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Just war theory : a reappraisal

Author: Mark Evans
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This book addresses the criticisms and explores new angles to just war thinking, analysing its practical adequacy in the face of modern-day realities. It is written with the aim of stimulating debate and recasting or revivifying critical reservations, but also powerfully demonstrating how just war theory cannot be ignored if we take seriously the moral questions that warfare forces upon us."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Evans
ISBN: 140397148X 9781403971487
OCLC Number: 60414468
Notes: Originally published: Edinburgh University Press, 2005.
Description: xiv, 237 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Moral theory and the idea of a just war / Mark Evans --
Preemptive and preventive wars / Neta C. Crawford --
Punitive intervention : enforcing justice or creating conflict? / Anthony F. Lang Jr. --
In humanity's name : democracy and the right to wage war / Mark Evans --
Proportionality : old problems, new ambiguities / Kateri Carmola --
Is there a supreme emergency exemption? / Brian Orend --
Security beyond the state : cosmopolitanism, just war and the human right to peace / Patrick Hayden --
Forgiveness and reconciliation in jus post bellum / Andrew Rigby --
In defence of just war theory / Mark Evans.
Responsibility: edited by Mark Evans.
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"This book addresses the criticisms and explores new angles to just war thinking, analysing its practical adequacy in the face of modern-day realities. It is written with the aim of stimulating debate and recasting or revivifying critical reservations, but also powerfully demonstrating how just war theory cannot be ignored if we take seriously the moral questions that warfare forces upon us."--Jacket.

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