Current societal concerns about justice /

What role does justice play in the formation of public opinion and the scholarly debates about contemporary societal problems? This insightful volume explores this question in its examination of such issues as protection of natural ecology and resources, gender inequalities, mass unemployment, and t...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Montada, Leo, Lerner, Melvin J., 1929-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : Plenum Press, 1996.
Series:Critical issues in social justice.
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Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
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Summary:What role does justice play in the formation of public opinion and the scholarly debates about contemporary societal problems? This insightful volume explores this question in its examination of such issues as protection of natural ecology and resources, gender inequalities, mass unemployment, and the intergenerational contract. Important chapters discuss the conflict between justice concerns and motives and other motivations including the common welfare, self-interest, and altruism. The book features problem sets that focus on how justice motives can be used to define and solve social issues.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xv, 286 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
ISBN:9781475799279 (electronic bk.)
1475799276 (electronic bk.)