Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Cosmopolitan Peace - Oxford Scholarship Online
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Cosmopolitan Peace

Cécile Fabre


This book articulates a cosmopolitan theory of the principles which ought to regulate belligerents’ conduct in the aftermath of war. Throughout, it relies on the fundamental principle that all human beings wherever they reside have rights to the freedoms and resources which they need to lead a flourishing life, and that national and political borders are largely irrelevant to the conferral of those rights. With that principle in hand, the book provides a normative defence of restitutive and reparative justice, the punishment of war criminals, the resort to transitional foreign administration a ... More

Keywords: jus post bellum, ethics of peacekeeping, military occupation, restitution, reparations, war crime trials, reconciliation after war, war remembrance, peace agreements, cosmopolitan peace

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198786245
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786245.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Cécile Fabre, author
Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College, University of Oxford