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Just responsibility : a human rights theory of global justice

Author: Brooke A Ackerly
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Can we respond to injustices in the world in ways that do more than just address their consequences? In this book, Brooke A. Ackerly argues that what to do about injustice is not just an ethical or moral question, but a political question about assuming responsibility for injustice. Ultimately, Just Responsibility offers a theory of global injustice and political responsibility that can guide action.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ackerly, Brooke A.
Just responsibility.
New York : Oxford University Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2017034090
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brooke A Ackerly
ISBN: 9780190662950 0190662956 0190662948 9780190662943 9780190662936 019066293X 9780190662974 0190662972
OCLC Number: 1012635421
Awards: Winner of Winner of the American Political Science Association's 2019 Victoria Schuck Award.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 291 pages)
Contents: Where a theory of global justice begins : grounding global justice and responsibility in everyday injustice and political action --
Injustice itself : complicated causality, power inequalities, normalization, and the social epistemologies of injustice --
The theoretical (ir)relevance of the unknowns of injustice itself --
Feminist grounded normative theory and methodology --
Feminist grounded normative methods for just responsibility --
The human rights approach to political responsibility --
The rights kind of politics --
Conclusion : just responsibility and political transformation.
Responsibility: Brooke A. Ackerly.

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Can we respond to injustices in the world in ways that do more than just address their consequences? In this book, Brooke A. Ackerly argues that what to do about injustice is not just an ethical or moral question, but a political question about assuming responsibility for injustice. Ultimately, Just Responsibility offers a theory of global injustice and political responsibility that can guide action.

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[T]he main contributions of Just Responsibility are the methodology that Ackerly articulates and illustrates; the practical nature of her conclusions; and her distillation of the construction and Read more...

 
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