Military social science

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Military social science and the CZ: Military social science Subgroup deal with the interaction of the social and military sciences.

Military sociology

Some of the first consciously interdisciplinary works are in what we now call military sociology, such as Samuel Huntington's, The Soldier and the State, and Morris Janowitz's The Professional Soldier.

Military psychology

Modern training draws significantly from cognitive psychology and operant conditioning.

Psychological disorders from combat stress are now widely recognized, and not limited to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Military anthropology

Among the first works was Ruth Benedict's study of World War II Japan, The Chrysanthemum and the Sword.

As of 2009, the US Army uses the term Human Terrain System to describe military anthropology.[1] However, the program was ending in September 2014.[2]
  1. Anthropology and the Military by Steve Kolowich (December 4, 2009) at
  2. Foreign Affairs Voice, The Army Needs Anthropologists by Whitney Kassel (July 28, 2015) at