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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 work, 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: Online-Ressource
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brooke A Ackerly
ISBN: 9780190662974 0190662972
OCLC Number: 1030532290
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2018.
Awards: Winner of Winner of the American Political Science Association's 2019 Victoria Schuck Award.
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Contents: Prologue: The Wrong QuestionIntroductionChapter 1: Where a Theory of Global Justice Begins: Grounding Global Justice and Responsibility in Everyday Injustice and Political ActionPart I: The Problem - The Politics of InjusticeChapter 2: Injustice Itself: Complicated Causality, Power Inequalities, Normalization, and the Social Epistemologies of InjusticeChapter 3: The Theoretical (Ir)relevance of the Unknowns of Injustice ItselfPart II: The Methodology - Doing Theory: A Feminist Critical Methodology for Grounded Normative Political Theory of ResponsibilityChapter 4: Feminist Grounded Normative Theory and MethodologyChapter 5: Feminist Grounded Normative Methods for Just ResponsibilityPart III: Just Responsibility - A Human Rights Theory of Political Responsibility for Injustice ItselfChapter 6: The Human Rights Approach to Political ResponsibilityChapter 7: The Rights Kind of PoliticsConclusion: Just Responsibility and Political TransformationNotesBibliographyIndex
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Can we respond to injustices in the world in ways that do more than just address their consequences? In this work, 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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"Brooke Ackerly is a political theorist who knows how to make questions of global accountability come alive. I can already hear the lively classroom discussions." --Cynthia Enloe, author of The Big Read more...

 
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