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Spheres of Global Justice

Volume 1 Global Challenges to Liberal Democracy. Political Participation, Minorities and Migrations; Volume 2 Fair Distribution - Global Economic, Social and Intergenerational Justice

Merle, Jean-Christophe (Ed.)

2013, XI, 812 p. 6 illus., 2 illus. in color. In 2 volumes, not available separately.

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  • Illustrates the specificities and interconnections of major spheres of global justice
  • Analyzes the diverse kinds of global ethical obligations in relation to the diversity of global causal relationships
  • Presents a multidisciplinary spectrum by leading scholars that combines empirical analysis with theoretical approaches

Spheres of Global Justice analyzes six of the most important and controversial spheres of global justice, each concerning a specific global social good. These spheres are democratic participation, migrations, cultural minorities, economic justice, social justice, and intergenerational justice. Together they constitute two constellations dealt with, in this collection of essays by leading scholars, in two different volumes: Global Challenges to Liberal Democracy and Fair Distribution. These essays illustrate each of the spheres, delving into their differences, commonalities, collisions and interconnections.

Unlike many writings on global justice, Spheres of Global Justice does not content itself with describing the painful and advantageous effects of the globalization process as being ipso facto a global injustice or a just global order. Rather, this multidisciplinary collection of essays, from a pluralist inspiration, combines empirical analysis with theoretical approaches and ethical principles, paying close attention to two aspects of the effects of the globalization process. These aspects are the causal relationships that lead to such effects and the kinds of obligations, or of normative relationships between global rights and correlative duties, that applies to each specific individual case. This volume illustrates how diverse global obligations are, and how they can be, grounded in diverse relationships (identity, ability to provide help, causal responsibility, past injustices, protection of agency and promotion of independence, etc.). These essays also demonstrate that an ethical global approach has not only international or transnational, but also domestic, local and interpersonal dimensions.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Cultural and Minority Rights in European Integration - Democracy in the Age of Global Markets - Dubious Conception of Global Democracy - Ethnically Divided Societies - Global Challenges to Liberal Democracy - Justice and Citizenship from a Global Perspective - Migration and the Division of Moral Labor - Minority Rights and Global Justice - Mirage of Global Democracy - Political Rights Under Imperial Conditions - Protection of Minority Rights in Yugoslavia - Public Debate and Ethical Division Within Nations - Relationship between Law and Morality - Social and Global Justice - Spheres of Global Justice

