Building Democracy And Regional Security In Latin America, Southern Asia, And Central Europe
This book analyses the normative and institutional aspects of the civil-military relationship to demonstrate that it is the politics of the relationship rather than its form that influences the likelihood of democracy and regional peace. It is useful for policymakers, academics, and general readers.
Table of Contents
Civil-Military Relations, Democracy, and the Regional Neighborhood -- Conceptions of Civil-Military Relations and Democracy -- Concordance Theory: The Cases of India and Pakistan -- Civil-Military Relations in Indonesia: The Case of ABRI’s Dual Function -- Civil-Military Relations in Venezuela -- Civilian-Dominated Relationships -- From Confrontation to Cooperation: Democratic Governance and Argentine Foreign Relations -- Civil-Military Relations in the Czech and Slovak Republics -- The Restructuring of Civil-Military Relations in Poland Since 1989 -- Civil-Military Partnerships -- Civil-Military Relations in Chile’s Geopolitical Transition -- Changing Patterns of Civil-Military Relations and Thailand’s Regional Outlook -- The Interplay of Internal War and Democratization in Guatemala Since 1982 -- Democratization and International Integration: The Role of the Armed Forces in Brazil’s Grand Strategy -- Conclusion: Civil-Military Relations, Democracy, and Regional Security in Comparative Perspective