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Global Responsibilities: Who Must Deliver on Human Rights?
     

Global Responsibilities: Who Must Deliver on Human Rights?

by Andrew Kuper
 

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ISBN-10: 0415951275

ISBN-13: 9780415951272

Pub. Date: 04/28/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In Global Responsibilities, some of the world's leading thinkers in ethics, international politics, and economics formulate a new approach to delivering on human rights. This "responsibilities approach" emphasizes the capabilities and obligations of powerful actors to produce systemic change. The contributors use this innovative framework to address urgent challenges

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In Global Responsibilities, some of the world's leading thinkers in ethics, international politics, and economics formulate a new approach to delivering on human rights. This "responsibilities approach" emphasizes the capabilities and obligations of powerful actors to produce systemic change. The contributors use this innovative framework to address urgent challenges of poverty relief, multiculturalism, corporate responsibility, trade standards, and the reform of multilateral institutions. Global Responsibilities is essential reading for anyone committed to realizing human rights in the era of globalization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415951272
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Introduction: The Responsibilities Approach to Human Rightsix
Part IThe Nature of Responsibility
1Human Rights and Human Responsibilities3
2Agents of Justice37
3Open and Closed Impartiality53
Part IIAllocating Responsibilities
4Realizing Rights as Enforceable Claims79
5Distributing Responsibilities95
6Institutional Responsibility for Moral Problems117
7Applying the Contribution Principle135
Part IIIIndividual Responsibility for Poverty Relief
8Global Poverty Relief: More Than Charity155
9Poverty, Facts, and Political Philosophies: A Debate with Andrew Kuper173
Part IVAccountability of Actors in the Global Economy
10Globalization, Corporate Practice, and Cosmopolitan Social Standards185
11Corporate Codes of Conduct and the Success of Globalization205
12The Moral Dimension of Corporate Accountability229
13Held to Account: Governance in the World Economy251
Contributors267
Appendix273
Index275

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