The Ethics of Global Poverty : An introduction
What is poverty and how is it measured?
What are the causes of poverty?
Do wealthy individuals have a moral duty to reduce global poverty?
Should aid go to those who are most in need, or to those who are easiest to help?
Is it morally wrong to buy from sweatshops?
Is it morally good to provide micro-finance?
Featuring case studies throughout, this textbook is essential reading for students studying global ethics or global poverty who want an understanding of the moral issues that arise from vast inequalities of wealth and power in a highly interconnected world.
- Hardback | 202 pages
- 159 x 235 x 19.05mm | 440g
- 22 Dec 2016
- Taylor & Francis Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- Style copy: The Ethics of War and Peace 9780415724814; 4 Line drawings, black and white; 4 Illustrations, black and white
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Table of contents
Part 1: UNDERSTANDING POVERTY
What is Poverty?
The Causes of Poverty
The Study of Poverty
Part 2: DUTIES TO ERADICATE POVERTY
Duties of Humanity
Duties of Justice
Denying Duties to Eradicate Poverty
Part 3: FOREIGN AID AND ITS CRITICS
Aid, Critics, and Innovators
Part 4: INTERNATIONAL REFORM
Part 5: APPLIED QUESTIONS
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