It's just another war!

Collins, Pauline ORCID: (2008) It's just another war! Social Responsibility Journal, 4 (3). pp. 366-377. ISSN 1747-1117

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This article describes the increasing use of private military corporations (PMCs) and the implications for International Humanitarian Law (IHL). After considering the development of the laws of war alongside the rise of corporations the author questions the likely effect this new development may have for sovereign states and the notion that only states have the right to control military power. The author argues that this development will have consequences for sovereign democracies, IHL and Human Rights.

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Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Law (1 Apr 2007 - 31 Dec 2010)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Law (1 Apr 2007 - 31 Dec 2010)
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2009 00:31
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2022 02:26
Uncontrolled Keywords: war; IHL; private military corporations
Fields of Research (2008): 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2201 Applied Ethics > 220104 Human Rights and Justice Issues
16 Studies in Human Society > 1606 Political Science > 160604 Defence Studies
18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180119 Law and Society
Fields of Research (2020): 50 PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES > 5001 Applied ethics > 500104 Human rights and justice issues (excl. law)
44 HUMAN SOCIETY > 4408 Political science > 440804 Defence studies
48 LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES > 4804 Law in context > 480499 Law in context not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies

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