National Responsibility and Global Justice
By (author) David Miller
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National Responsibility and Global Justice by David Miller
Book DescriptionOxford Political Theory presents the best new work in contemporary political theory. It is intended to be broad in scope, including original contributions to political philosophy, and also work in applied political theory. The series will contain works of outstanding quality with no restriction as to approach or subject matter. Series Editors: Will Kymlicka, David Miller, and Alan Ryan. This book presents a non-cosmopolitan theory of global justice. In contrast to theories that seek to extend principles of social justice, such as equality of opportunity or resources, to the world as a whole, it argues that in a world made up of self-determining national communities, a different conception is needed. The book presents and defends an account of national responsibility which entails that nations may justifiably claim the benefits that their decisions and policies produce, while also being held liable for harms that they inflict on other peoples. Such collective responsibility extends to responsibility for the national past, so the present generation may owe redress to those who have been harmed by the actions of their predecessors. Global justice, therefore, must be understood not in terms of equality, but in terms of a minimum set of basic rights that belong to human beings everywhere. Where these rights are being violated or threatened, remedial responsibility may fall on outsiders. The book considers how this responsibility should be allocated, and how far citizens of democratic societies must limit their pursuit of domestic objectives in order to discharge their global obligations. The book presents a systematic challenge to existing theories of global justice without retreating to a narrow nationalism that denies that we have any responsibilities to the world's poor. It combines discussion of practical questions such as immigration and foreign aid with philosophical exploration of, for instance, the different senses of responsibility, and the grounds of human rights.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199235056
(164mm x 165mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 22-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - David Miller
David Miller read mathematics and moral sciences at Selwyn College, Cambridge before coming to Balliol College, Oxford as a graduate student to study political theory. He taught at the Universities of Lancaster and East Anglia before taking up his present post as Official Fellow in Social and Political Theory at Nuffield College, Oxford in 1979. In 2002 he became Professor of Political Theory and was elected to a Fellowship of the British Academy.
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