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Equality of opportunity

Author: John E Roemer
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, ©1998.
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John Roemer argues that there is a "before" and an "after" in the notion of equality of opportunity: before the competition starts, opportunities must be equalized; after it begins, individuals are  Read more...

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Roemer, John E.
Equality of opportunity.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, ©1998
(DLC) 97033525
(OCoLC)37464555
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John E Roemer
ISBN: 9780674042872 0674042875 0674004221 9780674004221 9780674259911 0674259912
OCLC Number: 438155410
Description: 1 online resource (120 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preface Introduction Circumstances, Types, and Autonomous Choice Justifying the Proposal A Formal Definition of Equality of Opportunity Incentive Properties of the EOp Mechanism Equality of Opportunity with Production Equality of Opportunity for Welfare Equality of Opportunity for Health Education and Advantage Equal-Opportunity Unemployment Insurance The EOp Distribution of Educational Finance in the United States The Scope and Extent of Equal Opportunity To What Extent Should We Equalize Opportunities? Affirmative Action Concluding Remarks References Index
Responsibility: John E. Roemer.

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