Global Justice Reader

ISBN-10: 1405169648
ISBN-13: 9781405169646
Edition: 2008
Authors: Thom Brooks
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Book details

List price: $67.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/10/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 768
Size: 5.45" wide x 8.40" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.124
Language: English

"The Global Justice Reader" is a first-of-its kind collection that brings together key foundational and contemporary writings on this important topic in moral and political philosophy. Brings together key foundational and contemporary writings on this important topic in moral and political philosophy Offers a brief introduction followed by important readings on subjects ranging from sovereignty, human rights, and nationalism to global poverty, terrorism, and international environmental justice Presents the writings of key figures in the field, including Thomas Hobbes, Immanuel Kant, John Rawls, Thomas Pogge, Peter Singer, and many others

Thom Brooks is Reader in Law and Associate in Philosophy at Durham University, UK. His books include The Global Justice Reader (2008), New Waves in Ethics (2009), Global Justice and International Affairs (2012), Punishment (2012) and The Oxford Handbook of Global Justice (co-edited with Thomas Pogge, forthcoming). Brooks is the founding editor of the Journal of Moral Philosophy .

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Sovereignty
Introduction
Leviathan
"A State of Nature"
"Cosmopolitanism and Sovereignty"
Rights to Self-Determination
Introduction
"National Self-Determination"
"Theories of Secession"cAllen Buchanan
Human Rights
Introduction
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
"The Nature of Rights"
"Human Rights as a Common Concern"
"Group Rights and Group Oppression"
"What's Wrong with Torture?"
Rawls's The Law of Peoples
Introduction
The Law of Peoples
"An Egalitarian Law of Peoples"
Nationalism and Patriotism
Introduction
"What is so Special about our Fellow Countrymen?"
"The Ethics of Nationality"
"Patriotism and Cosmopolitanism"
Cosmopolitanism
Introduction
Perpetual Peace
"Kant's Idea of Perpetual Peace, with the Benefit of Two Hundred Years' Hindsight"
"Moral Universalism and Global Economic Justice"
Global Poverty and International Distributive Justice
Introduction
"Famine, Affluence, and Morality"
"What We Owe to Distant Others"
"The Problem of Global Justice"
"Eradicating Systemic Poverty: Brief for a Global Resources Dividend"
"Poverty Relief, Global Institutions, and the Problem of Compliance"
Just War
Introduction
"War, Sedition, and Killing"
"A Few Words on Non-Intervention"
Charter, Chapter VII
"War and Massacre"
"Anticipations"
"Just Cause for War"
Terrorism
Introduction
"Noncombatant Immunity and Military Necessity"
"Terrorism without Intention"
"Terrorism, Justification, and Illusion"
Women and Global Justice
Introduction
"Is Multiculturalism Bad for Women?"
"Capabilities as Fundamental Entitlements: Sen and Social Justice"
"The Role of Religion"
"Conceptualizing Women's Human Rights"
International Environmental Justice
Introduction
"One Atmosphere"
"Cosmopolitan Justice, Responsibility, and Global Climate Change"
Bibliography
Index

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