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Global Institutions and Responsibilities: Achieving Global Justice

Christian Barry (Editor), Thomas W. Pogge (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-4051-3010-3
360 pages
February 2006, Wiley-Blackwell
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This 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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    Notes on Contributors.

    1 Introduction: Christian Barry and Thomas W. Pogge.

    Part 1: Aims.

    2 Global Justice Without End?: John Tasioulas.

    3 Assessing Global Poverty and Inequality: Income, Resources, and Capabilities: Ingrid Robeyns.

    4 Boundary Making and Equal Concern: Kok-Chor Tan.

    5 Theorizing International Fairness: Nancy Kokaz.

    Part 2: Arrangements.

    6 Three (Potential) Pillars of Transnational Economic Justice: The Bretton Woods Institutions as Guarantors of Global Equal Treatment and Market Completion: Robert Hockett.

    7 Network Power and Global Standardization: The Controversy over the Multilateral Agreement on Investment: David Singh Grewal.

    8 The World Trade Organization and Egalitarian Justice: Darrel Moellendorf.

    9 Whose Sovereignty?: Empire Versus International Law: Jean L. Cohen.

    10 Human Rights and Global Health: A Research Program: Thomas W. Pogge.

    11 Just International Monetary Arrangements: Sanjay G. Reddy.

    12 The Ownership Model of Business Ethics: David Rodin.

    13 The Preventive Use of Force: A Cosmopolitan Institutional Proposal: Allen Buchanan and Robert O. Keohane.

    Part 3: Responsibilities.

    14 Applying the Contribution Principle: Christian Barry.

    15 Global Justice and the Logic of the Burden of Proof: Juha Ra¨ Ikka¨.

    16 Extreme Poverty and Global Responsibility: Bashshar Haydar.

    17 The New Liberal Imperialism: Assessing the Arguments: Jedediah Purdy.

    Index

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    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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    • A distinctive, practically oriented contribution to debates about global justice.
    • 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.
    • 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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