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Global Social Justice : Rethinking Globalizations - Heather Widdows

Global Social Justice

Rethinking Globalizations

By: Heather Widdows (Editor), Nicola Jo-Anne Smith (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 9th June 2011
ISBN: 9780415579414
Number Of Pages: 178

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This book provides a distinctive contribution to the growing debate about global justice and global ethics. It brings a multi-disciplinary voice a " which spans philosophical, political and social disciplines a " and emphasises the social element of global justice in both theory and practice.

The authors address debates about the scope of justice and hierarchies of justice, in turn raising questions about how different approaches and conceptions of justice inter-relate. Mapping the debate about global social justice and set in the context of the broader global justice and global ethics debates; the book brings together established and respected authors in their fields who directly address issues including human rights, the environment, health, labour, peace-building and political participation and sexuality.

The book will be of interest to students and scholars of International Relations, Political Science, Philosophy (Global Ethics, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy); Environmental/Development Studies, Human Rights Law, Global Studies and Sociology.

Notes on contributorsp. ix
Acknowledgementsp. xii
Global social justice: an introductionp. 1
The globalization of human rightsp. 11
Liberal internationalism and global social justicep. 29
Moral distance and global social justice: an archaeology of bordersp. 42
Justice and the distribution of greenhouse gas emissionsp. 58
Ecologicalissues of justicep. 82
Torture: a touchstone for global social justicep. 90
Global social justice and public healthp. 102
Cosmopolitanism, trafficking and migrant labour exploitationp. 117
Gender and global social justice: peacebuilding and the politics of participationp. 128
Sexuality, power and global social justicep. 138
Global social justice: a conclusionp. 151
Bibliographyp. 153
Indexp. 172
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ISBN: 9780415579414
ISBN-10: 0415579414
Series: Rethinking Globalizations
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 178
Published: 9th June 2011
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.37 x 15.49  x 1.78
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1