Title: Chaney course syllabi and related materials
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00089474/00071
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Title: Chaney course syllabi and related materials
Series Title: Chaney course syllabi and related materials
Physical Description: Serial
Language: English
Creator: Chaney, Elsa M.
Publisher: Estate of Elsa M. Chaney
Publication Date: October 25, 1976
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Bibliographic ID: UF00089474
Volume ID: VID00071
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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IE-I.D- ,A'T', r '" t IG : Labr 25 19i'
Politics of the Mi.lit;.

. .. .. ': EAST OF T1 FO WT

1. Some tnal. sti 1 say that the pro --. :y of the military to inter-
;.A, in the politics of che Thirid ;.ric is a r*f:cue-ce of the
failure of clian -..ites to :de ordered, coherent,, sus-
to;,"-:' leadership in m-odernisfation and develop ur.l: .

Others assert that it i s the mill narrow'. '''
venal, power-seeidng -- who *. .- tihe Miotrustniza Z;': 1/develcf- .-nt
process and create chaos r a..:- tad tCerventions in iet.;,

political ." e economic sph ';' b ~s' r,
"~. r statemI e~a n (Witv h.-we.':.e : .. en dr an ie ,y" care "t make d'i 'e,:-
"es.at.s : 'your V i G;iv: a ;ea.js fr your ans-wegr. and cite as
*..- -of the Ei. .1 ;two as you remembers

2. S"oe observers say that the li. A has shown itself ..-b
no ex .-.*" -.: bo. c. ., ".es -. V as own ,-p' row ins.h Mutional in-
urecsts and to concern !.-.,. wit' tha T.':-; issues ; : national
no namic, social ant political dev elA ro.>."it. sa'::.e of this
fac.t.. he-y assert, the M il .. bMe"ns hope" of dev.-...-
.- *na'dons Y & may have ku piu their developmenT entr'-; -. e oi
an "emergency : .I nationn .v **s" to go forwivard at all. Dz--..a-:
the pros -.:. cons cf Y.-i *udary i<, 'a.-ACon of the MIMi 1 m03:
and m-;ake clear which sido of *he q4n ion you tend to favor and

3.I. I .here evidence for the -ice of a "i'tAry mind?'" What
S- 'rical an.d sc:,ial: structures$ mi-ght work to create a disftin. -
tFive set a.ttil e' a.nic .l m.i -: li officers, and what i .::;-:t be
the policy :. 1:' t.ions of a distinct' mil.l.a. oul.ook for
na tional development?

4, Johnson (and Chaney) have ou-..t'".-.-e a set of develC:w,,,i' prior iti.es.
on which' the military in the "A:1ir World have taken ;p'.!.tions
(not all military on all positions) and also often i-.-.1;;.r:s.'i.-i
Lrxo.j.,c. -- or at least indicated that they are not indifferent
to the issue in question. Choose two of thec-, priorities and
discuss (a) whether they are truly developmental and (b) whether
the military, in your opinion, is in a better position than civilian
leaders to do anything about h-... Give reasons for (a) and (b)


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