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The metamorphosis of war

Author: Avery Plaw
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2012.
Series: At the interface/probing the boundaries, v. 80.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the last few decades the practice, purpose and the very language of warfare have been radically transformed. This volume mobilizes the resources of a range of disciplines across the social sciences and humanities in combination with the insights of military practitioners to understand the metamorphosis of war.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Avery Plaw
ISBN: 9789042035713 9042035714
OCLC Number: 810999450
Description: xviii, 257 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: AcknowledgementsAvery Plaw and Axel Auge: Introduction: The Transformations of WarNew Concepts of War and TerrorNick Mansfield: Fighting for Peace: From the Social War to Armed DemocracyJason Edwards: Foucault and the Continuation of WarBob Brecher: Why There is No Such Thing as Political TerrorismConfronting the New Wars: Law, Security and DiplomacyAvery Plaw: The Legality of Targeted Killing as an Instrument of War: The Case of the US Targeting of Qaed Salim Sinan al-HarethiBenjamin Rampp: Insecurity by Impreciseness: Towards a Specific Concept of SecurityStuart Murray: Towards an Enhanced Understanding of Diplomacy as the Business of PeaceNew Wars, History and Cultural ChangeMustafa Serdar Palabiyik: The Changing Ottoman Perception of War: From the Foundation of the Empire to Its DisintegrationPamela Chrabieh Badine: Youth and Peace: Alternative Voices in LebanonTim Markham: The Correspondent's Experience of WarWaging the New WarsTimothy D. Hoyt: `Like a Phoenix from the Ashes': The IRA as a Multi-Generational Movement and its Relevance for the War on TerrorGraeme Goldsworthy, Toby Chesson and Erica Pasini: Tiger, Tiger Burning BrightBard Maeland: From Manifest Degradation to Latent Anticipation: Military Boredom in the First World War and Afghanistan
Series Title: At the interface/probing the boundaries, v. 80.
Responsibility: edited by Avery Plaw.
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