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Permanent revolution across Arab states: Mohamed Bouazizi’s incendiary ethics of revolt

Permanent Revolution: Mohamed Bouazizi’s Incendiary Ethics of Revolt From Law, Culture and the Humanities This essay stages a reflection on the complex relation that Emmanuel Levinas’ philosophy has to violence and revolution. The author proposes to illuminate the ethical dimensions … Continue reading

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Latest revision of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders comes under the feminist microscope

Special Issue: DSM-5 and Beyond: A Critical Feminist Engagement with Psychodiagnosis From Feminism & Psychology The history of critical feminist engagement with psychiatry is a long one. It stretches at least to 1892. Over the years feminists have relentlessly challenged many … Continue reading

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Are biotechnological advances fueled by the quest to improve the happiness of humankind or to procure greater profits?

The ethical issues of biotechnology: Religious culture and the value of life From Current Sociology Human society faces many sensitive problems over the value of life as a result of the advancement of bioethics and medical technologies.  Over the last … Continue reading

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A tale of ‘shacking up’: forces affecting cohabitation

Shacking up: an autoethnographic tale of cohabitation From Qualitative Inquiry There is little doubt the landscape of family life has changed over recent decades. As divorce rates thrive and step families are far more common, family relationships may be more … Continue reading

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British ethical foreign policy may be able to justify the intervention in Afghanistan but can it defend the invasion of Iraq?

The politics of ethical foreign policy: A responsibility to protect whom? From European Journal of International Relations With the 9/11 anniversary just a few days ago, plus the recent publication of Tony Blair’s autobiography, once again there is much public … Continue reading

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