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Global democracy: for and against: ethical theory, institutional design, and social struggles

Author: Marchetti, Raffaele Series: Democratization studies ; 12 Publisher: Routledge 2008.Language: EnglishDescription: 212 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780415437196Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Global Democracy: For and Against Ethical theory, institutional design and social struggles Contents List of tables Acknowledgments PART I Globalization and the democratic deficit Introduction: pushing democracy beyond borders 1 Democracy and transnational exclusion Democracy: citizenship, participation, and institutions 11 Failing democracy: transnational exclusion 16 Normative exclusion: interaction-dependent justice 21 Institutional exclusion: from Westphalia to global governance 23 The political debate on globalization 26 Conclusions 30 PART II For global democracy 2 Ethical theory for global democracy: all-inclusive cosmopolitanism Consequentialist cosmopolitanism: definitions 36 Epistemological foundations: limits on interpersonal comparability 37 Normative foundations: well-being as freedom of choice 39 Alternative theories of cosmopolitan justice 44 Consequentialist global justice 52 An all-inclusive global system SS Conclusions 57 x xi 1 1 9 33 35 3 Institutional design for global democracy: multilayered cosmopolitanism Consequentialist democracy: procedural participation from a global perspective 64 International responsibility 68 Cosmopolitan political agency 73 Drawing jurisdictional boundaries: an all-inclusive method 78 Alternative methods for drawing jurisdictional boundaries 82 A multilayered global system 87 Conclusions 88 4 Social struggles for global democracy: rooted and subaltern cosmopolitanism Criticizing cosmopolitan rootlessness (I): the cosmopolitan Jew 93 Criticizing cosmopolitan rootlessness (II): the football fan 96 Subaltern, thick, and rooted cosmopolitanism 100 Rooted political principles 103 Challenging alternative political objectives and strategies 106 A complex, bidirectional global system 109 Conclusions 109 PART III Against global democracy 5 Political communities Interaction-dependent contextualist theories 116 Realism 117 Nationalism 122 Civilizationism 126 Conclusions 129 6 Liberal internationalism Interaction-dependent universalist theories 132 Democratic peace 135 Cosmopolitan governance 139 Conclusions 142 63 92 113 115 131 PART IV Global democracy restated 7 Cosmo-federalism Reforming international organizations 150 Principles of cosmo-federalism 153 Objections to cosmo-federalism 155 Cosmo-federalism as an institutional framework 161 Cosmo-federalism as a social process 164 Conclusions 167 8 Conclusions Bibliography Index 147 149 170 175 206

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