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Ethics and International Affairs: A Reader 3ed

by Joel H Rosenthal and Christian Barry Georgetown Univ Press
Pub Date:
01/2009
ISBN:
9781589012721
Format:
Pbk 368 pages
Price:
AU$79.00 NZ$82.61
Product Status: Out of stock. Not available to order.
Instructors
& Academics:
The third edition of Ethics and International Affairs provides a fresh selection of classroom resources, ideal for courses in international relations, ethics, foreign policy, and related fields. Published with the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, this collection contains some of the best contemporary scholarship on international ethics, written by a group of distinguished political scientists, political theorists, philosophers, applied ethicists, and economic development specialists. Each contributor explores how moral theory can inform policy choices regarding topics such as war and intervention, international organizations, human rights, and global economic justice. This book provides an entry point into these key debates and offers a platform for further discussion. Published in cooperation with the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs.

Preface Part One: Conflict and Reconciliation 1. In Defense of Realism: A Commentary on Just and Unjust Wars David C. Hendrickson 2. The Slippery Slope to Preventive War Neta C. Crawford 3. Reckoning with Past Wrongs: A Normative Framework David A. Crocker Part Two: Grounds for Intervention 4. Humanitarian Intervention: An Overview of the Ethical Issues Michael J. Smith 5. The Moral Basis of Humanitarian Intervention Terry Nardin6. Responsibility to Protect or Trojan Horse?: The Crisis in Darfur and Humanitarian Intervention after Iraq Alex J. Bellamy 7. Ecological Intervention: Prospects and Limits Robyn Eckersley Part Three: Governance, Law, and Membership 8. The Legitimacy of Global Governance Institutions Allen Buchanan and Robert O. Keohane 9. On the Alleged Conflict between Democracy and International Law Seyla Benhabib 10. 'Saving Amina': Global Justice for Women and Intercultural Dialogue Alison M. Jaggar 11. Who Should Get In? The Ethics of Immigration Admissions Joseph H. Carens Part Four: Global Economic Justice 12. Models of International Economic Justice Ethan B. Kapstein 13. The Invisible Hand of the American Empire Robert Wade 14. Accountability in International Development Aid Leif Wenar 15. World Poverty and Human Rights Thomas Pogge 16. Do We Owe the Global Poor Assistance or Rectification?: Response to Pogge Mathias Risse 17. Baselines for Determining Harm: Reply to Risse Thomas Pogge ContributorsIndex

'This extensively revised edition of a well-known collection of essays more than meets the already high standard of earlier versions. The seventeen essays collected here bring expert focus on the key ethical issues of the day, with contributions from most of the major authorities in the field. This is an essential teaching collection for courses on ethics and international affairs and international political theory more generally.' -- Chris Brown, professor of international relations, London School of Economics 'The newest edition of Ethics and International Affairs is an invaluable resource for course instructors and researchers in this rapidly expanding field. The new preface helpfully situates 'international ethics' within the broader study of world politics. Each of the chapters offers sophisticated normative analysis of important ethical issues in international relations, from some of the most distinguished scholars in the field today. As an instructor for a graduate course in International Ethics, I am delighted to find so many of the wonderful EIA articles I include on my reading list... together in one volume.' -- Fiona Robinson, associate professor and director of graduate studies, Carleton University 'This collection of essays, from leading scholars in their field, represents the best of contemporary writing on normative issues in global affairs. They chart with clarity and insight some of the most important current debates about how the world might become more just.' -- Tim Hayward, professor of environmental political theory, University of Edinburgh
Joel H Rosenthal is president of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. He also serves as an adjunt professor in the Department of Politics and New York University and as chair of the Bard College Globalization and International Affairs Program.

Christian Barry is a senior research fellow at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics and the Australian National University.

Oz Contributors:
Alex J Bellamy - Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Queensland.

Robyn Eckersley - Professor in the School of Political Science, Sociology and Criminology at the University of Melbourne, where she researches and teaches environmental politics, political theory and global politics.