James Pattison

James Pattison is professor of politics at the University of Manchester. He is the author of three books, including Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility to Protect: Who Should Intervene? (2010), which was awarded a Notable Book Award in 2011 by the International Studies Association’s International Ethics section, and The Morality of Private War: The Challenge of Private Military and Security Companies (2014). His most recent book, The Alternatives to War: From Sanctions to Nonviolence (2018), examines the ethics of the leading alternatives to war, including economic sanctions, diplomacy, nonviolence, positive incentives, and accepting refugees. He also co-edits the Routledge book series War, Conflict, and Ethics, and has published various articles on the ethics of force, including in the British Journal of Political Science, the European Journal of International Relations, International Theory, the Journal of Political Philosophy, and the Review of International Studies.


Articles by this author:

The Ethics of Arming Rebels (Winter 2015)

The Ethics of Humanitarian Intervention in Libya (Fall 2011)

Introduction: Roundtable: Libya, RtoP, and Humanitarian Intervention (Fall 2011)

Just War Theory and the Privatization of Military Force (Summer 2008)