From International to Global Justice?

Chris Brown

in The Oxford Handbook of Political Theory

Published in print June 2008 | ISBN: 9780199548439
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191577406 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks of Political Science

From International to Global Justice?

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This article examines the concepts of international and global justice. It explains that the former implicates on the relations of states or nations while the latter focuses on justice for humanity taken as a whole. The article explores the traditional agenda of international versus global justice and evaluates the impact of globalization and the hyper-power position achieved by the U.S. on the conception of justice in the international scene.

Keywords: international justice; global justice; states; nations; humanity; globalization; U.S.

Article.  5649 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory ; International Relations

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