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Global Justice by Jon Mandle
Book DescriptionGlobal justice has become one of the most pressing issues of our time. Whilst half of the worlds population continue to live on less than $2 per day, there are growing demands for a world where democracy, development and security are permanent features in all our lives. In this new book, Jon Mandle explores the meaning of global justice and provides students with an accessible introduction to the core concepts and debates in the field. Global justice, he explains, requires universal respect for basic human rights. These rights belong to each and every one of us, and they can be used to guide policy-making in areas such as humanitarian intervention, global poverty, and secession. Emphasizing the importance of legitimate political institutions for protecting basic rights and ensuring self-determination, Mandle sets out concrete reforms which would protect core human rights internationally. He explains but ultimately rejects theories which assert that no principles of justice apply globally or that the same principles apply both domestically and globally. Instead, Mandle develops and defends his own unique account of global justice, inspired by the work of John Rawls. Global Justice will be of interest to students of philosophy, political science, international relations, sociology, globalization, and anyone reflecting on the importance of justice across borders.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780745630656
(215mm x 142mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 27-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jon Mandle
Companion to Rawls, Paperback (November 2015)
Wide ranging and up to date, this is the single most comprehensive treatment of the most influential political philosopher of the 20th century, John Rawls.
Cambridge Rawls Lexicon, Hardback (December 2014)
A comprehensive and accessible reference guide to all the key ideas and terminology of Rawls' political and moral philosophy.
Rawls's 'A Theory of Justice', Hardback (October 2009)
This book reconstructs Rawls's argument, as well as discussing some of the most influential criticisms in the secondary literature.
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Global justice has become one of the most pressing issues of our time. Whilst half of the worlds population continue to live on less than $2 per day, there are growing demands for a world where democracy, development and security are permanent features in all our lives.
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Author Biography - Jon Mandle
Jon Mandle is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Albany (State University of New York).
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