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The Borders of Justice
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The Borders of Justice
Series: Politics, History, and Social Change
Creators: Étienne Balibar, Sandro Mezzadra, Ranabir Samaddar
Publisher: Temple University Press
Pub. date: 10/28/2011
Lib. SRP: 30.95 USD
Ret. SRP: 30.95 USD
Format: Adobe PDF eBook
ISBN: 9781439906873
DRM Level: Adobe Content Server 4
Min. Version: Adobe Digital Editions
File size: 1199 KB
Languages:
   English
Subjects:
   Politics, Sociology, Nonfiction
Keywords:
   Equality, Justice
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Short Description:
   

International in scope and featuring a diverse group of contributors, The Borders of Justice investigates the complexities of transitional justice that emerge from its "social embeddedness." This original and provocative collection of essays, which stem from a collective research program on social justice undertaken by the Calcutta Research Group, confronts the concept and practices of justice. The editors and contributors question the relationship between geography, methodology, and justice—how and why justice is meted out differently in different places.

Expanding on Michael Walzer's idea of the "spheres of justice," the contributors argue that justice is burdened with our notions of social realities and expectations, in addition to the influence of money, law, and government. Chapters provide close readings of Pascal, Plato and Marx, theories on global justice, the relationship between liberalism and multiculturalism, struggles of social injustice, and how and...

Full Description:
   

International in scope and featuring a diverse group of contributors, The Borders of Justice investigates the complexities of transitional justice that emerge from its "social embeddedness." This original and provocative collection of essays, which stem from a collective research program on social justice undertaken by the Calcutta Research Group, confronts the concept and practices of justice. The editors and contributors question the relationship between geography, methodology, and justice—how and why justice is meted out differently in different places.

Expanding on Michael Walzer's idea of the "spheres of justice," the contributors argue that justice is burdened with our notions of social realities and expectations, in addition to the influence of money, law, and government. Chapters provide close readings of Pascal, Plato and Marx, theories on global justice, the relationship between liberalism and multiculturalism, struggles of social injustice, and how and where we draw the borders of justice.

Table of Contents:
   

Editors' Introduction

1. Justice and Equality: A Political Dilemma? Pascal, Plato, Marx — Étienne Balibar

2. Global Justice and Politics: On the Transition from the Normative to the Political Level — Francisco Naishtat

3. Traversing the Borders of Liberalism: Can There Be a Liberal Multiculturalism? — Juha Rudanko

4. The Long March from the Margins: Subaltern Politics, Justice, and Nature in Postcolonial India — Subir Sinha

5. Struggles of Justice: Political Discourses, Experiences, and Claims — Emmanuel Renault

6. Aestheticizing Law into Justice: The Fetus in a Divided Planet — Anirban Das

7. The Justice-Seeking Subject — Ranabir Samaddar

8. Law's Internationalization and Justice for the Citizens and Noncitizens in France — Jean-Louis Halpérin

9. Borderscapes of Differential Inclusion: Subjectivity and Struggles on the Threshold of Justice's Excess — Sandro Mezzadra and Brett Neilson

Contributors

Index

Creator Marketing:
  Étienne Balibar     
     

Étienne Balibar is Distinguished Professor of Humanities at the University of California at Irvine. He is the author of numerous books including We the People of Europe? Reflections of Transnational Citizenship, and Politics and the Other Scene.

  Ranabir Samaddar     
     

Ranabir Samaddar, earlier a professor of South Asian Studies, is now the Director of Calcutta Research Group, and founder-editor of the journal Refugee Watch. He is the author of several books on the subjects of Post-colonialism, India and Politics, including The Marginal Nation and The Emergence of the Political Subject.

  Sandro Mezzadra     
     

Sandro Mezzadra is Associate Professor of the Political Theory at the University of Bologna. He has published extensively on the subjects of citizenship, migration and postcolonialism. He is co-editor (with Andrea Fumagalli) of Crisis in the Global Economy: Financial Markets, Social Struggles, and New Political Scenarios.

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