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The (Im)morality of War

Some Sociological Considerations
  • Edward A. Tiryakian
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Part of the Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research book series (HSSR)

Abstract

Though long a subject of consideration by historians, philosophers, and political scientists, the topic of war has only recently become of theoretical concern to sociological analysis. Treating war as a complex interaction process, this essay analyzes three dimensions of war and its bearing to modernity.

Keywords

Geneva Convention Occupied Territory Extreme Violence Modern Warfare Military Objective 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Duke UniversityDurhamUSA

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