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  1. A Web of Prevention

    Biological Weapons, Life Sciences and the Governance of Research

    Edited by Brian Rappert, Caitriona McLeish

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    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...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Controlling the Weapons of War

    Politics, Persuasion, and the Prohibition of Inhumanity

    By Brian Rappert

    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 25th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Non-lethal Weapons as Legitimising Forces?

    Technology, Politics and the Management of Conflict

    By Brian Rappert

    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 May 1st 2003 by Routledge

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