Suggestions for Further Reading

Alex J. Bellamy, Just Wars: From Cicero to Iraq (Polity 2006)

Geoffrey Best, War and Law Since 1945 (Oxford 1994). See the review by Martin L. Cook in Ethics & International Affairs

Michael Byers, War Law: Understanding International Law and Armed Conflict (Atlantic 2005)

Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone (Knopf 2006)

Carl von Clausewitz, On War (Princeton 1989)

A. J. Coates, The Ethics of War (Manchester 1997)

David Cortight, Peace: A History of Movements and Ideas (Cambridge 2008)

David A Crocker, Ethics of Global Development: Agency, Capability, and Deliberative Democracy (Cambridge 2008)

Alexander Downes, Targeting Civilians in War (Cornell 2008). See the review by Helen Kinsella in Ethics & International Affairs 22, no. 4 (2008).

Mark Duffield, Global Governance and the New Wars: The Merging of Development and Security (Zed 2001)

Jean Bethke Elshtain, Women and War (Chicago 1995)

Jean Bethke Elshtain, Just War against Terror: The Burden of American Power (Basic Books 2003). See the review by John Langan in Ethics & International Affairs 18, no. 1 (2004).

W. B. Gallie, Philosophers of Peace and War (Cambridge 1978)

Jonathan Glover, Humanity: A Moral History of the Twentieth Century (Yale 2001). Review by Paige Arthur available in Ethics & International Affairs 15, no. 1 (2001).

Robert Holmes, On War and Morality (Princeton 1989)

Michael Howard, War and the Liberal Conscience (Columbia 2008)

James Turner Johnson, Morality and Contemporary Warfare (Yale 2001)

Mary Kaldor, New and Old Wars: Organized Violence in a Global Era (Stanford 2007). See the review by Laura Brahm in Ethics & International Affairs 14 (2000).

John Keegan, A History of Warfare (Vintage 1994)

John Kelsay, Arguing the Just War in Islam (Harvard 2007)

Larry May, War Crimes and Just War (Cambridge 2007). See the review by Brian Orend in Ethics & International Affairs 21.4 (Winter 2007).

Larry May, ed., War: Essays in Political Philosophy (Cambridge 2008)

Jeff McMahan, Killing in War (Oxford 2009)

John Mueller, The Remnants of War (Cornell 2004)

Terry Nardin, ed., The Ethics of War and Peace: Religious and Secular Perspectives (Princeton 1998). See the review by Martin Cook in Ethics & International Affairs 10 (1996).

Cian O'Driscoll, The Renegotiation of the Just War Tradition and the Right to War in the Twenty-First Century (Palgrave Macmillan 2008)

Brian Orend, The Morality of War (Broadview 2006)

Roland Paris, At War's End: Building Peace after Civil Conflict (Cambridge 2004)

Victor Peskin, International Justice in Rwanda and the Balkans: Virtual Trials and the Struggle for State Cooperation (Cambridge 2008). See the review by Phil Clark in Ethics & International Affairs 22, no. 4 (Winter 2008).

Paul Ramsey, The Just War: Force and Political Responsibility (Rowman & Littlefield 2002)

David Rodin, War and Self-Defense (Oxford 2004). Book symposium available in Ethics & International Affairs 18, no. 1 (2004). With contributions from Cheney Ryan, Jeff McMahan, David Mapel, Fernando Tesón, and David Rodin.

David Rodin and Henry Shue, eds., Just and Unjust Warriors: The Moral and Legal Status of Soldiers (Oxford 2008)

Gregory Reichberg, Henrik Syse, and Endre Begby, eds., The Ethics of War: Classic and Contemporary Readings (Wiley-Blackwell 2006)

Adam Roberts and Richard Guelff, eds., Documents on the Laws of War (Oxford 2000)

Henry Shue and David Rodin, eds., Preemption: Military Action and Moral Justification (Oxford 2007)

P. W. Singer, Children at War (California 2006). See the transcript and audio of Singer's book talk at the Carnegie Council. 

Laura Sjoberg, Gender, Justice, and the Wars in Iraq: A Feminist Reformulation of Just War Theory (Lexington 2006)

Ward Thomas, The Ethics of Destruction: Norms and Force in International Relations (Cornell 2001). Review by Stephen Watts available in Ethics & International Affairs 16, no. 2 (2002)

Michael Walzer, Just and Unjust Wars: A Moral Argument with Historical Illustrations (Basic Books 2006)

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