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Armed Servants

Agency, Oversight, and Civil-Military Relations

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$33.50 • £26.95 • €30.00

ISBN 9780674017610

Publication Date: 03/15/2005


400 pages

5-11/16 x 8-15/16 inches

38 line illustrations, 15 tables


  • Preface
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Huntington’s Cold War Puzzle
  • 3. The Informal Agency Theory
  • 4. A Formal Agency Model of Civil–Military Relations
  • 5. An Agency Theory Solution to the Cold War Puzzle
  • 6. Explaining the Post–Cold War “Crisis,” 1990–2000
  • 7. Using Agency Theory to Explore the Use of Force in the Post–Cold War Era
  • 8. Conclusion
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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