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oa Scientia Militaria : South African Journal of Military Studies - Defence, democracy and South Africa's civil-military gap

Volume 33, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1022-8136

 

Abstract

Civil-military relations theory suggests that a functional and effective military requires a unique culture, separate from its parent society. This is based on the assumption that a ""gap"" between the military and society is inevitable as the military's function, the lawful application of military force in accordance with government direction, is fundamentally different from civilian business.

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2016-12-10

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