Related subjects » Law - Medicine - Political Science - Value Theory

Table of contents 

1 General Introduction; Jean-Christophe Merle.- Volume 1 Global Challenges to Liberal Democracy: Political Participation, Minorities and Migrations.- Co-Editors: Luc Foisneau, Christian Hiebaum, Juan Carlos Velasco.- 2 Introduction; Luc Foisneau, Christian Hiebaum and Juan Carlos Velasco.- Part 1 Political Participation;  Co-Editor:  Christian Hiebaum.- 3 Global Democracy. Promises and Delusions; Klaus Müller.- 4 Democracy in the Age of Global Markets; Urs Marti.- 5 Bringing Democracy Back In? From local politics to global politics; Hans Vorländer.- 6 Demarchy - A Dubious Conception of Global Democracy; Christian Hiebaum.- 7 Participation in Public Debate and Ethical Division Within Nations; Emmanuel Picavet.- 8 Deliberative Democracy and the Politics of Difference; Daniel Loewe.- 9 Political Legitimacy of the EU in the Perspective of Citizens' Participation and Representation; Herman von Erp.- 10 Global Citizenship? Political Rights Under Imperial Conditions; Massimo La Torre.- Part 2 Minorities; Co-Editor: Luc Foisneau.- 11 What is 'Political' about Minority Rights?; Luc Foisneau.- 12 Walzer on Community and Emergency: the Question of Minorities; Tom Sorell.- 13 Territoriality and Transnational Citizenship; Oliviero Angeli.- 14 Minority Parties, Parties not Unlike the Others: The Case of the Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania (DAHR); Antonela Capelle-Pogacean.- 15 Minority Rights and Global Justice: A Netherlands Perspective; Piet de Klerk.- 16 Integrating Cultural Concerns in the Interpretation of Traditional Individual Rights – Lessons from the International Human Rights Jurisprudence; Julie Ringelheim.- 17 Intercultural Justice. Cutting across the cultural boundaries of legal norms; Francisco Colom-Gonzalez.- 18 Cultural Defense, Hate Crimes and Equality Before the Law; Jean-Christophe Merle.- 19 On the Relationship Between Law and Morality in a National and in a Global Perspective; Paul Cobben.- 20 Cultural and Minority Rights in European Integration - Promises and Pitfalls; Francis Cheneval and Sonja Dänzer.- 21 The Recognition of New States and the Protection of Minority Rights in Yugoslavia; Richard Caplan.- 22 Cosmopolitan Justice and Minority Rights: The Case of Minority Nations (or Kant again, but different); Ferran Requejo.- Part 3 Migrations; Co-Editor: Juan Carlos Velasco.- 23 Beyond the Borders. Migration Policies, Justice and Citizenship from a Global Perspective; Juan Carlos Velasco.- 24 Migration and Global Inequalities; Francis Cheneval.- 25 To Each Their Own Place? Immigration, Justice, and Political Reflexivity; Hans Lindahl.- 26 Migration and the Division of Moral Labor; Christian Hiebaum.- 27 The Dilemmas of Control: rights, walls and identities in state policies to international migration; Ana López Sala.- 28 From Protection of the Migrant to the Rights of the Migrant Person: Free the migrant from his legal exile...; Sylvie Saroléa.- 29 Immigration and Cultural Justice: A Reflection On Human Rights Of "New" Minorities; Eduardo J. Ruiz Vieytez.- 30 Challenging Illegalization: Migrant Struggles, Political Actions and Rancière's Political Philosophy; Noelia González Cámara.- 31 The Democratic Integration of Difference: Reflections on the Paradoxes of the French Republican Model of Citizenship; Matteo Gianni.- 32 Headscarves in School Again: How republican is the 2004 law banning ostentatious religious signs from public schools?; Jean-Fabien Spitz.- Volume 2 Fair Distribution: Global Economic, Social and Intergenerational Justice; Co-Editors: Paul Cobben, Urs Marti.- 33 Introduction to Global Social Justice; Urs Marti.- Part 1Global Social Justice; Co-Editor:  Urs Marti.- 34 Social and Global Justice; Peter Koller.- 35 Global Social Justice: Whose justice, whose responsibility?; Bernd Ladwig.- 36 Human Capabilities and Global Justice; Ricardo Parellada.- 37 Social Right in a Global Economy; Urs Marti.- 38 Institutionalization of Social Justice and Constitutionalization of Socio-Economic Equality; Caroline Guibet Lafaye.- 39 Consequentialist and Nonconsequentialist Dimensions in the Ethical Evaluation of Inequality; Emmanuel Picavet.-40 The Discourse of Justice in Political, Legal and Moral Community; Peter Burgess.- 41 Which Identities are Entitled to Collective Rights?; Paul Cobben.- 42 Are WTO Sanctions Unjust?; Henri Culot.- 43 Global Justice. Imposed and Shared Risks; Véronique Munoz-Dardé.- Part 2 Global Economic Justice; Co-Editor: Paul Cobben.- 44 Introduction to Global Economic Justice; Paul Cobben.- 45 Positive Rights and Globalization of Duties; Txetxu Ausín.-  46 Global Distributions of World Resources; Caroline Guibet-Lafaye.- 47 Perfecting Imperfect Duties via Institutionalization; Markus Stepanians.- 48 Do We Have a Negative Duty Towards the Global Poor?Thomas Pogge on global justice; Roland Pierik.- 49 World poverty and the duty to aid; Johan Graafland and Mandy Bosma.- 50 The WHO Policy of Primary Health Care; Caroline Guibet Lafaye.- 51 Dancing with the Devil: A (Limited) Defence of Protectionism; Krista Nadakavukaren-Schefer.- 52 Neoliberalism and Authority Relationships; Emmanuel Picavet.- 53 Economic Citizenship Rights as Barriers to Trade? Production-related Local Justice and Business-driven Globalisation; Richard Sturn.- 54 Can Multinationals be Considered Moral Actors? Or: does business ethics make any sense?; Paul Cobben.- 55 Justice of Wages in Germany and Abroad - An Empirical Investigation; Gert Wagner, Stefan Liebig and Jürgen Schupp.- Part 3 Intergenerational Justice.- 56 Introductory Remark.- 57 Climate Justice: Past Emissions and the Present Allocation of Emission Rights; Lukas Meyer and Dominic Roser.- 58 Sustainable development as practical intragenerational and intergenerational justice: interpretations, requirements, and indicators; Paul-Marie Boulanger.- 59 On the Relevancy of the Ecological Footprint for the Study of Intergenerational Justice; Grégory Ponthière.- 60 Pension funds, sovereign-wealth funds and intergenerational justice; Alexander Cappelen and Runa Urheim.-  61 The Polluter Pays? Backward-Looking Principles of Intergenerational Justice and the Environment; Daniel Butt.- 62 Democracy and Future Generations. Should the unborn have a voice?; Ludvig Beckmann.- 63 The Preservation of Humankind as an Object of Moral Concern; Herman van Erp.- 64 About the Authors.

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