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When All Else Fails

The Ethics of Resistance to State Injustice

Jason Brennan



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Princeton University Pres
23 November 2018
Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Civil rights & citizenship
Why you have the right to resist unjust government The economist Albert O. Hirschman famously argued that citizens of democracies have only three possible responses to injustice or wrongdoing by their governments: we may leave, complain, or comply. But in When All Else Fails, Jason Brennan argues that there is a fourth option. When governments v
By:   Jason Brennan
Imprint:   Princeton University Pres
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 216mm,  Width: 140mm, 
ISBN:   9780691181714
ISBN 10:   0691181713
Pages:   288
Publication Date:   23 November 2018
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Primary ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Jason Brennan is the Robert J. and Elizabeth Flanagan Family Professor of Strategy, Economics, Ethics, and Public Policy at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business. His many books include Against Democracy and The Ethics of Voting (both Princeton).

Reviews for When All Else Fails: The Ethics of Resistance to State Injustice

A superb book. Brennan clearly and convincingly defends the radical idea that ordinary citizens may use force against injustice perpetrated by government officials, just as they would against fellow citizens. --Christopher Heath Wellman, Washington University in St. Louis

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