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  • Super Soldiers

    The Ethical, Legal and Social Implications

    By Jai Galliott, Mianna Lotz

    The Spartan City State produced what is probably one of the most iconic and ruthless military forces in recorded history. They believed that military training and education began at birth. Post-World War II saw a shift to army tanks, fighter jets and missiles that would go on to fight the next huge…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

  • Government Reformed

    Values and New Political Institutions

    By Jenny Fleming

    Edited by Ian Holland

    This title was first published in 2003. This insightful work examines institutional formation and change as evidence of the major re-shaping of government internationally over the last two decades. It is based on a series of case studies of institutional reform and ranges across institutions in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • New Directions in the Sociology of Human Rights

    Edited by Patricia Hynes, Michele Lamb, Damien Short, Matthew Waites

    New Directions in the Sociology of Human Rights is a contribution to both sociology and to human rights research, particularly where these are directed towards challenging power relations and inequalities in contemporary societies. It expands and develops the sociology of human rights as a…

    Paperback – 2017-09-24 
    Routledge

  • Making the Military Moral

    Contemporary Challenges and Responses in Military Ethics Education

    Edited by Don Carrick, James Connelly, David Whetham

    This book offers a critical analysis, both theoretical and practical, of ethics education in the military. In the twenty-first century, it has become increasingly important to ensure that the armed forces of Western and other democracies fight justly and behave ethically. The ‘good soldier’ has to…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge
    Military and Defence Ethics

  • Administrative Ethics and Executive Decisions

    Channeling and Containing Administrative Discretion

    By Chad B. Newswander

    As first responders to public problems, administrators must survey situations, identify solutions, and occasionally make executive decisions that are binding upon the government as a whole. The ability for administrators to assert claims that orient the government in a particular direction is not…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Living in an Age of Mistrust

    An Interdisciplinary Study of Declining Trust and How to Get it Back

    Edited by Andrew I. Yeo, Matthew N. Green

    Trust is a concept familiar to most. Whether we are cognizant of it or not, we experience it on a daily basis. Yet trust is quickly eroding in civic and political life. Americans’ trust in their government has reached all-time lows. The political and social consequences of this decline in trust are…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Childhood Citizenship, Governance and Policy

    The politics of becoming adult

    By Sana Nakata

    Debates about children’s rights not only concern those things that children have a right to have and to do but also our broader social and political community, and the moral and political status of the child within it. This book examines children’s rights and citizenship in the USA, UK and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Europeanisation, Good Governance and Corruption in the Public Sector

    The Case of Turkey

    By Digdem Soyaltin

    When and to what extent external actors, especially the EU, contribute to induce legal and administrative changes and help domestic authorities address the disconnect between good governance standards and corrupt practices? Comparing external promotion of anti-corruption norms and provisions in…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28
    Ashgate
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Refugees and the Myth of Human Rights

    Life Outside the Pale of the Law

    By Emma Larking

    Most Western liberal democracies are parties to the United Nations Refugees Convention and all are committed to the recognition of basic human rights, but they also spend billions fortifying their borders, detaining unauthorised immigrants, and policing migration. Meanwhile, public debate over the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Legitimacy and Drones

    Investigating the Legality, Morality and Efficacy of UCAVs

    By Steven J. Barela

    Unmanned combat air vehicles, or in common parlance 'drones', have become a prominent instrument in US efforts to counter an objective (and subjective) cross-border terrorist threat with lethal force. As a result, critical questions abound on the legitimacy of their use. In a series of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

  • Against Political Compromise

    Sustaining Democratic Debate

    By Alexander Ruser, Amanda Machin

    Political compromise is emerging as a preferred solution for numerous apparently intractable problems. Many have pointed to the rising degree of political polarisation around issues such as climate change, immigration and abortion. These are ‘wicked problems’ that are clearly not conducive to any…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge

  • Justice, Legitimacy, and Diversity

    Political Authority Between Realism and Moralism

    Edited by Emanuela Ceva, Enzo Rossi

    Most contemporary political philosophers take justice—rather than legitimacy—to be the fundamental virtue of political institutions vis-à-vis the challenges of ethical diversity. Justice-driven theorists are primarily concerned with finding mutually acceptable terms to arbitrate the claims of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

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