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  • Constructed service : gendered discourses across the United States military 

    Weinstein, Sarah F. (University of St Andrews, 2013-11-30) - Thesis
    The status of female service members in the United States military evolved significantly during the years between 2001 and 2013 due primarily to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the changing nature of warfare, and military ...
  • Existence and political order : Carl Schmitt's concept of enmity 

    Archambault, Emil (University of St Andrews, 2017-06-20) - Thesis
    This thesis provides a comprehensive study of the development of the concept of enmity in the thought of Carl Schmitt. I argue that the concept of enmity provides the foundation upon which all of Schmitt's writings on ...
  • Family, ambition and service : the French nobility and the emergence of the standing army, c. 1598-1635 

    Thomas, Daniel (University of St Andrews, 2011-06) - Thesis
    This thesis will contend that a permanent body of military force under royal command, a ‘standing army’, arose during the first three decades of the seventeenth century in France. Such a development constituted a transformation ...
  • Intrafamily and intragenomic conflicts in human warfare 

    Micheletti, Alberto J. C.; Ruxton, Graeme D.; Gardner, Andy (2017-02-22) - Journal article
    Recent years have seen an explosion of multidisciplinary interest in ancient human warfare. Theory has emphasised a key role for kin-selected cooperation, modulated by sex-specific demography, in explaining intergroup ...
  • Nature and artifice in Hobbes’s international political thought 

    Jaede, Maximilian (2015) - Journal article
    This article argues that the artificiality of Hobbesian states facilitates their coexistence and reconciliation. In particular, it is suggested that international relations may be characterised by an artificial equality, ...
  • On very slippery ground : the British churches, Archbishop Fisher and the Suez crisis 

    Anderson, John Philip (2015) - Journal article
    This article examines the reactions of the churches to the Suez crisis, focusing in particular on the leadership of the Church of England. It argues that the fact of religious establishment required a response from the ...
  • Returning culture to peacebuilding : contesting the liberal peace in Sierra Leone 

    Viktorova Milne, Jevgenia (University of St Andrews, 2010-06-22) - Thesis
    This thesis investigates the advantages and limitations of applying culture to the analysis of violent conflict and peacebuilding, with a particular focus on liberal peacebuilding in Sierra Leone. While fully aware of the ...
  • A theory of war as conflict without rules 

    Flaherty, Christopher (University of St Andrews, 2017-06-19) - Thesis
    Theoretical understandings of war have been dominated by the thought of Clausewitz for a number of decades. His thought is valid in many respects, but for various reasons it is open to misinterpretation and misunderstanding; ...
  • What is wrong with the Old Testament? Some reflections on war and violence in the Hebrew Bible 

    Barstad, Hans M. (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2007-06-01) - Journal article
    In this his Inaugural Lecture as Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament at New College, Hans Barstad looks at how we can approach the Hebrew Bible without disregarding its difficult passages, and explores how we can use ...