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Capitalism, Socialism, and Freedom

Philippe Van Parijs

in Real Freedom for All: What (if Anything) Can Justify Capitalism?

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293576
eISBN:
9780191600074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293577.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Freedom is not to be contrasted with justice: a just society is a free society. But a free society is one that provides as much real—not just formal—freedom as possible to all, and not just to a few. ... More


Real Freedom for All: What (if Anything) Can Justify Capitalism?

Philippe Van Parijs

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293576
eISBN:
9780191600074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293577.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

What is a just society? It is a society in which the real freedom to do whatever one might wish to do is fairly distributed among all. This conception of social justice combines freedom, equality, ... More


The Liberal Individual

David Gauthier

in Morals by Agreement

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198249924
eISBN:
9780191597497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198249926.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

We appeal to Bernard Suits's Grasshopper to support the thesis that what has intrinsic value in human life is engagement in activities that have instrumental value. The implication of this view is ... More


Why We Disagree

James ƠToole

in The Executive's Compass: Business and the Good Society

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096446
eISBN:
9780199854875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096446.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter opens with the problem of how, with the advent of modern democracy, no executive decision ever satisfies everyone. It also discusses the concept of the good society as one that is ... More


Justice Education, Law Reform, and the Clinical Method

LES MCCRIMMON and EDWARD SANTOW

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses, in the context of institutional law reform and direct social justice advocacy, why law students should become involved in law reform, arguing that law schools should do more ... More


Legal Literacy Projectsc: Linical Experience of Empowering the Poor in India

AJAY PANDEY and SHEENA SHUKKUR

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores the use of legal literacy projects and their role in the clinical legal education movement in India. It explains how legal literacy is particularly important in India because ... More


Commentary

S. Halliwell

in Plato: Republic V

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856685361
eISBN:
9781800342842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856685361.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter provides a commentary that interprets the original text and assesses its historical accuracy. It assesses the fifth book of Plato's Republic, which is one of the major transitions in the ... More


From Business to a Just and Humane Society

James R. Otteson

in Honorable Business: A Framework for Business in a Just and Humane Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190914202
eISBN:
9780190914240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914202.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

Chapter 5 completes the argument on honorable business by specifying a “hierarchy of moral value” linking the individual businessperson’s activities to the purpose of a firm within a properly ... More


Conclusion

Reva Marin

in Outside and Inside: Race and Identity in White Jazz Autobiography

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496829979
eISBN:
9781496830029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496829979.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

Accounts of interracialism in white jazz autobiography may best be viewed as works in progress toward a more just society, comparable to the growing movement for gender justice in the contemporary ... More


Conclusion: An American Dream Deferred: A Federal Right to Education

Kimberly Jenkins Robinson

in A Federal Right to Education: Fundamental Questions for Our Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479893287
eISBN:
9781479872770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479893287.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In this chapter, Kimberly Jenkins Robinson concludes this volume by highlighting many of the lessons that emerge from the chapters. She acknowledges the consensus among the authors regarding the ... More


Fighting poverty, inequality and injustice: A manifesto inspired by Peter Townsend

Alan Walker, Adrian Sinfield, and Carol Walker (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427151
eISBN:
9781447302353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427151.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book makes a vital academic and political statement in the cause of social justice. It begins with an appreciation of the seminal contributions of Peter Townsend (1928–2009), and applies them to ... More


Honorable Business: A Framework for Business in a Just and Humane Society

James R. Otteson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190914202
eISBN:
9780190914240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914202.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

Many people are suspicious of business, as well as of markets and commercial society. Are they right to be suspicious? Examples like Enron and Bernie Madoff do not help the impression many have of it ... More


Overview

David Estlund

in Utopophobia: On the Limits (If Any) of Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691147161
eISBN:
9780691197500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147161.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter provides a substantive overview of many of the main issues and lines of argument in the book. In doing so, the chapter considers the “Utopia as Dystopia” notion in terms of what would be ... More


Criminology and Social Justice: Expanding the Intellectual Commitment

Beth E. Richie

in What is Criminology?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571826
eISBN:
9780191728839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571826.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

In an attempt to broaden the discussion about the intellectual goals and methodological approaches that define the field of criminology, this chapter presents the case for including the notion of ... More


Conclusion: Time for What We Will

Julie L. Rose

in Free Time

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691163451
eISBN:
9781400883684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163451.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This concluding chapter considers how to provide free time, asking how much free time citizens are entitled and how citizens' claims to free time are to be guaranteed. For citizens to possess their ... More


The role of public administration in promoting and protecting social justice

Chris McInerney

in Challenging times, challenging administration: The role of public administration in producing social justice in Ireland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088292
eISBN:
9781781706886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088292.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 2 provides a conceptual rationale for public administration to play a proactive role in the pursuit of social justice objectives. It firstly situates the administrative function within a ... More


Human development, capabilities and the ethics of policy

Hans-Uwe Otto, Melanie Walker, and Holger Ziegler

in Capability-Promoting Policies: Enhancing Individual and Social Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334316
eISBN:
9781447334354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334316.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book examines policy interventions driven or influenced by human development or human security concerns and how a capability approach can be implemented to achieve more just societies and foster ... More


A Man and Questions for All Seasons: Leaders and Ideas in Contentious Politics

Peter M. Sánchez

in Priest Under Fire: "Padre David Rodríguez, the Catholic Church, and El Salvador's Revolutionary Movement"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061191
eISBN:
9780813051482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061191.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 1acquaints readers with Padre David Rodríguez through a fascinating event: the Salvadoran state’s attempt to arrest him for a murder he did not commit. Sánchez next raises three key questions ... More


Revisiting the Integrated Model: Focus on Facilitating Social Justice and Equitable Societies

Linnea L. Rademaker and Elena Y. Polush

in Evaluation and Action Research: An Integrated Framework to Promote Data Literacy and Ethical Practices

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780197620823
eISBN:
9780190921750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197620823.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Through the use of the integrated framework, practitioner–researchers can promote stakeholder inclusion within reflective praxis, ethics, and rigorous designs to support advancing an equitable ... More


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