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XI: equality, personal resposibility and gender, socialisation

Mason, Andrew (2000) XI: equality, personal resposibility and gender, socialisation Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, 100, (3), p. 227. (doi:10.1111/1467-9264.00078).

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A number of egalitarians have reached the conclusion that inequalities are just provided that they are the outcome of holding people appropriately responsible for their choices, and that only inequalities which can be traced back to the circumstances in which people happen to find themselves are objectionable. But this form of egalitarianism needs to be supplemented with an account of when it is appropriate to hold people responsible for their choices that is properly sensitive to the profound effects of socialisation. Two of the most promising attempts to develop such an account—those of Ronald Dworkin and John Roemer—are found to be problematic in the light of a range of cases where gender socialisation influences values and aspirations

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Published date: 2000


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Date deposited: 25 Jul 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:51

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