Global Justice: An Introduction (Paperback)

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Global Justice: An Introduction (Paperback)

By Thom Brooks (Based on a Book by)


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A fascinating and engaging discussion of the central issues in the contemporary study of global justice

In Global Justice: An Introduction, distinguished legal and political philosopher Thom Brooks delivers an authoritative and accessible introduction to foundational concepts in the study of justice that are common to societies around the globe. The author covers fundamental and contemporary concepts, exploring and explaining critical issues, including sovereignty, severe poverty, environmental justice, and human rights.

Each chapter explores a unique subject and includes illuminating examples from current affairs around the world, as well as a selection of further reading material that will add depth to reader understanding.

Designed to be used as the companion text to The Global Justice Reader, Revised Edition, this book also stands alone as a resource offering expert introductory treatments of the key issues animating contemporary discussion in the field of global justice.

Readers will also find:

  • Thorough introductions to sovereignty, the rights to self-determination, human rights, and nationalism and patriotism
  • Comprehensive explorations of cosmopolitanism, immigration and citizenship, and global poverty
  • Practical discussions of the concept of just wars, terrorism, and feminist global justice
  • Extensive treatments of climate change as it relates to the international order and environmental justice

Perfect for students of philosophy, politics, political science, and law, Global Justice: An Introduction will be of particular interest to academics and general readers seeking coverage of subjects in international law, jurisprudence, and political and moral philosophy.

Thom Brooks is Professor of Law and Government at Durham University where he was Dean of the Durham Law School from 2016 to 2021. He has held visiting positions at the Universities of Columbia, Pennsylvania, and St. Andrews, as well as New York University, Oxford University, and Yale University.
Product Details ISBN: 9781405184427
ISBN-10: 1405184426
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: July 3rd, 2023
Pages: 192
Language: English