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Explanation Of Domestic Commitment

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Explanation of domestic commitment
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Domestic commitment is a complex phenomenon, which explains the inner
functioning of people in their state, the logic of loyalty, and their commitment to the state,
especially during a war. While planning to start a war, domestic commitment is among the
most critical factors that influence if the state decides to bargain, negotiate, or wage war, such
as economic prosperity and resources, the capability of citizens and army members, and their
industry level field and capabilities. There are many ways a citizen can also express their
commitment as a member of a state, as written below. It mostly works on a presumption of a
historical context and development of the state and civil rights.
When we look back in history, we may see how the shape of today's domestic
commitment has been shaped, and there can be seen radical changes throughout the historical
line. Its roots betwine with the logistics and distribution of warfare, used weapons and mass
conscription. This is also dependent on the system the state works on in the institutional
context and what kind of bargain it does with its citizens.
Firstly, in the development of a state where a ruler ruled a piece of land, he made a
bargain with citizens living in the range of his power. To protect the citizens and their
interests, taxes started to be collected during a conflict to cover the expenses to hire soldiers,
who then protected the land and so the citizen and the ruler's shared assets and interests. Later
on, the army started to professionalize as well as it was stable and, during the development,
started to be national as well. It also had gotten national colors added to their uniforms, and it
was necessary for the ruler to have an army that is not working only according to the amount
it is getting paid but also according to their inner beliefs and principles. The people had to feel
connected to the land they were protecting.

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As included in the bargain, the state made with its citizens an agreement of
participation. They were asked to express their domestic commitment in a few ways. First,
there were taxes mentioned above, which also covered their territorial protection, legal rights,
and later also political rights, then the state's support in a means of conscription, which was
mandatory and later on diminished in some states around the world. However, in more than
the past two centuries, we may see a gradual voluntary activity in this field as well caused by
the understanding and feeling for the cause or understanding of the principle of belonging to
the state and its nation. Nowadays, effective state armies are professionalized, however.
The state only starts a war if it believes that the commitment of its citizens is high
enough to endure and willing to bear any cause the engagement in the war may bring. An
interesting fact is that willingness of the citizen to commit in any kind of way, which is
mentioned above, is when the state is losing or winning the war. It is also caused by the cost
the state has already put into the waging of the specific war. People see and feel how much it
has been spending with the goal of winning, and so they are keener to participate in helping
achieve it. It is called the domestic commitment paradox. The curve is increasing around the
historical point of the Great French Revolution, where also the commence of a national state
is mostly anchored by academics focused on political science. The phenomena were also
highly visible in both Japan and German during the last part of the Second World War before
their apparent and devastating defeat. They started to support their state even by compliance.
Some causes are explaining this occurrence, and they are quite clear to deduce.
One of them may be social fear that the state may lose the war, thus lowering the
country's status and so the citizen as well. It also demonstrates the control of the state, which
may have great power over the citizen actually to influence or force them to participate. There
is also the relationship between the state and its member to protect common and personal
assets.

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1 Explanation of domestic commitment Student name, Class, Omit titles and degrees, Institutional Affiliation(s) Domestic commitment is a complex phenomenon, which explains the inner functioning of people in their state, the logic of loyalty, and their commitment to the state, especially during a war. While planning to start a war, domestic commitment is among the most critical factors that influence if the state decides to bargain, negotiate, or wage war, such as economic prosperity and resources, the capability of citizens and army members, and their industry level field and capabilities. There are many ways a citizen can also express their commitment as a member of a state, as written below. It mostly works on a presumption of a historical context and development of the state and civil rights. When we look back in history, we may see how the shape of today's domestic commitment has been shaped, and there can be seen radical changes throughout the historical line. Its roots betwine with the logistics and distribution of warfare, used weapons and mass conscription. This is also dependent on the system the state works on in the institutional context and what kind of bargain it does with its citizens. Firstly, in the development of a state where a ruler ruled a piece of land, he made a bargain with citizens living in the range of his power. To protect the citizens and their interests, taxes started to be collected during a conflict to cover the expenses to hire soldiers, who t ...
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