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Undocumented Nationals: Between Statelessness and Citizenship

Undocumented Nationals: Between Statelessness and Citizenship

| January 2021
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In Undocumented Nationals, Wendy Hunter sets out to call attention to the “grey zone” or “in-between status” of people who “cannot exercise full citizenship owing to evidentiary deficiencies.”

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Why Nationalism

Why Nationalism

| October 2020
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Yael Tamir’s Why Nationalism is a very good, very timely, and very unfashionable book.

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Global Poverty, Injustice, and Resistance

Global Poverty, Injustice, and Resistance

| October 2020
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In this work of nonideal theory, Gwilym David Blunt flips the existing narrative on ethics and extreme poverty by examining the global poor’s right to resist.

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Structural Injustice: Power, Advantage, and Human Rights

Structural Injustice: Power, Advantage, and Human Rights

| October 2020
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This is an urgently needed book. Madison Powers and Ruth Faden have constructed a powerfully reasoned, deeply learned, and richly perceptive theory that places the problem of structural injustice at the heart of political philosophy.

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Surrogate Warfare: The Transformation of War in the Twenty-First Century

Surrogate Warfare: The Transformation of War in the Twenty-First Century

| October 2020
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In this excellent survey and analysis of the debates raised by the use of surrogates in war, Andreas Krieg and Jean-Marc Rickli make a compelling case for both the extent to which surrogacy is changing the nature of war and the seriousness with which this issue needs to be taken.

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The Morality of Security: A Theory of Just Securitization

The Morality of Security: A Theory of Just Securitization

| July 2020
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In The Morality of Security, Rita Floyd sets out to develop a normative theory of securitization: a “Just Securitization Theory.”

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Dwelling in the Age of Climate Change: The Ethics of Adaptation

Dwelling in the Age of Climate Change: The Ethics of Adaptation

| July 2020
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While climate change–induced migration has received extensive analysis from political geographers, security experts, and others, it has been undertheorized by moral and political philosophers. Elaine Kelly’s book goes a long way toward redressing that imbalance of attention.

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