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Social justice and public policySeeking fairness in diverse societies$
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Gary Craig, Tania Burchardt, and David Gordon

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9781861349347

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861349347.001.0001

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Globalisation, social justice and the politics of aid

Globalisation, social justice and the politics of aid

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(p.123) Six Globalisation, social justice and the politics of aid
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Social justice and public policy
Author(s):

Bertram Christopher

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861349347.003.0007

This chapter studies globalisation, social justice, and the politics of aid. It argues that the cosmopolitans are right against Rawls, and that principles of distributive justice should be global in scope. It begins with a discussion of going beyond the self-contained society, and then identifies the global barriers to the ‘well-ordered society’. Structural reform, piecemeal amelioration, and direct transfers are also introduced in this chapter.

Keywords:   aid, cosmopolitans, distributive justice, self-contained society, global barriers, social justice, structural reform, direct transfers, globalisation

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