Justice, International Law and Global Security

Justice, International Law and Global Security

Series Editor:

As the global community enters the 21st century, it is confronted with a wide variety of both traditional and non-traditional challenges to its security and even survival, as well as unprecedented opportunities for global socio-economic development. International law will play a major role as the international community attempts to address these challenges and opportunities while, simultaneously attempting to create a just and secure global order capable of protecting and promoting the common good of the whole of mankind. The Ashgate Series on Justice, International Law, and Global Security is designed to encourage and highlight analytical, scholarly works that focus on the ways in which international law contributes to the management of a wide variety of contemporary challenges and opportunities, while, simultaneously, helping to promote global justice and security. Toward that end, the series seeks to promote scholarship focusing upon such areas as: "

  • Remembering Hiroshima

    Was it Just?

    By Francis X. Winters

    Taking the example of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima as a case in point, Francis Winters analyzes the ethics of warfare, demonstrating how the examples of World War II hold relevance to the contemporary world. The volume examines the ethics of Japan's refusal to surrender and seeks to balance the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
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  • Visions of Peace

    Asia and The West

    By Vicki A. Spencer

    Edited by Takashi Shogimen

    Visions of Peace: Asia and the West explores the diversity of past conceptualizations as well as the remarkable continuity in the hope for peace across global intellectual traditions. Current literature, prompted by September 11, predominantly focuses on the laws and ethics of just wars or modern…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
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  • Peace Operations and Restorative Justice

    Groundwork for Post-conflict Regeneration

    By Peter Reddy

    With a bold vision and a distinctive message, Reddy stipulates that international peacekeeping can be designed and implemented using the principles of restorative justice. To prove this, Reddy discusses the congruence of crime, armed conflict and violent disorder, critiquing restorative justice…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
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  • Ethics and the Use of Force

    Just War in Historical Perspective

    By James Turner Johnson

    Highlighting the just war tradition in historical perspective, this valuable study looks at contemporary implications drawn out in the context of several important contemporary debates: within the field of religion, including both Christian and Islamic thought; within the field of debate related to…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
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  • In a Time of Total War

    The Federal Judiciary and the National Defense - 1940-1954

    By Joshua E. Kastenberg, Eric Merriam

    This book is a judicial, military and political history of the period 1941 to 1954. As such, it is also a United States legal history of both World War II and the early Cold War. Civil liberties, mass conscription, expanded military jurisdiction, property rights, labor relations, and war crimes…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10
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  • The Legitimate Use of Military Force

    The Just War Tradition and the Customary Law of Armed Conflict

    Edited by Howard M. Hensel

    Throughout human history, scholars, statesmen and military leaders have attempted to define what constitutes the legitimate use of armed force by one community against another. Moreover, if force is to be used, what normative guidelines should govern the conduct of warfare? Based upon the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-28
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  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Military Ethics

    By James Turner Johnson, Eric D. Patterson

    This Companion provides scholars and graduates, serving and retired military professionals, members of the diplomatic and policy communities concerned with security affairs and legal professionals who deal with military law and with international law on armed conflicts, with a comprehensive and…

    Hardback – 2015-01-28
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  • The Law of War

    3rd Edition

    By Ingrid Detter

    The third edition of Ingrid Detter's authoritative work explores the changing legal context of modern warfare in light of events over the last decade. Ingrid Detter reviews the status of non-State actors, as individuals and groups become more prominent in international society. Covering post 9/11…

    Paperback – 2013-08-16
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  • The Prism of Just War

    Asian and Western Perspectives on the Legitimate Use of Military Force

    Edited by Howard M. Hensel

    Through a careful examination of religious and philosophical literature, the contributors to the volume analyze, compare and assess diverse Western, Islamic, Hindu and East Asian perspectives concerning the appropriate criteria that should govern the decision to resort to the use of armed force and…

    Hardback – 2010-01-11
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  • Why Not Preempt?

    Security, Law, Norms and Anticipatory Military Activities

    By Rachel Bzostek

    Anticipatory military activities, which include both preemptive and preventive military actions, are at the centre of American strategic doctrine - however, states rarely use these activities. Rachel Bzostek puts forward an integrated analysis to help understand why states have or have not…

    Hardback – 2008-03-28
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    Justice, International Law and Global Security