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Living by the Sword? : the Ethics of Armed Intervention - Tom Frame

Living by the Sword?

the Ethics of Armed Intervention

By: Tom Frame

Paperback

Published: 1st April 2004
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'Living by the Sword' is the first critique of the Australian military experience from a Christian ethical perspective. It surveys attitudes towards war and warfare from ancient to modern times, considers the moral status of the nation-state and international sovereignty, asks whether the just war tradition was relevant to campaigns against Iraq, assesses recent emphasis on collective security and suggests some difficulties associated with recognising conscientious objection.

Forewordp. 8
War until 450 CEp. 55
War from 450 CEp. 73
Two choices? : pacifism or just warp. 108
The just war and Iraqp. 128
Church-state relationsp. 149
Interventionsp. 172
Would an international constabulary prevent pre-emptive military strikes?p. 198
Conscientious objectionp. 216
'Our home is girt by sea'p. 236
ADF involvement in multinational peace operations since 1950p. 244
ADF contributions to humanitarian relief and evacuation of civiliansp. 246
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ISBN: 9780868405193
ISBN-10: 0868405191
Series: NEW COLLEGE LECTURES
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st April 2004
Publisher: NewSouth Publishing
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 14.7  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.37