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    Global poverty: four normative positions
    Journal of Global Ethics 8 (2-3): 193-213. 2012.
    Global poverty is a huge problem in today's world. This survey article seeks to be a first guide to those who are interested in, but relatively unfamiliar with, the main issues, positions and arguments in the contemporary philosophical discussion of global poverty. The article attempts to give an overview of four distinct and influential normative positions on global poverty. Moreover, it seeks to clarify, and put into perspective, some of the key concepts and issues that take center stage in th…Read more
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    Research Notes
    Hastings Center Report 19 (2): 46-46. 1989.
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    In the Literature
    Hastings Center Report 20 (3): 46-47. 1990.
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    In the Literature
    Hastings Center Report 20 (1): 54-55. 1990.
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    In the Literature
    Hastings Center Report 20 (4): 43-44. 1990.
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    Research Notes
    Hastings Center Report 20 (4): 42-42. 1990.
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    In the Literature
    Hastings Center Report 19 (4): 43-44. 1989.
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    In the Literature
    Hastings Center Report 19 (6): 53-54. 1989.
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    The publicity "defect" of customary law
    In Brian Z. Tamanaha, Caroline Mary Sage & Michael J. V. Woolcock (eds.), Legal pluralism and development: scholars and practitioners in dialogue, Cambridge University Press. 2012.
    This paper examines the extent to which dispute resolvers in customary law systems provide widely understandable justifications for their decisions. The paper first examines the liberal-democratic reasons for the importance of publicity, understood to be wide accessibility of legal justification, by reviewing the uses of publicity in Habermas’ and Rawls’ accounts of the rule of law. Taking examples from Sierra Leone, the paper then argues that customary law systems would benefit from making loca…Read more
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    In the literature
    with Marna Howarth
    Hastings Center Report 18 (6): 50-51. 1988.
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    No Decision on Cruzan?
    Hastings Center Report 20 (2): 2-3. 1990.
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    Research notes
    Hastings Center Report 19 (5): 44-44. 1989.