Justice

Justice


  • Author : Herbert Spencer
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1892
  • Genre: Justice
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105005451716


Justice Book Description :

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Justice

Justice


  • Author : Harry Brighouse
  • Publisher : Polity
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780745625966


Justice Book Description :

Introducing the concept of justice in contemporary political theory, this title outlines all the main theories and details the theories advanced by major thinkers such as Rawls, Sen, Friedman, Nozick and Fraser. It connects philosophical theories to real world issues and discusses the slogan 'the personal is political'...

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Justice


  • Author : Michael J. Sandel
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release Date : 2009-09-15
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1429952687


Justice Book Description :

What are our obligations to others as people in a free society? Should government tax the rich to help the poor? Is the free market fair? Is it sometimes wrong to tell the truth? Is killing sometimes morally required? Is it possible, or desirable, to legislate morality? Do individual rights and the common good conflict? Michael J. Sandel's "Justice" course is one of the most popular and influential at Harvard. Up to a thousand students pack the campus theater to hear Sandel relate the big questions of political philosophy to the most vexing issues of the day, and this fall, public television will air a series based on the course. Justice offers readers the same exhilarating journey that captivates Harvard students. This book is a searching, lyrical e...

Restorative Justice

Restorative Justice


  • Author : Eugene McLaughlin
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2003-06-02
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0761942092


Restorative Justice Book Description :

Restorative Justice brings together key international writings that trace the development of restorative justice from its diverse beginnings to current global policies and practices....

Education and Social Justice

Education and Social Justice


  • Author : J. Zajda
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2006-09-09
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781402047220


Education and Social Justice Book Description :

This book explores the problematic relationship between education, social justice and the State, against the background of comparative education research. The book critiques the status quo of stratified school systems, and the unequal distribution of cultural capital and value added schooling. The authors address one of today’s most pressing questions: Are social, economic and cultural divisions between the nations, between school sectors, between schools and between students growing or declining?...

Metaphysical Elements of Justice

Metaphysical Elements of Justice


  • Author : Immanuel Kant
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0872204189


Metaphysical Elements of Justice Book Description :

A revision of the Library of Liberal Arts edition of 1965. This volume offers the complete text of Kant's Metaphysics of Morals, Part I, translated by John Ladd, along with Ladd's illuminating Introduction to the first edition, expanded to include discussion of such issues as Kant's conception of marriage and its relevance to his view of women. An updated bibliography, glossary, and index are also provided....

Theories of Justice

Theories of Justice


  • Author : Brian Barry
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0520076494


Theories of Justice Book Description :

What is social justice? In Theories of Justice Brian Barry provides a systematic and detailed analysis of two kinds of answers. One is that justice arises from a sense of the advantage to everyone of having constraints on the pursuit of self-interest. The other answer connects the idea of justice with that of impartiality. Though the first book of a trilogy, Theories of Justice stands alone and constitutes a major contribution to the debate about social justice that began in 1971 with Rawls's A Theory of Justice....

Criminal Justice Ethics

Criminal Justice Ethics


  • Author : Cyndi Banks
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781412958325


Criminal Justice Ethics Book Description :

Criminal Justice Ethics: Theory and Practice 2/e takes a sociological approach to criminal justice ethics by emphasizing the social and historical aspects of ethical inquiry. The author presents a unique discussion of ethical issues by exploring moral dilemmas faced by professionals in the criminal justice system before examining the major theoretical foundations of ethics. This distinct organization allows readers to understand real life ethical issues before grappling with philosophical approaches to the resolution of those issues....

Profiling and Criminal Justice in America

Profiling and Criminal Justice in America


  • Author : Jeffrey B. Bumgarner
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781851094691


Profiling and Criminal Justice in America Book Description :

A much-needed reference work on one of the hottest subjects today—profiling and its use and misuse by legal and police authorities. * Includes a chronology of key events in American criminal justice including discussions of key court cases, developments in criminal procedure, the development of sentencing guidelines, civil rights milestones, and examples of court-sanctioned profiling such as the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II * Includes brief biographies of key people such as Jean-Jacques Rousseau, John Douglas, Jesse Jackson, and Janet Reno...