Just Responsibility: A Human Rights Theory of Global Justice

Just Responsibility: A Human Rights Theory of Global Justice

by Brooke A. Ackerly


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ISBN-13: 9780190662943
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/01/2018
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Brooke A. Ackerly is Professor of Political Science and Philosophy and Affiliated Faculty of Women's and Gender Studies at Vanderbilt University. She is the author of Political Theory and Feminist Social Criticism, Universal Human Rights in a World of Difference, and coauthor of Doing Feminist Research.

Susan Hanfield was a 2017 Audie Award finalist in the Young Adult category for The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough. Her work has also been recognized with a Voice Arts Awards nomination in 2016 and as an Audie Award finalist in 2015 and 2014.

Table of Contents

Prologue: The Wrong Question
Chapter 1: Where a Theory of Global Justice Begins: Grounding Global Justice and Responsibility in Everyday Injustice and Political Action
Part I: The Problem - The Politics of Injustice
Chapter 2: Injustice Itself: Complicated Causality, Power Inequalities, Normalization, and the Social Epistemologies of Injustice
Chapter 3: The Theoretical (Ir)relevance of the Unknowns of Injustice Itself
Part II: The Methodology - Doing Theory: A Feminist Critical Methodology for Grounded Normative Political Theory of Responsibility
Chapter 4: Feminist Grounded Normative Theory and Methodology
Chapter 5: Feminist Grounded Normative Methods for Just Responsibility
Part III: Just Responsibility - A Human Rights Theory of Political Responsibility for Injustice Itself
Chapter 6: The Human Rights Approach to Political Responsibility
Chapter 7: The Rights Kind of Politics
Conclusion: Just Responsibility and Political Transformation

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