What is this thing called Global Justice? explores the core topics covered on the increasingly popular undergraduate modules on global justice including:
global democracy and governance
Centered on real world problems, this textbook helps students to understand that global justice is not only a field of philosophical inquiry but also of practical importance. Each chapter concludes with a helpful summary of the main ideas discussed, study questions and a further reading guide.
Kok-Chor Tan is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. He specializes in Political Philosophy and Moral Philosophy.
1. Introduction: Why Global Justice Matters 2. World Poverty 3. Economic Inequality 4. Nationalism, Patriotism and Self-Determination 5. State Sovereignty vs. Human Rights 6. Human Rights, Culture and Gender 7. Humanitarian Intervention 8. Immigration 9. Global Democracy and Governance 10. Climate Change 11. Global Health 12. Reparations for International Injustice 13. A Theory of Global Justice?