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Equalities

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$33.00 • £28.95 • €30.95

ISBN 9780674259812

Publication Date: 07/15/1983

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240 pages

6 x 9 inches

23 line illustrations, 31 tables

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  • 1. Toqueville’s Dread
    • 1. From Theory toward Practice
    • 2. Where Could Equality Be a Straightforward Idea?
    • 3. Four Sample Cases
    • 4. Theory to Practice and the Grammar of Equality
    • 5. Political Economy to Equality
    • 6. Conclusion
  • 2. The Subject of Equality
    • 1. Simple Individual-Regarding Equalities
    • 2. Segments and Blocs
    • 3. Two Roads to Emancipation
    • 4. Implications for Public Policy
    • 5. Summary
  • 3. The Domain of Equality
    • 1. Breadth versus Narrowness
    • 2. Straightforward, Marginal, and Global Domains of Equality
    • 3. Causally Linked Domains of Allocation
    • 4. Summary
  • 4. Equalities of Opportunity
    • 1. Prospect-Regarding and Means-Regarding Equalities of Opportunity
    • 2. Means-Regarding Equal Opportunity
    • 3. Equal Means and Unequal Prospects
    • 4. Bloc-Regarding Equalities of Opportunity: Nondiscrimination and Quotas
    • 5. Summary
  • 5. The Value of Equality
    • 1. Person, Lot, and Value
    • 2. Lot-Regarding Equality
    • 3. Person-Regarding Equality
    • 4. An Intersection among Equalities
    • 5. Summary
  • 6. Relative Equalities
    • 1. Absolute versus Relative Equalities
    • 2. Relative Equalities
      • 1. The Extent of Equality
      • 2. The Degree of Equality between Two Subjects
      • 3. Relative Equality in General
    • 3. The Level at Which Equality Is to Be Attained
    • 4. Summary
  • 7. Endings
    • 1. Equality: Equalities
    • 2. Taming Equality
    • 3. Equality and Complexity
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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