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Published: 01 December 2015

288 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198719564

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Justice, Care, and the Welfare State

Daniel Engster

  • Provides a comprehensive account of welfare state reform
  • Provides a detailed discussion of ideal and non-ideal theory
  • Draws upon the rich tradition in contemporary political philosophy of theorizing about justice and applies it to a number of welfare policy areas.
  • Highlights the relevance of care ethics in addressing contemporary policy challenges and develops a set of welfare state policy recommendations based on care ethics