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Published: 27 June 2018

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780198755203

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The Alternatives to War

From Sanctions to Nonviolence

James Pattison

  • Provides the first detailed account of the ethics of the alternatives to war
  • Provides a comprehensive account that covers all of the main alternatives to military action, from economic sanctions to nonviolent resistance
  • Considers several measures that have not previously received ethical analysis
  • Rigorous analytical argument that is empirically informed and practically focussed
  • Presented in a clear style, highly accessible style
  • Analysis has significant implications for just war theory, pacifism, and the responsibility to protect doctrine