Torture and the Military Profession

Palgrave Macmillan (2007)
Abstract
The military claims to be an honourable profession, yet military torture is widespread. Why is the military violating its own values? Jessica Wolfendale argues that the prevalence of military torture is linked to military training methods that cultivate the psychological dispositions connected to crimes of obedience. While these methods are used, the military has no credible claim to professional status. Combating torture requires that we radically rethink the nature of the military profession and military training
Keywords Military ethics  Torture
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Call number U22.W64 2007
ISBN(s) 0230001823   9780230001824
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Darrell Cole (2012). Torture and Just War. Journal of Religious Ethics 40 (1):26-51.
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