Post Tagged with: "ethics"

Realism: Tragedy, Power and the Refugee Crisis

Realism: Tragedy, Power and the Refugee Crisis

Realism does not provide a one-stop solution to the refugee crisis, but it acts as a critical corrective to political discourses that securitise refugees.

Review – Reconstructing Human Rights

Review – Reconstructing Human Rights

This remarkable and innovative book offers an original understanding of human rights and contributes to the reflection on the nature and role of political theory.

Review – Ethics, Diversity and World Politics: Saving Pluralism From Itself

Review – Ethics, Diversity and World Politics: Saving Pluralism From Itself

John Williams provides essential insights for anyone with interest in ethical pluralism in contemporary politics, and sets the agenda for future research in this field.

Time Creators and Time Creatures in the Ethics of World Politics

Time Creators and Time Creatures in the Ethics of World Politics

A heterotemporal orientation decentres the position of the ethical theorist by questioning the assumption of a fusion between his or her particular present and ‘the’ present of world politics.

Thinking About Ethics, Thinking Across Fields

Thinking About Ethics, Thinking Across Fields

A distaste for liberal utilitarianism could serve as common ground for mounting any campaign for a coherent alternative to modern ethical systems.

Review – Ethics and Global Security

Review – Ethics and Global Security

Burke et al. offer refreshingly optimistic thinking on security. Their book is required reading for anyone interested in, and concerned about, our common future.

An MQ-9 Reaper sits on the flight line at Hurlburt Field Fla., April 24, 2014.The MQ-9 Reaper is an armed, multi-mission, medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely piloted aircraft that is employed primarily as an intelligence-collection asset and secondarily against dynamic execution targets.(U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. John Bainter)

Four Things I Don’t like about the Advance Discussion of Eye in the Sky

Does the movie ‘Eye in the Sky’ really provide insight into targeted killing? Here are four reasons why we ought to be suspicious.

Killing by Remote Control: Western Countries Relying on Technology in the Military

Killing by Remote Control: Western Countries Relying on Technology in the Military

The growing reliance on drones highlights the Western requirement for precision, accountability, and a reduction in collateral damage

Image by Elvert Barnes

Global Justice: An Exegesis of Contemporary Theories

The lack of consensus on global justice is a microcosm of schisms present in international relations perspectives.

Review – Volunteer Tourism in the Global South

Review – Volunteer Tourism in the Global South

Examining our attachments to ethical consumption practices such as volunteer tourism, Vrasti’s book sheds light on its links to capitalism and neoliberal subjectivity.

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