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作者 Walzer, Michael, author
書名 A foreign policy for the left / Michael Walzer
出版項 New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, [2018]
©2018
國際標準書號 9780300223873 (hardcover : alk. paper)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 歐美所圖書館  327.101 W179 2018    在架上  -  30500101547043
 人文社會聯圖  JZ1305 .W365 2018    在架上    30650020076580
說明 xiii, 198 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliography (pages 183-192) and index
Introduction : the default position -- Moments in time : getting things right and wrong -- What is left internationalism? -- In defense of humanitarian intervention -- Is there an American empire? -- Global and domestic justice -- World government and the politics of pretending -- The left and religion : the case of Islam -- The complex formation of our battles -- Postscript : can there be a decent left?
"Foreign policy, for leftists, used to be relatively simple. They were for the breakdown of capitalism and its replacement with a centrally planned economy. They were for the workers against the moneyed interests and for colonized peoples against imperial (Western) powers. But these easy substitutes for thought are becoming increasingly difficult. Neo-liberal capitalism is triumphant, and the workers movement is in radical decline. National liberation movements have produced new oppressions. A reflexive anti-imperialist politics can turn leftists into apologists for morally abhorrent groups. In Michael Walzers view, the left can no longer (in fact, could never) take automatic positions but must proceed from clearly articulated moral principles. In this book, adapted from essays published in Dissent, Walzer asks how leftists should think about the international scene -- about humanitarian intervention and world government, about global inequality and religious extremism -- in light of a coherent set of underlying political values"-- Provided by Publisher
主題 International relations -- Philosophy
International relations -- Political aspects -- United States
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