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Geneva Conventions

  • By: Paul Arthur Battersby
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The closest thing to a global standard for the ethical conduct of war can be found in the protocols known as the Geneva conventions. They emerged out of a sense of common humanity and moral revulsion at the human consequences of ...

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