Ethics and World Politics

Paperback | April 25, 2010

EditorDuncan Bell

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Designed to appeal to teachers and students of international relations and political theory, this exciting, user-friendly text explores the ethical dimensions of some of the most complex problems in world politics. The book opens with a discussion of different methods and approaches employed to study the subject, including analytical political theory, post-structuralism and critical theory. It then surveys some of the most prominent perspectives on global ethics, including cosmopolitanism, communitarianism ofvarious kinds, theories of international society, realism, postcolonialism, feminism, and green political thought. Part III examines a variety of more specific issues, including immigration, democracy, human rights, the just war tradition and its critics, international law, and global poverty andinequality. The book is supported by an Online Resource Centre including: * Glossary* Extra case studies* PowerPoint slides* Web links

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Designed to appeal to teachers and students of international relations and political theory, this exciting, user-friendly text explores the ethical dimensions of some of the most complex problems in world politics. The book opens with a discussion of different methods and approaches employed to study the subject, including analytical p...

Dr. Duncan Bell is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the Centre of International Studies, and a Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge University.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:472 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.01 inPublished:April 25, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199548625

ISBN - 13:9780199548620

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Part I: Methods and Political Thoery1. Colin Bird: Ethics and Analytical Political Theory2. Max Pensky: Ethics and Critical Theory3. Amy Allen: Ethics and Post-Structuralism4. Andrew Gamble: Ethics and PoliticsPart II: General Perspectives5. Duncan Bell: Political Realism and the Limits of Ethics6. Peter Jones: The Ethics of International Society7. Margaret Moore: Defending Community: Nationalism, Patriotism, and Culture8. Simon Caney: Cosmopolitan Visions9. Kimberley Hutchings: Feminism10. Mathew Humphrey: Green Political Theory11. Margaret Kohn: Postcolonialism12. Christopher Goto-Jones: Comparative Political ThoughtPart III: Themes13. Duncan Ivison: Human Rights14. Kok-Chor Tan: Poverty and Global Distributive Justice15. Anthony Carty: International Law16. Nicholas Rengger: The Ethics of War (1): The Just War17. Patricia Owens: The Ethics of War (2): Critical Alternatives18. Anthony Lang: Humanitarian Intervention19. Virginia Held: Terrorism20. Arash Abizadeh: Immigration, Borders and Citizenship21. James Bohman: Democracy and World Politics