Archives: The TISS civil-military data are held at the Odum Institute repository at UNC-Chapel Hill
The Summary Digest has been incorporated in two published documents, which we encourage you to consult:
- The Introduction and Conclusion of Peter D. Feaver and Richard H. Kohn, eds, Soldiers and Civilians: The Civil-Military Gap and American National Security (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2001).
- “The Gap,” Peter D. Feaver and Richard H. Kohn, The National Interest, Fall 2000, pp. 29-37.
Soldiers and Civilians: The Civil-Military Gap and American National Security (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2001). Published in the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs Series on International Security.
- “Introduction,” Peter D. Feaver, Richard H. Kohn, and Lindsay P. Cohn
- “Of Chasms and Convergences: The Attitudes and Beliefs of Civilian and Military Elites of the Eve of a New Millennium,” Ole R. Holsti
- “The Brass and the Mass: Attitudes and Opinions Among Senior Military Officers and a US Cross Section: 1998-99,” James Davis
- “Uncertain Confidence: Civilian and Military Attitudes About Civil-Military Relations,” Paul Gronke and Peter D. Feaver
- “Attitudes of Entry-Level Enlisted Personnel: Pro-Military and Politically Mainstreamed,” David R. Segal, Peter Freedman-Doan, Jerald R. Bachman, and Patrick M. O’Malley
- “The American Civil-Military Culture Gap: A Historical Perspective, Colonial Times to the Present,” Russell F. Weigley
- “The Military’s Presence in American Society,” James Burk
- “Vanishing Veterans: The Decline in Military Service in the US Congress,” William T. Bianco and Jamie Markham
- “Explaining the Gap: Assessing Alternative Theories of Divergence of Civilian and Military Cultures,” Michael C. Desch
- “The Civil-Military Gap and Peacetime Military Policy,” Benjamin O. Fordham
- “Civil Rights vs. Combat Effectiveness? Military Policies on Gender and Sexuality,” Laura Miller and John Allen Williams
- “The Military Leadership, Professionalism, and the Policy Making Process,” Peter J. Roman and David W. Tarr
- “The Unequal Dialogue: The Civil-Military Gap and the Use of Force,” Eliot A. Cohen
- “Conclusion,” Peter D. Feaver and Richard H. Kohn
“Media and Education in the U.S. Civil-Military Gap,” special edition of Armed Forces and Society 27, No. 2 (Winter 2001)
- “Overview,” Peter D. Feaver and Richard H. Kohn, pp. 177-182.
- “The Elite Media and the Military-Civilian Culture Gap,” Krista Wiegand and David Paletz, pp. 183-204.
- “The Role of Visual Imagery in Casualty Shyness and Casualty Aversion,” Cori Dauber, pp. 205-230.
- “The Military and Society: Reaching and Reflecting Audiences in Fiction and Film,” Howard Harper, pp. 231-248.
- “The Civilian-Military Gap and Professional Military Education at the Precommissioning Level,” Don M. Snider, Robert F. Priest, and Felisa Lewis, pp. 249-272.
- “Civil-Military Relations in War College Curricula,” Judith Stiehm, pp. 273-294.
“The Gap: Soldiers, Civilians and their Mutual Misunderstanding” Peter D. Feaver and Richard H. Kohn, The National Interest, Fall 2000, pp. 29-37.
“Why the Gap Matters,” Eliot A. Cohen, The National Interest, Fall 2000, pp. 38-48.
David Paul Filer, “Military Reserves: Bridging the Culture Gap Between Civilian Society and the United States Military” (M.A. Thesis, Duke University, 2001).
Peter D. Feaver and Christopher Gelpi, Civil-Military Relations and the Use of Force, book manuscript in development.
Op-Eds and Responses
- “How Many Deaths are Acceptable?,” Peter D. Feaver and Christopher Gelpi, The Washington Post, Outlook Section, November 7, 1999.
-Excerpted in Duke University Dialogue, November 12, 1999
-Excerpted in Raleigh News and Observer, December 5, 1999.
- “Don’t Be Complacent About the Public Confidence in the Military,” Paul Gronke and Peter D. Feaver, Contra Costa Times, November 28, 1999.
- “Bridging the Gap,” Ole R. Holsti, US News and World Report, November 29, 1999
- “Corps Politics,” Peter D. Feaver and Richard H. Kohn, New Republic, December 20, 1999.
- “Gore Steps on a Land Mine,” Peter D. Feaver, Washington Post, January 10, 2000.
-excerpted in “Gore, Gays, and the Military,” Peter D. Feaver, Duke University Dialogue, January 14, 2000.
- “Army Won’t Win Recruitment Battle,” Don M. Snider, Wall Street Journal, January 21, 2000.
- “Don’t Blame ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’,” John Allen Williams and Laura L. Miller, Chicago Tribune, March 30, 2000.
- “General Elections: The Brass Shouldn’t Do Endorsements,” Richard H. Kohn,Washington Post, September 19, 2000.
also printed in The Raleigh News and Observer, September 19, 2000 and in newspapers nationally
- “Military Endorsements Harm National Interest,” Richard H. Kohn, Washington Times, October 15, 2000.
- “Military Endorsements Have Political Consequences,” Eliot A. Cohen, Washington Times, October 27, 2000.
- “Military Endorsements Threaten Public Trust,” Richard H. Kohn, Washington Times, October 29, 2000.
- “Letters: The Gap,” Peter D. Feaver and Richard H. Kohn, The National Interest, Winter 2000.
- “There’s a Good Reason Those Civilians Were on the Sub,” Peter D. Feaver, Wall Street Journal, February 20, 2001.