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    Democratic ethics and UN reform

    Archibugi, Daniele and Marchetti, R. (2009) Democratic ethics and UN reform. In: Franceschet, A. (ed.) The Ethics of Global Governance. Boulder, U.S.: Lynne Rienner, pp. 51-66. ISBN 9781588266514.

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    Book synopsis: Ethics is treated in this provocative book not as a set of rules, nor as a topic for philosophical discussion, but as an inescapable and necessary aspect of political life. The authors analyze the ethical controversies that are central to global governance as states and other actors navigate a complex world order. Covering the gamut of fundamental issues - sovereignty, the role of civil society, UN reform, democracy promotion, humanitarian intervention, human security, the global economy, the environment - they offer the reader a deeper understanding of the significance of ethics in the politics of global governance and at the same time provide a fresh perspective on contemporary dilemmas in international relations. Covering the gamut of ethical issues central to global governance, the authors consider the hard moral choices facing states and other actors as they navigate a complex world order.


    Item Type: Book Section
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Business and Law > Birkbeck Business School
    Research Centres and Institutes: Innovation Management Research, Birkbeck Centre for
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2011 08:14
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 16:50


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