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Global Justice: A Cosmopolitan Account

Gillian Brock

Abstract

This book develops a viable cosmopolitan model of global justice that takes seriously the equal moral worth of persons, yet leaves scope for defensible forms of nationalism and for other legitimate identifications and affiliations people have. The book addresses two prominent skeptics about global justice: those who doubt its feasibility and those who believe that cosmopolitanism interferes illegitimately with the defensible scope of nationalism by undermining goods of national importance, such as authentic democracy or national self‐determination. The model addresses concerns about implementa ... More

Keywords: cosmopolitan, global justice, nationalism, feasibility, democracy, global poverty, taxation, intervention, immigration, equality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199230938
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230938.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gillian Brock, author
University of Auckland
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