Social Justice, Global Dynamics: Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives.

Social Justice, Global Dynamics: Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives.

London: Routledge 2011. Co-edited with Ayelet Banai and Miriam Ronzoni

Many theoretical publications make assumptions about the facts of globalization, and in particular about the role and autonomy of the nation state. These factual claims and assumptions often play an important role in justifying the normative conclusions, yet remain under-explored.
This interdisciplinary volume examines questions that are central to the problems of both social and international justice, and in particular, to their interdependence:

The authors address important connections between domestic social justice and global dynamics, by identifying problematic practices and trends in the current global order. They examine political, economic and legal changes and offer normative views on concrete policies and institutions that are particularly important and/or problematic – i.e. international health policies, the World Bank, taxation policies and the World Trade Organization.

Read an extended review of the book by Robert Jubb in CRISPP - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy (subscribers only)
Contents of the book:
1. Introduction Ayelet Banai, Miriam Ronzoni and Christian Schemmel
Part 1: Theoretical Approaches
2. Global Distributive Justice and the State Simon Caney
3. Global Justice and the Morality of Coercion, Imposition, and Framing Andrea Sangiovanni
4. Global and Social Justice: The Possibility of Social Justice beyond States in a World of Overlapping Practices Ayelet Banai, Miriam Ronzoni and Christian Schemmel
5. Resisting ‘Global Justice’: Disrupting the Colonial Emancipatory Logic of the West Andrew Robinson and Simon Tormey
Part 2: Economic Policies
6. Growth is Good! – But what Growth? Thomas Pogge
7. Tax Competition and its Effects on Domestic and Global Justice Peter Dietsch
Part 3: Health
8. Compatriot Priority, Health in Developing Countries, and our Global Responsibilities Gillian Brock
9. International Health Inequalities and Global Justice Norman Daniels
Part 4: The Role of Institutions: Inter-, Supra-, and Transnational
10. European and Global Inequality Glyn Morgan
11. Lifting the Resource Curse? The World Bank and Oil Revenue Distribution in Chad Mark Mattner
12. The World Trade Organisation as a Subject of Socioeconomic Justice Clara Brandi
13. Social Justice beyond Bounded Societies: Unravelling Statism within Global Supply Chains? Kate Macdonald

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