Defense and Military Policy: Casualty Aversion

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This entry describes the emergence of the casualty sensitivity syndrome, its social sources, and the political variables affecting the variations of this sensitivity. This description is followed by an analysis of the policy impacts of this sensitivity, clustered under the term “casualty aversion.”
Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy
EditorsDomonic A. Bearfield, Melvin J. Dubnic
PublisherRoutledge Taylor & Francis Group
Number of pages6
Edition3rd Edition
ISBN (Electronic)9781351265362
StatePublished - 2015


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