The Global Justice Reader / Edition 1

The Global Justice Reader / Edition 1

by Thom Brooks
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405169656

ISBN-13: 9781405169653

Pub. Date: 04/04/2008

Publisher: Wiley

The Global Justice Reader is a first-of-its-kind collection that brings together key foundational and contemporary writings on this key topic in moral and political philosophy. Designed for course use, and organized thematically, each section of the text offers a brief introduction followed by important readings on subjects ranging from sovereignty, human rights, and

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The Global Justice Reader is a first-of-its-kind collection that brings together key foundational and contemporary writings on this key topic in moral and political philosophy. Designed for course use, and organized thematically, each section of the text 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. Key seminal works from Thomas Hobbes, Immanuel Kant, and John Rawls are included alongside important contemporary writings from a cast of leading thinkers in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405169653
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/04/2008
Pages:
768
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

PART I: Sovereignty:.

Introduction 2.

1. Leviathan: Thomas Hobbes.

2. A State of Nature: Charles R. Beitz.

3. Cosmopolitanism and Sovereignty: Thomas W. Pogge.

PART II: Rights to Self-Determination:.

Introduction.

4. National Self-Determination: Avishai Margalit and Joseph Raz.

5. Theories of Secession: Allen Buchanan.

PART III: Human Rights:.

Introduction.

6. Universal Declaration of Human Rights: United Nations.

7. The Nature of Rights: Leif Wenar.

8. Human Rights as a Common Concern: Charles R. Beitz.

9. Group Rights and Group Oppression: Peter Jones.

10. What’s Wrong with Torture?: David Sussman.

PART IV: Rawls’s The Law of Peoples:.

Introduction.

11. The Law of Peoples: John Rawls.

12. An Egalitarian Law of Peoples: Thomas W. Pogge.

PART V: Nationalism and Patriotism:.

Introduction.

13. What is so Special about our Fellow Countrymen?: Robert E. Goodin.

14. The Ethics of Nationality: David Miller.

15. Patriotism and Cosmopolitanism: Martha C. Nussbaum.

PART VI: Cosmopolitanism:.

Introduction.

16. Perpetual Peace: Immanuel Kant.

17. Kant’s Idea of Perpetual Peace, with the Benefit of Two Hundred Years’ Hindsight: Jürgen Habermas.

18. Moral Universalism and Global Economic Justice: Thomas W. Pogge.

PART VII: Global Poverty and International Distributive Justice:.

Introduction.

19. Famine, Affluence, and Morality: Peter Singer.

20. What We Owe to Distant Others: Leif Wenar.

21. The Problem of Global Justice: Thomas Nagel.

22. Eradicating Systemic Poverty: Brief for a Global Resources Dividend: Thomas W. Pogge.

23. Poverty Relief, Global Institutions, and the Problem of Compliance: Lisa L. Fuller.

PART VIII: Just War:.

Introduction.

24. War, Sedition, and Killing: St. Thomas Aquinas.

25. A Few Words on Non-Intervention: John Stuart Mill.

26. Charter, Chapter VII: United Nations.

27. War and Massacre: Thomas Nagel.

28. Anticipations: Michael Walzer.

29. Just Cause for War: Jeff McMahan.

PART IX: Terrorism:.

Introduction.

30. Noncombatant Immunity and Military Necessity: Michael Walzer.

31. Terrorism without Intention: David Rodin.

32. Terrorism, Justification, and Illusion: Saul Smilansky.

PART X: Women and Global Justice:.

Introduction.

33. Is Multiculturalism Bad for Women?: Susan Moller Okin.

34. Capabilities as Fundamental Entitlements: Sen and Social Justice: Martha C. Nussbaum.

35. The Role of Religion: Martha C. Nussbaum.

36. Conceptualizing Women’s Human Rights: Carol C. Gould.

PART XI: International Environmental Justice:.

Introduction.

37. One Atmosphere: Peter Singer.

38. Cosmopolitan Justice, Responsibility, and Global Climate Change: Simon Caney.

Bibliography.

Index

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