Political equality and global poverty: an alternative egalitarian approach to distributive justice

Dissertation, University of Canterbury (2009)
I argue that existing views in the political equality debate are inadequate. I propose an alternative approach to equality and argue its superiority to the competing approaches. I apply the approach to some issues in global justice relating to global poverty and to the inability of some countries to develop as they would like. In this connection I discuss institutions of international trade, sovereign debt and global reserves and I focus particularly on the WTO, IMF and World Bank.
Keywords distributive justice  egalitarianism  global justice  equality  luck egalitarianism  WTO  IMF  international trade  World Bank
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