The Foreign Policy of John Rawls and Amartya Sen (BOK)

Neal Leavitt

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The foreign policy writings of John Rawls and Amartya Sen provide insight and clarity into some of the most difficult problems confronting humanity. What is the most effective strategy of national defense? Does an effective strategy of national defense involve the possession of nuclear weapons? Why must the right to vote-and the right to health care and the right to an education and the right to employment-center the foreign policy of a democracy? These are questions Rawls and Sen raise and answer in their writings. This book describes the foreign policy of Rawls and Sen while building up towards a policy recommendation. Human rights protect civilians from heads of state and their armies-and the foreign policy of a democracy must promote human rights. But the nature of this recommendation is very specific. By redirecting some military spending to development goals, the core needs of more civilians can be better met while simultaneously advancing human security. http://www.bu.edu/today/2013/pov-nuclear-armament-is-a-lose-lose/ http://www.bu.edu/today/2014/pov-to-stop-bad-guys-ratify-the-united-nations-arms-trade-treaty/

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Neal Leavitt
Forlag
PLYMBRIDGE DISTRIBUTORS LTD
ISBN 9780739181768
Antall sider 156 Dimensjoner 15,9cm x 23,6cm x 1,7cm
Vekt 381 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Social & political philosophy, Political science & theory, International relations