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Cosmopolitanism in Context: Perspectives from International Law and Political Theory

Edited by: Roland Pierik, Wouter Werner

ISBN13: 9780521191944
Published: June 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £69.99
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Is it possible and desirable to translate the basic principles underlying cosmopolitanism as a moral standard into effective global institutions. Will the ideals of inclusiveness and equal moral concern for all survive the marriage between cosmopolitanism and institutional power? What are the effects of such bureaucratisation of cosmopolitan ideals? This volume examines the strained relationship between cosmopolitanism as a moral standard and the legal institutions in which cosmopolitan norms and principles are to be implemented. Five areas of global concern are analysed: environmental protection, economic regulation, peace and security, the fight against international crimes and migration.

Subjects:
Jurisprudence
Contents:
1. Cosmopolitanism in context: an introduction Roland Pierik and Wouter Werner

Part I. Global Justice and Environmental Protection:
2. Human rights and global climate change Simon Caney
3. Global environmental law and global institutions: a system lacking 'good process' Ellen Hey

Part II. International Economic Law and Global Justice:
4. The WTO/GATS Mode 4, international labour migration regimes and global justice Tomer Broude
5. Incentives for pharmaceutical research: must they exclude the poor from advanced medicines? Thomas Pogge

Part III. International Conflict and Security Law and Global Justice:
6. Cosmopolitan legitimacy and UN collective security Nicholas Tsagourias
7. Enforcing global justice: the problem of intervention Kok-Chor Tan

Part IV. International Criminal Law and Global Justice:
8. Rawls's Law of the Peoples and the International Criminal Court Steven Roach
9. An ideal becoming real? The International Criminal Court and the limits of the cosmopolitan vision of justice Victor Peskin

Part V. Human Rights, Migration and Global Justice:
10. Is immigration a human right? Jorge Valades
11. A distributive approach to migration law. Or: the convergence of Communitarianism, Libertarianism and the status quo Thomas Spijkerboer
12. Can cosmopolitanism survive institutionalisation? Roland Pierik and Wouter Werner.