Justice and Democracy: Essays for Brian Barry

Justice and Democracy: Essays for Brian Barry

by Keith Dowding
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521836956

ISBN-13: 9780521836951

Pub. Date: 09/15/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

While much has been written about social justice, even more has been written about democracy. Rarely is the relationship between social justice and democracy carefully considered. Does justice require democracy? Will democracy bring justice? This volume brings together leading authors who consider the relationship of democracy and justice. The intrinsic justness of

Overview

While much has been written about social justice, even more has been written about democracy. Rarely is the relationship between social justice and democracy carefully considered. Does justice require democracy? Will democracy bring justice? This volume brings together leading authors who consider the relationship of democracy and justice. The intrinsic justness of democracy is challenged and the relationship between justice, democracy and the common good examined.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521836951
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/15/2004
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: between justice and democracy Keith Dowding, Robert E. Goodin and Carole Pateman; 2. Are democratic and just institutions the same? Keith Dowding; 3. Democracy is not intrinsically just Richard Arneson; 4. 'The probability of a fit choice': US political history and voting theory Norman Schofield; 5. Contractarian theory, deliberative democracy and general agreement Albert Weale; 6. Democracy, justice and impartiality Robert E. Goodin; 7 Mimicking impartiality Jon Elster; 8. Justice, democracy and public goods David Miller; 9. The common good Philip Pettit; 10. Individual choice and social exclusion Julian LeGrand; 11. Sub-national groups and globalization Russell Hardin.

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