Global Justice and the Politics of Recognition by A. BurnsGlobal Justice and the Politics of Recognition by A. Burns

Global Justice and the Politics of Recognition

EditorA. Burns, S. Thompson

Hardcover | November 6, 2013

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Two issues have been central within political philosophy in the last decade or so. The first is the debate over 'the politics of distribution versus the politics of recognition,' which is usually associated with the work of Axel Honneth and Nancy Fraser. The second is discussion of the phenomenon known as globalization, focusing on the notions of cosmopolitanism and global justice. This book explores the relationship between these two issues. It considers not only the global dimension of the politics of recognition, but also how recognition theory can provide new insights into our understanding of problems of global justice, especially those of a non-distributive nature. A number of the contributors consider the relevance of Hegel's theory of recognition for our understanding of these issues.

Tony Burns is based in the School of Politics & International Relations at the University of Nottingham, UK. His publications include Aristotle and Natural Law (2011); Political Theory, Science Faction and Utopian Literature: Ursula K. Le Guin and The Dispossessed (2008); and Natural Law and Political Ideology in the Philosophy of Heg...
Title:Global Justice and the Politics of RecognitionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:232 pagesPublished:November 6, 2013Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230205976

ISBN - 13:9780230205970

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Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations
Notes on Contributors
1. Honneth, Hegel and Global Justice; Andrew Buchwalter
2. The Recognition of Globalization and the Globalization of Recognition; Gary Browning
3. Hegel, Cosmopolitanism and Contemporary Recognition Theory; Tony Burns
4. Recognition Beyond the State; Simon Thompson
5. Solidarity, Justice and the Postnational Constellation: Habermas and Beyond; Lawrence Wilde
6. Recognition and Redistribution in Theories of Justice Beyond the State; Shane O'Neill and Caroline Walsh
7. Property, Justice and Global Society; Volker Heins
8. An Articulation of Extra-Territorial Recognition: Toward International and Supranational Solutions of Global Poverty; Marek Hrubec