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Author Rothbart, Daniel

Title Why they die : civilian devastation in violent conflict / Daniel Rothbart and Karina V. Korostelina

Publ Info Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  U21.2 .R645 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 216 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 187- 208 ) and indexes
Contents Pt. 1. Disempowering civilians -- Who dies in armed conflicts? -- Distinguishing the enemy from the innocent in war -- Deportation from Crimea -- Genocide in Rwanda -- The Second Lebanon War -- Better safe than dead in Iraq -- pt. 2. Conflict theory as value theory -- Limitations of social identity theories in relation to conflict analysis -- Understanding group identity as collective axiology -- The normative dimensions of identity conflicts -- Causality in explanations of civilian devastation
LC subject Civilians in war
War and society
War (Philosophy)
Sociology, Military
Group identity
Military history, Modern -- 20th century
Military history, Modern -- 21st century
Add Author Korostelina, K. V. (Karina Valentinovna)
ISBN 9780472117536 (cloth : acid-free paper)
047211753X (cloth : acid-free paper)
9780472026388 (ebook)
0472026380 (ebook)