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Routledge Handbook of Military Ethics

Edited by: George Lucas

Print publication date:  May  2015
Online publication date:  May  2015

Print ISBN: 9780415743686
eBook ISBN: 9781315813516
Adobe ISBN: 9781317801771

10.4324/9781315813516
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The Routledge Handbook of Military Ethics is a comprehensive reference work that addresses concerns held in common by the military services of many nations. It attempts to discern both moral dilemmas and clusters of moral principles held in common by all practitioners of this profession, regardless of nation or culture.

Comprising essays by contributors drawn from the four service branches (Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine corps) as well as civilian academics specializing in this field, this handbook discusses the relationship of "ethics" in the military setting to applied and professional ethics generally. Leading scholars and senior military practitioners from countries including the US, UK, France, China, Australia and Japan, discuss various national cultural views of the moral dimensions of military service. With reference to the responsibilities of professional orientation and education, as well as the challenges posed by recent technological developments, this handbook examines the difficulties underpinning the fundamental framework of military service.

This book will be of much interest to students of military studies, war theory, ethics philosophy, sociology, war and conflict studies, and security studies.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Military Ethics Download PDF
Chapter  2:  American Military Professions And Their Ethics Download PDF
Chapter  3:  A Profession Like No Other Download PDF
Chapter  4:  The Ethics Of Military Ethics Education  Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Jus Ante Bellum Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Selective Conscientious Objection Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Military Culture And War Crimes  Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Military Ethics And Character Development Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Ethics In The U.S. Navy Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Effective Democratization And The Development Of Moral Competencies In The Armed Forces Of African States  Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Expeditionary Ethics Education Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Military Ethics In Variant Cultural Traditions Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Military Ethics Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Military Ethics In Sun Tzu’s The Art Of War And Its Contemporary Significance Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Three Synoptic Views Of China’S “People’S Liberation Army” On Military Ethics And Justified War Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Japanese Warfare Ethics Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Armed Forces Officership Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Military Ethics And Strategy Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Toward A European Code Of Conduct For Military And Peacekeeping Forces  Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Ethical Issues in Defense Systems Acquisition Download PDF
Chapter  21:  The Revolt of the Generals Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Ethical Assessment Up and Down the Civilian–Military Chain of Command Download PDF
Chapter  23:  The Military Scientist Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Military Medical Ethics in War and Peace Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Serving Two Masters Download PDF
Chapter  26:  The Unlimited Liability Contract and its Effects on Serving Military Personnel Download PDF
Chapter  27:  The Ethics of the “Don’t Ask, don’t Tell” Policy and Military Readiness Download PDF
Chapter  28:  The Ethics of Inclusion Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Ethical Issues in Armed Humanitarian Intervention Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Private Military Contractors and the Military Profession Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Ethics and the Human Terrain System  Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Military Operations and Media Coverage Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Drones and Targeted Killings Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Drones, Courage, and Military Culture Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Non-Lethal Weapons and Rules of Engagement Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Captain America and Iron Man Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Just War Under Cybergaia Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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