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Justice and Natural Resources: An Egalitarian Theory

Chris Armstrong


Our world is increasingly marked by climate change, environmental degradation, and conflict over precious resources such as oil, water, and land. In each case, access to valuable resources is at stake. We require a normative account of how to share the benefits and burdens natural resources provide. But to date we have no comprehensive account of the demands of justice when it comes to natural resources. This book fills that gap. It provides a systematic account of how to think about natural resources, and the conflicting claims people have over them. It also sets out the concrete implications ... More

Keywords: natural resources, justice, global justice, climate change, states

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198702726
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198702726.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Chris Armstrong, author
Professor of Political Theory, University of Southampton