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Cosmopolitan War

Cécile Fabre

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199567164
eISBN:
9780191746055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567164.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The book articulates and defends a cosmopolitan theory of the just war. It takes the following two views as its starting point: first, the individual is the fundamental locus of concern and respect; ... More


New Battlefields/Old Laws: Critical Debates on Asymmetric Warfare

William Banks (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152358
eISBN:
9780231526562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152358.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book argues that changing patterns of global armed conflicts are forcing a reexamination of the traditional laws of war. The Hague Rules, the customary laws of war, and the post-1949 law of ... More


Ethics in Asymmetrical War

Mervyn Frost

in The Art of Creating Power: Freedman on Strategy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190851163
eISBN:
9780190872601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851163.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter extends the analysis of strategy and international security in the twenty-first century, and the ethical problems Western liberal polities face in managing international security and ... More


Civilian or Combatant?: A Challenge for the 21st Century

Anicée Van Engeland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199743247
eISBN:
9780190260231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743247.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The book describes how the practice and evolution of warfare have turned international humanitarian law into an enigmatic law that is complex to understand, interpret, and enforce. It identifies the ... More


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