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Global Justice A Cosmopolitan Account

ISBN-10: 0199230943
ISBN-13: 9780199230945
Edition: 2009
Authors: Gillian Brock
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Description: Gillian Brock develops a viable cosmopolitan model of global justice that takes seriously the equal moral worth of persons, yet leaves scope for defensible forms of nationalism and for other legitimate identifications and affiliations people have.  More...

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Book details

List price: $45.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/15/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Gillian Brock develops a viable cosmopolitan model of global justice that takes seriously the equal moral worth of persons, yet leaves scope for defensible forms of nationalism and for other legitimate identifications and affiliations people have. Brock addresses two prominent kinds of skepticabout global justice: those who doubt its feasibility and those who believe that cosmopolitanism interferes illegitimately with the defensible scope of nationalism by undermining goods of national importance, such as authentic democracy or national self-determination. The model addresses concernsabout implementation in the world, showing how we can move from theory to public policy that makes progress toward global justice. It also makes clear how legitimate forms of nationalism are compatible with commitments to global justice. Global Justice is divided into three central parts. In the first, Brock defends a cosmopolitan model of global justice. In the second, which is largely concerned with public policy issues, she argues that there is much we can and should do toward achieving global justice. She addresses severalpressing problems, discussing both theoretical and public policy issues involved with each. These include tackling global poverty, taxation reform, protection of basic liberties, humanitarian intervention, immigration, and problems associated with global economic arrangements. In the third part,she shows how the discussion of public policy issues can usefully inform our theorizing; in particular, it assists our thinking about the place of nationalism and equality in an account of global justice.

Theory
Global Justice and Cosmopolitanism: An Introduction
The Debate about Rawls' Law of Peoples: Critics and Defenses
A Cosmopolitan Model of Global Justice: the Basic Framework
Global Governance and the Nationalist Challenge: What does Authentic Democracy Require?
Moving from Theory to Public Policy: Closing the Gap Between Theory and Practice
Global Poverty, Taxation, and Global Justice
Basic Liberties and Global Justice
Humanitarian Intervention
Immigration
The Global Economic Order and Global Justice
From Public Policy back to Theory
What Do We Owe Co-Nationals and Non-Nationals? Why the Liberal Nationalist Account Fails and How we Can Do Better
Has my Model Made Adequate Space for Legitimate Forms of Nationalism?
Equality, Cosmopolitanism, and Global Justice
Skepticism about Feasibility and Conclusions

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