Equity: In Theory and Practice

Equity: In Theory and Practice

by H. Peyton Young
     
 

ISBN-10: 0691044643

ISBN-13: 9780691044644

Pub. Date: 08/07/1995

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Governments and institutions, perhaps even more than markets, determine who gets what in our society. They make the crucial choices about who pays the taxes, who gets into college, who gets medical care, who gets drafted, where the hazardous waste dump is sited, and how much we pay for public services. Debate about these issues inevitably centers on the question of

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Governments and institutions, perhaps even more than markets, determine who gets what in our society. They make the crucial choices about who pays the taxes, who gets into college, who gets medical care, who gets drafted, where the hazardous waste dump is sited, and how much we pay for public services. Debate about these issues inevitably centers on the question of whether the solution is "fair." In this book, H. Peyton Young offers a systematic explanation of what we mean by fairness in distributing public resources and burdens, and applies the theory to actual cases.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691044644
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
08/07/1995
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
253
Sales rank:
1,048,665
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 8.59(h) x 0.61(d)

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