Care and Justice in the Global Context
Author: Held, Virginia
Source: Ratio Juris, Volume 17, Number 2, June 2004 , pp. 141-155(15)
Morality is often dismissed as irrelevant in what is seen as the global anarchy of rival states each pursuing its national interest. When morality is invoked, it is usually the morality of justice with its associated moral conceptions of individual rights, equality, and universal law. In the area of moral theory, an alternative moral approach, the ethics of care, has been developed in recent years. It is beginning to influence how some see their global responsibilities.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: City University of New York Graduate School, New York City, USA
Publication date: June 2004