notes 10-31-07

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Notes 10-31-07 Overview 1. A civil-military gap? 2. A mirror or a wall? 3. The militarization of American identity 4. Mechanisms of identity formation 5. Is a militarized society dangerous? 6. Announcements 1. A civil-military gap? In the military, there is a huge over representation of Republicans in the military (23 rep for 1 dem) In civilian life, there is about an avg. amount of republicans and democrats Two questions: Is it accurate? Does it matter? Does it matter? Yes, gap matters because if the military grows too far apart from civilian society, than the military won't obey orders from political leaders 2. A mirror or a wall? 3. The militarization of American identity militarization is a slow step by step process militarization is not just the over attempt to expand the military's power globally (war and empire) but it is a camouflage of how widespread acceptance of military definition of a situation marginalizes other views. Is American identity militarized?
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