Governing Military Technologies in the 21st Century: Ethics and Operations

Governing Military Technologies in the 21st Century: Ethics and Operations

by R. O'Meara, Linden Peach

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Overview

Governing Military Technologies in the 21st Century is one of the first books to tackle the big five technological threats all in one place: nanotech, robotics, cyberwar, human enhancement, and, non-lethal weapons, weaving a historical, legal, and sociopolitical fabric into a discussion of their development, deployment, and, potential regulation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137449160
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 10/27/2014
Edition description: 2014
Pages: 123
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Visiting Faculty, Division of Global Affairs, Rutgers University, USA

Table of Contents

1. The Nature of the Problem 2. Gadgets and Gizmos 3. Innovators and Consumers: The Culture of Innovation and Use of Military Technology in the 21st Century 4. Intended and Unanticipated Consequences 5. Contemporary Governance Architecture 6. Arms Around the Problem: Suggestions for Future Governance 7. Conclusion

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