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Equality and global justice

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This dissertation aims to defend an egalitarian conception of global distributive justice. Many hold that the scope of egalitarian justice should be defined by membership of a single political community but my dissertation will challenge this view. I begin by considering three distinctive arguments against the ideal of global equality. They maintain that egalitarian obligations of justice apply only to those people who are subject to the same sovereign authority which coerces them to abide by...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Politics and International Relations

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:87b8c848-5cbb-4fbd-85dc-72351a5c91e6
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ora:6551

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