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  1. James Pattison (2014). The Morality of Private War: The Challenge of Private Military and Security Companies. Oup Oxford.
    The private military industry has been growing rapidly since the end of the Cold War. The Morality of Private War uses normative political theory to assess the leading moral arguments for and against the use of private military and security companies.
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  2. James Pattison (2013). Introduction. In John Lippitt & George Pattison (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Kierkegaard. Oxford University Press. 1-4.
  3. James Pattison (2013). Is There a Duty to Intervene? Intervention and the Responsibility to Protect. Philosophy Compass 8 (6):570-579.
    This article considers the duty to undertake humanitarian intervention. It first examines the arguments for the duty to intervene and questions the possibility of supererogatory humanitarian intervention. It then considers the leading objections to this duty which, it is argued, are largely unpersuasive. In the final section, the article considers the duty to intervene in the context of the responsibility to protect doctrine, which provides the framework within which debates about humanitarian intervention now in large part occur.
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  4. James Pattison (2013). When Is It Right to Fight? Just War Theory and the Individual-Centric Approach. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 16 (1):35-54.
    Recent work in the ethics of war has done much to challenge the collectivism of the convention-based, Walzerian just war theory. In doing so, it raises the question of when it is permissible for soldiers to resort to force. This article considers this issue and, in doing so, argues that the rejection of collectivism in just war should go further still. More specifically, it defends the ‘Individual-Centric Approach’ to the deep morality of war, which asserts that the justifiability of an (...)
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  5. Deane-Peter Baker & James Pattison (2011). The Principled Case for Employing Private Military and Security Companies in Interventions for Human Rights Purposes. Journal of Applied Philosophy 29 (1):1-18.
    The possibility of using private military and security companies to bolster the capacity to undertake intervention for human rights purposes (humanitarian intervention and peacekeeping) has been increasingly debated. The focus of such discussions has, however, largely been on practical issues and the contingent problems posed by private force. By contrast, this article considers the principled case for privatising humanitarian intervention. It focuses on two central issues. First, does outsourcing humanitarian intervention to private military and security companies pose some fundamental, deeper (...)
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  6. James Pattison (2011). Introduction. Ethics and International Affairs 25 (3):251-254.
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  7. James Pattison (2011). The Ethics of Humanitarian Intervention in Libya. Ethics and International Affairs 25 (3):271-277.
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  8. James Pattison (2010). Deeper Objections to the Privatisation of Military Force. Journal of Political Philosophy 18 (4):425-447.
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  9. James Pattison (2010). Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility To Protect: Who Should Intervene? OUP Oxford.
    This book considers who should undertake humanitarian intervention in response to an ongoing or impending humanitarian crisis, such as found in Rwanda in early 1994, Kosovo in 1999, and Darfur more recently. The doctrine of the responsibility to protect asserts that when a state is failing to uphold its citizens' human rights, the international community has a responsibility to protect these citizens, including by undertaking humanitarian intervention. It is unclear, however, which particular agent should be tasked with this responsibility. Should (...)
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  10. Campbell Craig, James Pattison, Joseph H. Carens, Christina Boswell, Irregular Migrants, David Miller, Bridget Anderson, Marit Hovdal Moan & Fionnuala Ní Aoláin (2008). Carnegie Council. Ethics and International Affairs 22.
     
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  11. James Pattison (2008). Whose Responsibility to Protect? The Duties of Humanitarian Intervention. Journal of Military Ethics 7 (4):262-283.
    The International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty's report, The Responsibility to Protect, argues that when a state is unable or unwilling to uphold its citizens? basic human rights, such as in cases of genocide, ethnic cleansing, and crimes against humanity, the international community has a responsibility to protect these citizens by undertaking humanitarian intervention. An essential issue, however, remains unresolved: which particular agent in the international community has the duty to intervene? In this article, I critically examine four ways (...)
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  12. James Pattison (2008). Humanitarian Intervention and a Cosmopolitan UN Force. Journal of International Political Theory 4 (1):126-145.
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  13. James Pattison (2008). Just War Theory and the Privatization of Military Force. Ethics and International Affairs 22 (2):143–162.
    The use of private military companies (PMCs) has become increasingly prevalent, with such firms as Blackwater, MPRI, and DynCorp taking over a growing number of roles traditionally performed by the regular military. This article uses the framework of just war theory (JWT) to consider the central normative issues raised by this privatization of military force. In particular, I first examine the claim that private contractors are inappropriate actors to wage war because they contravene the JWT principle of right intention. The (...)
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  14. James Pattison (2007). Humanitarian Intervention and International Law: The Moral Importance of an Intervener's Legal Status. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 10 (3):301-319.
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  15. James Pattison (2007). Representativeness and Humanitarian Intervention. Journal of Social Philosophy 38 (4):569–587.
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