Equal Opportunity Theory: Fairness in Liberty for All

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SAGE Publications, May 29, 1996 - Political Science - 275 pages
A comprehensive and detailed explanation of the equal opportunity principle that influences social policy today is provided in this book. Dennis E Mithaug addresses the discrepancy between the right and the experience of self-determination and explains our collective responsibility for assuring fair prospects for self-determination for all. The logical, philosophical and psychological basis for equal opportunity theory is presented, as is the social and judicial background. Finally, the optimal prospects principle is examined.

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