively, first hand account of the ideas and activities of women and men in anti-war, anti-militarist and peace movements. The author looks at the tensions and divergences in and between organizations, and their potential for cohering into a powerful worldwide counter-hegemonic movement for violence reduction.

Cultures of Antimilitarism

National Security in Germany and Japan

Author: Thomas U. Berger

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

ISBN: 9780801872389

Category: Political Science

Page: 272

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In Cultures of Antimilitarism: National Security in Germany and Japan Thomas Berger analyzes the complex domestic and international political forces that brought about this unforeseen transformation.

Militarism and Anti-Militarism

Author: Karl Liebknecht,Dimitri Roussopolous

Publisher: Black Rose Books Limited

ISBN: 9781551643403

Category: History

Page: 164

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One of the great classics of anti-militarism--originally published in 1907 and immediately banned.

American Militarism and Anti-Militarism in Popular Media, 1945-1970

Author: Lisa M. Mundey

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786489847

Category: History

Page: 256

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"This study explores military images in television, film, and comic books from 1945 to 1970 to understand how popular culture made it possible for a public to embrace more militaristic national security policies yet continue to perceive themselves as deeply anti-militaristic"--Provided by publisher.

The Road to Greenham Common

Feminism and Anti-militarism in Britain Since 1820

Author: Jill Liddington

Publisher: Syracuse University Press

ISBN: 9780815625391

Category: Political Science

Page: 349

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Wojcik (humanities, Clarkson U.) examines Luke's Gospel in the light of gnostic narrative techniques. He provides a historical survey of interpretations of Luke's Gospel and outlines orthodox Christianity's rejection of gnostic elements. He concludes with his own analysis of the text, focusing on Jesus' development as a teacher. Reprint of The Long Road to Greenhan Common, Virago, 1989. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Anarchism 1914-18

Internationalism, Anti-Militarism and War

Author: Matthew S. Adams

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 1784993417


Page: 256

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Anarchism 1914-18 is the first systematic analysis of anarchist responses to the First World War. It examines the interventionist debate between Peter Kropotkin and Errico Malatesta which split the anarchist movement in 1914 and provides a historical and conceptual analysis of debates conducted in European and American movements about class, nationalism, internationalism, militarism, pacifism and cultural resistance. Contributions discuss the justness of war, non-violence and pacifism, anti-colonialism, pro-feminist perspectives on war and the potency of myths about the war and revolution for the reframing of radical politics in the 1920s and beyond. Divisions about the war and the experience of being caught on the wrong side of the Bolshevik Revolution encouraged anarchists to reaffirm their deeply-held rejection of vanguard socialism and develop new strategies that drew on a plethora of anti-war activities.

From Revolutionaries to Citizens

Antimilitarism in France, 1870–1914

Author: Paul B. Miller

Publisher: Duke University Press

ISBN: 0822380587

Category: History

Page: 290

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From Revolutionaries to Citizens is the first comprehensive account of the most important antiwar campaign prior to World War I: the antimilitarism of the French Left. Covering the views and actions of socialists, trade unionists, and anarchists from the time of France’s defeat by Prussia in 1870 to the outbreak of hostilities with Germany in 1914, Paul B. Miller tackles a fundamental question of prewar historiography: how did the most antimilitarist culture and society in Europe come to accept and even support war in 1914? Although more general accounts of the Left’s “failure” to halt international war in August 1914 focus on its lack of unity or the decline of trade unionism, Miller contends that these explanations barely scratch the surface when it comes to interpreting the Left’s overwhelming acceptance of the war. By embedding his cultural analysis of antimilitarist propaganda into the larger political and diplomatic history of prewar Europe, he reveals the Left’s seemingly sudden transformation “from revolutionaries to citizens” as less a failure of resolve than a confession of commonality with the broader ideals of republican France. Examining sources ranging from police files and court records to German and British foreign office memos, Miller emphasizes the success of antimilitarism as a rallying cry against social and political inequities on behalf of ordinary citizens. Despite their keen awareness of the bloodletting that awaited Europe, he claims, antimilitarists ultimately accepted the war with Germany for the same reason they had pursued their own struggle within France: to address injustices and defend the rights of citizens in a democratic society.

Anti-militarism from the Workers' Point of View

Why Every Working Man and Woman Should be an Anti-militarist

Author: Dora B. Montefiore

Publisher: N.A


Category: Anarchism

Page: 8

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Militarism and Anti-militarism

