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Global Social Justice

1st Edition

Edited by Heather Widdows, Nicola J. Smith

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192 pages

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1. Global Social Justice: An Introduction Heather Widdows and Nicola J. Smith 2. The Globalisation of Human Rights Leslie Sklair 3. Liberal Internationalism and Global Social Justice Kostas Koukouzelis 4. Moral Distance and Global Social Justice: An Archaeology of Borders Luis Cabrera 5. Global Justice and the Distribution of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Simon Caney 6. Ecological Issues of Justice Robin Attfield 7. Torture: A Touchstone for Global Social Justice Bob Brecher 8. Global Social Justice and Public Health Rebecca Shah 9. Cosmopolitan Social Justice and Labour Exploitation Christien van den Anker 10. Gender and Global Social Justice: Peacebuilding and the Politics of Participation Laura J. Shepherd 11. Sexuality, Power and Global Social Justice Penny Griffin 12. Global Social Justice: A Conclusion Heather Widdows and Nicola J. Smith

Table of Contents

1. Global Social Justice: An Introduction Heather Widdows and Nicola J. Smith 2. The Globalisation of Human Rights Leslie Sklair 3. Liberal Internationalism and Global Social Justice Kostas Koukouzelis 4. Moral Distance and Global Social Justice: An Archaeology of Borders Luis Cabrera 5. Global Justice and the Distribution of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Simon Caney 6. Ecological Issues of Justice Robin Attfield 7. Torture: A Touchstone for Global Social Justice Bob Brecher 8. Global Social Justice and Public Health Rebecca Shah 9. Cosmopolitan Social Justice and Labour Exploitation Christien van den Anker 10. Gender and Global Social Justice: Peacebuilding and the Politics of Participation Laura J. Shepherd 11. Sexuality, Power and Global Social Justice Penny Griffin 12. Global Social Justice: A Conclusion Heather Widdows and Nicola J. Smith

About the Editors

Heather Widdows is Professor of Global Ethics at the University of Birmingham, UK. She is Lead Editor of the Journal of Global Ethics and author of Global Ethics: An Introduction (Acumen, 2011). She has also published widely on issues of global justice and global ethics.

Nicola J. Smith is Senior Lecturer in Political Science at the University of Birmingham, UK. She has published a variety of articles on globalisation and social justice and is the author of Showcasing Globalisation: The Political Economy of the Irish Republic (Manchester University Press, 2005).

About the Series

Rethinking Globalizations

This series is designed to break new ground in the literature on globalisation and its academic and popular understanding. Rather than perpetuating or simply reacting to the economic understanding of globalisation, this series seeks to capture the term and broaden its meaning to encompass a wide range of issues and disciplines and convey a sense of alternative possibilities for the future.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
POL035010
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / Human Rights