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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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Despite their antimilitarist beginnings, socialist parties in most of Europe supported both World Wars and then embraced much the same blend of social welfare, economic corporatism, and militarized internationalism that has defined the Democratic Party at least since FDR.
In her study of women antimilitarists at the turn of the twentieth century, Mirella Scriboni brings to light the heretofore-undocumented history of women's involvement in the antimilitarist movement of that time.
Somewhat more problematically from the perspective of the modern antimilitarist liberal, Mozi also distinguishes between offensive warfare and the warfare of punishment.
He credits them for shaping his antimilitarist views as well as the importance of maintaining one's unique culture in a pluralist world.
The debate about whether believers prior to Constantine were antimilitarist is an old one.
The Vatican newspaper said that the plot descends into sentimentality, and "a rather facile anti-imperialist and antimilitarist parable which doesn't have the same bite as other more serious films.
9) In addition to social networks, mobilization into this type of contention takes place through the organization's construction of a specific collective action frame (10)--that is not only antinationalist, antimilitarist, and feminist but that also provides a course of action that is set forward through emotions in the movement.
Although these constraints were imposed in large part to appease an antimilitarist public and pacifist opposition parties, it would be surprising if these constraints did not also send reassuring and even costly signals to Japan's neighbors.
The Development Committee is committed to making WILPF a viable 21st century organization through fundraising and strategies that can gain recognition for our grassroots work as a feminist, antimilitarist peace organization.
There is a clear affinity between Vache and songs such as the Sex Pistols' Anarchy in the UK or the Clash's antimilitarist tune The Call Up.
What some observers identify as Japan's so-called antimilitarist norm is really an idea that has been utilized by different groups to advance their own ends, albeit in the name of the collective interest.
In the end it was the chancellor of the SPD, a former student of Luxemburg's named Friedrich Ebert, who found her antipatriotic, antimilitarist writings and oratory too much to tolerate.