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Cosmopolitanism in Context : Perspectives from International Law and Political Theory - Roland Pierik

Cosmopolitanism in Context

Perspectives from International Law and Political Theory

By: Roland Pierik (Editor), Wouter Werner (Editor)

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Is it possible and desirable to translate the basic principles underlying cosmopolitanism as a moral standard into effective global institutions? will the ideals of inclusiveness and equal moral concern for all survive the marriage between cosmopolitanism and institutional power? What are the effects of such bureaucratization of cosmopolitan ideals?

This volume examines the strained relationship between cosmopolitanism as a moral standard and the legal institutions in which cosmopolitan norms and principles are to be implemented. Five areas of global concern are analyzed: environmental protection, economic regulation, peace and security, the fight against international crimes, and migration.

'On a whole, the contributions presented here on the subject of migration reveal how important further research on this subject is. Migration issues will become even more important in the future and these studies can form an essential starting point for dealing with them on an academic basis.' Europa Ethica

Cosmopolitanism in context: an introductionp. 1
Environmental protection
Human rights and global climate changep. 19
Global environmental law and global institutions: a system lacking "good process"p. 45
World Trade Organization
The WTO/GATS Mode 4, international labor migration regimes and global justicep. 75
Incentives for pharmaceutical research: must they exclude the poor from advanced medicines?p. 106
Collective security and intervention
Cosmopolitan legitimacy and UN collective securityp. 129
Enforcing cosmopolitan justice: the problem of interventionp. 155
International Criminal Court
Rawls's Law of Peoples and the International Criminal Courtp. 179
An ideal becoming real? The International Criminal Court and the limits of the cosmopolitan vision of justicep. 195
International migration
Is immigration a human right?p. 221
A distributive approach to migration law: or the convergence of communitarianism, libertarianism, and the status quop. 249
Conclusion
Can cosmopolitanism survive institutionalization?p. 277
Indexp. 290
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ISBN: 9780521191944
ISBN-10: 0521191947
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 302
Published: 26th July 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 16.0  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.61