Soft War: The Ethics of Unarmed Conflict by Michael L. Gross,Tamar Meisels

By Michael L. Gross,Tamar Meisels

simply battle conception focuses totally on physically damage, resembling killing, maiming, and torture, whereas different harms are usually principally neglected. while, modern foreign conflicts more and more contain using unarmed strategies, making use of 'softer' possible choices or vitamins to kinetic energy that experience now not been sufficiently addressed by way of the ethics of warfare or overseas legislations. smooth battle strategies contain cyber-warfare and financial sanctions, media battle, and propaganda, in addition to non-violent resistance because it performs out in civil disobedience, boycotts, and 'lawfare.' whereas the simply warfare culture has a lot to assert approximately 'hard' struggle - bullets, bombs, and bayonets - it truly is nearly silent just about 'soft' conflict. tender conflict: The Ethics of Unarmed clash illuminates this ignored point of overseas conflict.

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