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Social justice and public policy : seeking fairness in diverse societies

Author: Gary Craig; Tania Burchardt; David Gordon
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Social justice is a contested term, incorporated into the language of differing political positions. This text, drawing on international experience, addresses what the meaning of social justice is, & how it translates into the everyday concerns of public & social policy, in the context of both multiculturalism & globalisation.
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Social justice and public policy.
Bristol : Policy Press, 2008
(OCoLC)607716638
Online version:
Social justice and public policy.
Bristol : Policy Press, 2008
(OCoLC)608972555
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Craig; Tania Burchardt; David Gordon
ISBN: 9781861349347 1861349343 1861349335 9781861349330
OCLC Number: 214309342
Description: x, 284 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Social justice and public policy : a view from political philosophy / Jonathan Wolff --
Social justice and public policy : a social policy perspective / David Piachaud --
Multiculturalism, social justice and the welfare state / Will Kymlicka --
Structural injustice and the politics of difference / Iris Marion Young --
Recognition and voice ; the challenge for social justice / Ruth Lister --
Globalisation, social justice and the politics of aid / Christopher Bertram --
Social justice and the family / Harry Brighouse, Adam Swift --
Children, policy and social justice / David Gordon --
Social justice in the UK : one route or four? / Katie Schmuecker --
Monitoring inequality : putting the capability approach to work / Tania Burchardt --
The limits of compromise? Social justice, "race" and multiculturalism / Gary Craig --
Understanding environmental justice : making the connection between sustainable development and social justice / Maria Adebowale.
Responsibility: edited by Gary Craig, Tania Burchardt and David Gordon.
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"...this is a sobering and challenging book.....makes a strong case for social policy to play an extensive role in promoting social justice." Nick Axford, British Journal of Social Work Vol 38:8 Read more...

 
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