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Injustice: Political Theory for the Real World

Injustice: Political Theory for the Real World

| September 2019
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In Injustice: Political Theory for the Real World, Michael Goodhart claims that the dominant paradigm’s quest for “spotless” justice blinds scholars to the lived injustices of marginalized peoples.

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Humanitarian Action and Ethics

Humanitarian Action and Ethics

| September 2019
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This edited volume from Ayesha Ahmad and James Smith offers an expansive tour across the difficult landscape of ethical conundrums in humanitarian action, traversing issues related to “moral distress,” triage and treatment of mental health and Ebola patients, cross-border health provision, humanitarian failures, and humanitarianism’s place in the neoliberal global order.

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Briefly Noted

Briefly Noted

| September 2019
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In his latest book, Marcus Schulzke analyzes the ethical traditions of three national militaries—the U.S. Army, the British Army and Royal Marine Commandos, and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)—to highlight the strengths and limitations of different ethical training systems in promoting moral warfare.

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<i>The Global Climate Regime and Transitional Justice</i>, by Sonja Klinsky and Jasmina Brankovic

The Global Climate Regime and Transitional Justice, by Sonja Klinsky and Jasmina Brankovic

| June 2019
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In this book, Sonja Klinsky and Jasmina Brankovic have joined forces to provide a systematic exploration of how ideas from transitional justice could inform the global climate regime.

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<i>Trade Justice</i>, by James Christensen

Trade Justice, by James Christensen

| June 2019
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In this book, James Christensen probes a wide array of issues related to international trade, many of which have been overlooked by political theorists, asking where justice and injustice lie in this non-ideal landscape

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<i>A Theory of Global Governance: Authority, Legitimacy, and Contestation</i>, by Michael Zürn

A Theory of Global Governance: Authority, Legitimacy, and Contestation, by Michael Zürn

| June 2019
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In this book, Zürn’s ambition is to demonstrate that a global-politics paradigm is now increasingly well established. Along the way, he mounts a spirited defense of the analytical value of global governance against its critics.

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<i>Global Health Governance in International Society</i>, by Jeremy Youde

Global Health Governance in International Society, by Jeremy Youde

| June 2019
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In this book, Jeremy Youde applies one of the grande dames of IR theory—the English School—to the setting of global health. The result is new insights for both English School theory and global health practice.

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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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