Leadership and Global Justice

Hardcover | February 15, 2012

EditorDouglas A. Hicks, Thad Williamson

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What does global justice look like, and how can leadership help get us there? The contributors to Leadership and Global Justice confront the conceptual and practical challenges associated with pursuing justice beyond national boundaries. Essays analyze the roles and responsibilities of institutions - states, corporations, international financial institutions, UN bodies, nongovernmental organizations - in making collaborative progress towards international justice. They explore justice in various spheres: citizenship, the marketplace, health, education, and the environment. And they provide creative and constructive moral approaches for evaluating and promoting global justice, including human rights, capabilities, and solidarity of people across boundaries

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What does global justice look like, and how can leadership help get us there? The contributors to Leadership and Global Justice confront the conceptual and practical challenges associated with pursuing justice beyond national boundaries. Essays analyze the roles and responsibilities of institutions - states, corporations, international...

DOUGLAS A. HICKS is professor of Leadership Studies and Religion in the Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond. He is author of four books and editor of four additional volumes. Hicks recently published Money Enough: Everyday Practices for Living Faithfully in the Global Economy (2010) and With God on All Si...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 8.56 × 5.65 × 0.69 inPublished:February 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230339042

ISBN - 13:9780230339040

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Table of Contents

Introduction; Douglas A. Hicks & Thad Williamson
Global Justice and Leadership Challenges: How Do We Overcome the Difficulties Involved in Realizing or Advancing Global Justice? 
Gillian Brock
Justice, Accountability, and the WTO; Mathias Risse
Democratic Leadership, Citizenship, and Social Justice; David A. Crocker 
Power, Leadership, and the Struggle Against Government Corruption; Daniel K. Finn

Power, Leadership, Moral Authority, and Global Climate Change; Steve Vanderheiden
Global Justice, Climate Change, and Human Rights; Simon Caney
Global Health Justice; Jennifer Prah Ruger
Justice and the Free Movement of Persons: Educational Mobility in the European Union and the United States; Andrea Sangiovanni 
Filling the Gap: Political Consumerism in a World of Weak States; Waheed Hussain 
Examining the Value of Solidarity as a Moral Foundation for Poverty Alleviation; Rebecca Todd Peters
Concluding Essay; Thad Williamson & Douglas Hicks

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'This is a fine collection of contributors and essays on interrelated dimensions of global justice. In the Introduction, editors Hicks and Williamson pose all the right questions for justice leadership. Then, over eleven solid chapters, the authors effectively engage an interdisciplinary conversation that works. The editors finish the conversation with the key challenges facing leadership for global justice.' - Larry Rasmussen, Reinhold Niebuhr Professor Emeritus of Social Ethics, Union Theological Seminary