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Might, Right, Prosperity and Consent: Representative Democracy and the International Economy 1919–2001

Helen Thompson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077500
eISBN:
9781781701607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077500.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book offers an analysis of the problem of the authority of the state in democracies. Unlike many discussions of democracy that treat authority as a problem primarily of domestic politics or ... More


Global Power and Economic Justice

Richard W. Miller

in Global Basic Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199604388
eISBN:
9780191803567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199604388.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Henry Shue’s Basic Rights is an especially influential, enduring, and insightful effort in the quest to alleviate global poverty. But despite admiration for the resourcefulness and insight of Shue ... More


Perfecting Sovereignty?

Chris Armstrong

in Justice and Natural Resources: An Egalitarian Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198702726
eISBN:
9780191772306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702726.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the idea that our priority ought to be to reform the international trade in resources so as to deliver on popular resource sovereignty, and to deliver upon an ideal of ‘public ... More


Climate Justice for LDCs through Global Decisions

Achala Abeysinghe and Saleemul Huq

in Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198744047
eISBN:
9780191804038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744047.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

Climate change is recognized as inherently unfair and unjust. Not only are the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) extremely vulnerable to its impact, facing the largest cost of inaction by those who ... More


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