Justice in the City Paperback

An Argument from the Sources of Rabbinic Judaism

by Aryeh Cohen;

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Justice in the City

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'Justice in the City' argues, based on the Rabbinic textual tradition, especially the Babylonian Talmud, and utilizing French Jewish philosopher Emmanuel Levinas' framework of interpersonal ethics, that a just city should be a community of obligation. That is, in a community thus conceived, the privilege of citizenship is the assumption of the obligations of the city towards Others who are not always in view-workers, the poor, the homeless. These Others form a constitutive part of the city. The second part of the book is a close analysis of homelessness, labor and restorative justice from within the theory that was developed. This title will be useful for scholars and students in Jewish Studies, especially rabbinic literature and Jewish thought, but also for those interested in contemporary urban issues.

Justice in the City by Aryeh Cohen was published by Academic Studies Press in July 2013. The ISBN for Justice in the City is 9781618112965.

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Details for Justice in the City

Page last updated 11th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback / softback
PublisherAcademic Studies Press (July 2013)
Number of Pages160
Thickness9 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
Product Code4265227
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