This book, first published in 1985, provides a comprehensive treatment of the role of the military within civil society. With analysis from a policing and military viewpoint (both rarely available in public), and legal and historical perspectives, this book sheds valuable light both on the role of the law in democratic societies, and on the way the balance between the state and civil liberties has been struck.
Table of Contents
1. Foundations for Military Intervention in the United States David E. Engdahl 2. Military Aid to the Civil Power in the United Kingdom – A Historical Perspective Keith Jeffery 3. The Place of the British Army in Public Order Sir Edwin Bramall 4. Keeping the Peace in Great Britain: the Differing Roles of the Police and the Army Sir Robert Mark 5. Whitehall Contingency Planning for Industrial Disputes Peter Hennessy 6. Armed Forces, Industrial Disputes and the Law in Great Britain Christopher J. Whelan 7. The Role of Military Forces in Public Sector Labour Relations James B. Jacobs 8. Armed Forces, Public Disorder and the Law in the United Kingdom Geoffrey J. Bennett and Christopher L. Ryan 9. Keeping the Peace: Lethal Weapons, the Soldier and the Law Peter J. Rowe 10. Contemporary Challenges to Traditional Limits on the Role of the Military in American Society Edward F. Sherman 11. Military Intervention in Democratic Societies: the Role of Law Christopher J. Whelan
Peter J. Rowe and Christopher J. Whelan