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Social Injustice

Essays in Political Philosophy

Palgrave Macmillan

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Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi
  2. Making Sense of Social Injustice

    • Vittorio Bufacchi
    Pages 1-16
  3. The Injustice of Exploitation

    • Vittorio Bufacchi
    Pages 45-57
  4. Motivating Justice

    • Vittorio Bufacchi
    Pages 95-110
  5. Justice, Equality, Liberty

    • Vittorio Bufacchi
    Pages 111-122
  6. Sceptical Democracy

    • Vittorio Bufacchi
    Pages 123-130
  7. Political Scepticism: A Reply to the Critics

    • Vittorio Bufacchi
    Pages 131-135
  8. Voting, Rationality, and Reputation

    • Vittorio Bufacchi
    Pages 136-151
  9. Deliberative Democracy in Action

    • Vittorio Bufacchi
    Pages 152-160
  10. Back Matter

    Pages 171-202

About this book

The idea of social injustice is pivotal to much contemporary moral and political philosophy. Starting from a comprehensive and engaging account of the idea of social injustice, this book covers a whole range of issues, including distributive justice, exploitation, torture, moral motivations, democratic theory, voting behaviour and market socialism.

Keywords

  • democracy
  • morality
  • philosophy
  • political philosophy
  • socialism
  • terrorism

Reviews

'...a thought-provoking and compelling contribution to political philosophy, one that should be read by scholars of any discipline who are interested in social injustice.' -Siobhan O'Sullivan, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, Irish Journal of Public Policy

'This essay offers an excellent example of what philosophical reflection can gain by taking seriously the relevant empirical information.' - Maria Paola Ferretti, Technische Universitaet Darmstadt, International Review of Sociology

Authors and Affiliations

  • University College Cork, Ireland

    Vittorio Bufacchi

About the author

Vittorio Bufacchi teaches Philosophy at University College Cork, Ireland. He is Series Editor of Palgrave Philosophy Today.

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eBook USD 44.99
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  • ISBN: 978-0-230-35844-7
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  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 79.99
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Hardcover Book USD 105.00
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