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    A Defense of the Human Right to Adequate Food.Sandra Raponi - 2017 - Res Publica 23 (1):99-115.
    I argue that recognizing a human right to adequate food and enforcing it as a legal right is an important way to promote and ensure sustainable food security. I consider objections that have been raised against subsistence rights and socio-economic rights, including the argument that such rights are not feasible, that they are not justiciable, and that they are too amorphous—that it is not clear what is required to fulfill these rights and by whom. I defend the right to adequate (...)
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    What is Required to Institutionalize Kant’s Cosmopolitan Ideal?Sandra Raponi - 2014 - Journal of International Political Theory 10 (3):302-324.
    Although Kant argues that a world republic with coercive public law is the only rational way to secure a lawful cosmopolitan condition, he states that it is an unachievable ideal, and he proposes a voluntary, non-coercive federation of states as a substitute. While some scholars have criticized Kant for moving away from this ideal due merely to pragmatic considerations, I argue that his rejection of a coercive world republic is based on his conception of state sovereignty and what is required (...)
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  3. Eva Mackey, The House of Difference: Cultural Politics and National Identity in Canada Reviewed By.Sandra Raponi - 2001 - Philosophy in Review 21 (5):357-359.
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    “The Role of Coercion in Law: The Case of International Law.”.Sandra Raponi - 2016 - Washington University Jurisprudence Review 8 (1).
    Critics of international law argue that it is not really law because it lacks a supranational system of coercive sanctions. International legal scholars and lawyers primarily refute this by demonstrating that international law is in fact enforced, albeit in decentralized and less coercive ways. I will focus instead on the presumption behind this skeptical view—the idea that law must be coercively enforced. First, I argue that coercive enforcement is not conceptually necessary for law or legal obligations. Second, I consider the (...)
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    Allen Buchanan, The Heart of Human Rights. Reviewed By.Sandra Raponi - 2015 - Philosophy in Review 35 (4):185-187.
  6. Grounding a Cause of Action for Torture in Transnational Law.Sandra Raponi - 2001 - In Craig Scott (ed.), Torture as Tort: Comparative Perspectives on the Development of Transnational Human Rights Litigation. Hart Publishing. pp. 373-400.
     
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