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Just War Theory: A Reappraisal

Author: Mark Evans
Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland : Edinburgh University Press.
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This book offers a collection of critical engagements with the key tenets of just war theory, to evaluate its theoretical and practical credibility. Readers will be furnished with a rigorous and comprehensive assessment of the theory's various elements in order to identify what might be salvaged and what might need revision.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Evans
ISBN: 9780748672042 0748672044 9780748620746 0748620745 9780748680887 0748680888
OCLC Number: 1076709753
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Contributors; Preface; Introduction: Moral Theory and the Idea of a Just War; Mark Evans (University of Wales, Swansea); Part 1: Just Cause; 2. The Justice of Preemption and Preventive War Doctrines; Neta C. Crawford (Brown University, RI); 3. Punitive Intervention: Enforcing Justice or Creating Conflict?; Anthony F. Lang Jr (University of St Andrews); 4. In Humanity's Name: Democracy and the Right to Wage War; Mark Evans (University of Wales, Swansea); Part 2: Justice in the Conduct of War; 5. The Concept of Proportionality: Old Problems, New Ambiguities; Kateri Carmola (Middlebury College, Vermont); 6. Just War? Just Children?; Helen Brocklehurst (University of Wales, Swansea); 7. Is There a Supreme Emergency Exemption?; Brian Orend (University of Waterloo, Western Ontario); Part 3: Justice and the End of War; 8. Security Beyond the State: Cosmopolitanism, Peace and the Role of Just War Theory; Patrick Hayden (Victoria University, Wellington); 9. Forgiveness and Reconciliation in 'Jus Post Bellum'; Andrew Rigby (Coventry University); 10. Conclusion: In Defence of Just War Theory; Mark Evans (University of Wales, Swansea); Bibliography; Index.


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