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Equality and the Family

Harry Brighouse and Adam Swift

in Family Values: The Ethics of Parent-Child Relationships

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126913
eISBN:
9781400852543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126913.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter sets out the various kinds of conflict between the value of equality and the value of those parent–child relationships that constitute the family. It offers two reasons not to pursue ... More


Unequal outcomes for countries and people

Deepak Nayyar

in Resurgent Asia: Diversity in Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198849513
eISBN:
9780191883620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849513.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Rapid economic growth in Asia was associated with an unequal distribution of its benefits among countries and between people. There was, in fact, a widening gap in per capita income levels within the ... More


Polarization and the Politics of Personal Responsibility

Mark D. Brewer and Jeffrey M. Stonecash

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190239817
eISBN:
9780190239848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239817.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

America is divided by two clashing views about how much individuals can be held responsible for their situation. Liberals see many individuals as not completely responsible for the situation they are ... More


Public School Education within a Democracy

Alice M. Hammel and Ryan M. Hourigan

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195395402
eISBN:
9780197562819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195395402.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs

The beginning of the school year is a time when situations similar to Mrs. Johnson’s first day occur. It is when these first lessons go awry that some music teachers first begin to think of their ... More


Educating London: sustainable social reproduction versus symbolic violence?

Tim Butler

in Sustainable London?: The future of a global city

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447310594
eISBN:
9781447310624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310594.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter argues that education has joined housing and transport as one of the vital issues for London's ability to sustain itself as a world-leading city. It argues that schooling and education ... More


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