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Justice in a Globalized World: A Normative Framework

Laura Valentini


While the lives of millions of people are overshadowed by poverty and destitution, a relatively small subset of the world’s population enjoys an unprecedented level of wealth. No doubt the world’s rich have a duty to address the plight of the global poor. But are these duties of egalitarian justice to be considered much like those applying domestically, or as weaker duties of humanitarian assistance? This book begins by offering an in-depth critique of the two most prominent answers to this question – cosmopolitanism and statism – and then develops a novel normative framework for addressing it ... More

Keywords: global justice, humanitarian assistance, coercion, statism, cosmopolitanism, globalization, freedom, equality, sufficiency, liberalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199593859
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593859.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Laura Valentini, author
Junior Research Fellow in Politics, The Queen's College, Oxford