Enter your mobile number below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
Getting the download link through email is temporarily not available. Please check back later.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Beyond Security, Ethics and Violence: War Against the Other 1st Edition

5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
ISBN-13: 978-0415410885
ISBN-10: 0415410886
Why is ISBN important?
ISBN
This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work.
Scan an ISBN with your phone
Use the Amazon App to scan ISBNs and compare prices.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Buy used On clicking this link, a new layer will be open
$32.10 On clicking this link, a new layer will be open
Buy new On clicking this link, a new layer will be open
$50.95 On clicking this link, a new layer will be open
More Buying Choices
23 New from $37.35 19 Used from $32.10
Free Two-Day Shipping for College Students with Prime Student Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student


Crisis of Character: A White House Secret Service Officer Discloses His Firsthand Experience with Hillary, Bill, and How They Operate by Gary J. Byrne
New In Conservative Outlook
Enjoy a new selection of books in conservative politics. Learn more | See related books
$50.95 FREE Shipping. In Stock. Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
click to open popover

Editorial Reviews

About the Author

Anthony Burke is Senior Lecturer in the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of New South Wales, Sydney.
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE
New York Times best sellers
Browse the New York Times best sellers in popular categories like Fiction, Nonfiction, Picture Books and more. See more

Product Details

  • Paperback: 300 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (December 28, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415410886
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415410885
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.7 x 11 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,231,159 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Customer Reviews

5 star
100%
4 star
0%
3 star
0%
2 star
0%
1 star
0%
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Top Customer Reviews

By Anthony Burke on June 24, 2008
Format: Paperback
It's time someone in international relations penetrated the many rationales for security that enable us to get away with murder. To Burke, security is a self-justifying system of politics that operates mainly to keep itself going. How leading philosophers, scholars, and governments bolster that system becomes clear through Burke's careful, fearless, innovative, tender, and important analysis.

--Professor Christine Sylvester, University of Lancaster, UK

In a lucid and compelling book Anthony Burke dissects the politics of security in several theories of state territory. He also addresses closely a series of recent state practices of security. In doing so, he opens the door to a post-security politics, a politics that goes beyond the construction of permanent, unspecified enemies.

--Professor William E. Connolly, Johns Hopkins University, USA

It is rare to find a work of political philosophy that so skilfully combines a detailed knowledge of the contemporary scenes of national and international violence with close attention to the ontological and ethical principles by which we might regard and evaluate them. This properly scathing treatment of the modern paradigm of 'security' opens the way to an urgently demanded interrogation of the terms on which the lauded freedom of the West might be pursued beyond its current blatant disregard for the life of the Other.

--Dr Fiona Jenkins, Australian National University, Australia

The volume engages many of the major figures in political and ethical thinking in a dialogue that is both informative and self-reflective. Burke refuses to duck the big questions or take sides in some of the more polarized debates about international ethics.
Read more ›
Comment 3 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Beyond Security, Ethics and Violence: War Against the Other
Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway
This item: Beyond Security, Ethics and Violence: War Against the Other