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Social Justice and Neo‐liberalism: A Critique

Raymond Plant

in The Neo-liberal State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199281756
eISBN:
9780191713040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281756.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

We have seen that the neo-liberal sees social justice as the mistaken and illusory value distinctively pursued by Social Democrats. In this chapter the details of the neo‐liberal critique are ... More


Social Justice: A Mirage?

Raymond Plant

in The Neo-liberal State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199281756
eISBN:
9780191713040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281756.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

It is a central thesis of neo‐liberalism that social justice is an incoherent moral ideal and should play no part in proper identification of the real purposes and scope of the state. Social justice ... More


Equality

Anne Norton

in On the Muslim Question

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157047
eISBN:
9781400846351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157047.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines how the Muslim question intersects with the question of equality. In The Law of Peoples, John Rawls outlined a plan for justice among peoples. The Law of Peoples focuses ... More


Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr.: Defying Liberals, but Deifying Liberalism

Bidyut Chakrabarty

in Confluence of Thought: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199951215
eISBN:
9780199346004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199951215.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

Gandhi and King were true liberals. They questioned the contemporary interpretation of liberalism which, they thought, was articulated in a distorted form to defend racism and colonialism ... More


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