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PQ 30715 : 9176-77 6 :77;;lJ-

P0LlTICS 0'MiE: :JL ~ILTARYV
Th T TC,,,. -`11 T!-0Ti THIRD WOR2A2

Fox- a lorn.g t i.me;, par:ticuia1- y mii it Aamer ric_ xiitay iin.teve rtior
in politicBs was coi-.iidered, onc o2i -he a Jief causes of bazck~t-"a'rdness,
instability anld -orrtmtio0: r ici A syste0as. 1Q.he 1J. EwC tas
a~gtaeo. "'p.essi.,caL- military -,n ,6 'Pi ;m becoxrc
0xpezirt in Sei o 'L ; OCcisC S. -a-, d cStop amec't liJn, In cvii cio. ec:-1
T his v-Iew was serIO 3Ly cor J e 12CJ9$0 t when 'f&. 54!
Foroessional mitar--i-es oai~e io ~r i" sevi countres: these men,
-1 atse~ ced, in-4erv:e e t whewere thc only organ-
ized, adui~ca'ted aPnd t- 1- n~(: rc i'l1 th poss-ible excXeetion 0-1,
churx'AnO; ,%ie: "?ol~' eexp r ad -sia lj.tical interven-
tiJon1) was not. the bs but the of The chf1).c 1 Voitiicalo zid
cconcnic cc-ion~.~~ beca:as2 c zj.tiin poi.tica1 lead-z-o and, strategies
ii~jonz t~ t~aie F sr t last~~i; h fo::- of bring ab oui the conditions ol
stabi 12.,y a2-d i3.er upon which -oo1 ,r -i.)a.ion dc : -.*' -hid of these
two iasslC'" ~riews is ZliCTi Arc crc amr slte: a,;.ie explamnat ions
crP-i~Lprpe~-~iy :P -h mlii; .:.-~! n~tervei'ne psy~r7 ;~ica1, social,
Of the P-ropermsity of.7 t-he miiio outomerve e p,, l 4 a >'1 rui
-cI:n.c'G po.ltlcal i::t arG -Cs 'oQ0Cy 0u1'co'e03Of nil.I
E6., 1 'f C rifferelce does it iake if rilitary replace civ9.li.w:
leadeve~? I r eidlitary men consider ThezscKves .eftiist-ponuiist (Peru)
or rightitthoritaH8 (-: 1)? Thesc! and, related q, estions will
be ciddressed in this co-us-r coarkv and cotrasting nihe politics of
the ..i"lit-ar,?' in Iatlin America ote: not tine olUit-ary in politics which
zia nueCh. more restrictd CoCept ') to that off militrIn other world
regi or s

0EEK TOPIC" AED 1VI'DiNGS

L. A THIEORETICAL CVER\TJEW: THE POLITICS OF TEE 1,JLITARY/fMILITARY
]TTERVEINTXI IN POLITICS & GOVERNUiENT
/L3-45~
-Al"Oernative explanatio-ns fJ4or rrd litary interventi on;
--Socio-econon-ic, demographic, geographic setting for military
rule in the Third World: general considerations

Readings: Fidel and Lissak in FIDEL

2. THE CLASSIC ROLE OF THE MILITARY IN~ LATIN AMERICA: THE HISTORICAL
BAC KGROUND

Class lectures will take account of contrasting views of
sev-eral pioneer works on t0he military; you can read. (on reserve)
if you wish, selections frown two of t-hese anralysts: JOhn J
oand S--ocie t4 America (,Stanford.:
Stanford. diversity Press. 1964), 3.-9; Edwin Lie-izwexi,, Arms and
PolitiUcs in Latin America (1ew York" Ptreger, 1964): 5S-_5"7


