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Author Brock, Gillian.

Title Global justice : a cosmopolitan account / Gillian Brock.

Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KC 200 BROC    DUE 25-09-19
Physical description xvi, 366 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pt. I. Theory -- 1. Global Justice and Cosmopolitanism: An Introduction -- 2. The Debate about Rawls' Law of Peoples: Critics and Defenses -- 3. A Cosmopolitan Model of Global Justice: the Basic Framework -- 4. Global Governance and the Nationalist Challenge: What does Authentic Democracy Require? -- Pt. II. Moving from Theory to Public Policy: Closing the Gap Between Theory and Practice -- 5. Global Poverty, Taxation, and Global Justice -- 6. Basic Liberties and Global Justice -- 7. Humanitarian Intervention -- 8. Immigration -- 9. The Global Economic Order and Global Justice -- Pt. III. From Public Policy back to Theory -- 10. What Do We Owe Co-Nationals and Non-Nationals? Why the Liberal Nationalist Account Fails and How we Can Do Better -- 11. Has My Model Made Adequate Space for Legitimate Forms of Nationalism? -- 12. Equality, Cosmopolitanism, and Global Justice -- 13. Skepticism about Feasibility and Conclusions.
Summary "Gillian Brock develops a viable cosmopolitan model of global justice that takes seriously the equal moral worth of persons, yet leaves scope for defensible forms of nationalism and for other legitimate identifications and affiliations people have. Brock addresses two prominent kinds of skeptic about global justice: those who doubt its feasibility and those who believe that cosmopolitanism interferes illegitimately with the defensible scope of nationalism by undermining goods of national importance, such as authentic democracy or national self-determination. The model addresses concerns about implementation in the world, showing how we can move from theory to public policy that makes progress toward global justice. It also makes clear how legitimate forms of nationalism are compatible with commitments to global justice."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Social justice.
Cosmopolitanism.
Human rights.
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