Theories of Distributive Justice by John E. Roemer
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Theories of Distributive Justice by John E. Roemer

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At home with both economic theory and political philosophy, John Roemer has written a book that critiques economists' conceptions of justice from a philosophical perspective and philosophical theories of distributive justice from an economic one. Among other topics, Roemer discusses the Arrow Impossibility Theorem, axiomatic bargaining theory, utilitarianism, egalitariansim, and neo-Lockeanism, and takes on the work of such major thinkers as Rawls, Sen, Nozick and Dworkin.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674879201
ISBN-10: 0674879201
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x 22mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 27-Feb-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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Intergenerational Equity and Sustainability by John E. Roemer Intergenerational Equity and Sustainability, Hardback (November 2007)

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Racism, Xenophobia and Distribution by John E. Roemer Racism, Xenophobia and Distribution, Hardback (April 2007)

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Democracy, Education, and Equality by John E. Roemer Democracy, Education, and Equality, Paperback (January 2006)

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Author Biography - John E. Roemer

John Roemer is Elizabeth S. and A. Varick Stout Professor of Political Science and Economics, Yale University.

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