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- DescriptionHow can we confront the problems of diminished democracy, pervasive ecomic inequality, and persistent global poverty? Is it possible to fulfill the dual aims of deepening democratic participation and achieving ecomic justice, t only locally but also globally? Carol C. Gould proposes an integrative and interactive approach to the core values of democracy, justice, and human rights, looking beyond traditional politics to the social conditions that would enable us to realize these aims. Her invative philosophical framework sheds new light on social movements across borders, the prospects for empathy and solidarity with distant others, and the problem of gender inequalities in diverse cultures, and also considers new ways in which democratic deliberation can be enhanced by online networking and extended to the institutions of global governance. Her book will be of great interest to scholars and upper-level students of political philosophy, global justice, social and political science, and gender studies.
- Author BiographyCarol C. Gould is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Hunter College and in the Doctoral Programs in Philosophy and Political Science at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She is the author of Globalizing Democracy and Human Rights (Cambridge, 2004) and Rethinking Democracy: Freedom and Social Cooperation in Politics, Economy, and Society (Cambridge, 1988), and has edited and co-edited several books including Cultural Identity and the Nation-State (2003), The Information Web: Ethical and Social Issues in Computer Networking (1989) and Women and Philosophy (1976).
- Author(s)Carol C. Gould
- PublisherCambridge University Press
- Date of Publication21/08/2014
- Place of PublicationCambridge
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge University Press
- Weight510 g
- Width152 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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