The Resource Sociocultural intelligence : a new discipline in intelligence studies, Kerry Patton

Sociocultural intelligence : a new discipline in intelligence studies, Kerry Patton

Label
Sociocultural intelligence : a new discipline in intelligence studies
Title
Sociocultural intelligence
Title remainder
a new discipline in intelligence studies
Statement of responsibility
Kerry Patton
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The book offers an in-depth analysis and conceptualization of a much needed intelligence discipline, Sociocultural intelligence (SOCINT). SOCINT means observing and analyzing such elements as the land, the people, and their communities. Customs, moral attitudes, and culture of foreign populations are integrated into the analysis of the information gathered to maximize the efficiency of security initiatives. A key tool in intelligence and covert operations, SOCINT can mostly be used for non-lethal operations that require a thorough understanding of networks and systems. Simply, by understanding
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
327.12
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
JF1525.I6
LC item number
P395 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Continuum intelligence studies
Label
Sociocultural intelligence : a new discipline in intelligence studies, Kerry Patton
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements -- Foreword -- Preface -- List of Acronyms -- PART I: THEORIES OF SOCIOCULTURAL INTELLIGENCE -- 1 Understanding Guerilla Warfare for Incorporation of Sociocultural Intelligence -- Identification of SOCINT -- The uniqueness of SOCINT -- The incorporation of SOCINT -- The historical implementation of SOCINT -- The need for SOCINT today -- 2 Current Research on Sociocultural Intelligence -- Counterinsurgency: the people's wars -- Reliance on technical intelligence -- Analysts in today's intelligence system -- The guillotine of perception -- Tools to observe -- Selling the concept -- Changes in the IC -- Internal overreaction -- External overreaction -- 3 Professional Practice in Sociocultural Intelligence -- Understanding how we view ourselves: the exercise -- 4 Case Study: Afghanistan -- The people -- Mohammed's shop -- Mahmood -- Travels through hell -- Paying for crime -- Jailed by the Taliban -- A taste of freedom -- The Afghan wedding -- Taking on new responsibilities -- Learning through listening -- PART II: ETHICS IN SOCIOCULTURAL INTELLIGENCE -- 5 Understanding Ethics within Sociocultural Intelligence -- The ethical realities of understanding ourselves internally -- The ethical realities of understanding ourselves externally -- The ethical realities of understanding others -- Ethical realities to understanding how others view us: the why of Afghanistan -- 6 Current Research in Understanding Ethics within Sociocultural Intelligence -- The ethical intelligence reality check -- The art of ethical collection -- The ethical tasks of the SOCINT operative -- Leadership roles in the ethical elements of SOCINT -- PART III: CRITICAL THINKING AND SOCIOCULTURAL INTELLIGENCE -- 7 The Need for Critical Thinking within Sociocultural Intelligence -- Critical thinking versus analysis -- Technology dependency -- Filling the gaps of critical thought -- The critical thought process -- Time and thought -- Good will hunting syndrome -- Cause and effect -- Incorporation of critical thought in SOCINT -- 8 Current Research in Critical Thinking and Analysis with Sociocultural Intelligence -- Sociocultural intelligence signs -- The systematic approach to understanding -- Current issues with critical thinking within the Intelligence Community -- Additional tools for critical thinking and Sociocultural Intelligence -- The joint environment and its hindrance on critical thought -- PART IV: MIND, BRAINS, AND ANALYSIS -- 9 Intelligence Analysis for Sociocultural Intelligence -- Linking everything to something -- Picturing the link -- Netting the sociocultural elements -- The big three -- 10 Current Research for Analysis with Sociocultural Intelligence -- The sociocultural intelligence analyst -- Grabbing the indicators -- The differences of analysis -- Using pre-existing methodologies -- It's only history, not analysis -- Educate analysts for success -- Initiative, understanding, and a little thought -- 11 Conclusion -- Change in culture -- The political movements within -- Our social destruction -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocn670430076
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 204 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282821682
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612821684
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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282168
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not applicable
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.b25128607
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)670430076
  • pebcs1282821687

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