Legitimacy and Politics
A Contribution to the Study of Political Right and Political Responsibility
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Legitimacy and Politics by Jean-Marc Coicaud
Book DescriptionThe increase in cases of political corruption, the loss of politicians' credibility, the development of social and political forms of pathology (notably the rise of the extreme right along with exclusionist ideologies), and the role of the State have been at the center of political debates. In one way or another, these problems raise the question of the legitimacy of the established powers. The result is that legitimacy, a key notion of political thought in general, has today become a burning issue. Coicaud examines all these issues and proffers insightful answers to questions such as the connections between morality and politics, how rulers acquire or lose the right to govern, and how one can become the advocate of a theory of political justice that, while establishing limits, respects and even ensures the promotion of plurality within societies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521782616
(228mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 31-Oct-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jean-Marc Coicaud
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This book investigates collective emotions in international politics, with examples from 9/11 and World War II to the Rwandan genocide.
Ethics and International Affairs, Paperback (July 2013)
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Fault Lines of International Legitimacy, Paperback (May 2012)
This book examines the features and functions of international legitimacy and how these change over time.
Ethics in Action, Paperback (October 2006)» View all books by Jean-Marc Coicaud
This book aims to delineate major ethical challenges faced by human rights INGOs.
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Author Biography - Jean-Marc Coicaud
Jean-Marc Coicaud is Senior Academic Officer on the Peace and Governance Program of the United Nations University (Tokyo).
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