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|Awards:||Commended for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2013.|
|Description:||xii, 465 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||The grounds of justice --
Part 1: Shared citizenship and common humanity. "Un pouvoir ordinaire" : shared membership in a state as a ground of justice ; Internationalism versus statism and globalism : contemporary debates ; What follows from our common humanity? : the institutional stance, human rights, and nonrelationism --
Part 2: Common ownership of the Earth. Hugo Grotius revisited : collective ownership of the Earth and global public reason ; "Our sole habitation" : a contemporary approach to collective ownership of the earth ; Toward a contingent derivation of human rights ; Proportionate use : immigration and original ownership of the Earth ; "But the earth abideth for ever" : obligations to future generations ; Climate change and ownership of the atmosphere --
Part 3: International political and economic structures. Human rights as membership rights in the global order ; Arguing for human rights : essential pharmaceuticals ; Arguing for human rights : labor rights as human rights ; Justice and trade --
Part 4: Global justice and institutions. The way we live now ; "Imagine there's no countries" : a reply to John Lennon ; Justice and accountability : the state ; Justice and accountability : the World Trade Organization.
One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2013 "Risse's On Global Justice is a definitive account of justice as a responsibility extending beyond national borders and international institutions