Institutions in Global Distributive Justice

Institutions in Global Distributive Justice

by Andras Miklos

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Overview

Defining an institution as a public system of rules that sets out positions, rights and duties, Andras Miklos uses a philosophical argument to analyse the roles that social, economic and political institutions play in conditioning the justification, scope and content of principles of justice. He critically evaluates a number of positions about the role of institutions in generating requirements of distributive justice and considers their implications for the scope - global or otherwise - of justice. He then develops a novel theory about the role political and economic institutions play in determining the content of requirements of distributive justice and, in a cosmopolitan argument against statist positions, shows how they can affect the scope of application of these requirements.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780748644711
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 02/28/2013
Series: Studies in Global Justice and Human Rights
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Andras Miklos is Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Rochester.

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