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Price of Peace Just War in the Twenty-First Century

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ISBN-10: 0521677858

ISBN-13: 9780521677851

Edition: 2007

Authors: Charles Reed, David Ryall, Richard Dannatt, Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, Richard Dannatt

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Lively political and public debates on war and morality have been a feature of the post-Cold War world. The authors of this book argue that a re-examination of the Just War tradition is therefore urgently required. They suggest that despite the fluctuations and transformations in international relations the Just War tradition continues to be relevant, but that its utility as a framework of moral theory is dependent on a dynamic reworking of the tradition that responds to the new security environment. With an inter-disciplinary and transatlantic approach, this volume aims to facilitate the necessary dialogue between theological, political, military and public actors and provide renewed moral…    
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Book details

List price: $38.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/15/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 358
Size: 5.94" wide x 8.94" long x 0.83" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

David Ryall is the Assistant General Secretary at the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales. He has taught politics at the University of Wales and has published articles in International Relations, Third World Quarterly and The World Today.

Notes on contributors
A framework for ethical decision making: state and civil society-based approaches
The development of just war thinking in the post-Cold War world: an American perspective
Is there a European approach to war?
Between development and doubt: the recent career of just war doctrine in British churches
Just war thinking in recent American religious debate over military force
Responding justly to new threats
Humanitarian intervention
Rogue regimes, WMD and hyper-terrorism: Augustine and Aquinas meet Chemical Ali
Moral versus legal imperatives
Fighting wars justly
The ethics of 'effects-based' warfare: the crowding out of jus in bello?
The just conduct of war against radical Islamic terror and insurgencies
Securing peace justly
Justice after war and the international common good
Conditions for jus in pace in the face of the future
From just war to just peace
Concluding reflections
A US political perspective
A British political perspective
An American military ethicist's perspective
A British theological perspective