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$32.50

Paperback

Published: 31 July 2017

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526116987


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Justifying violence

Communicative ethics and the use of force in Kosovo

First Edition

Naomi Head

Published by Manchester University Press

New Approaches to Conflict Analysis MUP

  • Critical insights into the relationship between legitimacy and communicative practices make it essential reading for policy-makers and scholars concerned with justifications for the use of force in international politics
  • The book offers a new and provocative reading of the legitimacy of NATO>'s intervention in Kosovo in 1999 which challenges existing interpretations
  • The book>'s interdisciplinary conceptual framework DS centred on the
  • The book>'s theoretical contribution extends beyond existing constructivist and critical theoretical accounts which address the role of language and legitimacy in questions of the use of force in international relations
  • The dual focus of communicative ethics on evaluating claims to legitimacy and the potential for the transformation of communicative practices makes it essential for those interested in conflict transformation
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