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Shooting to kill: the ethics of police and military use of lethal force

Introduction -- Morally permissible use of lethal force: a taxonomy -- Killing in self-defence -- Police officers, regular soldiers and normative institutional analysis -- Police use of lethal force -- Police use of lethal force and suicide bombers -- Military use of lethal force -- Civilian immunit...

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Main Author: Miller, Seumas
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford New York Oxford University Press [2016]
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Summary:Introduction -- Morally permissible use of lethal force: a taxonomy -- Killing in self-defence -- Police officers, regular soldiers and normative institutional analysis -- Police use of lethal force -- Police use of lethal force and suicide bombers -- Military use of lethal force -- Civilian immunity -- Humanitarian armed intervention -- Targeted killing -- Autonomous weapons and moral responsibility -- Conclusion
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:x, 294 pages 24 cm
ISBN:9780190626143
9780190626136