Journals Higher Education

£35.00

Hardback

Published: 27 February 2014

288 Pages

235x156mm

ISBN: 9780199812141


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A New Theory of Equal Opportunity

Joseph Fishkin

  • A bold, original theory of equal opportunity
  • Applies the theory to important contemporary problems in public policy and law including class inequality, workplace flexibility, and antidiscrimination law
  • Engages with, and raises fundamental questions about, responsibility-catering theories of distributive justice
  • An argument informed by research about the role of developmental opportunities from the social and natural sciences
  • Offers a view of how opportunities matter, in part, because they shape our preferences, ambitions, and values
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