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Non-lethal Weapons as Legitimizing Forces

Technology, Politics and the Management of Conflict

by Brian Rappert

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conflict resolution,
  • Weapons & equipment,
  • Military Science,
  • History,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Military,
  • Political Science / International Security,
  • Military - Other

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7800895M
    ISBN 100714683604
    ISBN 109780714683607

    Somewhat surprisingly, the book starts with trying to define Non-Lethal Weapons, which is not as easy to define as might be expected. Rubber bullet guns, non-lethal at a distance can kill if fired into a person's head at point blank range. And what is non-lethal to a young strong male may not be to a child or elderly person. Non-Lethal Weapons. US forces increasingly operate in challenging environments known as military operations other than war. These operations .

    Abstract. The Chapter completes the historical assessment of ‘non-lethal’ weapons, covering contemporary research and development efforts from to the present day, again with particular attention to the research and development programmes of the US DOJ and by: 3.   Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate (JNLWD) Non-Lethal Weapons (NLW) Reference Book pagesDistribution Statement CFor Official Use Only MBPURPOSE: The purpose of t.

    Dear friends, A sophisticated non-lethal crowd control weapon has been successfully used against demonstrators, as reported by one of Canada's leading newspapers, the Toronto Star (article & link provided below).Most people have not heard of an important category of weapons which have been under secret development for decades, called non-lethal weapons. Non-lethal weapons are not a universal replacement for lethal capabilities. Commanders with forces at risk must retain the means and authority to respond with lethal force. Adherence to a non-lethal strategy must give way when U.S. resources and lives are at risk. Non-lethal technologies are not usable in all situations.


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[Brian Rappert] -- "Non-Lethal Weapons as Legitimizing Forces. will be of interest to anyone concerned about the past and future development of force and the operation of risky technologies. Police and military.

Non-lethal weapons, also called less-lethal weapons, less-than-lethal weapons, non-deadly weapons, compliance weapons, or pain-inducing weapons are weapons intended to be less likely to kill a living target than conventional weapons such as knives and is often understood that unintended or incidental casualties are risked wherever force is applied, but non-lethal.

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Free shipping for many products. Get this from a library. Non-lethal weapons as legitimizing forces?: technology, politics, and the management of conflict. [Brian Rappert] -- This work discusses the technologies and ethics of non-lethal weapons, for example blinding someone with a laser, leaving them blind forever, versus killing them outright.

This book explores the emerging world of non-lethal weapons by examining a series of case studies - recent real-world scenarios from five confrontations around the world where the availability of a modern arsenal might have made a difference.

Brian Rappert, Non-Lethal Weapons as Legitimizing Forces. Technology, Politics and the Management Cited by: 8. Non-Lethal Weapons as Legitimizing Forces?: Technology, Politics and the Management of Conflict (London: Frank Cass, ). This was an initial draft version of the Introduction, minus the referencing.

Introduction The use of force is a moral, social and medical problem. When members of the police. The military's Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate's "Non-Lethal Weapons Reference Book," leaked online last week byis a. XVI 3 PRINCIPAL FINDINGS Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate, 74 Advanced Non-Lethal Weapons Technologies for Naval Expeditionary Forces, 79 Non-Lethal Weapons Systems Development, 85 Department of the Navy Organizational Interest in Non-Lethal Weapons, 93 Summary of Findings, 96 4 CONCLUSIONS Joint Non-Lethal Weapons.

Non-Lethal Chemical Weapons The US military is currently engaged in several research efforts to develop non-lethal chemical and biological weapons. These weapons can be placed into two main categories: incapacitants and anti-material agents.

An emerging category of 'non-lethal weapons' carries promise for resolving this dilemma, proffering new capabilities for disabling opponents without inflicting death or permanent injury. This array of much more sophisticated technologies is being developed, and could emerge for use by soldiers and police in the near future.

Alternatives to Bullets From liquids that smell like dead animals to high-temperature heat rays, the present and future of non-lethal weapons. By Eli Hager. I n the wake of recent high-profile police shootings, manufacturers of non-lethal weapons have seized on the opportunity to sell devices they say might have saved the lives of Michael Brown.

New protocol on blinding laser weapons', International Review of the Red CrossJoint concept for non-lethal weapons, US Marine CorpsChemical incapacitating weapons are not Author: Christian Enemark.

Non-Lethal Weapon Definition. Non-Lethal Weapons (NLW) are defined as “Weapons, devices and munitions that are explicitly designed and primarily employed to incapacitate targeted personnel or materiel immediately, while minimizing fatalities, permanent injury to personnel, and undesired damage to property in the targeted area or Size: 2MB.

Buy Non-lethal Weapons as Legitimising Forces?: Technology, Politics and the Management of Conflict 1 by Brian Rappert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Non-lethal weapons (NLWs) are designed to minimize fatalities and other undesired collateral damage when used.

Events of the last few years including the attack on the USS Cole have raised ideas about the role NLWs can play in enhancing support to naval forces. Shwaery, G. () JNLWD (Joint Non-lethal Weapons Directorate) and NTIC (Non-lethal Technology Innovation Center) Missions. Presentation to the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) conference, Non-Lethal Defense V: Non-Lethal Weapons: Now, More Than Ever, 26–8 March Google ScholarAuthor: Neil Davison.

Heal was among the first Americans to use modern non-lethal weapons, as a marine in Somalia in One was a foam called sticky foam, which was. It says about caltrops that they are a non-lethal barrier weapon, denying the enemy passage. The book goes on to describe a kind of thick foam that can be placed over barbed wire, caltrops or other non-lethal barrier weapons, for the purpose of impeding the enemy's work to remove the covered weapons.

'Set to be the standard text on 'non-lethal' weapons, this book also highlights the threat to controls on weapons of mass destruction posed by weapons development at the other end of the spectrum.' - Dr Hans Blix, Chairman of the Weapons of Mass Destruction CommissionCited by:.

Non-Lethal Weapons Reference Book 1. UNCLASSIFIED//FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY (U) Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate (JNLWD) (U) Non-Lethal Weapons (NLW) Reference Book This document contains information exempt from mandatory disclosure under the "Freedom of Information Act,“ Exemptions 5 U.S.C.

(b)(3) and (b)(4). When the military doesn't want to kill anyone but really needs to make sure they stay away, they turn to nonlethal weapons. Some of these weapons are painful enough that a gunshot might seem preferable.

1. The non-lethal claymore Two M5 modular crowd control munitions are mounted on the side of thi Author: Logan Nye. Book Reviews Book Reviews Non-Lethal Weapons as Legitimizing Forces?

Technology, Politics and the Management of Conï¬ ict By Dr. Brian Rappert, University of Nottingham The legitimacy of the use of force by the police and the military often generates signiï¬ cant debate.