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Asymmetric killing : risk avoidance, just war, and the warrior ethos

Author: Neil C Renic
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This book offers an engaging and historically informed account of the moral challenge of radically asymmetric violence - warfare conducted by one party in the near-complete absence of physical risk, across the full scope of a conflict zone. What role does physical risk and material threat play in the justifications for killing in war? And crucially, is there a point at which battlefield violence becomes so  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil C Renic
ISBN: 0198851464 9780198851462
OCLC Number: 1126004288
Description: xvi, 246 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Asymmetric violence and the state of the field --
The moral challenge of radical asymmetry --
Reciprocity and the warrior ethos --
Reciprocity and just conduct in war --
Military sniping --
Manned aerial bombing --
UAV-exclusive violence.
Responsibility: Neil C. Renic.

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This book examines the moral right to kill in war, and the extent to which this right is challenged by the growing capability of certain states to kill with little or no physical risk to their own  Read more...

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