Antimilitarism


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Antimilitarism

See also Peace, Peacemaking.
All Quiet on the Western Front
unromanticized novel of WWI and its unsung heroes. [Ger. Lit.: All Quiet on the Western Front]
Arjuna
called upon by duty to be a warrior, he refuses to join the fratricidal battle. [Hindu Lit.: The Bhagavad-Gita in Benét, 103]
Arms and the Man
satirizes romantic view of war. [Br. Lit.: Arms and the Man]
Farewell to Arms, A
novel of lovers who flee from war’s horrors. [Am. Lit.: A Farewell to Arms]
Quakers
known for service to peace. [Am. Hist.: EB, 7: 743–745]
Sherston, George
refuses to continue taking part in a war being wrongfully prolonged. [Br. Lit.: Memoirs of an Infantry Officer in Magill I, 579]
Undershaft, Barbara
fights her father’s involvement in munitions manufacture. [Br. Drama: Shaw Mayor Barbara in Magill III, 617]
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In terms of theme, the two did not differ greatly: antimilitarism was the dominant note throughout the war.
13) Yet, unlike de Saint-Point, she argues for antimilitarism using a concept of maternity and femininity that does not preclude intellectual activity or public life.
First, his Quaker antimilitarism, hardened by the horror he witnessed during World War I, caused him to detest "the direct of indirect fostering of the belief that war is ennobling to a nation, .
Thring, headmaster at Uppingham, turned sport into a curricular device for bringing out the talent in every boy; Bowen, housemaster at Harrow, distinguished himself by his opposition to Jingoism and by his antimilitarism, and Lyttelton, at Haileybury and then Eton, was a convinced pacifist, who in 1915 was obliged to resign after having suggested that a peace treaty should be agreed.
Prantl and Nakano are correct that the Japanese have a stronger commitment to "human security," (26) than to R2P per se, and they rightly link this preference for human security to the Japanese commitment to antimilitarism.
It should be fairly big and will hopefully include all sorts of highprofile names from the world of antimilitarism.
On the other hand, Constructivist explanations, which emphasize domestic factors, cannot adequately account for the shift away from antimilitarism in Japan's security identity.
The newly emerging norm of antimilitarism was predicated largely on a fear of constraints on recently acquired civil and political liberties.
Protesters may choose the right strategy in not ceding the symbolic power of the flag to war supporters, but the protesters' antimilitarism clashed with mainstream associations between the flag and the military.
For examples of speeches, editorials and articles about the link between motherhood and antimilitarism see also Mirella Scriboni, Abbasso la guerra: voci di donna da Adua al primo conflitto mondiale (1896-1915) (Pisa: BFS, 2008).
In so doing, New Profile has triggered unprecedented public discussions about the interplay of gender and politics, suggesting that a true commitment to peace must be rooted in antimilitarism and outlining a strategy to move in that direction (Sharoni, 2002).