Research

Dr Karp's reserach interests include the following:

  • Business and human rights
  • Global ethics / normative IR
  • Human rights
  • Humanization and dehumanization in world politics
  • International security
  • Migration and human rights
  • Political theory and international relations
  • Responsibility in world politics
  • The UN system and human rights

Dr Karp would be happy to receive PhD applications in any of the above areas. Please contact Dr Karp by e-mail for queries about PhD study. 

Publication list (updated 22 July 2019):

Karp, David Jason. forthcoming. 'Fixing Meanings in Global Governance? "Respect" and "Protect" in the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights'. Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations.

Karp, David Jason. 2018. 'Invited book review: 'Humanity Without Dignity: Moral Equality, Respect and Human Rights, by Andrea Sangiovanni'. ID: International Dialogue, A Multidisciplinary Journal of World Affairs 8: 118-123.

Karp, David Jason. 2015. 'The Responsibility to Protect Human Rights and the RtoP: Prospective and Retrospective Responsibility'. Global Responsibility to Protect 7 (2): 142-166.

Mills, Kurt and David Jason Karp, eds. 2015. Human Rights Protection in Global Politics: Responsibilities of States and Non-State Actors. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Karp, David Jason. 2015. 'The Concept of Human Rights Protection and the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights'. In: Kurt Mills and David Jason Karp, eds. Human Rights Protection in Global Politics: Responsibilities of States and Non-State Actors'. Basingstoke: Palgrave. pp. 137-158.

Karp, David Jason and Kurt Mills. 2015. 'Introduction: Human Rights Responsibilities of States and Non-State Actors'. In: Kurt Mills and David Jason Karp, eds. Human Rights Protection in Global Politics: Responsibilities of States and Non-State Actors. Basingstoke: Palgrave. pp. 3-22.

Karp, David Jason. 2014. Responsibility for Human Rights: Transnational Corporations in Imperfect States. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Karp, David Jason. 2013. 'The Location of International Practices: What is Human Rights Practice?' Review of International Studies 39 (4): 969-992

Karp, David Jason. 2012. 'Citizenship and Humanity Beyond the Frontier', Invited book review: The Practice of Global Citizenship, by Luis Cabrera. International Studies Review 14 (1): 165-167.

Karp, David Jason. 2010. Invited book review: 'Mobilizing for Human Rights: International Law in Domestic Politics, by Beth A. Simmons'. International Affairs 86 (4): 991-993.

Karp, David Jason. 2009. 'Facts and Values in Politics and Searle's Construction of Social Reality'. Contemporary Political Theory 8 (2): 152-175. 

Karp, David Jason. 2009. 'Transnational Corporations in "Bad States": Human Rights Duties, Legitimate Authority and the Rule of Law in International Political Theory'. International Theory 1 (1): 87-118.

Karp, David Jason. 2008. 'The Utopia and Reality of Sovereignty: Social Reality, Normative IR and "Organized Hypocrisy"'. Review of International Studies 34 (2): 313-335.