With Special Regard to the International Young Socialist Movement

Author: Karl Paul August Friedrich Liebknecht

Publisher: N.A


Category: Militarism

Page: 176

View: 6566

Citizenship Rites

Feminist Soldiers and Feminist Antimilitarists

Author: Ilene Feinman

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 0814726895

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 286

View: 6324

2007 Arts Club of Washington’s National Award for Arts Writing - Finalist SEE ALSO: Pimps Up, Ho’s Down: Hip Hop’s Hold on Young Black Women by T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting. With roots that stretch from West Africa through the black pulpit, hip-hop emerged in the streets of the South Bronx in the 1970s and has spread to the farthest corners of the earth. To the Break of Dawn uniquely examines this freestyle verbal artistry on its own terms. A kid from Queens who spent his youth at the epicenter of this new art form, music critic William Jelani Cobb takes readers inside the beats, the lyrics, and the flow of hip-hop, separating mere corporate rappers from the creative MCs that forged the art in the crucible of the street jam. The four pillars of hip hop—break dancing, graffiti art, deejaying, and rapping—find their origins in traditions as diverse as the Afro-Brazilian martial art Capoeira and Caribbean immigrants’ turnstile artistry. Tracing hip-hop’s relationship to ancestral forms of expression, Cobb explores the cultural and literary elements that are at its core. From KRS-One and Notorious B.I.G. to Tupac Shakur and Lauryn Hill, he profiles MCs who were pivotal to the rise of the genre, verbal artists whose lineage runs back to the black preacher and the bluesman. Unlike books that focus on hip-hop as a social movement or a commercial phenomenon, To the Break of Dawn tracks the music's aesthetic, stylistic, and thematic evolution from its inception to today's distinctly regional sub-divisions and styles. Written with an insider's ear, the book illuminates hip-hop's innovations in a freestyle form that speaks to both aficionados and newcomers to the art.

The Civilian and the Military

A History of the American Antimilitarist Tradition

Author: Arthur A. Ekirch, Jr.

Publisher: Independent Inst

ISBN: 9781598130355

Category: History

Page: 341

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The antimilitarist tradition --- rooted in the fear of a dictatorship --- is an integral part of the American heritage from colonial times until the 1950s and even unto today. In The Civilian and the Military, Arthur Ekirch brings a new perspective to the understanding of the relationship between the growth of the military and its impact on civilian life. He documents the loss of individual liberty that results from the military-industrial complex's growing influence and power, which President Eisenhower so accurately predicted six decades ago. Ekirch also predicted with an uncanny clarity the military's ability to permeate almost every aspect of public policy with the help of a collaborative and bloated government bureaucracy. Ekirch gives a thorough survey of notable issues and landmarks that have affected the role of the civilian and the military in American history up until the mid-1950s, including pertinent legislation as well as private and public discussions about the size of the active military, the role of the National Guard, the level of military appropriations, and the use of conscription. Dr. Ekirch believed that the inability, or refusal, of the world to recognize the existence of a new type of militarism, which has so increasingly penetrated all phases of modern civilization, imperils the future of liberty and self-government. "Mr. Ekirch... has contributed a careful survey of antimilitaristic thinking throughout American history... and he has produced a readable and useful digest." ---The American Historical Review "The author develops the story of antimilitarism concretely, not only in terms of periodic wars, but also in terms of peacetime debates over military appropriations, the size and nature of the armed forces, and the role of the military in civilian affairs." ---Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science "This book deals with the plowshare, rather than the sword....[Ekirch] finds the origin of [the antimilitarist tradition] in our Anglo-American heritage and traces its effect from our colonial days to the present." ---Military Affairs.

The Chrysanthemum and the Sword

Author: Ruth Benedict

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547525141

Category: Social Science

Page: 336

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Essential reading for anyone interested in Japanese culture, this unsurpassed masterwork opens an intriguing window on Japan. Benedict’s World War II–era study paints an illuminating contrast between the culture of Japan and that of the United States. The Chrysanthemum and the Sword is a revealing look at how and why our cultures differ, making it the perfect introduction to Japanese history and customs.

Ecofeminist Natures

Race, Gender, Feminist Theory and Political Action

Author: Noel Sturgeon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317959019

Category: Social Science

Page: 272

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Examining the development of ecofeminism from the 1980s antimilitarist movement to an internationalist ecofeminism in the 1990s, Sturgeon explores the ecofeminist notions of gender, race, and nature. She moves from detailed historical investigations of important manifestations of US ecofeminism to a broad analysis of international environmental politics.

Conscientious Objection

Resisting Militarized Society

Author: Özgür Heval Çınar,Coşkun Üsterci

Publisher: Zed Books Ltd.

ISBN: 1848136323

Category: Political Science

Page: 280

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Refusing to take part in war is as old as war itself. This wide-ranging and original book brings together four different bodies of knowledge to examine the practice of conscientious objection: historical and philosophical analyses of conscientious objection as a critique of compulsory military service and militarization; feminist, LGBT and queer analyses of conscientious objection as a critique of patriarchy, sexism, and heterosexism; activist and academic analyses of conscientious objection as a social movement and individual act of resistance; legal analyses of the status of conscientious objection in international and national law. Conscientious objection is an increasingly important subject of academic and political debate in countries including the US, Israel and Turkey. This book provides a much needed introduction and tool for making sense of the history of nation-states in the 20th century and understanding the political developments of the early 21st century.

Japanese (re)militarization and Asia

Author: Rajesh Kapoor

Publisher: Pentagon Press

ISBN: 9788182744899

Category: Asia

Page: 282

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Handbook on Gender and War

Author: Simona Sharoni,Julia Welland,Linda Steiner,Jennifer Pedersen

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 1849808929

Category: Political Science

Page: 640

View: 7152

This interdisciplinary Handbook offers a comprehensive and detailed overview of the relationship between gender and war, exploring the conduct of war, its impact, aftermath and opposition to it. Offering sophisticated theoretical insights and empirical research from the First World War to contemporary conflicts around the world, this Handbook underscores the centrality of gender to critical examinations of war.

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