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The Morality of War

Author: Brian Orend; Robert M Martin
Publisher: Peterborough, Ontario, Canada ; Buffalo, New York, USA : Broadview Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second edition, Second edition expanded and updated, 2/e expanded and updatedView all editions and formats
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"The first edition of The Morality of War was one of the most widely-read and successful books ever written on the topic. In this second edition, Brian Orend builds on the substantial strengths of the first, adding important new material on: cyber-warfare; drone attacks; the wrap-up of Iraq and Afghanistan; conflicts in Libya and Syria; and protracted struggles (like the Arab-Israeli conflict). Updated and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Orend; Robert M Martin
ISBN: 9781554810956 1554810957
OCLC Number: 854936862
Description: 328 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Part One. Just War Theory and International Law. A Sweeping History of Just War Theory --
Jus ad Bellum #1: Resisting Aggression --
Jus ad Bellum #2: Non-Classical Wars --
Jus in Bello #1: Just Conduct in War --
Jus in Bello #2: Supreme Emergency and Cyber-warfare --
Jus post Bellum #1: Overlapping Consensus, and Retribution --
Jus post Bellum #2: Rehabilitation, and Wars-Without-end --
Part Two. The Alternatives. Evaluating the Realist Alternative --
Evaluating the Pacifist Alternative --
Conclusion --
Appendix A: Sources on the Laws of War --
Appendix B: Conceptual Overview of Just War Theory.
Responsibility: Brian Orend.

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