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Published: 02 July 2018

334 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190878436

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Institutionalizing the Just War

Allen Buchanan

  • Offers a radical departure from traditional and contemporary just war theorizing
  • Argues that a systematic account of the morality of war-making must take into account both existing institutions that affect decisions to go to war and the potential for institutional innovation
  • Proposes an institutional approach that allows for the development of a more comprehensive and practical moral theory of war-making