A Duty to Resist

When Disobedience Should Be Uncivil
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Product Number: DD40993
Released: Oct 09, 2018
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ISBN: #9781630154196
Narrator/s: Allyson Ryan
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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What are our responsibilities in the face of injustice? How far should we go to fight it? Many would argue that as long as a state is nearly just, citizens have a moral duty to obey the law. Proponents of civil disobedience generally hold that, given this moral duty, a person needs a solid justification to break the law. But activists from Henry David Thoreau and Mohandas Gandhi to the Movement for Black Lives have long recognized that there are times when, rather than having a duty to obey the law, we have a duty to disobey it. Taking seriously the history of this activism, A Duty to Resist wrestles with the problem of political obligation in real world societies that harbor injustice. Candice Delmas argues that the duty of justice, the principle of fairness, the Samaritan duty, and political association impose responsibility to resist under conditions of injustice. We must expand political obligation to include a duty to resist unjust laws and social conditions even in legitimate states.


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A Duty to Resist
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Author(s): Candice Delmas
Narrator(s): Allyson Ryan
Product Number Z100142300
Released: Oct 09, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781977311092

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