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Special issue: Real-world justice and international migration

Guest editors: Adrian Little and Terry Macdonald From European Journal of Political Theory The movement and displacement of people across state boundaries – in particular, of people seeking escape from severe forms of political, economic, or environmental threat or hardship … Continue reading

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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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Punishment is not enough: The victim is satisfied when the offender consequently displays a change in attitude

Get the message: Punishment is satisfying if the transgressor responds to its communicative intent From Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin People who have been treated unfairly often want to punish the person who has wronged them. Psychologists know that the … Continue reading

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Physical pain and guilty pleasures

From Social Psychological and Personality Science  All indulgences in life are bad for us—or at least it often seems that way. We regularly desire things that provide short-term satisfaction, yet may harbor long-term negative consequences. In order to enjoy these … Continue reading

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Assassinating justly: Reflections on justice and revenge in the Osama Bin Laden killing

From Law, Culture & the Humanities On Sunday night, May 1, 2011, United States President Barack Obama addressed America and the world. He told them, the “United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin Laden.” This was an … Continue reading

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