Reading ~Nai ns in FIDEL


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POLITICS OF MILITARY Face 2


SOCIAL BACKGROUND OF THE MILITARY. SOCIAL CLASS OR "POSITIONAL
T I- ELITE"?
.ja&5,you may read Johnson: 93-134 and Lieuwen; 122-72 if
rou wish. Required (on reserve); Alfred Stepan, The Military
~.nI ics: Cha in Patterns in Brazil (Princeton PErinceton
University 1'Press, 1971): 30-5~nd i7Z ~Njun, "A Latin American
Phenoenonon The MPiddle-Class MSilitary Coup" in James Petras and
Maurice Zeitlin, eds., Latin America: Reform or Revolution?
(Greenwich, Conn. Fawc;-ett L, 9-
4. SOCIALIZATION OF THE MILITARY: THE BARRACKS OFFICER VS. THE
,_ ( "SCHOOL" GENERALS AND THE YOUNG TURKS OF THE "LABORATORIO'
Material for this week comes primarily from Spanish sources and
this part will be my responsibility. Your principal assignment
this week is to hand in your "Work Contract" for the course.
Readings: (also for Week 5); StepaG, Chapter 8 on reserve;
Einaudi in CHAPLIN FTdel and Adaims in P'IDEL.

5o PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF MILITARY INTERVENTION: THE viILITARY
MIND"
As this is a short week (Columbus Day), the professor will do
most of the work. M"uch of the material, should you wish to
read along with the class lecture, is taken from Samuel P.
Huntington's classic. The Soldier and the State (Carabridge,
";- h arvard university Press, 195? .t -59.
6. THE :LTT RY AND "MODERNIZATION HIISTORICAL BACKGROUND

As there will be a six-week exam on Wednesday, Cctober 20, you
do not have additional reading assignments this week. You may,
however, if you wish follow along with Jo.hnson 134-- 2 and
Lieuwen4 59-100; also review Fidel in FIDEL (introduction).

7, I:E ..T..'E'_ ..' AND "MODERN '- N.: POLICY OUTCGO! RI
Readings: Paler in CHAPLI.,; oro.it. in FIDEL, For those
who want more.. arWicles using empirical data
are "r'e:.- : L (a case study of Catemala, :. !.red
for ":')., and two articles using aggregate data:
Eric Nordlinger, "Soldiers in .~ ti, The Imxpact of .i
tary Rule upon .:c..lc .an. d Social Change in the :'~:..
1 9-70 ) -.. "' '" '. ... .. .- ...
Comparative Analkysis of the i .:- -,ltical and EconcmiAc Per-
formance o-f Mil::.: r and Civil1ian Regimesi 'Cgar.t ive
Politics 38, 1 (October 1975). 1-30.
8. ROLE OF THE ,ILITAR / oCSE STUDIES I Guat;emnala


Reading: Wgaver in FIDEL





POLITICS OF jMILTARY Page 3


9, ROLE Oi TE IL TARY / CASE STUDIES 11 BRASIL
10.
Readings: During Week 9, we will discuss background of situation
5in Brazil; read Furtado book. For Week 10 we may
do some chapters of Stean. book as time permits.

11E ROLE OF THE MILITARY Y / CASE STUDIES. III PERU
12
READINGS: During Week 11, e will divide readings in CHAPLIN.
book on Peru; during Week 12, we will read specifically
military selections in CHAPLIN and FIDEL
13. U.S. AND MILITARY IN THE THIRD WORLDi AID, ASSISTANCE, ADVICE,
TRAINING

Readings Wolgpi in FIDEL; possibly an article by Philip'pe
Schmitteri-T we can get the book. See also John Duncan
PowelT "7 ilitary Assistance anid .ili-tarism in :Ltin Aeric,
Western Political uate i2 18 (Ju ne, 1965): 382-92.
14,. MILITARY IN COMPARATIVE Pi.SPEC IVE

Readings Ji.nowit book




BOOKS :2'0 BUY FOR COURSE

Chaplin David, ed. .Per:uvian Nationa ismp As CorUporatist Revolution,
r'';.* Brtun.swic k, '.j o, '.. '..." ct on Books;A r970

Fidel, Kenneth, ed. ji.ar. -i : 3 .nDo"elopin .Cou.ntr ies jievw Bruns-
wiek, N.J.: Tranacti'on ooks,
Furt.ado, Celso. The cooi growth o sil Surv fom
Colo.nia. to modern 'ils. es erk vo Un ivB :ert.-iny of Cal .i'fornia
Press~ 1963,
Jc-'; J 1ts, orri~s. The lita n t e Political DcveSa ~ent "of N
nations An Essv in:"-.... ;s C o U e sit
of Chicago Press, 1964.




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