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Cosmopolitan War

Cécile Fabre

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199567164
eISBN:
9780191746055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567164.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The book articulates and defends a cosmopolitan theory of the just war. It takes the following two views as its starting point: first, the individual is the fundamental locus of concern and respect; ... More


Laboratory of Intervention: The Humanitarian Governance of the Postcommunist Balkan Territories

Mariella Pandolfi

in Postcolonial Disorders

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520252233
eISBN:
9780520941021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252233.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the politics of humanitarian intervention carried out by international and intrastate institutions in the crises in the Balkan territories of Bosnia, Kosovo, and Albania. It ... More


How the Geneva Conventions Matter

Matthew Evangelista

in Do the Geneva Conventions Matter?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199379774
eISBN:
9780190690977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199379774.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter offers an assessment of the status of the Geneva Conventions as a normative regime and how it matters. The book’s case studies support the intuition that states fighting guerrilla ... More


The Return of God

Manlio Graziano

in Holy Wars and Holy Alliance: The Return of Religion to the Global Political Stage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231174626
eISBN:
9780231543910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174626.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter identifies the structural reasons for the return of religions to the public stage at the end of the 20th century.


Introduction The Imperial University: Race, War, and the Nation-State

Piya Chatterjee and Sunaina Maira

in The Imperial University: Academic Repression and Scholarly Dissent

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680894
eISBN:
9781452948799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680894.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This introductory chapter demonstrates the ways in which the academy’s role in supporting state policies is crucial, even—and particularly—as a presumably liberal institution. As U.S. military and ... More


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