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Children at War Books

  • Autor: P. W. Singer
  • Editor: University of California Press
  • Relaese Date: 07 April 2006
  • ISBN: 0520248767
  • Format Book: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • Number of page: 278 pages
  • File Size: 41MB
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Description Children at War de P. W. Singer:

From U.S. soldiers having to fight children in Afghanistan and Iraq to juvenile terrorists in Sri Lanka to Palestine, the new, younger face of battle is a terrible reality of 21st century warfare. Indeed, the very first American soldier killed by hostile fire in the 'War on Terrorism' was shot by a fourteen-year-old Afghan boy. "Children at War" is the first comprehensive examination of a disturbing and escalating phenomenon: the use of children as soldiers around the globe. Interweaving explanatory narrative with the voices of child soldiers themselves, P.W. Singer, an internationally recognized expert in modern warfare, introduces the brutal reality of conflict, where children are sent off to fight in war-torn hotspots from Colombia and the Sudan to Kashmir and Sierra Leone. He explores the evolution of this phenomenon, how and why children are recruited, indoctrinated, trained, and converted to soldiers and then lays out the consequences for global security, with a special case study on terrorism. With this established, he lays out the responses that can end this horrible practice. What emerges is not only a compelling and clarifying read on the darker reality of modern warfare, but also a clear and urgent call for action. Information regarding the author can not be found or may be taken out at the obtain of your author. You could possibly could possibly be enthusiastic about alternative publications by way of the P. W. Singer. There we were in a position to acquire the vast majority of most iformatsii for you personally. For creators of these studies: web site won't include open obtain ones publications on our pages merely introduction information about it. If you believe that web page is actually infringing, please email united states regarding it so if you are really the author of them guides, we are going to rapidly clear away webpages from my site.

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