Equality: From Theory to Action / Edition 2

Equality: From Theory to Action / Edition 2

by J. Baker, K. Lynch, S. Cantillon, J. Walsh
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0230227163

ISBN-13: 9780230227163

Pub. Date: 07/08/2009

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

How can egalitarian ideals be put into action? This ground-breaking book sets out a new interdisciplinary model for equality studies. Integrating normative questions about the ideal of equality with empirical issues about the nature of inequality, it applies a new framework to a wide range of contemporary inequalities. Proposing far-reaching changes in the economy,

Overview

How can egalitarian ideals be put into action? This ground-breaking book sets out a new interdisciplinary model for equality studies. Integrating normative questions about the ideal of equality with empirical issues about the nature of inequality, it applies a new framework to a wide range of contemporary inequalities. Proposing far-reaching changes in the economy, politics, law, education and research practices, it sets out innovative political strategies for achieving those aims. It is an invaluable resource for both academics and activists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230227163
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
07/08/2009
Edition description:
2nd ed. 2009
Pages:
323
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to Second Edition PART I: THE NEW EQUALITY AGENDA New Challenges to an Unequal World Dimensions of Equality: A Framework for Theory and Action The Centrality of Equality: Equality and Other Values Contexts of Egalitarian Change: Social Systems and Social Groups PART II: PUTTING EQUALITY INTO PRACTICE Towards Economic Equality The Challenge of Participatory Democracy Equality, the Legal System and Employment Law Equality and Education Emancipatory Research as a Tool of Change PART III: STRATEGIES FOR CHANGE Class, Gender and the Equality Movement Ideology and Resistance Strategic Issues for the Equality Movement Notes Bibliography

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