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by Narcís Serra,Peter Bush

  • Author: Narcís Serra,Peter Bush
  • ISBN: 0521116678
  • ISBN13: 978-0521116671
  • ePub: 1785 kb | FB2: 1460 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Social Sciences
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (March 15, 2010)
  • Pages: 270
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The Military Transition: Democratic Reform of the Armed Forces ePub download

Serra's The Military Transition has a triple distinction. First, Serra was by far the best Minister of Defense in any of the more than thirty democratic transitions in the last quarter of the twentieth century. This book is a brilliant analysis of the policies he crafted and implemented.

Serra's The Military Transition has a triple distinction. Second, Serra has a profound grasp of the comparative literature on modern democratic civil-military relations which he reflects upon and deepens

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Civil-military relations constitute a crucial element in the transition to substantive democracy all over the world

Based on the Spanish experience, Serra argues that institutional reform of the military is imperative to ensure military subordination (Serra 2010). Yet, according to Hunter, institutional preservation is first among military concerns. Civil-military relations constitute a crucial element in the transition to substantive democracy all over the world. During periods of authoritarianism or civil war, the military in Latin America has been responsible for extensive violations of human rights and humanitarian law.

First Online: 06 November 2010 . It is hard to think of a more qualified analyst of civilian–military relations in contemporary Spain than Narcís Serra, the former Spanish Minister of Defense. Mr Serra served in this capacity in the administration of Prime Minister Felipe González from 1982, which brought back left-wing government to Spain for the first time since the interwar Second Republic, through 1991, when he became vice president of the government.

Narcis Serra, Peter Bush. Civilian control of the armed forces is crucial for any country hoping to achieve a successful democratic transition.

The Military Transition : Democratic Reform of the Armed Forces. Civilian control of the armed forces is crucial for any country hoping to achieve a successful democratic transition

The Military Transition : Democratic Reform of the Armed Forces. In this remarkable book, Narc s Serra, Spanish Minister of Defence between 1982 and 1991, explains the steps necessary to reduce the powers of armed forces during the process of a democratic transition.

Civilian control of the armed forces is crucial for any country hoping to achieve a successful democratic transition. In this remarkable book, Narcis Serra, Spanish Minister of Defence between 1982 and 1991, explains the steps necessary to reduce the powe. Cambridge University Press.

democratic reform of the armed forces. Consolidation and military reform in Spain. Controlling the armed forces in the stage of democractic persistence : the debate in the United States over the last ten years. The study of the transition to democracy. Democratic transition and the armed forces : military autonomy. What is military reform? The component parts of military reform. Translation of: La transición militar : reflexiones en torno a la reforma democrática de las fuerzas armadas. Barcelona : Random House Mondadori, 2008.

Civilian control of the armed forces is crucial for any country hoping to achieve a successful democratic transition

Civilian control of the armed forces is crucial for any country hoping to achieve a successful democratic transition. In this remarkable book, Narcís Serra, Spanish Minister of Defence between 1982 and 1991, explains the steps necessary to reduce the powers of armed forces during the process of a democratic transition. Spain's military reform proved a fundamental and necessary element for the consolidation of Spanish democracy and is often viewed as a paradigm case for the transition to democracy.

Civilian control of the armed forces is crucial for any country hoping to achieve a successful democratic transition. In this remarkable book, Narcís Serra, Spanish Minister of Defence between 1982 and 1991, explains the steps necessary to reduce the powers of armed forces during the process of a democratic transition. Spain's military reform proved a fundamental and necessary element for the consolidation of Spanish democracy and is often viewed as a paradigm case for the transition to democracy. Drawing on this example, Serra outlines a simple model of the process and conditions necessary to any democratic military reform. He argues that progress in military transition must include legal and institutional reforms, changes to the military career structure and doctrine, and control of conflict levels.
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