Against Equality

Readings on Economic and Social Policy

  • William Letwin
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. The case against equality

    1. William Letwin
      Pages 1-70
  3. Egalitarianism, its theoretical weaknesses

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 71-71
    2. J. R. Lucas
      Pages 73-105
    3. Robert Nisbet
      Pages 124-147
  4. Equality of opportunity and equality before the law

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 165-165
    2. Charles Frankel
      Pages 167-188
    3. James S. Coleman
      Pages 189-198
    4. Andrew Ward
      Pages 199-206
    5. Geoffrey Marshall
      Pages 207-225
  5. Economic inequality, its extent and causes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 227-227
    2. George Polanyi, John B. Wood
      Pages 229-260
    3. Kenneth E. Boulding
      Pages 261-275
    4. Harry G. Johnson
      Pages 276-293
  6. Redistribution, its ailments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 295-295
    2. Richard E. Wagner
      Pages 297-312
    3. Nathan Keyfitz
      Pages 313-327
    4. Gordon Tullock
      Pages 328-344

About this book

Keywords

capitalism democracy Distribution economics education foundation Investment Jean-Jacques Rousseau law morality policy political science social justice socialism trust

Editors and affiliations

  • William Letwin
    • 1
  1. 1.London School of EconomicsUK

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