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Just War Against Terror: The Burden of American Power in a Violent World

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Jean Bethke Elshtain advocates "just war" in times of crisis and mounts a reasoned attack against the anti-war contingent in American intellectual life. Advocating an ethic of responsibility, Elshtain forces us to ask tough questions not only about the nature of terrorism, but about ourselves. This paperback edition features a new introduction by the author, addressing the Iraq war and other events in the Middle East.

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Inspired by the surge in global terrorism and violence, one of America's foremost political philosophers mounts an impassioned defense of "just war" against terror

About the Author

Jean Bethke Elshtain is the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics at the University of Chicago. She is the author of Just War Against Terror and Democracy on Trial, among other books. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee and Chicago, Illinois.

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ISBN:
9780465019113
Other:
Elshtain, Jean Bethke
Publisher:
Basic Books (AZ)
Author:
Elshtain, Jean Bethke
Author:
Elshtain, Jean
Subject:
General
Subject:
Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism
Subject:
Political Freedom & Security - Law Enforcement
Subject:
World
Subject:
Politics - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20040831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 10.5 oz

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