Making Warriors in a Global Era (Innbundet)

An Ethnographic Study of the Norwegian Naval Special Operations Commando


Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2018
Antall sider: 242
Forlag: Lexington Books
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781498561815
Omtale Making Warriors in a Global Era
To understand wars and armed conflicts, we need to understand the inner logic of military institutions and warrior culture. Making Warriors in a Global Era provides ethnography, analyses, and discussions to infuse new debates among both military personnel and academics about the rise of special operations forces (SOF) and the ways they impact how armed conflicts are dealt with and how wars are fought. Based on a decade of research and her unprecedented access inside a Norwegian Naval Special Operations Commando, Tone Danielsen describes the culture, experiences, and skill sets, of small state special operations unit as well as exploring the historical and political implications these types of units have, not just on modern warfare but on society as a whole.

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