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Distributional Justice: Theory and Measurement (Hardback)

Hilde Bojer

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ISBN 10: 0415298245 / ISBN 13: 9780415298247
Published by Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, 2003
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Language: English . Brand New Book. Introducing the main theories of distributional justice the book covers utilitarianism and welfare economics, moving on to Rawls s social contract and the Sen/Nussbaum capability approach with a refreshingly readable style. There is a chapter covering the position of mothers and children in theories of justice. The book then studies empirical methods used in analysing the distribution of economic goods, covering Lorenz curves and inequality measures. The concepts of income, wealth and economic goods are comprehensively discussed, with a particular view to their role in theories of justice. This book is an important read for economists and other social scientists, as well as philosophers who want to quantify social and economic justice. Bookseller Inventory # AA69780415298247

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Title: Distributional Justice: Theory and ...

Publisher: Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hardback

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Introducing the main theories of distributional justice the book covers utilitarianism and welfare economics, moving on to Rawls's social contract and the Sen/Nussbaum capability approach with a refreshingly readable style. There is a chapter covering the position of mothers and children in theories of justice. The book then studies empirical methods used in analysing the distribution of economic goods, covering Lorenz curves and inequality measures. The concepts of income, wealth and economic goods are comprehensively discussed, with a particular view to their role in theories of justice. This book is an important read for economists and other social scientists, as well as philosophers who want to quantify social and economic justice.

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