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Social Justice M Clayton

Social Justice By M Clayton

Social Justice by M Clayton


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Summary

Brings together classic and contemporary contributions to debates about social justice. This book offers broad coverage of contemporary discussions, including theoretical pieces by John Rawls, Robert Nozick and Ronald Dworkin. It contains papers that apply theories of justice to issues, such as gender and the family, and world poverty.

Social Justice Summary

Social Justice by M Clayton

This reader brings together classic and contemporary contributions to debates about social justice. It presents a collection of classic and contemporary contributions to debates about social justice. It includes classic discussions of justice by Locke and Hume. It provides broad coverage of contemporary discussions, including theoretical pieces by John Rawls, Robert Nozick and Ronald Dworkin. It contains papers that apply theories of justice to concrete issues, such as gender and the family, the market, world poverty, cultural rights, and future generations. It is philosophically challenging yet accessible to students.

Social Justice Reviews

This is an essential collection for students interested in the meaning and politics of social justice. Debra Satz, Stanford University This volume is a wonderful introduction to the main contemporary debates about distributive justice... the editors provide a sure guide for students through this fascinating landscape of ideas. Thomas Christiano, University of Arizona This collection is clear in conception, carefully edited, and sharply introduced. Could a course on social justice reasonably ask for anything more? Mark Philp, University of Oxford

About M Clayton

Matthew Clayton is Lecturer in Political Theory at the University of Warwick. Andrew Williams is a Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Reading, and has recently held visiting positions at Harvard and Yale. They are editors of The Ideal of Equality (2000).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.Introduction.Part I: Historical Essays:.1. Of Property: John Locke.2. Of Justice: David Hume.Part II: Contemporary Theories:.3. On Justice as Fairness: John Rawls.4. An Entitlement Theory: Robert Nozick.5. Equality of Resources: Ronald Dworkin (NYU).6. Against Equality of Resources: Relocating Dworkin's Cut: G. A. Cohen (All Souls, Oxford.7. Against Luck Egalitarianism: What is the Point of Equality? Elizabeth S. Anderson (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor).8. The Concept of Desert: David Miller.Part III: Issues:.9. The Family: Gender and Justice: Susan Moller Okin.10. The Market: On the Site of Distributive Justice: G. A. Cohen.11. Justice across Cultures: Is Multiculturalism Bad for Animals? Paula Casal.12. Justice across Borders: Brief for a Global Resources Dividend: Thomas W. Pogge (University of Colombia).13. Justice across Generations: The Non-Identity Problem: Derek Parfit (All Souls, Oxford).Index

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GOR001913574
9781405111461
1405111461
Social Justice by M Clayton
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
20031209
336
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