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Antonio Franceschet

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Antonio Franceschet specializes in international theory, law, and ethics. He is a past Chair of the International Ethics Section (2012-14) of the International Studies Association. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of International Political Theory. In 2012-13 he was an Annual Fellow at the Calgary Institute for the Humanities. He is an Associate with Sussex University's Centre for Advanced International Theory in the UK, and will be there as Visiting Research Fellow in the School of Global Studies in 2016.

Current Research

Theorizing Resistance Rights in International Politics How do the international system's principles and norms govern the recognition and exercise of resistance rights? What is a just cause for resistance? What means of resistance are justified? This project seeks to explain how rights to resist are constituted, distributed and limited within the international order.

States of Disobedience in International Politics Under what conditions is state action properly understood as disobedience? This project seeks to explain the institutional conditions under which sovereign states' (civil) disobedience becomes possible.

Areas of Supervision

Dr. Franceschet is interested in supervising projects on: resistance and disobedience in global politics; international law and organization, especially related to any of: the use of force, humanitarian law, international courts and criminal punishment, and human rights; as well as international ethics, especially related to the use of force and/or human rights.

Publications

 

Books

2009

Editor, The Ethics of Global Governance. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

2002

Kant and Liberal Internationalism: Sovereignty, Justice, and Global Reform. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Articles

2016

The International Criminal Court's Authority Crisis and Kant's Political Ethics, International Criminal Law Review 16, 2: 201-215.

2015

Rethinking the State in International Politics: Symposium Introduction, Journal of International Political Theory
11, 2: 203-205.

2015

Theorizing State Civil Disobedience in International Politics, Journal of International Political Theory
11, 2: 239-256.

2014

Democratizing Constitutions: International Democracy Promotion after the 2009 Honduran Coup, Global Policy 5, 2: 201-211. (with Pablo Policzer)

2013

Kantian Theory, Nuclear Weapons, and Coercive Anti-Proliferation, Asian Journal of Peacebuilding 1, 2: 139-155

2012

The Political Ethics of the International Criminal Court: Introduction, Ethics & International Affairs 26, 1: 53-57.

2012

The International Criminal Court?s Provisional Authority to Coerce, Ethics & International Affairs 26, 1: 93-101.

2011

Constitutions and the Promotion of Democracy in Latin America: Lessons from the 2009 Honduran Crisis, University of Calgary, Latin American Research Centre, Occasional Papers, Vol.1, Issue 2, (Co-authored with Pablo Policzer)

2010

Kant, International Law, and the Problem of Humanitarian Intervention, Journal of International Political Theory 6, 1: 1-22.

2005

Cosmopolitan Ethics and Global Legalism, Journal of Global Ethics 1, 2: 113-126.

2005

The Politics of Global Legalism and Human Security, Policy and Society 24, 1: 1-23.

2004

Inequality, the Rule of Law, and the International Criminal Court, Alternatives: Global, Local, Political 29, 1: 23-42.

2002

Moral Principles and Political Institutions: Perspectives on Ethics and International Affairs, Millennium: Journal of International Studies 31, 2: 347-357.

2002

Justice and International Organization: Two Models of Global Governance, Global Governance: a Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations 8, 1: 19-34.

2001

Sovereignty and Freedom: Immanuel Kant?s Liberal Internationalist Legacy, Review of International Studies  27, 2: 209-228.

2001

International(ist) Citizenship: Canada and the International Criminal Court, Canadian Foreign Policy 8, 2: 51-74 (With W. Andy Knight)

2000

Popular Sovereignty or Cosmopolitan Democracy? Liberalism, Kant, and International Reform, European Journal of International Relations 6, 2: 277-302.

1999

The Ethical Foundations of Liberal Internationalism, International Journal 54, 3: 463-481.

1998

Cosmopolitanism, Sovereignty, and the Theory of European Integration: a Kantian Contribution, Journal of European Integration 21, 2: 123-146.

Book Chapters

2016/forthcoming

The Ethics of International Coercion. In Robert W. Murray, ed., Multilateralism as State Strategy: Seeking Order in an Anarchic System. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press.

2014

Immanuel Kant. In Joel Krieger, ed., Oxford Companion to International Relations, Volume 1. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 551-557.

2009

Four Cosmopolitan Projects: the International Criminal Court in Context. In Steven C. Roach, ed., Governance, Order and the International Criminal Court: Between Realpolitik and a Cosmopolitan Court, 179-204. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

2009

Ethics, Politics, and Global Governance.  In Antonio Franceschet, ed., The Ethics of Global Governance, 1-20. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

2006

'One Enlightened and Powerful Nation': Kant and the Quest for a Global Rule of Law.  In Beate Jahn, ed., Classical Theory in International Relations, 96-122. Cambridge Studies In International Relations Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2006

Global Legalism and Human Security. In Sandra MacLean, David R. Black, and Tim Shaw, eds., A Decade of Human Security: Global  Governance and New Multilateralisms, 31-38. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.

2006

Global(izing) Justice? The International Criminal Court. In Joanna Harrington, Michael Milde and Richard Vernon, eds., Bringing Power to Justice? The Prospects of the International Criminal Court, 244-265. Montreal: McGill-Queen?s University Press.

2001/2004

Post-Cold War Politics. In Janine Brodie and Sandra Rein, eds., Critical Concepts: an Introduction to Politics, 326-339/264-276 (expanded and updated). Second and Third Editions. Toronto: Pearson Education.

 

 

 

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