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Conscientious objection

Conscientious objection

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Published by Royal College of Midwives in London .
Written in English


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StatementRoyal College of Midwives.
SeriesPosition papers -- no.17
ContributionsRoyal College of Midwives.
The Physical Object
Pagination4p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19935077M

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Book Description: The term "conscientious objector" was not in use during the Civil War, but the concept certainly existed. This engrossing volume studies the whole problem of objection to warfare on religious or moral grounds, as it existed during the Civil War.

This book examines the right to conscientious objection in international human rights law. It begins with an exploration of the concept of conscience and its evolution. Özgür Heval?nar analyzes human rights law at both the international and regional level, considering UN, . Get this from a library! Conscientious objection: resisting militarized society. [Özgür Heval Çınar; Coşkun Üsterci;] -- This wide-ranging and original book brings together four different bodies of knowledge to examine the practice of conscientious objection: historical and philosophical analyses of conscientious.

The book Conscientious Objection: Resisting Militarized Society, Edited by Ozgur Heval Cinar and Coskun Usterci is published by Zed Books. The Chicago Distribution Center is temporarily closed. We are delivering some of our books from alternative locations, though others may be delayed. Michael K. Duffey, in Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, & Conflict (Second Edition), Introduction. Conscientious objection to participation in war or in military service arises for persons opposed to defending their society by use of lethal force. Opposition to life-taking in this context may be understood as a religious duty, a moral duty, or both.


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A fuller (and more compelling) telling of Doss's story (including Doss, several of his former platoon members, and others, speaking on camera) is contained in the near-two hour documentary by Terry Benedict, THE CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR: The Story of An American Hero, produced two years before Doss's death in Conscientious objection book can watch it anytime on YouTube/5().

Conscientious Objections and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - Cited by: The only comprehensive, comparative scholarly study of conscientious objection to military service, this book examines the history of the practice in the Western world and state policies that have grown up Author: Charles C.

Moskos. Review. “Nicholas Krehbiel’s excellent book offers an important and sympathetic reassessment of General Lewis Hershey’s stance toward pacifists and conscientious objectors during World War II.

Krehbiel provides new information on Hershey’s relationship with religious pacifists, his defense of religious liberty, and his role in creating Manufacturer: University of Missouri. About Conscientious Objections.

In a series of feisty and ultimately hopeful essays, one of America’s sharpest social critics casts a shrewd eye over contemporary culture to reveal the worst — and the best — of our habits of discourse, tendencies in education, and obsessions with technological novelty.

The legal definition and status of conscientious objection has varied over the years and from nation to nation. Religious beliefs were a starting point in many nations for legally granting conscientious objector status. An early recognition of conscientious objection was granted by William the Silent to the Dutch Mennonites in They could refuse military service in exchange for a monetary payment.

".Overall, the book presents various aspects of conscientious objection in health care remarkably well. Wicclair has been successful in presenting a lucid and comprehensive view of the subject matter in a book that is easily read and accessible even to lay people and yet does not compromise on rigorous academic standards."Cited by: Although conscientious objection is a long-standing phenomenon, it has only recently become a major factor affecting armed forces and society.

The only comprehensive, comparative scholarly study of conscientious objection to military service, this book examines the history of the practice in the Western world and state policies that have grown up in response to it.

conscientious objector, person who, on the grounds of conscience, resists the authority of the state to compel military service. Such resistance, emerging in time of war, may be based on membership in a pacifistic religious sect, such as the Society of Friends (Quakers), the Dukhobors, or Jehovah's Witnesses, or on personal religious or humanitarian convictions.

Although conscientious objection is a long-standing phenomenon, it has only recently become a major factor affecting armed forces and society.

The only comprehensive, comparative scholarly study of conscientious objection to military service, this book examines the history of the practice inthe Western world and state policies that have grown up in response to it.

relationship between the conscientious objector (C.O.), and the United States military and Selective Service System (SSS), and can be used for the following purposes: 1. To provide information to relate to a young person regarding the option of exemption to military service as a conscientious objector.

The scope of conscientious objection is very clearly limited to medical staff participating in the abortion procedure.

It contains within it a right to opt out of providing abortion care on an individual level, with an obligation to ensure that the woman is still able to access that care.

A comprehensive history on conscientious objection in World War 1 in Britain by Christadelphians can be found in a book called “Without the Camp” by Frank G Jannaway.

This records in detail the whole process of the community seeking support from politicians to petition parliament for exemption, letters written and the difficulties and. A conscientious objector is an "individual who has claimed the right to refuse to perform military service" on the grounds of freedom of thought, conscience, or religion.

In some countries, conscientious objectors are assigned to an alternative civilian service as a substitute for conscription or military service.

Some conscientious objectors consider themselves pacifist, non-interventionist. Conscientious Objection Fact Sheet. Home» Resources» Conscientious Objection.

After you read this fact sheet, please call the Hotline () to talk over your options with a counselor. Conscientious Objection Discharge. Everyone has a conscience. Includes hundreds of items on conscientious objection from the 18th century through the 20th century - Digital Archives for Peace Studies "The Good War and Those Who Refused to Fight It" Web site for the PBS documentary E-book by C.O.

Robert W. Norris - review "Perseverance Pays Off for Conscientious Objector Author" - book Looking for the Summer. Peters’s book offers interpretations of works by the likes of Seamus Heaney, Maya Angelou, and Tess Gallagher. In this excerpt, Peters offers a distinctive take on Edna St.

Vincent Millay’s “Conscientious Objector.” Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, and sign up for our mailing list. Desmond Thomas Doss (February 7, – Ma ) was a United States Army corporal who served as a combat medic with an infantry company in World War II.

He was twice awarded the Bronze Star Medal for actions in Guam and the Philippines. Doss further distinguished himself in the Battle of Okinawa by saving 75 men, becoming the only conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor Battles/wars: World War II, Battle of Guam, Battle.

Crisis of Conscience is the first and only book about the Canadian pacifists who refused to fight in the Great War. The experience of these conscientious objectors offers insight into evolving Reviews: 1. Conscientious objection in the United States military.

The Department of Defense also implements the classification of conscientious objectors into its own system. The Navy, the Marine Corps, the Army, the Air Force, and the Coast Guard each provide their own policies on conscientious objection. Additional Physical Format: Online version: United States.

Selective Service System. Conscientious objection. [Washington], [G.P.O.] (OCoLC)Mark Wicclair's remarkable and timely book provides a clinically and philosophically comprehensive account of conscientious objection in healthcare.

He addresses conscientious refusal to participate in aspects of reproductive medicine such as prescription or dispensing of Plan B contraception (for use after unprotected sexual intercourse to prevent pregnancy, believed by many -- mistakenly.Conscientious Objections is a series of eighteen of Postman's essays and speeches, most concerned with his perennial topics of education, language, technology, and media.

Theyre from the late s, so some of them are rather dated, but many of them are still strikingly relevant today/5.