Care of the World: Fear, Responsibility and Justice in the Global Age

2014.04.18 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Elena Pulcini, Care of the World: Fear, Responsibility and Justice in the Global Age, Karen Whittle (tr.), Springer,
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2014.04.18 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Elena Pulcini, Care of the World: Fear, Responsibility and Justice in the Global Age, Karen Whittle (tr.), Springer, 2013, 272pp., $69.99 (pbk), ISBN 9789400774650.   Reviewed by Kevin W. Gray, American University of Sharjah Elena Pulcini sets herself the task of writing an alternative version of a theory of global justice, one which draws neither on the dominant Rawlsian or Kantian approaches to the field. For that alone she should be complimented. What Pulcini proposes is not so much a theory of justice, as she herself acknowledges, but a broader ethics of globalization with separate realms of what might be termed global justice and an ethics of care. To develop her thesis -- which is effectively that theories of global justice are alienated from true human relations -- she proposes to find both in the ethics of care and in the reception of psychoanalytic and sociological literature in. . .

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