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Does global egalitarianism provide an impractical and unattractive ideal of justice?

Barry, Christian; Gilabert, Pablo


In his important new book´┐ŻNational responsibility and global justice, David Miller presents a systematic challenge to existing theories of global justice. In particular, he argues that cosmopolitan egalitarianism must be rejected. Such views, Miller maintains, would place unacceptable burdens on the most productive political communities, undermine national self-determination, and disincentivize political communities from taking responsibility for their fate. They are also impracticable and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: International Affairs
DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2346.2008.00753.x


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