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Chris Armstrong 
Why Global Justice Matters 
Moral Progress in a Divided World

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While many are born into prosperity, hundreds of millions of people lead lives of almost unimaginable poverty. Our world remains hugely unequal, with our place of birth continuing to exert a major influence on our opportunities.

In this accessible book, leading political theorist Chris Armstrong engagingly examines the key moral and political questions raised by this stark global divide. Why, as a citizen of a relatively wealthy country, should you care if others have to make do with less? Do we have a moral duty to try to rectify this state of affairs? What does ‘global justice’ mean anyway – and why does it matter? Could we make our world a more just one even if we tried? Can you as an individual make a difference?

This book powerfully demonstrates that global justice is something we should all be concerned about, and sketches a series of reforms that would make our divided world a fairer one. It will be essential introductory reading for students of global justice, activists and concerned citizens.
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Chris Armstrong is Professor of Political Theory at the University of Southampton.
Language English ● Format EPUB ● Pages 140 ● ISBN 9781509536214 ● File size 0.2 MB ● Publisher John Wiley & Sons ● Published 2019 ● Downloadable 24 months ● Currency EUR ● ID 7096511 ● Copy protection Adobe DRM
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