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Unjust Borders: Individuals and the Ethics of Immigration

Unjust Borders: Individuals and the Ethics of Immigration

| December 2019
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This book poses a central question: How should individuals respond to unjust immigration policies? Hidalgo argues that individuals are not morally obligated to comply with unjust immigration laws, and that in many cases individuals are morally obligated to resist them.

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The New Rules of War: Victory in the Age of Durable Disorder

The New Rules of War: Victory in the Age of Durable Disorder

| December 2019
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McFate challenges much conventional wisdom and his “rules” point the way to a strategy for twenty-first century defense and security.

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Expanding Responsibility for the Just War: A Feminist Critique

Expanding Responsibility for the Just War: A Feminist Critique

| December 2019
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Kellison’s new book builds on the growing body of feminist just war scholarship to pose a critique of the just war tradition that draws on a relational theory of autonomy. Humans are relational beings; therefore, all of our actions can only be understood within the multitude of relationships we have and the power structures into which those relationships fall.

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The Politics of the Anthropocene

The Politics of the Anthropocene

| December 2019
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Foregrounding both justice and environmental integrity, this book offers a vision of how to manage a world in which human activities have extensive, lasting effects on the Earth and its human and nonhuman inhabitants.

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Briefly Noted: <i>Fully Human: Personhood, Citizenship, and Rights</i>

Briefly Noted: Fully Human: Personhood, Citizenship, and Rights

| December 2019
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A short book review of “Fully Human: Personhood, Citizenship, and Rights”

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China’s Global Identity: Considering the Responsibilities of Great Power

China’s Global Identity: Considering the Responsibilities of Great Power

| September 2019
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That China is a global power today is indisputable. What kind of global power China wishes to be and is becoming, however, are open-ended questions, the answers to which are deeply contentious.

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Worldmaking after Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination

Worldmaking after Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination

| September 2019
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Contemporary global justice theorists have largely neglected the transnational aspirations of the post-1945 decolonization movement, instead seeing it as solely a movement for countries to gain national political independence.

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Negotiating Peace: A Guide to the Practice, Politics, and Law of International Mediation

Negotiating Peace: A Guide to the Practice, Politics, and Law of International Mediation

| September 2019
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Sir Winston Churchill is often credited with the phrase “To jaw-jaw is better than to war-war.” Over the last twenty years, the desire to be part of the “jaw-jaw” has rarely been stronger.

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