Individual Author Record
Name: Jean Bethke ElshtainPen Name: None Genre: Non-Fiction Born: Sites:
Illinois ConnectionThe author is professor at the Divinity School of the University of Chicago and teaches Political Science and ethics.
Biographical and Professional InformationElshtain is an American political philosopher. She is the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics at the University of Chicago Divinity School, and is a contributing editor for ''The New Republic''. The focus of Elshtain's work is an exploration of the relationship between politics and ethics. She has published over five hundred essays and authored and/or edited over twenty books, including ''Democracy on Trial'', ''Just War Against Terror: The Burden of American Power in a Violent World'', ''Jane Addams and the Dream of American Democracy'', ''Augustine and the Limits of Politics'', and " ''Sovereignty: God, State, Self''.
''Sovreignty: God, State, Self'', Basic Books, 2008''Just War Against Terror: The Burdens of American Power in a Violent World'', Basic Books, 2003''Jame Addams and the Dream of American Democracy'', Basic books, 2002''Who Are We? Critical Reflections and Hopeful Possibilities:...'', Wm.B. Erdmans, 2000''New WIne In Old Bottles: International Politics and Ethical Discourse'', University of Notre Dame, 1998''Real Politics: Political Theory and Everyday Life'', John Hopkins University Press, 2000''Augustine and the Limits of Politics'', University of Notre Dame, 1998''Democracy On Trial'', Basic Books, 1994''Just War Theory'', NYU Press 1991, 1991''Power Trips and Other Journeys'', University of Wisconsin, 1990