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Waging WarA New Philosophical Introduction

Waging War: A New Philosophical Introduction

Ian Clark

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198724650
eISBN:
9780191792212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724650.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

What exactly is it we wage when we wage war? This is the crucial question addressed in this new edition of a classic text. The range of possible answers to it has already framed much of the ethical ... More

Waging War, Planning PeaceU.S. Noncombat Operations and Major Wars

Waging War, Planning Peace: U.S. Noncombat Operations and Major Wars

Aaron Rapport

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453588
eISBN:
9780801455643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453588.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

As the U.S. experience in Iraq following the 2003 invasion made abundantly clear, failure to plan properly for risks associated with post-conflict stabilization and reconstruction can have a ... More

War Aims in the Second World WarThe War Aims of the Key Belligerents 1939-1945

War Aims in the Second World War: The War Aims of the Key Belligerents 1939-1945

Victor Rothwell

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615025
eISBN:
9780748651283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615025.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is the first study of the aims that motivated the major powers – the United States, the Soviet Union, Great Britain, Germany, and Japan – to fight in the Second World War. The book shows how ... More

War and the Health of Nations

War and the Health of Nations

Zaryab Iqbal

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758819
eISBN:
9780804773706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758819.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Assessments of the costs of war generally focus on the financial, political, military, and territorial risks associated with involvement in violent conflict. Often overlooked are the human costs of ... More

War and War CrimesThe Military, Legitimacy and Success in Armed Conflict

War and War Crimes: The Military, Legitimacy and Success in Armed Conflict

James Gow

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199327027
eISBN:
9780199388127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327027.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The laws of war have always been concerned with issues of necessity and proportionality, but how are these principles applied in modern warfare? What are the pressures on practitioners where an ... More

War Power, Police Power

War Power, Police Power

Mark Neocleous

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748692361
eISBN:
9780748697205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692361.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is a critical exploration of the ways in which the war power and the police power are intertwined in the form of state violence and exercised in the fabrication of order. It is not a book ... More

Warrior GeeksHow 21st Century Technology is Changing the Way We Fight and Think About War

Warrior Geeks: How 21st Century Technology is Changing the Way We Fight and Think About War

Christopher Coker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199327898
eISBN:
9780199388134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327898.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book examines how technology is transforming the way we think about and fight war, taking three major changes that are driving this process: cybernetic technologies that are folding soldiers ... More

Wars of PlunderConflicts, Profits and the Politics of Resources

Wars of Plunder: Conflicts, Profits and the Politics of Resources

Philippe Le Billon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333462
eISBN:
9780190235673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333462.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

From Angola to Iraq, wars have taken place in resource rich countries full of poor people. Wars of Plunder explores the interplay of natural resources and armed conflicts, and what the international ... More

The Wartime PresidentExecutive Influence and the Nationalizing Politics of Threat

The Wartime President: Executive Influence and the Nationalizing Politics of Threat

William G. Howell, Saul P. Jackman, and Jon C. Rogowski

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226048253
eISBN:
9780226048420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226048420.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Wartime President evaluates the ways in which major U.S. wars reshape our domestic politics generally, and relations between the president and Congress in particular. While paying homage to rich ... More

Water, Place, and Equity

Water, Place, and Equity

John M. Whiteley, Helen Ingram, and Richard Warren Perry (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262232715
eISBN:
9780262286107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262232715.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Many predict that by the end of the twenty-first century water will dominate world natural resources politics as oil does at the beginning. Access to water is widely regarded as a basic human right, ... More

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