Paperback. Reimagining War in the 21st Century: From Clausewitz to Network- Centric Warfare (Routledge. $ Kindle Edition. Books by Manabrata Guha. ‘Damage, unincorporated: war studies in the shadow of the information bomb’ [ Review] Manabrata Guha () Reimagining war in the 21st. Reimagining War in the 21st Century has 0 ratings and 0 reviews. This book interrogates the philosophical backdrop of Clausewitzian notions of war, and a.

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In manabata of the emerging theories and doctrines of Network-Centric War NCWthis book traces the philosophical backdrop against which the more common theorizations of war and its conduct take place. At the very least though, I would hope the typology is a useful heuristic device for thinking through various tensions inherent to the organisation and application of military force.

Reimagining War in the 21st Century

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Mxnabrata Conclusion show more. As the impact of technology apparently spreads and metastasises, scholarly attention is turning to the sociological and ethical dimensions of digitised networks at war. The below mirrors closely a review essay I recently completed for the Journal of Intervention and Statebuildingwhich should appear at some point in the not-too-distant future.


The empirical evidence supporting such a periodisation is likewise obviously selective and, at their weakest, I think the connections I draw between scientific ideas and military practice are more impressionistic than as thoroughly substantiated as I could have wished. Only our giant brains can calculate all the possibilities. Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography.

To ask other readers questions about Reimagining War in the 21st Centuryplease sign up. Hadrian marked it as to-read Jun 09, Peter marked it amnabrata to-read Jan 09, Securing Health Suzanne Mansbrata. As the tragic phenomenon of a knowledge which has suddenly become cyberneticthis techno-science becomes, then, as mass techno-culture, the agent not, as in the past, of the acceleration of history, but of the dizzying whirl of the acceleration of reality — and that to the detriment of all verisimilitude.

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Paul points to the limitations inherent to the periodisation I propose and I would accept that, for all the caveats and qualifications I have msnabrata to make, the neatness of the technoscientific typology developed inevitably leaves it open to a range of criticisms.

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We can notify you when this item is back in stock. Paul Virilio, The Information Bomb Non-Consensual Hallucinations A recent spate of cyber-attacksand the civilian-military responses to themhave pushed questions of collective violence, technological complexity and the very relation between war and peace into a more mainstream arena. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Rich marked it as to-read Dec 19, Published May 14th by Routledge first published August 5th Description This book interrogates the philosophical backdrop of Clausewitzian notions of war, and asks whether modern, network-centric militaries can still be said to serve the ‘political’.


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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Clausewitz and the Architectonic of War 3. And their parallel accounts of the impact of technology on war — or more precisely, on the purportedly distinct Western way of war — share some other features.

Clausewitz looms over all three works, which could be said to share an investment in the tension derived from him between war as a kind of friction and war as a kind of instrument. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Rather these frameworks act as pregnant sources of meaning among others but with the particularity that they are endowed with the manabrtaa prestige granted to scientific rationality in modern societies science in turn being shaped by its wider cultural and institutional settings.

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