The Politics of Compassion provides a critical overview of the role of the emotions in politics. Compassion is a politically charged virtue, and yet we know suprisingly little about the uses (and abuses) of compassion in political environments. Covering sociology, political theory and psychology,...
To Be Published August 29th 2013 by Routledge
Anarchy, Freedom and International Relations
This provocative and original book challenges the commonplace that contemporary international interactions are best understood as struggles for power. Eschewing jargon and theoretical abstraction, Mervyn Frost argues that global politics and global civil society must be understood in ethical terms....
Published September 25th 2008 by Routledge
Global Civil Society and the Society of Democratic States
Global civil society and the society of democratic states are the two most inclusive and powerful global practices of our time. In this book, Frost claims that, without an understanding of the role that individual human rights play in these practices no adequate understanding of any major feature...
Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge