The Resource Ethics and global security : a cosmopolitan approach, Anthony Burke, Katrina Lee-Koo, Matt McDonald

Ethics and global security : a cosmopolitan approach, Anthony Burke, Katrina Lee-Koo, Matt McDonald

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Ethics and global security : a cosmopolitan approach
Title
Ethics and global security
Title remainder
a cosmopolitan approach
Statement of responsibility
Anthony Burke, Katrina Lee-Koo, Matt McDonald
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eng
Summary
"This book will be the first systematic examination of the role that ethics plays in international security in both theory and practice, and offers the reader a concrete ethics for global security. Questions of morality and ethics have long been central to global security, from the death camps, world wars and H-bombs of the 20th century, to the humanitarian missions, tsunamis, terrorism and refugees of the 21st. This book goes beyond the Just War tradition to demonstrate how ethical commitments influence security theory, policy and international law, across a range of pressing global challenges. The book highlights how, from patrolling a territorial border to maintaining armed forces, security practices have important ethical implications, not least in terms of excluding some from consideration, presenting others as potential threats and exposing them to harm, and licensing particular actions. While many scholars and practitioners of security claim little interest in ethics, ethics clearly has an interest in them. This innovative book extends the traditional agenda of war and peace to consider the ethics of force short of war such as sanctions, deterrence, terrorism, targeted killing, and torture, and the ethical implications of new security concerns such as identity, gender, humanitarianism, the responsibility to protect, and the global ecology. It advances a concrete ethics for an era of global threats, and makes a case for a cosmopolitan approach to the theory and practice of security that could inspire a more just, stable and inclusive global order. This book fills an important gap in the literature and will be of much interest to students of ethics, security studies and international relations"--
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1966-
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Burke, Anthony
Dewey number
172/.4
Index
index present
LC call number
JZ5588
LC item number
.B883 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Lee-Koo, Katrina
  • McDonald, Matt
Series statement
Routledge critical security studies series
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  • Security, International
  • Security, International
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / General
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / Human Rights
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General
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Ethics and global security : a cosmopolitan approach, Anthony Burke, Katrina Lee-Koo, Matt McDonald
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 218 pages
Isbn
9780415663229
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(hardback)
Lccn
2014001228
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
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(OCoLC)872653608
Label
Ethics and global security : a cosmopolitan approach, Anthony Burke, Katrina Lee-Koo, Matt McDonald
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 218 pages
Isbn
9780415663229
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014001228
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
(OCoLC)872653608

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