Globalising Justice: a Multidimensional Approach. 1. Economics

In the last two decades, the academic debate on justice has undergone an important change: its scope of application has enlarged; from the national to the global level. Many factors have contributed to this shift: the most obvious are the growing extent and intensity of economic transactions around the world, transnational migrations and consequent increases in cross-cultural interaction, and the looming threats posed by planetary environmental problems.