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Outsourcing war : the just war tradition in the age of military privatization

Author: Amy Eckert
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recent decades have seen an increasing reliance on private military contractors (PMCs) to provide logistical services, training, maintenance, and combat troops. This book examines the ethical implications involved in the widespread use of PMCs, and in particular questions whether they can fit within customary ways of understanding the ethical prosecution of warfare.
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Eckert, Amy.
Outsourcing war
(DLC) 2015036019
(OCoLC)921821855
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Eckert
ISBN: 9781501703577 1501703579
OCLC Number: 1065805883
Description: 1 ressource en ligne
Contents: The just war tradition and the new market for private force --
The state system and the evolution of the just war tradition --
Jus ad bellum principles and privatized war --
Privatization and the normative challenge to jus in bello rules --
The ethics of war, the market for private force, and the public/private divide.
Responsibility: Amy E. Eckert.

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