Care and Justice in the Global Context

Virginia Held

in The Ethics of Care

Published in print December 2005 | ISBN: 9780195180992
Published online February 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199785957 | DOI:
  Care and Justice in the Global Context

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This chapter examines various assumptions made in thinking about international relations, and various effects of globalization in political economy. It explores the implications of the ethics of care for relations between states, and for the possibilities of global civil society. It suggests how the ethics of care offers promise beyond that found in theories of justice.

Keywords: international relations; justice; theories of justice; globalization; political economy; global civil society

Chapter.  7485 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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