RSSIssue 23.4

Briefly Noted

| December 2009
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This section contains a round-up of recent notable books in the field of international affairs.

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<i>Universal Human Rights in a World of Difference</i> by Brooke A. Ackerly

Universal Human Rights in a World of Difference by Brooke A. Ackerly

| December 2009
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In a book full of thought-provoking questions for theorists of human rights, Ackerly presents an “account of the normative legitimacy of human rights” that is distinctive in several respects.

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<i>Ethics of Global Development: Agency, Capability, and Deliberative Democracy</i> by David A. Crocker

Ethics of Global Development: Agency, Capability, and Deliberative Democracy by David A. Crocker

| December 2009
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This book is highly recommended to anyone who wants to know what development ethics has to offer, or who wants to engage with arguments on the role of the capability approach and ideas of deliberative democracy in development ethics.

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<i>Messy Morality: The Challenge of Politics</i> by C. A. J. Coady

Messy Morality: The Challenge of Politics by C. A. J. Coady

| December 2009
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The principal and worthwhile contribution of this book is to resituate the debate about moral realism where it belongs, in terms of its pragmatic employment and its ability to accommodate ideals and values.

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<i>The Religious in Responses to Mass Atrocity: Interdisciplinary Perspectives </i> Edited by Thomas Brudholm and Thomas Cushman

The Religious in Responses to Mass Atrocity: Interdisciplinary Perspectives Edited by Thomas Brudholm and Thomas Cushman

| December 2009
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What is the contribution of religious discourse to a productive and reconciliatory response to mass atrocities? In this wide-ranging book, scholars address the philosophical, ethical, sociological, and religious approaches to post-violence politics and societies.

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<i>War, Torture and Terrorism: Rethinking the Rules of International Security</i> Edited by Anthony F. Lang, Jr., and Amanda Russell Beattie

War, Torture and Terrorism: Rethinking the Rules of International Security Edited by Anthony F. Lang, Jr., and Amanda Russell Beattie

| December 2009
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This volume provides a fresh and engaging set of discussions, approaches, and case studies on how rules established to promote peaceful international order can instead result in conflict.

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In Pursuit of Peace

| December 2009
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Traditional international relations scholarship has concentrated on war, but has not provided deep theoretical consideration of the concept of peace.While the focus of each of these three books differs, they share a common goal: to better place “peace” into the study of international affairs.

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An Ethic of Political Reconciliation

| December 2009
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The core proposition of this article is that reconciliation, both as a process and an end state, is a concept of justice. Its animating virtue is mercy and its goal is peace. These concepts are expressed most deeply in religious traditions, including Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

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