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Ethics and Global Politics: Ethics and Global Politics


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Cosmopolitan Global Politics

Cosmopolitan Global Politics

1st Edition

Patrick Hayden
February 27, 2017

Cosmopolitan conceptions of justice in global politics are gaining in importance in the field of international political theory. Cosmopolitanism claims that we owe duties of justice to all the persons of the world and thus that normative theories of global politics should focus first on the...

Ethics in an Era of Globalization

Ethics in an Era of Globalization

1st Edition

M. S. Ronald Commers, Wim Vandekerckhove
November 30, 2016

This much-needed volume represents all that is new in the field of global ethics. It recognizes the emergence of the search to move beyond relativism and the study of ethical aspects of globalization, acknowledging aspects of globalization that make ethical reasoning itself a challenging task. As...

Ethical Foreign Policy?: US Humanitarian Interventions

Ethical Foreign Policy?: US Humanitarian Interventions

1st Edition

Chih-Hann Chang
November 25, 2016

While the 1990s gave rise to a wealth of literature on the notion of ethical foreign policy, it has tended to simply focus on a version of realism, which overlooks the role of ethics in international affairs, lacking an empirical analysis of foreign policy decision-making, with relation to ethical...

Towards the Dignity of Difference?: Neither 'End of History' nor 'Clash of Civilizations'

Towards the Dignity of Difference?: Neither 'End of History' nor 'Clash of Civilizations'

1st Edition

Mojtaba Mahdavi, W. Andy Knight
November 15, 2016

The rise of popular social movements throughout the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and North America in 2011 challenged two hegemonic discourses of the post-Cold War era: Francis Fukuyama's 'The End of History' and Samuel Huntington's 'The Clash of Civilizations.' The quest for genuine democracy...

Who's Afraid of Children?: Children, Conflict and International Relations

Who's Afraid of Children?: Children, Conflict and International Relations

1st Edition

Helen Brocklehurst
November 15, 2016

Brocklehurst's impressive work breaks new ground in normative international political theory. It develops a new theoretical framework which exposes how children are present in international relations and security practices using an empirical and comparative assessment of the role of children and...

Peaceful Resistance: Advancing Human Rights and Democratic Freedoms

Peaceful Resistance: Advancing Human Rights and Democratic Freedoms

1st Edition

Robert M. Press
October 19, 2016

An innovative study that examines how peaceful, domestic tactics by individual human rights activists and organizational activists, with public support, can force an authoritarian regime to make key concessions. Robert Press explores the creation and impact of a culture of resistance. He examines...

Fighting for Rights: From Holy Wars to Humanitarian Military Interventions

Fighting for Rights: From Holy Wars to Humanitarian Military Interventions

1st Edition

Tal Dingott Alkopher
March 19, 2013

In the light of NATO's humanitarian war in Kosovo is it possible to understand or explain wars as an outcome of perceptions of rights? How did rights, be they divine rights in the Middle Ages, territorial rights in the eighteenth century, or human rights today, become something that people are...

Justice and Morality: Human Suffering, Natural Law and International Politics

Justice and Morality: Human Suffering, Natural Law and International Politics

1st Edition

Amanda Russell Beattie
January 28, 2010

Bridging the contending theories of natural law and international relations, this book proposes a 'relational ontology' as the basis for rethinking our approach to international politics. Amanda Beattie challenges both the conventional interpretation of natural law as necessarily and intractably...

Targeting Terrorists: A License to Kill?

Targeting Terrorists: A License to Kill?

1st Edition

Avery Plaw
September 19, 2008

Targeting Terrorists: A License to Kill? examines the political history and ethics of targeted killing. Avery Plaw's analysis addresses the questions of moral, political and legal justification in the context of the current 'war on terror' and of legitimate/illegitimate forms of counter-terrorism...

Bloody Nations: Moral Dilemmas for Nations, States and International Relations

Bloody Nations: Moral Dilemmas for Nations, States and International Relations

1st Edition

Cherry Bradshaw
September 19, 2008

The dominance of nationalism as ideology and the resurgence of nationalist and ethnic conflict since the end of the Cold War both demand further analysis of the complex interplay between nation, state, sovereignty and self determination. Contrary to many commentators who regard nationalism today...

From Terrorism to Politics

From Terrorism to Politics

1st Edition

Anisseh Van Engeland, Rachael M. Rudolph
May 28, 2008

How do terrorists become politicians? This book embraces a series of comparative case studies in order to examine important issues regarding the relationship between terrorism and political processes. It identifies the characteristics necessary for the transition from a 'terrorist' organization to...

Emerging Conflicts of Principle: International Relations and the Clash between Cosmopolitanism and Republicanism

Emerging Conflicts of Principle: International Relations and the Clash between Cosmopolitanism and Republicanism

1st Edition

Thomas Kane
May 28, 2008

Debates over the ethics of war, economic redistribution, resource consumption and the rights and responsibilities associated with membership of a political community are just some of the major conflicts of principle identified by Thomas Kane which characterize world politics today. According to the...

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