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Non-lethal Weapons as Legitimising Forces?
Technology, Politics and the Management of Conflict




ISBN 9780714683607
Published April 30, 2003 by Routledge
312 Pages

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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.

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