Global Institutions and Responsibilities
Achieving Global Justice
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Global Institutions and Responsibilities by Dr. Christian Barry
Book DescriptionThis book helps readers identify feasible and morally plausible reforms of global institutional arrangements and international organizations. A distinctive, practically oriented contribution to debates about global justice, this work: helps readers to examine the fairness of global rules and institutions; integrates philosophical thinking about normative responsibility with discussion of practical dilemmas concerning organizations such as the WTO, and rules governing the use of force internationally; brings together original articles by political philosophers, legal theorists, and economists; and, considers the aims of global justice, the institutional arrangements that are required to realise them, and the allocation of responsibilities to promote the required institutional reforms.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405130103
(231mm x 157mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Ethics and International Affairs, Paperback (February 2009)
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International Trade and Labor Standards, Hardback (June 2008)» View all books by Dr. Christian Barry
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Author Biography - Dr. Christian Barry
Christian Barry is Editor of Ethics and International Affairs. His recent publications include Understanding and Evaluating the Contribution Principle (2005) and Redistribution (2004). Thomas W. Pogge is Professorial Research Fellow at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at the Australian National University as well as Professor of Philosophy at Columbia and Oslo Universities. His recent publications include World Poverty and Human Rights (2002), Real World Justice (2005), and Freedom from Poverty as a Human Right (2005).
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