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<i>Crime and Global Justice: The Dynamics of International Punishment</i>, by Daniele Archibugi and Alice Pease

Crime and Global Justice: The Dynamics of International Punishment, by Daniele Archibugi and Alice Pease

| March 2019
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In this book, Archibugi and Pease survey familiar territory, but they distinguish their contribution by using case studies to tell their story, focusing on the indictments, trials, and convictions of well-known heads of state.

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<i>Should We Control World Population?</i> by Diana Coole

Should We Control World Population? by Diana Coole

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This book provides an antidote to the commonly held assumption that procreation is beyond the legitimate scope of governmental influence.

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<i>Wars of Law: Unintended Consequences in the Regulation of Armed Conflict</i>, by Tanisha Fazal

Wars of Law: Unintended Consequences in the Regulation of Armed Conflict, by Tanisha Fazal

| March 2019
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This book convincingly shows that efforts to regulate and govern the conduct of war have bred counteracting reactions by warring parties.

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Briefly Noted: <i>Burying Jihadis: Bodies Between State, Territory, and Identity</i>

Briefly Noted: Burying Jihadis: Bodies Between State, Territory, and Identity

| March 2019
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A short book review of “Burying Jihadis: Bodies Between State, Territory, and Identity”

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<i>Just Responsibility: A Human Rights Theory of Global Justice</i>, by Brooke A. Ackerly

Just Responsibility: A Human Rights Theory of Global Justice, by Brooke A. Ackerly

| December 2018
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This book offers a clear argument for assuming political responsibility toward basic structures of injustice in the developing world.

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<i>Return of the Barbarians: Confronting Non-State Actors from Ancient Rome to the Present</i>, by Jakub J. Grygiel

Return of the Barbarians: Confronting Non-State Actors from Ancient Rome to the Present, by Jakub J. Grygiel

| December 2018
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In this book, Jakub J. Grygiel provocatively shows how strategic actors beyond nation-states are making resurgence.

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<i>A Foreign Policy for the Left</i>, by Michael Walzer

A Foreign Policy for the Left, by Michael Walzer

| December 2018
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Michael Walzer’s new book brings together essays from the past sixteen years to offer pragmatic ethical guidance on matters of foreign policy.

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<i>Justice and Natural Resources: An Egalitarian Theory</i>, by Chris Armstrong

Justice and Natural Resources: An Egalitarian Theory, by Chris Armstrong

| December 2018
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Chris Armstrong defends a straightforward and highly plausible thesis: that the benefits and burdens associated with natural resources should be distributed so as to reduce global inequality.

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