Civil-Military Relations: Building Democracy and Regional Security in Latin America, Southern Asia, and Central Europe


What is the impact of civil-military relations on the consolidation of democracy & the promotion of military & economic cooperation at the regional level? This volume is the first to provide a wealth of comparative experiences which demonstrates that a focus on civilian domination distorts the complexity of the civil-military relationship & does not appreciate the multiple paths to democracy & peace. Focusing on political values & institutional rules for political participation, David Mares has brought together an international cast in an accessible & valuable book for policymakers, academics, & general readers.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • David R. Mares
  • Thomaz Guedes Da Costa
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Boulder, CO
Publication year:
  • 1998


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