War: Contemporary Perspectives on Armed Conflicts around the World presents a broad variety of interdisciplinary and social scientific perspectives on the causes, processes, cultural representations, and social consequences of the armed conflicts between and within nations and other politically organized communities. This book provides theoretical views of armed conflict and its impact on people and institutions around the world.

chapter 1|26 pages

The Nature of War

chapter 2|43 pages

Adaptations in War

chapter 3|30 pages

The War Machine: The Political Economy

chapter 4|60 pages

The Cultural Representations of War

chapter 5|64 pages

War and Social Stratification

chapter 6|48 pages

War and Military Participation

chapter 7|54 pages

Postwar Peace and Antiwar Movements