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Motivations and Beliefs in Suicide Missions

Jon Elster

in Making Sense of Suicide Missions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199276998
eISBN:
9780191707735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276998.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines why people kill themselves for other reasons than that they do not want to live, focusing on the special case of why they engage in suicide bombings or (as on 11 September 2001) ... More


Attribution: Attackers

Susan W. Brenner

in Cyber Threats: The Emerging Fault Lines of the Nation State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195385014
eISBN:
9780199855414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385014.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the issue of attacker-attribution. The need to identify those who are responsible for an attack has been, and will remain, a constant in the process of maintaining sovereign ... More


The Anatomy of an Attack and Inspirations of Attackers

Malvika Maheshwari

in Art Attacks: Violence and Offence-Taking in India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199488841
eISBN:
9780199093793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199488841.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Chapter 6 explores the dynamics of this form of collective action, which might be best characterized as the violence of offence-taking, along with exploring the role and motivations of individuals at ... More


Autonomous Weapons Pose No Moral Problem

Stephen Kershnar

in Killing by Remote Control: The Ethics of an Unmanned Military

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199926121
eISBN:
9780199345656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926121.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that autonomous weapons pose no moral special problem. By posing no special problem, it is meant that producing and using autonomous weapons is wrong under the same conditions ... More


Power over Information Flow

Dorothy E. Denning

in The Global Flow of Information: Legal, Social, and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748114
eISBN:
9780814749470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748114.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the notion of power and its effects on information flow. Current information flows are dictated by two conflicting powers—the power to enable information flow, and the power to ... More


Who Is Attacking Us?

Gregory Falco and Eric Rosenbach

in Confronting Cyber Risk: An Embedded Endurance Strategy for Cybersecurity

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197526545
eISBN:
9780197526576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526545.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The question “Who is attacking us?” explains cyber threat actors and their motivations for attacking organizations. The chapter begins with a Colonial Pipeline case study that describes the ... More


Agent-Relative Prerogatives

Jonathan Quong

in The Morality of Defensive Force

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198851103
eISBN:
9780191885846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851103.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 3 defends the view that we each possess a limited agent-relative prerogative to impose harm on people who are not liable to this harm in defence of things over which we have rightful claims. ... More


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