Punishment, Justice and International Relations

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Punishment, Justice and International Relations

By Anthony F. Lang Jr.

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This book examines the international political order in the post-Cold War era, arguing that this order has become progressively more punitive. This is seen as resulting from both a human-rights regime that emphasizes legal norms and the aggressive policies of the United States and its allies in the ‘War on Terror’. While punishment can play a key role in creating justice in a political system, serious flaws in the current global order militate against punishment-enforcing global norms. The book argues for the necessary presence of three key concepts - justice, authority and agency - if punishment is to function effectively, and explores four practices in the current international system: intervention, sanctions, counter- terrorism policy, and war crimes tribunals. It concludes by suggesting ways to revise the current global political structure in order to enable punitive practices to play a more central role in creating a just world order. This book will be of much interest to students of International Law, Political Science and International Relations.

Subject: Social Sciences -> Political Science -> International Relations & Foreign Policy

Punishment, Justice and International Relations
Ethics and Order after the Cold War
1st edition
Publisher: Taylor & Francis 10/16/09
Imprint: Routledge
Language: English
Length: 206 pages

ISBN 10: 1134070594
ISBN 13: 9781134070596
Print ISBN: 9780415439077

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