Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Globalization and Global Justice in Review

Nicole Hassoun


Globalization connects everyone, from the world’s poorest slum dweller to
the richest billionaire. Globalization and Global Justice starts by giving a new
argument for the conclusion that coercive international institutions —whose
subjects who are likely to face sanctions for violation of their rules— must
ensure that everyone they coerce secures basic necessities like food, water
and medicines. It then suggests that it is possible for coercive institutions
to fulfill their obligations by, for instance, providing international aid and
making free trade fair. This overview sketches the argument in the book’s
first half, as which is the focus of the papers in the symposium.

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