Embedded cosmopolitanism : duties to strangers and enemies in a world of "dislocated communities" (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Embedded cosmopolitanism : duties to strangers and enemies in a world of "dislocated communities"

Author: Toni Erskine; British Academy
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008
Series: British Academy postdoctoral fellowship monograph
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this innovative book, Toni Erskine offers a challenging and original normative approach to some of the most pressing practical concerns in world politics - including the contested nature of the prohibitions against torture and the targeting of civilians in the 'war on terror'. Erskine's vision of 'embedded cosmopolitanism' responds to the charge that conventional cosmopolitan arguments neglect the profound  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Erskine; British Academy
ISBN: 9780197264379 0197264379
OCLC Number: 474471690
Awards: Winner of 2010 Notable Book, International Ethics Section of the International Studies Association.
Description: xiii, 277 s. ; 24 cm
Series Title: British Academy postdoctoral fellowship monograph
Responsibility: by Toni Erskine

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Dr Erskine's 'embedded cosmopolitanism' embraces the perspective of local loyalties, communities and cultures in the theory of why we have duties to 'strangers' and 'enemies' in world politics.  Read more...

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