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Justice

Author: Harry Brighouse
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity, 2004.
Series: Key concepts (Polity Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introducing the concept of justice in contemporary political theory, this title outlines all the main theories and details the theories advanced by major thinkers such as Rawls, Sen, Friedman, Nozick and Fraser. It connects philosophical theories to real world issues and discusses the slogan 'the personal is political'
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Brighouse
ISBN: 0745625959 9780745625959 0745625967 9780745625966
OCLC Number: 57415895
Description: viii, 180 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introducing justice --
Ideal theory and institutional feasibility --
John Rawl's theory of justice as fairness --
The capability approach --
Libertarian justice --
Justice and groups --
Affirmative action, equality of opportunity and the gendered division of labour --
Personal justice, political justice and liberal feminism --
Conclusion --
A guide to further reading.
Series Title: Key concepts (Polity Press)
Responsibility: Harry Brighouse.

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Justice is a concise and accessible introduction to the central theories of justice in contemporary political theory. The book aims to provide readers with a clear understanding of the theories and  Read more...

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'Justice is lively, forcefully argued and clearly written. It contains critical expositions of Rawlsa s liberal egalitarianism and its main competitors. Brighouse writes with flair, using homespun Read more...

 
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