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Description - The Price of Peace by Charles Reed

Lively political and public debates on war and morality have been a feature of the post-Cold War world. The Price of Peace argues that a re-examination of the just war tradition is therefore required. The authors suggest that despite fluctuations and transformations in international politics, the just war tradition continues to be relevant. However they argue that it needs to be reworked to respond to the new challenges to international security represented by the end of the Cold War and the impact of terrorism. With an interdisciplinary and transatlantic approach, this volume provides a dialogue between theological, political, military and public actors. By articulating what a reconstituted just war tradition might mean in practice, it also aims to assist policy-makers and citizens in dealing with the ethical dilemmas of war.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521860512
ISBN-10: 0521860512
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Pages: 360
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Charles Reed

Charles Reed is the International Policy Advisor to the Church of England's Mission and Public Affairs Unit. He is a specialist on the ethics of war and peace and is the author of Just War? (2004). David Ryall is the Assistant General Secretary at the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales. He has taught politics at the University of Wales and has published articles in International Relations, Third World Quarterly and The World Today.