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armed society

Tristram Coffin

armed society

militarism in modern America.

by Tristram Coffin

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Published by Penguin Books in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Militarism -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesPelican books -- A732
    The Physical Object
    Pagination287 p.
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13539684M
    OCLC/WorldCa569218

    By Gerard Valentino To hear the left scoff at the premise that an armed society is a polite society, you would think Americans are uncivilized barbarians just waiting for a chance to shoot each other. Such a backwards thought process isn’t limited to gun control, their distrust of average Americans is rampant in the left’s pantheon of ridiculous beliefs. Beyond This Horizon is a science fiction novel by American writer Robert A. was originally published as a two-part serial in Astounding Science Fiction (April, May , under the pseudonym Anson MacDonald) and then as a single volume by Fantasy Press in It was awarded a Retro-Hugo award for best novel in Author: Robert A. Heinlein.

    Journal description. Armed Forces & Society is the leading interdisciplinary publication devoted to examining the military establishment and civil-military relations in all parts of the world.   An Armed Society is a Dangerous Society Posted by americaviewsfromtheleft on 5 Mar 23 Mar The pro-gun movement always uses myths, I wrote a book about these myths because we here them so often, I would like to refresh the memory of the public about one of these myths and that is the myth about how “An armed society is a polite.

    It is the goal of the Ladies Armed Shooting Society (LASS) to be a steward of the firearms sports and to promote safe gun handling skills. LASS offers a monthly venue to women that challenges their firearms skills, develops skill sets, advances sportsmanlike conduct, promotes confidence, empowers women, and instills the values of family recreation.   This paradox, which amounts to “polite society” in which the people are presumed to be armed, parallels Robert Heinlein’s oft-quoted mantra, “an armed Society is a polite society.” This is because in a society where all responsible citizens can and do carry firearms, potential malefactors do not know who has the ability to meet with.


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About this journal. Armed Forces & Society (AFS) a quarterly publication with international scope publishes articles on civil-military relations, veterans, force effectiveness and diversity, military culture, officer education and training, military institutions, ethics, unit cohesion, military families, peacemaking, privatization, public opinion and conflict management.

“An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life.” ― Robert A. Heinlein, Beyond This Horizon.

Armed Forces & Society publishes empirical, theoretically-informed articles, research notes, book reviews, and review essays. Its articles may adopt an interdisciplinary, comparative, or historical perspective, use qualitative or quantitative methods, and range from policy-relevant to theoretical themes—but they always meet the highest.

An armed society is the opposite of a civil society. That incident brought home to me what I have always suspected, but found difficult to articulate: an armed society — especially as we prosecute it at the moment in this country — is the opposite of a civil society.

Democracy and the Armed Society” is not the book for you. If, however, you want a fact-based, mutli-faceted scholarly discussion of one of the most critical issues /5(18).

Armed Forces & Society is an international, interdisciplinary, quarterly peer-reviewed academic publication that publishes scholarly articles and book reviews on a wide variety of topics including civil–military relations, military sociology, veterans, military psychology, military institutions, conflict management, peacekeeping, conflict resolution, military contracting, terrorism, gender Discipline: Sociology, political science.

Italicize the title of the book, the title of the journal/serial and the title of the web document; Manuscripts submitted to Armed Forces & Society (AF&S) should strictly follow the APA manual (6th edition); Every in-text citation must have the detailed reference in the Reference section.

An Armed Society is a Polite Society. likes. Is an armed society in fact a polite society. We share actual quotes that gun violence prevention activists have received from pro gun ers: The Officer and Society: The Vertical Dimension.

97 CHAPTER EIGHT The Officer and Society: The Horizontal Dimension CHAPTER NINE lished a new edition of The Armed Forces Officer. That book was written in the period from to as a 21st-century version of a work originally published by the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

An essential examination of the political and philosophical arguments of the contemporary gun rights movement in the United States Possibly the most emotionally charged debate taking place in the United States today centers on the Second Amendment to the Constitution and the rights of citizens to bear arms.

In the wake of the Sandy Hook school massacre in Connecticut, the/5. Despite the significance of armed robbery in the criminal justice system, the media and in the public mind there has been little systematic research or writing on the subject beyond the popular accounts.

In both the USA and the UK there remains a large gap in the literature on the subject, which this book aims to fill/5(2). “This book makes a very simple point very well: guns make us less free. Therefore, the less guns, the more freedom. DeBrabander gives an eminently sane and rational argument against the armed society that the United States has become and allows us to imagine how we might escape it and recover the true life of democracy.”—Simon Critchley, The New School for Social Research.

This Armed Forces & Society issue is on women in the contemporary armed forces in the United States and other nations to include the South African National Defense Force and the Australian Defense.

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William H. McNeill is published by University of Chicago Press. Any discussion of gun violence seems to inevitably include the quote “An armed society is a polite society.” Those using the quote cite it under the idea that having more weapons in society is.

The accuracy of that image of an “armed/polite” society in the 19th Century West is not only debatable, it’s irrelevant: There are plenty of “armed societies” in the modern-day world, and most of them can be described as anything but “polite.”.

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Marshall, then serving as the Secretary of Defense, signed a cover page for a new book titled The Armed Forces original version of this book was written by none other than S.L.A. Marshall, who later explained that Secretary Marshall had “inspired the undertaking due to his personal conviction that.

“An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life.” — From Robert Heinlein’s Beyond This Horizon ().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 theBrand: Palgrave Macmillan UK. Democracy and the Armed Society, Yale University Press, Many critics of American gun culture and policy argue that the public health benefits of stricter regulations compensate for the associated loss of freedom: a bit less freedom is an acceptable cost .