Private military companies: Markets, ethics and economics

Jurgen Brauer

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Abstract

Our ultimate purpose then is not so much to provide a defence of mercenarism, but to attack a certain kind of anti-mercenarism, underpinned by that Machiavellian virtu, which extols inter alia the virtues of a citizen's willing subordination of his or her personal interest to the communal good.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPrivate Military and Security Companies
Subtitle of host publicationEthics, Policies and Civil-Military Relations
PublisherRoutledge Taylor & Francis Group
Pages102-115
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)0203930835, 9780203930830
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StatePublished - Jan 16 2008

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Brauer, J. (2008). Private military companies: Markets, ethics and economics. In Private Military and Security Companies: Ethics, Policies and Civil-Military Relations (pp. 102-115). Routledge Taylor & Francis Group. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203930830