This study involves a re-examination of sovereignty in relation to the domestic and international spheres of activity and highlights the ethical imperatives embedded in the concept. It argues that the implications of sovereignty are essentially democratic and pacific, even though political actors often interpret it in a crude and egoistic fashion.
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Author Biography - Jo-Anne Pemberton
JO-ANNE PEMBERTON teaches international and political theory in the School of Politics and International Studies at the University of New South Wales, Australia. She is the author of Global Metaphors: Modernity and the Quest for One World, as well as numerous articles concerned with early to mid- twentieth century intellectual history, focussing in particular on its international dimension.