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Controlling the Weapons of War: Politics, Persuasion, and the Prohibition of ...

Brian Rappert - History - 2013 - 240 pages
A fresh examination of the ethical and intellectual issues and dilemmas associated with attempts to establish formal humanitarian limits on weaponry. This new study considers ...
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A Web of Prevention: Biological Weapons, Life Sciences, and the Governance ...

Brian Rappert, Caitriona McLeish - Business & Economics - 2012 - 224 pages
Web of Prevention provides a timely contribution to the current debate about life science research and its implications for security. It is an informative guide for both ...
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The Future of Non-lethal Weapons: Technologies, Operations, Ethics, and Law

Nick Lewer - History - 2002 - 193 pages
These essays explore the increase in interest in non-lethal weapons. Such devices have meant that many armed forces and law enforcement agencies are able to act against ...
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Education and Ethics in the Life Sciences: Strengthening the Prohibition of ...

Brian Rappert - Philosophy - 2010 - 222 pages
At the start of the twenty-first century, warnings have been raised in some quarters about how - by intent or by mishap - advances in biotechnology and related fields could aid ...
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Contested Futures: A Sociology of Prospective Techno-science

Nik Brown, Brian Rappert, Andrew Webster - Social Science - 2000 - 277 pages
Examining the relationship between social action and the future, this book interrogates the metaphors and practices through which the future is mobilized as an object of ...
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Experimental Secrets: International Security, Codes, and the Future of Research

Brian Rappert - Political Science - 2009 - 367 pages
This book addresses an unsettling question asked in recent years about the revolutionary potential of modern biotechnology: might the knowledge being gained be used to further ...
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On the Dual Uses of Science and Ethics: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

Michael J. Selgelid, Brian Rappert - Philosophy - 2013
Claims about the transformations enabled by modern science and medicine have been accompanied by an unsettling question in recent years: might the knowledge being produced ...
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Absence in Science, Security and Policy: From Research Agendas to Global ...

Brian Balmer, Brian Rappert - Social Science - 2016 - 240 pages
This book explores the absent and missing in debates about science and security. Through varied case studies, including biological and chemical weapons control, science ...
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Sensing Absence: How to See What Isn't There in the Study of Science and ...

Brian Rappert - 2015
This is a chapter from Absence in Science, Security and Policy edited by Brian Rappert and Brian Balmer. This chapter is available open access under a CC BY license. Part ...
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Technology and Security: Governing Threats in the New Millennium

B. Rappert - Political Science - 2007 - 223 pages
This book takes forward the existing state of academic understanding where security and technology intersect. It assesses the challenges posed by emerging scientific and ...
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