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Title Ethics education for irregular warfare / edited by Don Carrick, James Connelly, Paul Robinson
Published Farnham, UK : Ashgate, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xviii, 165 pages)
Series Military and defence ethics
Military and defence ethics.
Contents Cover; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Foreword; 1 Introduction: Ethics Education for Irregular Warfare; PART 1 The Theoretical Background; 2 Preserving Soldiers' Moral Character in Counter-insurgency Operations; 3 The Philosophical Warrior; 4 Culture Centric Warfare: The Moral Dynamics; PART 2 Operational Issues; 5 Preventing Torture in Counter-insurgency Operations; 6 The Fall of the Warrior King: Situational Ethics in Iraq; 7 Military Ethics of Facing Fellow Citizens: IDF Preparations for Disengagement; PART 3 Pedagogical Issues
8 Teaching Military Ethics in the United States Air Force: Challenges Posed by Service Culture9 Counter-insurgency Ethics at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst; 10 International Law and the Ethics of War at the UK Joint Services Command and Staff College; 11 Ethics Education for Operations Other Than War: The Dutch Approach; Index
Summary Following on from Ethics Education in the Military which analyzed the existing theory and practice of educating soldiers, sailors and airmen in the ethics of 'old fashioned' warfaring, this volume considers the extent to which such theory and practice is adequate to prepare members of the military to meet the more complex ethical challenges faced when engaging in irregular warfare in the 21st century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Military ethics -- Study and teaching
Asymmetric warfare -- Moral and ethical aspects
Counterinsurgency -- Moral and ethical aspects
Low-intensity conflicts (Military science) -- Moral and ethical aspects
Low-intensity conflicts (Military science) -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Military ethics -- Study and teaching.
Form Electronic book
Author Carrick, Don.
Connelly, James.
Robinson, Paul, 1966-
ISBN 9780754694007