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Equality of opportunity as philosophy and ideology.

John Stanley

Equality of opportunity as philosophy and ideology.

by John Stanley

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Published by Sage Publications in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Photocopy of an article in Political Theory, Vol. 5, no. 1, 1977, pp. 61-74.

Other titlesPolitical theory.
The Physical Object
Pagination14p.
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22676944M

  “The authors of the timely book, In All Fairness: Equality, Liberty and the Quest for Human Dignity, edited by Robert M. Whaples, Michael C. Munger, and Christopher J. Coyne, dig creatively into the roots of inequality, drawing from philosophy, economics, and religion going way back in human history. This fascinating book shows that realizing ?id=   Compartmentalization works to the advantage of politicians, pollsters and the media, and fits a nation sickened with attention deficit disorder. Instant messaging and Twitter feeds are the way we communicate. Interviews are relayed to viewers in sound bites, designed to fit the political philosophy of the cable station or network running ://

For a discussion of the difference between equality of opportunity and equality of condition, see Baker, Lynch, Cantillon and Walsh () Equality: From Theory to Action (Chapters 2 and 4) [iv] Critics of the universal model of citizenship highlight the political relevance of difference (gender, social class, language, disability, race, etc Ideology, a form of social or political philosophy in which practical elements are as prominent as theoretical ones. It is a system of ideas that aspires both to explain the world and to change it. This article describes the nature, history, and significance of ideologies in terms of the philosophical, political, and international contexts in which they have ://

Download file to see previous pages According to the second principal “social and economic inequalities are to be arranged so that they are both: a) to the greatest benefit of the least advantaged, and (b) attached to offices and positions open to all under conditions of fair equality of opportunity Curriculum standardization and equality of opportunity in Scottish secondary education: – Sociology of Education, 69, 1– CrossRef Google Scholar


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This book was written with three aims in mind. The first was to provide a reasonably concise account of Hume's social and political thought that might help students coming to it for the first time. The second aim was to say something about the relationship between philosophy and politics, with explicit attention to Hume, but implicit reference to a general ://:oso/ Author: Samuel Scheffler Publisher: Oxford University Press ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi View: Get Books.

Equality And Tradition Equality And Tradition by Samuel Scheffler, Equality And Tradition Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Equality And Tradition books, This collection of essays by noted philosopher Samuel Scheffler combines discussion Marx undoubtedly shared many of the political goals of present-day egalitarians, but he definitely did not share their egalitarian intuitions.

Marx and Engels always regarded ‘equality’ as a political concept and value, and moreover as one suited to promote bourgeois class interests. In place of equality, and based on his historical materialism, Marx advocated the abolition of class :oso/ Equal opportunity, also called equality of opportunity, in political theory, the idea that people ought to be able to compete on equal terms, or on a “level playing field,” for advantaged offices and ents of equal opportunity believe that the principle is compatible with, and indeed may justify, inequalities of outcome of some sort, but there is considerable disagreement   Liberalism is a political ideology that, at its core, denounces economic and social inequality.

Equality of opportunity is viewed by liberals as essential, and to achieve that. end, they believe that discriminatory practices must be eliminated and that the impact of great equalities of wealth needs to be lessened.

Liberals usually advocate   II. Equality of Resources," Philosophy and Pub- licAffairs 10 ():p. Philippe Van Parijs, "Why Surfers Should Be Fed: The Liberal Case for an Uncon- ditional Basic Income," Philosophy and PublicAffairs 20 (): 3.

Richard Arneson, "Equality and Equality of Opportunity for Welfare," in Equality:   At fifty-nine, Anderson is the chair of the University of Michigan’s department of philosophy and a champion of the view that equality and freedom are mutually dependent, enmeshed in changing First published in "Equality" is a political treatise based on the series of lectures by Professor Tawney in The "Tawney Society" has been an influential social democratic group within the Labour and the co-operative movement and represents the broad values outlined in John Roemer argues that there is a 'before' and an 'after' in the notion of equality of opportunity: before the competition starts, opportunities must be equalized, by social intervention if need be; but after it begins, individuals are on their own.

The different views of equal opportunity should be judged according to where they place the starting gate which separates 'before' from 'after.'?isbn= In my opinion, I think the most apt political ideologies (in dealing with criticism and the most logically sound) are: 1.

Modern Liberalism 2. Classical Liberalism 3. Mutualism Modern liberalism is probably the most feasible and as close to an ‘id It was the equal opportunity ideology that civil rights activists adopted in the era of the Civil Rights Movement in the s. This ideology was used by them to argue that Jim Crow laws were incompatible with the standard of equality of opportunity.

Condition. Another notion of equality introduced by Conley is equality of ://:_Political_Philosophy_Reader. Download Citation | The Power of Emotion in Politics, Philosophy, and Ideology | This book defines political ideology as a structural force that combines ideas, emotion, and people for the purpose Legal Equality is defined as equality before law, equal subjection of all to the same legal code and equal opportunity for all to secure legal protection of their rights and freedom.

There should rule of law and laws must be equally binding for all. In every society equality must be ensured in all these forms. Equality of Opportunity and   WHAT IS IDEOLOGY. John Levi Martin University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. Abstract Political ideology has been a confusing topic for social analysts, and those who attempted to eschew judgmental reductions of others’ conceptions and develop a ~jlmartin/Papers/What is One of the greatest issues in political ideology is the topic of equality.

Most western ideologies advocate some form of equality, whether it be equality of outcome, gender equality, racial equality, equality under the law, equality of opportunity, social equality, etc.

Equality is one way to divide the political spectrum into left and right Brings together political theory, classical history, and ancient philosophy in order to reinterpret courage as a specifically democratic value, linked to ideals such as freedom, equality, and rationality, and with implications for the conduct of war, gender relations, and citizens' self-image as :// A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the ://   In his new book, “Capital and Ideology,” economist Thomas Piketty explains Democratic Party — like left-leaning parties throughout the world — failed to come up with a Jonny Anomaly - - Politics, Philosophy and Economics 14 (2) The Liberalism of Fear.

Judith Shklar - - In Nancy L. Rosenblum (ed.), Liberalism and the Moral Life. details Such a functional classification of ideology means that Piketty’s inequality regimes need to camouflage contradictions such as the promising equality – or at least equality of opportunity – while simultaneously sustain inequality regimes.

Secondly, ideologies supportive of. Equality. Equality - Generally, an ideal of uniformity in treatment or status by those in a position to affect either.

Acknowledgment of the right to equality often must be coerced from the advantaged by the disadvantaged. Equality of opportunity was the founding creed of U.S. society, but equality among all peoples and between the sexes has proved easier to legislate than to achieve in I argue that recent developments in educational policy-making are increasingly shaped by neoliberal discourses that adapt adult education principles, such as lifelong learning and emancipation, for its own economic and political logic.

This has important implications for adult education, especially equality of opportunity and social ://Q: Is equality of outcome a dangerous social goal?

If so, why? A: Quite simply, it is a Procrustean bed, which butchers people to fit the bed; in this case, the ‘bed’ of feminist, racial, or gender politics. Some answers have insisted — quite fals