Armed Forces & Society


Armed Forces & Society

Infobox Journal
title = Armed Forces & Society


discipline = Interdisciplinary
language = English
abbreviation = AFS
publisher = SAGE Publications
country = USA
frequency = Quarterly
history = 1974 – present
website = http://afs.sagepub.com/
ISSN = 0095-327X
eISSN = 1556-0848

"Armed Forces & Society" is a quarterly peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary academic journal that publishes scholarly articles and book reviews on civil-military relations, military institutions, conflict management, and arms control. It is the official journal of the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society. The current editor is Patricia M. Shields of Texas State University.

The journal was founded in 1974 by Morris Janowitz. [cite book |last=Burk |first=James |editor=Morris Janowitz |title=On Social Organization and Social Control |url=http://books.google.com/books?id=FbEZjHWZAdUC&pg=PA1&ots=S9mmVXGEe7&dq=on+social+organization+and+social+control&sig=_LSNxXyQYHmUcJgYHRBjW6Vzf3c#PPP1,M1 |accessdate=2007-05-12 |year=1991 |publisher=University of Chicago Press |location=Chicago, IL |isbn=978-02-2639-303-2 |pages=21 |chapter=Introduction: A Pragmatic Sociology]

Scholarly study of "Armed Forces & Society"

"Armed Forces & Society" has been the subject of multiple scholarly publications.Ender (2001) examined the characteristics of the authorship of the journal's first 25 volumes, exploring such factors as the "author-article ratio", sex, nationality, and academic discipline.cite journal |last=Ender |first=Morten G. |year=2001 |title=Authorship and Affiliation in "Armed Forces & Society": Volumes 1-25 |journal=Armed Forces & Society |volume=27 |issue=4 |pages=623–38 |doi=10.1177/0095327X0102700406 |url=http://transactionpub.metapress.com/(1j4whaujblolci55c3hbl055)/app/home/contribution.asp?referrer=parent&backto=issue,6,8;journal,17,28;linkingpublicationresults,1:103512,1 |accessdate=2007-05-12] Camacho and Atwood (2007) reviewed the entirety of works regarding veterans published by the journal in the period 1974-2006. [cite journal |author=Camacho, Paul R., and Paul L. Atwood |year=2007 |title=A Review of the Literature on Veterans Published in Armed Forces & Society, 1974-2006 |journal=Armed Forces & Society |volume=33 |issue=3 |pages=351–81 |doi=10.1177/0095327X06297241 |url=http://afs.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/33/3/351 |accessdate=2007-05-12]

The journal was also studied in at least three research projects written for Texas State University's Public Administration Program. [cite paper |author=Olldashi, Arjana |title=Civil-Military Relations in Emerging Democracies as Found in the Articles of "Armed Forces & Society" |publisher=Texas State University |date=2002 |url=http://ecommons.txstate.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1054&context=arp |format=PDF |accessdate=2007-05-12] [cite paper |author=Sexton, Nathan |title=A Description of the Articles of the Past Five Years of "Armed Forces & Society" |publisher=Texas State University |date=2003 |url=http://ecommons.txstate.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1037&context=arp |format=PDF |accessdate=2007-05-12] [cite paper |author=Bowman, Anthony |title=A Descriptive Study of Manuscripts and Reviewers for the Armed Forces & Society Journal |publisher=Texas State University |date=2004 |url=http://ecommons.txstate.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1015&context=arp |format=PDF |accessdate=2007-05-12]

See also

*Journal of Peace Research

References

External links

* [http://afs.sagepub.com/ "Armed Forces & Society" homepage]
* [http://www.iusafs.org Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society]


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