Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-4 of 4 items

  • Keywords: mercenarism x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

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


Commodified wars

Cécile Fabre

in Cosmopolitan War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199567164
eISBN:
9780191746055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567164.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 6 offers an account of wars in which private actors take on important roles alongside, or in replacement of, regular armed forces. The issue of mercenarism is worth addressing, if only ... More


From Sea Bandits to Sea Lords:1: Nonstate Violence and Pirate Identities in Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Japan

Robert J. Antony

in Elusive Pirates, Pervasive Smugglers: Violence and Clandestine Trade in the Greater China Seas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028115
eISBN:
9789882206915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028115.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the meanings of piracy in the context of fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Japan. It describes pirates as entrepreneurs of violence, as free agents who sold their services in the ... More


The Alternative Arrangements of the Military

James Pattison

in The Morality of Private War: The Challenge of Private Military and Security Companies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199639700
eISBN:
9780191756085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639700.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter considers the alternatives to using PMSCs and the claims that the use of PMSCs undermines the legitimacy of the state. First, it rejects various suggestions that the use of PMSCs ... More


View: