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Justice Beyond Borders: A Global Political Theory

Simon Caney

Abstract

Examines which political principles should govern global politics. It explores ethical issues in justice that arise at the global level and addresses questions such as: are there universal values, and if so, what are they; what human rights, if any, are there; are there global principles of distributive justice; should there be a system of supra-state institutions; is national self-determination defensible; when, if ever, may political regimes wage war; and is humanitarian intervention justified?

Keywords: civil rights, cosmopolitanism, distributive justice, ethics, global justice, global politics, human rights, humanitarian intervention, injustice, just war, justice, political theory, principles, society of states, supra-state political institutions, universal values

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780198293507
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2005 DOI:10.1093/019829350X.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Simon Caney, author
Reader in Political Theory, University of Birmingham
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