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The Reluctant Mercenary: Vulnerability and the 'Whores of War'

Fraser, Benjamin

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Mercenaries are the target of moral condemnation far more often than they are subject of moral concern. One attempt at morally condemning mercenaries proceeds by analogy with prostitutes; mercenaries are 'the whores of war'. This analogy is unconvincing a

dc.contributor.authorFraser, Benjamin
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-13T22:32:05Z
dc.identifier.issn1502-7570
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/75424
dc.description.abstractMercenaries are the target of moral condemnation far more often than they are subject of moral concern. One attempt at morally condemning mercenaries proceeds by analogy with prostitutes; mercenaries are 'the whores of war'. This analogy is unconvincing a
dc.publisherRoutledge, Taylor & Francis Group
dc.sourceJournal of Military Ethics: normative aspects of the use of military force
dc.titleThe Reluctant Mercenary: Vulnerability and the 'Whores of War'
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume12
dc.date.issued2013
local.identifier.absfor220100 - APPLIED ETHICS
local.identifier.ariespublicationf5625xPUB4613
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationFraser, Benjamin, College of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue3
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage235
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage251
local.identifier.doi10.1080/15027570.2013.847536
dc.date.updated2015-12-11T09:04:45Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-84887053830
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