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Popular Resource Sovereignty

Leif Wenar

in Institutional Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190905651
eISBN:
9780190905682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905651.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Article 1 of both of the major human rights covenants declares that the people of each country “shall freely dispose of their natural wealth and resources.” This chapter considers what conditions ... More


Real-World Examples

Madison Powers

in Structural Injustice: Power, Advantage, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190053987
eISBN:
9780190054014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053987.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter utilizes four examples to highlight the characteristic features of structural injustice in a variety of settings around the world. The first section examines how structural injustice ... More


Improving the Present: Justice and the Global Order

Bas van der Vossen and Jason Brennan

in In Defense of Openness: Why Global Freedom Is the Humane Solution to Global Poverty

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190462956
eISBN:
9780190462970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462956.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

An influential set of arguments defends policies of global redistribution as a response to the currently existing unjust global order. Thomas Pogge argues that this order actively harms the poor, and ... More


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