A Philosophical Examination of Social Justice and Child Poverty

by Gottfried Schweiger, Gunter Graf

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This book investigates child poverty from a philosophical perspective. It identifies the injustices of child poverty, relates them to the well-being of children, and discusses who has a moral responsibility to secure social justice for children.

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Table of Contents

List of Tables
 
Acknowledgments
 
Introduction
Philosophy and Child Poverty
Chapter 1
Social Justice for Children - A Capability Approach
1.1
The currency of justice
1.2
Selecting functionings and capabilities for children
1.3
Sufficiency and equality
1.4
Conclusions
Chapter 2
The Injustice of Child Poverty
2.1
Concepts and measures of child poverty
2.2
The Ill-Being and Ill-Becoming of child poverty: physical and mental health
2.3
The Ill-Being and Ill-Becoming of child poverty: social inclusion and education
2.4
The subjective experience of child poverty
2.5
Conclusions
Chapter 3
Responsibilities for Children in Poverty
3.1
Attributing responsibilities to agents of justice
3.2
Important agents of justice and their responsibilities
3.3
The family and the state
3.4
Conclusions
Chapter 4
Advancing Our Approach to Global Justice for Children
4.1
Conclusions
References
 
Index
 

Book Details

Subject
Philosophy
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Published
2015
Pages
193
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9781349490677
ISBN10
1349490679
ISBN13 Digital
9781137426024
ISBN10 Digital
1137426020
PDF Size
1.2 MB
License
CC BY

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