Encyclopedia of Global Justice (Encyclopedia of Global Justice 2011)

Encyclopedia of Global Justice (Encyclopedia of Global Justice 2011)

By: Deen K. Chatterjee (editor)Mixed Media

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This two-volume Encyclopedia of Global Justice, published by Springer, along with Springer's book series, Studies in Global Justice, is a major publication venture toward a comprehensive coverage of this timely topic. The Encyclopedia is an international, interdisciplinary, and collaborative project, spanning all the relevant areas of scholarship related to issues of global justice, and edited and advised by leading scholars from around the world. The wide-ranging entries present the latest ideas on this complex subject by authors who are at the cutting edge of inquiry. The Encyclopedia sets the tone and direction of this increasingly important area of scholarship for years to come. The entries number around 500 and consist of essays of 300 to 5000 words. The inclusion and length of entries are based on their significance to the topic of global justice, regardless of their importance in other areas.

About Author

Deen K. Chatterjee is Senior Advisor and Professorial Fellow in the S.J.Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah and a Global Ethics Fellow at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs in New York City. His areas of specialization are justice and global initiative, ethics of war and peace, and philosophy of religion and culture. He is the series editor of Studies in Global Justice (Springer), with eleven volumes published in the series so far. His publications include, most recently, The Ethics of Preventive War (Cambridge University Press); Democracy in a Global World: Human Rights and Political Participation in the 21st Century (Rowman and Littlefield); Ethics of Assistance: Morality and the Distant Needy (Cambridge University Press); and Ethics and Foreign Intervention, with Don E. Scheid (Cambridge University Press). Currently he is completing two monographs, one on the ethics of war and peace and the other on cosmopolitan justice. In addition, he is editing two volumes, one with Martha Nussbaum on Tagore's philosophy of education and the other on feminism and multiculturalism. Besides contributing chapters in several anthologies and encyclopedias, he has published articles and reviews in The Monist, Metaphilosophy, Ethics and International Affairs, Ethics, The Journal of Moral Philosophy, Social Philosophy Today, and The Good Society. Chatterjee has been a member of the American Philosophical Association's Advisory Committee on Applied Ethics (Eastern Division) and has been a two-term member of the Association's Committee on International Cooperation.


Concepts/Theories.- Basic Needs.- Capabilities Ethics.- Environmental Justice.- Retribution.- Social Contract.- Persons/Thinkers .- Arendt, Hannah.- Habermas, Jurgen.- Laozi.- Rawls, John.- Sen, Amartya.- Institutions/Organizations.- European Union (EU).- High Road for Human Rights.- International Criminal Court (ICC).- The Pax Natura Foundation.- TheWorld Bank.- Trends/Movements/Policies/Treaties .- Ecofeminism Foreign Aid.- Population Politics.- Truth Commissions.- Vienna Declaration on Human Rights.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781402091612
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 1200
  • ID: 9781402091612
  • ISBN10: 1402091613
  • edition: 2011

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