'Introduction' to The Global Justice Reader
11 Pages Posted: 10 Jan 2013 Last revised: 27 Feb 2013
Date Written: January 8, 2008
The Global Justice Reader is a first-of-its kind collection that brings together key foundational and contemporary writings on this important topic in moral and political philosophy. Brings together key foundational and contemporary writings on this important topic in moral and political philosophy. Offers a brief introduction followed by important readings on subjects ranging from sovereignty, human rights, and nationalism to global poverty, terrorism, and international environmental justice. Presents the writings of key figures in the field, including Thomas Hobbes, Immanuel Kant, John Rawls, Thomas Pogge, Peter Singer, and many others.
Keywords: global justice, sovereignty, self-determination, human rights, Rawls, law of peoples, nationalism, patriotism, cosmopolitanism, distributive justice, climate change, just war, terrorism, women and global justice
JEL Classification: K00
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