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Equality of Opportunity

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$39.00 • £31.95 • €35.00

ISBN 9780674004221

Publication Date: 10/16/2000

Short

128 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

7 line illustrations

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  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Circumstances, Types, and Autonomous Choice
  • Justifying the Proposal
  • A Formal Definition of Equality of Opportunity
  • Incentive Properties of the EOp Mechanism
  • Equality of Opportunity with Production
  • Equality of Opportunity for Welfare
  • Equality of Opportunity for Health
  • Education and Advantage
  • Equal-Opportunity Unemployment Insurance
  • The EOp Distribution of Educational Finance in the United States
  • The Scope and Extent of Equal Opportunity
  • To What Extent Should We Equalize Opportunities?
  • Affirmative Action
  • Concluding Remarks
  • References
  • Index

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