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School Choice for Social Justice?

Harry Brighouse

in School Choice and Social Justice

Published in print December 2002 | ISBN: 9780199257874
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598845 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199257876.003.0009
 School Choice for Social Justice?

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Elaborates an ideal school choice scheme that, using vouchers, would succeed in meeting the constraints set by the principles of educational equality and personal autonomy. The scheme is modelled on a similar proposal made by Herbert Gintis. The chapter goes on to propose a series of reforms in existing choice schemes that would move them closer to meeting the demands of social justice.

Keywords: educational equality; Herbert Gintis; personal autonomy; school choice; school vouchers; social justice

Chapter.  12178 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory

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