Brooks, Thom (2020) 'Collective responsibility for severe poverty.', Global policy., 11 (4). pp. 486-491.
Thomas Pogge has argued powerfully for the view that states which are responsible for severe poverty collectively share this responsibility. I claim that this rough equality of collective responsibility is not compelling. Relevant states may share collective responsibility for severe poverty, but some states possess much more responsibility than others. It may prove difficulty determining precisely how much more or less responsible some states are than others. Nonetheless, Pogge’s account should be revised to recognize more clearly the inequality of contribution that relevant states have towards collective responsibility for severe poverty.
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|Publisher Web site:||https://doi.org/10.1111/1758-5899.12825|
|Date accepted:||09 April 2020|
|Date deposited:||11 April 2020|
|Date of first online publication:||13 May 2020|
|Date first made open access:||13 May 2022|
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