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Social justice and public policySeeking fairness in diverse societies$
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Gary Craig, Tania Burchardt, and David Gordon

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9781861349347

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861349347.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction
Source:
Social justice and public policy
Author(s):

Burchardt Tania

Craig Gary

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861349347.003.0001

This introductory chapter is concerned with the concept of social justice, which is one of the main topics discussed in this book. It begins by examining the various definitions attributed to the term, as well as the approaches that are used. The next section is on the theories of social justice, such as the theory of John Rawls. The chapter ends with a detailed outline of the following chapters.

Keywords:   social justice, theories, John Rawls

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