Global justice is the conception that justice, or fairness, needs to be applied globally to all people in the world. By justice, what is usually meant is either fair treatment or a fair and equitable system of distributive justice. Distributive justice is justice in the distribution of goods and property. So, in practice, global justice refers to the desired state wherein global distributive justice or a fair global system that benefits all will be achieved. Of course, it is obvious to see immediately that such a conception is highly subjective because individuals will differ in what they see as global justice. For this reason, theorists of global justice have written widely on what a “just global normative order” looks like. A just global normative order ...

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