This book offers an insider’s account of how the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights came into being. Although readers may sometimes strain at its mix of heroic memoir and sober argument, Just Business contributes profoundly to the next iteration of an ethical lex mercatoria.
This book will provoke the reader to think about how to bring the public sector, civil society, industry, patents, health financing, and human resources together in order to achieve the more rapid, progressive realization of the right to health in the decades to come.
Kant and the End of War: A Critique of Just War Theory by Howard Williams; and Kant and Cosmopolitanism: The Philosophical Ideal of World Citizenship by Pauline Kleingeld
These new books, by two of the foremost contemporary scholars of Kant’s political philosophy, deal extensively with the theme of international peace.
Leebaw argues that two competing frameworks have come to dominate the field of transitional justice. The first stresses the promotion of law, trials, and individual criminal responsibility in the aftermath of atrocity, while the second focuses on repairing society and healing the wounds of the past.
The Image before the Weapon: A Critical History of the Distinction between Combatant and Civilian by Helen Kinsella
This book traces the concept of the civilian from medieval times through the colonial era and up to its eventual codification only a few decades ago.
This book clearly and forcefully lays out the links between women’s security and international and domestic security.
Liberal Leviathan: The Origins, Crisis, and Transformation of the American World Order by G. John Ikenberry
REVIEW BY DANIEL DEUDNEY This book masterfully draws on history, advances international relations theory, and illuminates foreign policy choices.
Poverty and Morality: Religious and Secular Perspectives, Edited by William A. Galston and Peter H. Hoffenberg
Covering the six major religious traditions and such secular perspectives as classical liberalism, contemporary liberal egalitarianism, Marxism, and feminism, this book offers a valuable collection of articles for understanding the normative dimensions of poverty.