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Armstrong, Chris

Why Global Justice Matters: Moral Progress in a Divided World

Armstrong, Chris - Why Global Justice Matters: Moral Progress in a Divided World, ebook

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While many are born into prosperity, hundreds of millions of people lead lives of almost unimaginable poverty. Our world remains hugely unequal, with our place of birth continuing to exert a major influence on our opportunities.

In this accessible book, leading political theorist Chris Armstrong engagingly examines the key moral and political questions raised by this stark global divide. Why, as a citizen of a relatively wealthy country, should you care if others have to make do with less? Do we have a moral duty to try to rectify this state of affairs? What does 'global justice' mean anyway - and why does it matter? Could we make our world a more just one even if we tried? Can you as an individual make a difference?

This book powerfully demonstrates that global justice is something we should all be concerned about, and sketches a series of reforms that would make our divided world a fairer one. It will be essential introductory reading for students of global justice, activists and concerned citizens.

Keywords: Global justice; inequality; prosperity; poverty; political philosophy; political theory; political ethics; global politics, Political Ethics, Global Politics, Political Ethics, Global Politics

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2019
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
140 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781509536214
Printed ISBN
9781509531882

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