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Global Ethics and Environment

Edited By: Nicholas Low

320 pages, Figs, tabs


Paperback | Dec 1999 | #100945 | ISBN: 0415197368
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Hardback | Dec 1999 | #100943 | ISBN: 041519735X
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Explores a range of ethical issues arising from the global spread of capitalism and development.


Introduction Nicholas Low. An Outline of the Problems Ahead Arne Naess. Part I: Environmental Justice Challenges. Environmental Justice Challenges at Home and Abroad Robert Bullard. Ecological Balance in an Era of Globalisation Vandana Shiva. Chernobyl, Global Environmental Injustice and Mutagenic Threats Kristin Shrader-Frechette. Justice, the Market and Climate Change Clive Hamilton. Part II: Environmental Justice: Issues of Principle. Considerations on the Environment of Justice David Harvey. Care Sensitive Ethics and Situated Universalism Karen Warren. Ethics Across the Species Boundary Peter Singer. Mapping Human Rights Tom Regan. Indigenous Ecologies and an Ethics of Connection Deborah Rose. Ecological Ethics from Rights to Recognition: Multiple Spheres of Justice for Humans, Animals and Nature Val Plumwood. Part III: Global Political Justice. Indigenous People, the Conservation of Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Global Goveranance Henrietta Fourmile. Fairness Matters: The Role of Equity in International Regime Formation Oran Young. Global Ecological Democracy John Dryzek. Restructuring the space of democracy, the effects of capitalist globalization and the ecological crisis on the form and substance of democracy Elmar Altvater.

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