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Author Jackson, Robert H
Title The Global Covenant : Human Conduct in a World of States
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2003
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Note Intro -- Preface -- Contents -- 1. The Normative Dialogue of International Society -- Two Conversations of World Politics -- The Political Conversation of Humankind -- Basic Norms of the Global Covenant: Procedural -- Basic Norms of the Global Covenant: Prudential -- Unity in Diversity -- I. Theory and History of International Society -- 2. International Human Relations -- Prologue -- Seven Faces of International Human Activity -- 3. Recovering the Classical Approach -- Retrieving the Human Sciences -- Classics for Studying International Society -- Bringing Values back into View -- The Window-Dressing Critique -- The Classical Approach and Social Science -- 4. The Classical Approach as a Craft Discipline -- Normative Inquiry into World Politics -- International Relations as a Craft Discipline -- 5. The Political Theory of International Societas -- The Social Elements of International Relations -- The Constitutional Framework of International Society -- The Auxilliary Framework of International Society -- International System and International Society -- Prudential Association and Procedural Association -- Ideals in International Law -- 6. The Situational Ethics of Independent Statecraft -- States and Statespeople -- Standards and Circumstances -- Power and Responsibility -- Situational Ethics -- Political Virtue in International Relations -- 7. The Pluralist Architecture of World Politics -- Before Sovereignty -- The Pluralist Moment -- A Societas of Sovereign States -- Plural Responsibilities of Independent Statecraft -- Normative Pluralism in World Politics -- II. Practices and Problems of Contemporary International Society -- 8. Security in a Pluralist World -- The Value of Security -- Security in Political Theory -- Confusing and Deconfusing Security -- Security in Classical International Theory
International Security as a Great Power Responsibility -- Protected Jurisdictions and Insecure Populations -- Human Security in a World of States -- 9. Justifying Conventional War -- Eight Thoughts on War as a Human Activity -- Resorting to War -- Attacking the Social Base -- Citizens as Combatants once Removed -- Restraint in Battle -- Unlevel Battlefields -- Distributive and Corrective Justice -- A Constitutional War? -- 10. Armed Intervention for Humanity -- The Jus ad Bellum of Intervention -- Intervention during the Cold War -- Intervention in Iraq -- Intervention in Somalia -- Intervention in Bosnia -- Humanitarian War: Kosovo -- Expanding Jus ad Bellum? -- 11. Failed States and International Trusteeship -- Sovereignty Can Be Dangerous -- International Society as a Benevolent Association -- Reverting to International Trusteeship? -- The Responsibility of Sovereignty -- 12. International Boundaries as a Planetary Institution -- What are International Boundaries? -- Juridical Insiders and Sociological Outsiders -- The Principle of Uti Possidetis Juris -- Redrawing International Boundaries by Force -- Justifying Juridical Statehood -- 13. Democracy and International Community -- Community in World Politics -- World Political Community -- Regional Political Community: Europe -- Expanding Western Political Community -- 'The Doctrine of International Community' -- Making Converts to Democracy World-Wide -- The Hubris of the West? -- III. Value and Future of International Society -- 14. Alternatives to International Societas? -- Beyond Non-Intervention? -- Beyond the Ethics of Statecraft? -- Another Grotian Moment? -- A Global Civic Ethic? -- After International Society: Universalism or Relativism? -- 15. Justifying the Global Covenant -- Human Diversity and Human Imperfection -- Global Political Ethics -- Westphalia Evolving -- Bibliography -- Index
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The Global Covenant is a ground-breaking work by one of the world's leading scholars in international relations. The volume is a major study of international society that presents a comprehensive analysis of international peace and security, war and intervention, human rights, failed states, territories and boundaries, and democracy. It contemplates the future of international society in the 21st century. It is also an important attempt to justify theworld-wide state system as a foundation of political freedom
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Jackson, Robert H. The Global Covenant : Human Conduct in a World of States Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2003 9780198296256
Subject International organization.;International relations.;World politics -- 1989-
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