Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Gottfried Schweiger, Gunter Graf
    Pages 1-14 Open Access
  3. Gottfried Schweiger, Gunter Graf
    Pages 15-66 Open Access
  4. Gottfried Schweiger, Gunter Graf
    Pages 67-117 Open Access
  5. Gottfried Schweiger, Gunter Graf
    Pages 118-161 Open Access
  6. Gottfried Schweiger, Gunter Graf
    Pages 162-175 Open Access
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 176-193

About this book


This book is open access under a CCBY license. This book investigates child poverty from a philosophical perspective. It identifies the injustices of child poverty, relates them to the well-being of children, and discusses who has a moral responsibility to secure social justice for children. 


Child Poverty Social Justice Child Well-Being Moral Responsibilities Capability Approach child poverty justice morality philosophy poverty responsibility social justice

Authors and affiliations

  • Gottfried Schweiger
    • 1
  • Gunter Graf
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Paris Lodron University of SalzburgAustria
  2. 2.International Research Centre for Social and Ethical QuestionsSalzburgAustria

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and the Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Religion & Philosophy Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-49067-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-42602-4
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