Rawls's Law of Peoples: A Realistic Utopia?

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  • Copyright: 2008-04-01
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This volume examines Rawls's theory of international justice as worked out in his controversial last book, The Law of Peoples.

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
List of Abbreviations
Background and Structure:
Uniting What Interest Prescribes with What Right Permits: RawlsĂs Law of Peoples in Context
RawlsĂs Peoples
Cosmopolitanism, Nationalism and Universalism: Questions of Priority and Coherence:
Cultural Imperialism and ˘Democratic Peace.÷
The Problem of Decent Peoples
Why Rawls is Not a Cosmopolitan Egalitarian
On Human Rights
Human Rights as Moral Claim-Rights
RawlsĂs Narrow Doctrine of Human Rights
Taking the Human Out of Human Rights
Political Authority and Human Rights
On Global Economic Justice
Collective Responsibility and International Inequality in The Law of Peoples
Do RawlsĂs Two Theories of Justice Fit Together?
Rawls on International Distributive Economic Justice: Taking a Closer Look
Distributive Justice and The Law of Peoples
On Liberal Democratic Foreign Policy
RawlsĂs Theory of Human Rights in Light of Contemporary Human Rights Law and Practice
A Human Right to Democracy? RawlsĂs Law of Peoples on Governmental Legitimacy and Humanitarian Intervention
Justice, Stability and Toleration in a Federation of Well-Ordered Peoples
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