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Published: 13 May 2020

192 Pages


ISBN: 9780198860518

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Ethics, Security, and The War-Machine

The True Cost of the Military

Ned Dobos

  • Addresses the largely neglected question of whether the existence of institutions of war can ever be justified
  • Explores the moral and social costs of militarization, showing that the true cost of a military cannot be captured in economic terms alone
  • Challenges the assumption that militarization makes an unequivocally positive contribution to "national security"