Rawls's Law of Peoples: A Realistic Utopia? / Edition 1

Rawls's Law of Peoples: A Realistic Utopia? / Edition 1

by Rex Martin
     
 

ISBN-10: 140513531X

ISBN-13: 9781405135313

Pub. Date: 05/28/2006

Publisher: Wiley

This volume examines Rawls's theory of international justice as worked out in his controversial last book, The Law of Peoples.

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This volume examines Rawls's theory of international justice as worked out in his controversial last book, The Law of Peoples.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405135313
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors.

Preface.

List of Abbreviations.

Part I: Background and Structure:.

1. Introduction: Rex Martin (University of Kansas) and David Reidy (University of Tennessee).

2. Uniting What Interest Prescribes with What Right Permits: Rawls’s Law of Peoples in Context: David Boucher (Cardiff).

3. Rawls’s Peoples: Philip Pettit (Princeton).

Part II: Cosmopolitanism, Nationalism and Universalism: Questions of Priority and Coherence:.

4. Cultural Imperialism and “Democratic Peace.”: Catherine Audard (LSE, UK).

5. The Problem of Decent Peoples: Kok-Chor Tan (Univ. of Pennsylvania).

6. Why Rawls is Not a Cosmopolitan Egalitarian: Leif Wenar (Sheffield, UK).

Part III: On Human Rights.

7. Human Rights as Moral Claim-Rights: Wilfried Hinsch and Markus Stepanians (Univ. of Saarland, Germany).

8. Rawls’s Narrow Doctrine of Human Rights: Alistair Macleod (Queen’s Univ., Canada).

9. Taking the Human Out of Human Rights: Allen Buchanan (Duke Univ., USA).

10. Political Authority and Human Rights: David Reidy(University of Tennessee).

Part IV: On Global Economic Justice.

11. Collective Responsibility and International Inequality in The Law of Peoples: David Miller (Oxford).

12. Do Rawls’s Two Theories of Justice Fit Together?: Thomas Pogge (Columbia, USA).

13. Rawls on International Distributive Economic Justice: Taking a Closer Look: Rex Martin (University of Kansas, Lawrence).

14. Distributive Justice and The Law of Peoples: Samuel Freeman (Univ. of Pennsylvania).

Part V: On Liberal Democratic Foreign Policy.

15. Rawls’s Theory of Human Rights in Light of Contemporary Human Rights Law and Practice: Jim Nickel (Arizona State University College of Law).

16. A Human Right to Democracy? Rawls’s Law of Peoples on Governmental Legitimacy and Humanitarian Intervention: Alyssa Bernstein (Ohio Univ).

17. Justice, Stability and Toleration in a Federation of Well-Ordered Peoples: Andreas Follesdal (Univ. of Oslo, Norway).

Index.

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