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Weapons

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

Weapons can be defined broadly as encompassing all tools involved in violence. This entry addresses the use of weapons in, or in preparation for, armed conflict (rather than hunting, robbery, terrorism, etc.). The development and use of weapons have been central ...

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