In Search of the Good Life: The Ethics of Globalization (BOK)

Rebecca Todd Peters

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Rebecca Todd Peters provides a helpful overview of the complicated contemporary debates about globalization. By engaging in a careful reading of the cacophony of views on the subject, she unearths four identifiable positions within these debates, each offering a different moral vision of the world. As she observes, policy debates about the direction in which globalization should move are morally serious debates about what values humanity will choose as most significant in the post-Cold War world. "In Search of the Good Life" argues that our moral task is to ensure that globalization proceeds in ways that honour creation and life, and that any theory of globalization ought to be grounded in values that emphasize a democratized understanding of power, encourage care for the planet, and promote people's social wellbeing.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2006 Forfatter Rebecca Todd Peters
Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN 9780826418586
Antall sider 240 Dimensjoner 15,3cm x 22,8cm x 1,6cm
Vekt 304 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Ethics & moral philosophy, Globalization, Christian social thought & activity

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