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The Liberal Way of War: Killing to Make Life Live

Michael Dillon and Julian Reid
Format
Book
Published
London ; New York : Routledge, c2009.
Language
English
Series
Global horizons
ISBN
9780415952996, 0415952999, 9780415953009, 0415953006, 9780203882542, 0203882547
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Summary
The authors argue that war under liberal regimes has become biopolitical warfare, an act committed to promoting peace in the name of species survival.
Contents
  • Introduction : from liberal conscience to liberal rule
  • From the liberal subject to the biohuman
  • War in the age of biohumanity
  • Informationalizing life
  • Global triage : threat perception in the twenty-first century
  • Military transformation in the age of life as information
  • Biohumanity and its rogues : securing the infrastructures of liberal living
  • Conclusion : good for nothing.
Description
xii, 196 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-184) and index.
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