The Center for Global Development and Sustainability

Scholarly Articles and Chapters

Staff papers presented reflect the interests of the Center for Global Development and Sustainability. The opinions and analysis in the papers are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the views of the Center for Global Development and Sustainability, the Heller School for Social Policy and Management or those of Brandeis University.

Ethics, Law, and Human Rights

Assan, J. K., & Rosenfeld, T. (2012). Environmentally Induced Migration, Vulnerability and Human Security: Consensus, Controversies and Conceptual Gaps for Policy Analysis. Journal of International Development, 24, pp. 1046-1057.

Sampath, Rajesh. (2015). Morality, Ethics and Justice in Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit as an Antipode to Rawls's A Theory of Justice. International Journal of Ethics, 10(4), pp. 315-337.

Sampath, Rajesh. (2015). Speak or Forever Hold Your Peace: An Examination of the European Union's Venice Commission Report Addressing Freedom of Expression vs. International Criminalization of Blasphemy, Religious Insults, and Incitement to Religious Hatred. Current Politics and Economics of Europe, 26(1), pp. 1-15.

Sampath, Rajesh. (2015). The Future of Global Justice: On Rawls's The Law of Peoples and the United Nations Post-2015 "SDG" FrameworkInternational Journal of Ethics 11(3), pp. 201-209.

Sampath, Rajesh. (2015). The Idea of the Nation-State as an Obstacle to the Right to Global Development. IAFOR Journal of Arts and Humanities, 3(1), pp. 17-31.

Sampath, Rajesh. (2015). To Be or Not to Be: The Significance of Ricoeur's Philosophical Ethics and Heidegger on Time and Death for Judging Contemporary American Debates on Physician-Assisted Suicide. International Journal of Ethics, 10(4), pp. 339-358.

Sampath, Rajesh. (2014). The Supreme Court's Religion: Upholding a Singular Political Conception of God in Town of Greece, New York v. Galloway (2014). International Journal of Religion and Society, 4(4), pp. 61-70.

Sampath, Rajesh. (2014). A Review of Rawls Explained: From Fairness to Utopia. Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 44(6), pp. 843-847.

Sampath, Rajesh. (2014). Aligning Global Economic Justice and International Law: A Philosophical Critique of the 2013 U.S. Supreme Court Decision That Limits the Application of the Alien Tort Statute. Journal of Law and Criminal Justice, 2(1), pp. 197-211.

Sampath, Rajesh. (2012). The Relation of Rights and Economics. Review of Economic Policy and Human Rights: Holding Governments to Account, by Radhika Balakrishnan and Diane Elson, eds. Development in Practice, 22(8), pp. 1149-1151.

Non-Governmental Organizations

Simon, Laurence. (2012). The American Jewish World Service: Origins. New York: American Jewish World Service.

Simon, Laurence. (2010). The Origins of Advocacy at Oxfam America. In L. Roper (Ed), Change not Charity: Essays on Oxfam America's first 40 years (pp. 114-139). Boston: Oxfam America.

Philosophical Theories of Development in Comparative Contexts

Sampath, Rajesh. (2016). Towards a Non-Postcolonial Ontology of the Media in Developing Countries. In T. Gokah (Ed), The Media Anthology: Visualizing Mass Media from a Macro Perspective. New York: Nova Publishing.

Sampath, Rajesh. (2015). Examining Gyekye's Tradition and Modernity: Philosophical Reflections on African Experience Through the Lens of Fanon's The Wretched of the Earth. Current Politics and Economics of Africa, 8(1). pp. 1-9.

Sampath, Rajesh. (2015). Expanding Sen's Idea of Justice as a Critical Response To Rawls's The Law of Peoples. International Journal of Ethics, 11(2), pp. 109-118.

Sampath, Rajesh. (2015). Homage to Hirschman's Development Projects Observed. International Journal of Ethics, 11(3), pp. 191-200.

Sampath, Rajesh. (2015). Philosophy of Development Economics: Creating a Dialogue between Rawls and Development Economists. Journal of Economics and Development Studies, 3(1), pp. 231-238.

Sampath, Rajesh. (2014). The Effective Nexus of Development Action and Public Policy. Review of Rethinking Development Challenges for Public Policy: Insights from Contemporary Africa, by K. Hanson, G. Kararach, and T. Shaw, eds. Development in Practice, 24(1), pp. 148-151.

Sampath, Rajesh. (2014). A Phenomenological Appropriation of Ricoeur's Critique of Rawlsian Contractualism and Kantian Deontology for the Purposes of Building a New Theory of International Economic Justice. International Journal of Philosophy and Theology 2(4), pp. 23-43.

Sampath, Rajesh. (2014). Education, Capabilities and Development: Appropriating Freire's Pedagogy of the Oppressed to Challenge Contemporary Assumptions. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, 2(4), pp. 71-76.

Sampath, Rajesh. (2014). Is the Formation of Western Democratic Governments an Unrepeatable Historical Singularity? - A Critical Reading of Locke's Second Treatise of Government in Light of Contemporary Developing Countries. Review of History and Political Science, 2(2), pp. 227-243.

Religion and Development

Sampath, Rajesh. (2017). Developing a Nietzschean Genealogical Critique of the Metaphysical and Moral Underpinnings of the Hindu Caste System. Special Issue of Indian Philosophical Quarterly.

Sampath, Rajesh. (2014). Deconstructing Taylor's A Secular Age to Get at a Deeper Sense of the Philosophical Problem. Review of Arts and Humanities, 3(1), pp. 45-54.

Sampath, Rajesh. (2014). The Spiritual Dimensions of Poverty: Revisiting Gutierrez's A Theology of Liberation. International Journal of Religion and Society, 4(3), pp. 1-8.

Sampath, Rajesh. (2013) Religion, Justice and Development: A Theological Response to the Secular Frameworks of Rawls and Sen. International Journal of Religion and Society, 4(1-2), pp. 69-84.

Sampath, Rajesh. (2013). Book Review: "Framing the Field of Religion and Development." International Journal of Religion and Society, 4(1-2), pp. 3-8.

Sampath, Rajesh. (2012). Book Review of Kuru, Ahmet and Stepan, Alfred. (Eds.). Democracy, Islam, and Secularism in Turkey. International Journal of Religion and Society, 3(2), pp. 161-167.

Social Exclusion and Social Justice