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Thick cosmopolitanism

Dobson, Andrew (2006). Thick cosmopolitanism. Political Studies, 54(1) pp. 165–184.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9248.2006.00571.x
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Abstract

This paper analyses the account of political obligation given by cosmopolitans and concludes that this account, which depends on a weak or thin connection between members of common humanity, leaves a motivational vacuum at the heart of cosmopolitanism. An alternative view, according to which material ties that bind prompt obligations of justice in a globalising world, is offered. This is 'thick cosmopolitanism'.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0032-3217
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Politics and International Studies
Item ID: 16006
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Date Deposited: 13 May 2009 09:45
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2011 15:46
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/16006
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