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The Borders of Justice by Etienne Balibar

The Borders of Justice investigates the complexities of transitional justice that emerge from its "social embeddedness." This original collection of essays, which stem from a collective research program on social justice undertaken by the Calcutta Research Group, confronts the concept and practices of justice. The editors and contributors question the relationship between geography, methodology, and justice-how and why justice is meted out differently in different places. Expanding on Michael Walzer's idea of the "spheres of justice" the contributors argue that justice is burdened with our notions of social realities and expectations, in addition to the influence of money, law, and government.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781439906866
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 06/28/2013
Series: Politics History & Social Chan Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Editors’ Introduction

1. Justice and Equality: A Political Dilemma? Pascal, Plato, Marx - Étienne Balibar

2. Global Justice and Politics: On the Transition from the Normative to the Political Level - Francisco Naishtat

3. Traversing the Borders of Liberalism: Can There Be a Liberal Multiculturalism? - Juha Rudanko

4. The Long March from the Margins: Subaltern Politics, Justice, and Nature in Postcolonial India  - Subir Sinha

5. Struggles of Justice: Political Discourses, Experiences, and Claims - Emmanuel Renault

6. Aestheticizing Law into Justice: The Fetus in a Divided Planet - Anirban Das

7. The Justice-Seeking Subject - Ranabir Samaddar

8. Law’s Internationalization and Justice for the Citizens and Noncitizens in France  - Jean-Louis Halpérin

9. Borderscapes of Differential Inclusion: Subjectivity and Struggles on the Threshold of Justice’s Excess - Sandro Mezzadra and Brett Neilson

Contributors

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