On Global Justice

2014.07.04 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Mathias Risse, On Global Justice, Princeton University Press, 2012, 465pp., $39.95 (hbk), ISBN 9780691142692. Reviewed by
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2014.07.04 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Mathias Risse, On Global Justice, Princeton University Press, 2012, 465pp., $39.95 (hbk), ISBN 9780691142692. Reviewed by Christian Barry, Australian National University The literature on global justice is constituted by a range of interconnected and overlapping philosophical discussions about the ethical norms that should govern the interactions between people, states, corporations and other agents acting in the global arena, as well as the design of the social institutions that link them together. These discussions have focused on determining the moral duties that affluent people have to the poor abroad, the applicability of standards of justice at the global level, and the nature of responsibilities with respect to policy issues such as immigration, climate change, and international trade. Mathias Risse's new book is unique in this literature by virtue of its scope and ambition. Risse develops and. . .

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