Just War, Humanitarian Intervention and Equal Regard: An Interview with Jean Bethke Elshtain

Jean Bethke Elshtain is the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics at the University of Chicago. Among her books are Just War Against Terror. The Burden of American Power in a Violent World (Basic Books, 2003), Jane Addams and the Dream of American Democracy (Basic Books, 2001), Women and War (Basic Books, 1987) and Democracy on Trial (Basic Books, 1995), which Michael Walzer called ‘the work of a truly independent, deeply serious, politically engaged, and wonderfully provocative political theorist.’ The interview was conducted on 1 September 2005.

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