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The Royal Navy in the Falklands Conflict and the Gulf War

Culture and Strategy, 1st Edition

By Alastair Finlan

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232 pages

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This book suggests that institutional culture can account for a great deal of the activities and rationale of the Royal Navy. War highlights the role of culture in military organizations and as such acts as a spotlight by which this phenomenon can be assessed seperately and then in comparison in order to demonstrate the influence of institutional culture on strategy.

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British Politics and Society

Social change impacts not just upon voting behaviour and party identity but also the formulation of policy. But how do social changes and political developments interact? Which shapes which? Reflecting a belief that social and political structures cannot be understood either in isolation from each other or from the historical processes which form them, this series will examine the forces that have shaped British society and culture. Cross- disciplinary approaches will be encouraged. In the process, the series will aim to make a contribution to existing fields, such as politics, history, sociology and media studies, as well as opening out new and hitherto-neglected fields.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS027000
HISTORY / Military / General
POL012000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / International Security