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International Development and Human Aid
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Are global standards of aid, assistance and redistribution achievable in practice?

These 8 essays mirror and expand the complexity of contemporary discussions on cosmopolitanism and global justice, focusing on a normative study of the global institutional order with suggestions of direct ways to reform it. They assess schemes of worldwide distributive justice and the mechanisms required to discharge the global duties that the theories establish.

  • Assesses the workability of philosophical conceptions of justice for the global sphere.
  • Addresses fields including humanitarian and development aid, the slave trade, health care assistance, reparations for historical injustices, the United Nations' Central Emergency Response Fund and the global responsibility of the European Union.
  • For political philosophers, political scientists and sociologists working on the philosophy of international relations, global ethics, global justice, humanitarian aid and development politics.

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