The essays in this book explore the consequences of globalization for democracy, covering issues which include whether democracy implies exclusion or borders, and whether it is possible to create a democracy on a global level.* Explores the consequences of globalization for democracy* Discusses whether democracy implies exclusion or boundaries* Makes sense of democracy and human rights in a globalizing world* Investigates what kind of common identity can and should support forms of global democracy* Presents a state-of-the-art analysis of the foundations of global democracy
Ronald Tinnevelt is Associate Professor of Legal Philosophy at the Faculty of Law of the Radboud University Nijmegen. He is co-editor of Between Cosmopolitan Ideals and State Sovereignty (2006), Does Truth Matter? (2008), and Nationalism and Global Justice (2009). He was recently awarded a Vidi scholarship from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for a 5 year project on the relationship between moral and institutional cosmopolitanism. Helder De Schutter is an Assistant Professor in Social and Political Philosophy at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium. He is co-editor of Nationalism and Global Justice: David Miller and His Critics (with R. Tinnevelt, 2009). He has also recently published articles in Inquiry, The Journal of Applied Philosophy, The Journal of Political Philosophy, Metaphilosophy, Language Problems and Language Planning, and Philosophy and Social Criticism.
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