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Book:Social forces and the revolution in military affairs : the cases of Colombia and Mexico / James F. Rochlin.:2007.:1st ed. Book Social forces and the revolution in military affairs : the cases of Colombia and Mexico / James F. Rochlin.
Social forces and the revolution in military affairs : the cases of Colombia and Mexico / James F. Rochlin.
Author: Rochlin, James Francis 1956-
Publication year: 2007.
Language: English
Call Number UA625 .R51 2007
Media class: Book
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 0230602827 9780230602823
Extent: 240 p. ; 25 cm.
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In this book, Rochlin applies Revolution in Military Affairs theories to explain the various strategic victories and losses for assorted social forces in Colombia and Mexico. These countries form the ideal comparative case study, with Colombia as an example for RMA from above by the state, while Mexico demonstrates RMA from below by civil society.
Introduction -- Historical aspects of Colombia's strategic landscape -- Plan Colombia -- Colombia and the privatization of warfare -- Historical aspects of Mexico's strategic landscape -- Fight or flight : insurgency and migration, surveillance and complexity -- Economic dimensions of the RMA : privatized war, neoliberal strategy, and public resistance -- Conclusion.

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