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PL482: Armed Forces and Society
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Kelty, Ryan. 2010. “PL482: Armed Forces and Society”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


In this course, we will use sociological theories, concepts, and research to examine the military as a social institution at the intersection of people, institutions, society and culture both in the United States and abroad. To fully understand armed forces and their role in society, we must consider the historical forces that have shaped the present....

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Peace, War, World Conflict, and Conflict Resolution
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