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Poverty Ethics and Justice.

Author: Hennie Lötter
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2011.
Series: Political philosophy now.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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We understand poverty a lot better these days than even two decades ago. However, despite attempts by individuals, organizations, and governments, suffering caused by poverty persists on an alarming scale throughout the world. This book shows why it is so bad for humans to live in poverty. Poverty violates people's dignity and has lots of harmful consequences. The author presents ethical values to guide us to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lötter, Hennie.
Poverty Ethics and Justice.
Cardiff : University of Wales Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hennie Lötter
ISBN: 9780708324363 0708324363 9780708324004 0708324002
OCLC Number: 769342473
Notes: NotesBibliography; Index.
Description: 1 online resource (322 pages).
Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction; Are We One Another's Keepers Across the Globe?; Defining Poverty as Distinctively Human; Why the Inequality of Poverty is Morally Wrong; Poverty Violates Fundamental Human Values; Poverty's Impact on Human Environments; Poverty as Threat to Democratic Values; Why Poverty is Such a Complex Affair; Ethics for Eradicating Poverty; Justice as Poverty Prevention; Do We Do This Alone or Together?; Re-Imagining Governance to Eradicate PovertyPermanently; Compensating for Impoverishing Injusticesof the Distant Past; Conclusion: A Theory of Poverty and its Eradication.
Series Title: Political philosophy now.

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Poverty violates fundamental human values through its impact on individuals and human environments. Poverty also goes against the core values of democratic societies. Lotter talks about poverty in  Read more...

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