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Introduction

Burchardt Tania and Craig Gary

in Social justice and public policy

Published by Policy Press

Published in print June 2008 | ISBN: 9781861349347
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447303404 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861349347.003.0001
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This introductory chapter is concerned with the concept of social justice, which is one of the main topics discussed in this book. It begins by examining the various definitions attributed to the term, as well as the approaches that are used. The next section is on the theories of social justice, such as the theory of John Rawls. The chapter ends with a detailed outline of the following chapters.

Keywords: social justice; theories; John Rawls

Chapter.  5697 words. 

Subjects: Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

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