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International Development and Human Aid: Principles, Norms and Institutions for the Global Sphere

Paulo Barcelos and Gabriele De Angelis

Abstract

Are global standards of aid, assistance and redistribution achievable in practice? The eight chapters within this book assess fields including humanitarian and development aid, the slave trade, health care assistance, reparations for historical injustices, the UN Central Emergency Response Fund and the global responsibility of the EU. The book consists of three parts: Human Rights and the World Economy, The Applicability of Global Principles, and Justice and International Institutions. Chapters cover justice in a complex world, the universality of economic and social rights, approaches to glob ... More

Keywords: humanitarian aid, assistance, redistribution, development aid, slave trade, health care, injustice

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781474414470
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414470.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paulo Barcelos, editor
Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

Gabriele De Angelis, editor
Universidade NOVA de Lisboa