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Population and political theory

Population and political theory

Author: James S Fishkin; Robert E Goodin
Publisher: Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Series: Philosophy, politics and society, 8.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Chapters include: Regarding optimum population; On future generations' future rights; Generations at war or sustainable social policy in ageing societies; Dependency, difference and global ethic of longterm care; and Justice in migration: a closed borders utopia?

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James S Fishkin; Robert E Goodin
ISBN: 9781444330380 1444330381
OCLC Number: 436030654
Description: x, 317 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Introduction. Population and Political Theory / Robert E. Goodin / James S. Fishkin --
1. Population and Ethics: Expanding the Moral Space / Sissela Bok --
2. Should We Value Population? / John Broome --
3. Regarding Optimum Population / Partha Dasgupta --
4. On Doing the Best for Our Children / Derek Parfit --
5. Shaping Future Children: Parental Rights and Societal Interests / Dan W. Brock --
6. On Future Generations' Future Rights / Axel Gosseries --
7. Justice between Adjacent Generations: Further Thoughts / Norman Daniels --
8. Generations at War or Sustainable Social Policy in Ageing Societies? / Thomas Lindh / Bo Malmberg / Joakim Palme --
9. Dependency, Difference, and the Global Ethic of Longterrn Care / Bruce Jennings / Eva Feder Kittay / Angela A. Wasunna --
10. Live-in Domestics, Seasonal Workers, and Others Hard to Locate on the Map of Democracy / Joseph H. Carens --
11. Immigrants, Nations, and Citizenship / David Miller. Note continued: 12. Justice in Migration: A Closed Borders Utopia? / Lea Ypi --
13. The Ethics of Refugee Policy / Peter Singer / Renata Singer.
Series Title: Philosophy, politics and society, 8.
Responsibility: edited by James S. Fishkin and Robert E. Goodin.
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Population and Political Theory brings together current thinking on issues at the intersection of population policy and political theory. Topics explored include population size, immigration and  Read more...


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"This volume will prove to be rewarding reading for all graduate students and scholars in social policy, demography, ethics and political theory who are interested in population issues." ( Social Read more...

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