Justifying War

Justifying War

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In the modern age, propaganda and warfare have become inseparable, and justifying war to an often reticent public has become one of the propagandist's most complex and important tasks. This topical and timely collection assesses the relationship between justifying war and propaganda and the nature of Just War from an historical perspective. Covering modern conflicts from the imperial wars of the 19th century and the world wars of the twentieth century to Vietnam, Iraq and the 'War on Terror', it brings together new and established scholars in order to interrogate the ways in which wars have been justified in different political, economic and cultural contexts and questions whether the Just War Tradition remains a valid theoretical framework for governing principles of how and why wars are fought.It supposes that peace, order and justice are symbiotic concepts, such that one cannot exist without the othera#39;.46 Schmidta#39;s essay on justifying chemical ... Forexample, theBritish Government ofthe inter war yearssignedup tojuspost bellum agreements on disarmament (League of ... To the question a#39;can war everbe justified?

Title:Justifying War
Author:David Welch, Jo Fox
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2012-05-31


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