Biological Weapons, Life Sciences and the Governance of Research
A Web of Prevention provides a timely contribution to the current debate about life science research and its implications for security. It is an informative guide for both experts and the public. It is a forward-looking contribution covering both ends of the equation and creates momentum for the...
To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge
Politics, Persuasion, and the Prohibition of Inhumanity
Series: Contemporary Security Studies
A fresh examination of the ethical and intellectual issues and dilemmas associated with attempts to establish formal humanitarian limits on weaponry. This new study considers how governments, non-governmental organizations, academics, political commentators and others have responded to...
Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge
Technology, Politics and the Management of Conflict
As mankind finds ever more impious ways to kill and maim, some look to non-lethal weapons as a fix. Brian Rappert discusses the technologies involved and the ethics of, for example blinding someone with a laser, leaving them blind forever, versus killing them outright....
Published April 30th 2003 by Routledge