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Beyond Poverty: Social Justice in a Global Marketplace

Abstract:

The social justice paradigm, developed in philosophy by John Rawls and others, reaches limits when confronted with diverse populations, unsound governments, and global markets. Its parameters are further limited by a traditional utilitarian approach to both industrial actors and consumer behaviors. Finally, by focusing too exclusively on poverty, as manifested in insufficient incomes or resources, the paradigm overlooks the oppressive role that gender, race, and religious prejudice play in ke...

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Linda Scott More by this author
Jerome Williams More by this author
Stacey Baker More by this author
Jan Brace-Govan More by this author
Hilary Downey More by this author
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Publication date:
2011-05-05
URN:
uuid:92806f0f-f140-4578-b264-991f0ca32bf9
Local pid:
oai:eureka.sbs.ox.ac.uk:2008

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