TITLE

Cosmopolitan Justice and Institutional Design: An Egalitarian Liberal Conception of Global Governance

AUTHOR(S)
Caney, Simon
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Social Theory & Practice;Oct2006, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p725
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the political issue of global institutional design. In the light of current injustices such as global poverty, inequality, exploitation, AIDS, global warming, warfare and imperialism, the type of global political framework should be determined. The article sheds light on the questions of what political institutions should be in place; whether there should be a system of states; whether there should be global institutions and what role these institutions should possess. The author offers a mixed view to global institutional design. He argues that there should be suprastate to protect persons' fundamental rights and enumerates properties that international institutions should possess such as transparency, equality and impartiality.
ACCESSION #
23155721

 

Related Articles

  • THE EQUALITY DEBATE: WHAT DOES JUSTICE REQUIRE? Phillips, Derek L. // Theory & Society;Summer77, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p247 

    There are, author believes, two formulations in recent political philosophy that may be useful in coming to terms with the issue of equality in the contemporary world: John Rawl's "theory of justice," as set out in his book "A Theory of Justice," and Robert Nozick's "entitlement theory," found...

  • Právo národů Johna Rawlsa Kantovskou stopou ku klasickému realizmu. Laššuth, Juraj // Mezinarodni Vztahy;10/1/2010, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p89 

    No abstract available.

  • Cambios en el sistema mundial. Pedraza, Luis Dallanegra // Espiral;May2007, Vol. 13 Issue 39, p9 

    Humankind history has short and long cycles, which are called macro-stages and micro-stages. For more than 350 years, we have been moving through the macrostage of the State-Nation, which is now coming to an end, to emerge a new macro-stage different from the former one. In this work, its future...

  • Severe Poverty as a Violation of Negative Duties. Pogge, Thomas // Ethics & International Affairs;2005, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p55 

    Argues that the present design, on the radical inequality between the bottom half of humankind, suffering severe poverty, is unjust. Factors foreseeably reproduced under the present global institutional order; Ways by which standards of social justice are controversial to some extent; Moral...

  • ASYMMETRIC Globalization. Birdsall, Nancy // Brookings Review;Spring2003, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p22 

    Addresses the need for better global politics to realize the values and rules critical to a secure and just world. Overview of the debate over the implications of market-led globalization for the poor; Changes in global inequality and world poverty; Problems with globalization; Agenda of good...

  • Pardon the Disturbance. Galeano, Eduardo // Progressive;Jul2009, Vol. 73 Issue 7, p12 

    The article presents the author's perspectives regarding the prevalence of social injustice in the international community. He asserts that the judicial system has become blind in one eye because it did not treat people and workers fairly and governments are not doing anything to eradicate...

  • Who is the economy for? Cooper, Niall // Reform Magazine;Feb2012, p16 

    The article offers information on the 30th anniversary of the founding of Church Action on Poverty in Great Britain. It further discusses the programme to be launch by the Church Action on Poverty in next 10 years and inviting individuals and churches to join us in celebrating our 30th year as...

  • Sociedade democrática e democracia política. De Vita, Álvaro // Política & Sociedade: Revista de Sociologia Política;out2007, Vol. 6 Issue 11, p159 

    Supposing for the sake of argument that there is a conception of political and social justice that is more appropriate for a democratic society, meaning by "democratic society" a social and political order that guarantees a certain form of moral equality to all citizens, under what conditions...

  • Not Seeing the Forest for the Trees: A Reply to Rhoda Howard-Hassmann. O'Connell, Paul // Human Rights Law Review;Jan2009, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p135 

    The article presents the author's response to professor Rhoda Howard-Hassmann's comments on his article on the relationship between globalisation and human rights. He argues against the assertion that his article contains serious distortion of Howard-Hassmann's own position on the issue. He...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics