"This wounderful and distinctive book brings together prominent soldier scholars
from military learning and development institutions from across the globe to explore
various facets of the challenges that uniformed personnel face. Military Psychology and
its application in real life contexts for uniformed personnel is now fast becoming an
interdisciplinary field of international relevance as world armies prepare to ensure
security not just on their own borders and within, but across borders and continents.
In the wake of terror attacks all over the world, military psychology is gaining
currency and assuming greater significance to encompass not just the Military, but Police,
Para Military Forces (PMF) and Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) in an effort to
understand the psychology of terror and develop tactics and strategies to deal with this
growing menace. The book comes at a time when all stakeholders in the fight against
terrorism would do well to benefit from the shared learning and collective experience of
these military psychologists, most of who have themselves done soldiering in uniform.
`Military Psychology: International Perspectives' offers an understanding of Military
psychology and its application for those in uniform as well as policy makers, bureaucrats
and those interested in gaining knowledge about this emerging field. It has been written
for the benefit of leaders of brave men and women in uniform who risk their lives to
protect and serve the nation. The book is designed to expand the outlook of young
psychology students, researchers and academicians, practitioners, counsellors and all
uniformed personnel, to include Military, Police, PMF and CAPF and their spouses, as
eminent psychologists with rich experiences share their knowledg."