Legal and political philosophy
Human rights and the theory of international justice
Just war theory
Patrick is a legal theorist whose work deals with fundamental questions of human rights, political organisation and political community, and who has applied these ideas campaigning and working with a range of community organisations on the application of anti-terrorism laws.
Patrick also works closely with the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law and the Department of Philosophy to explore what human rights protection involves at a conceptual level.
Patrick Emerton's Articles
Episode 5: The Rise of Populism
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