Justice / Edition 3

Justice / Edition 3

by Tom D. Campbell
     
 

ISBN-10: 023022167X

ISBN-13: 9780230221673

Pub. Date: 03/02/2010

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

The substantially revised third edition of this widely-used text introduces nine major theoretical approaches and their key protagonists, including a new chapter on global justice, and assesses their ability to generate clear, consistent and illuminating accounts of justice as a distinctive social, political and legal value.  See more details below

Overview

The substantially revised third edition of this widely-used text introduces nine major theoretical approaches and their key protagonists, including a new chapter on global justice, and assesses their ability to generate clear, consistent and illuminating accounts of justice as a distinctive social, political and legal value.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230221673
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
03/02/2010
Series:
Issues in Political Theory Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements vii

1 What is Justice? The Concept 1

The roots of justice 5

Justice and ideology 9

Justice and distribution 12

Justice and desert 20

2 What is Just? The Norms 24

Equality and desert 25

The value of formal justice 32

Knowledge of justice 36

The communitarian critique of liberal justice 42

3 Justice as Entitlement: Libertarian Approaches 47

Rights and formal justice 49

Justice as human rights 52

Ownership and entitlement 55

Nozick's justice 59

Conjectural history and the minimal state 63

Libertarian alternatives 66

4 Justice as Respect: Liberal Approaches 69

Kantian justice 69

Dworkin's rights 73

Justice and minorities 80

Critique of Dworkin 83

5 Justice as Fairness: Contractual Approaches 91

Justice as fairness 96

Rawlsian justice 99

Critique of Rawls 106

The original position 106

Principles of justice 110

Respecting desert 112

Some Rawlsian dogmas 113

Global justice 114

6 Justice as Utility: Consequentialist Approaches 116

Justice and utility 117

The 'economics' of justice 126

Criminal law 135

7 Justice as Desert: Responsibilities and Remuneration 140

The attractions of desert 142

Problems of desert 149

Just remuneration 155

Luck egalitarianism 159

8 Justice as Critique: Socialist Approaches 163

Formal justice and the critique of rights 165

Material justice, exploitation and desert 172

Socialist justice 181

9 Justice as Empowerment: Feminist Approaches 184

A feminist reconstruction of justice 186

Oppression and domination 192

Critical reflections 199

10 Justice as Democracy: Political Approaches 205

The theory of social interaction 207

The presuppositions of communicative action 211

Habermasian justice 216

Critical comments 221

11 Global Justice: Cosmopolitan Approaches 227

A justice approach 229

A humanitarian approach 233

Justice and humanity 237

The International criminal courts and humanitarian intervention 239

12 Justice Restored? 243

But what is justice? 243

Justice in law 247

Justice in the economy 250

Justice and democracy 253

Guide to Further Reading 257

Bibliography 259

Index 269

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