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politics of equality

Leslie Lipson

politics of equality

New Zealand"s adventures in democracy.

by Leslie Lipson

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Published by Univ. of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand
    • Subjects:
    • New Zealand -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 513-514.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ5811 .L5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 520 p.
      Number of Pages520
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6030467M
      LC Control Number48006780
      OCLC/WorldCa925822

      The general topic of Book V is constitutional change: what causes constitutions to change; the ways in which different constitutions are susceptible to change; and how constitutions can be preserved. Aristotle argues that the root cause of constitutional change is that different groups have different conceptions of justice and equality. [Equality is] of much use in understanding the course of lateth-Century American history, a time of turmoil that resembles our own." --Kirkus "Americans today are torn by the fierce politics of inequality, but not for the first time in our history. Charles Postel's urgent yet subtle account of the first American Gilded Age ought to be.

        Education and the Pursuit of Equality. 7. Women and Work: In Pursuit of Economic Equality. 8. The Politics of Family and fertility: the Last Battleground in the Pursuit of Equality? 9. Setting the Agenda and Taking Action: New Challenges in the Pursuit of Equality. Editorial Reviews "One of the reasons that I chose this book is these themes Price: $   The word “equality” has become one of those buzz-words that everyone uses but nobody defines. It is used in both the church and in politics. Politically and theologically it may be the most powerful, and also the most dangerous word in our modern language. “Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity” was the cry of the French Revolution.

      If the advantage of the individual ruler is the goal, the type of rule is mastery, not political rule properly speaking. A key portion of the book is Aristotle's examination of justice and equality, particularly with the regard to the claims to rule made by aristocracies, democracies and oligarchies. Perhaps the two types of equality - economic and political - were too much for one book and he should have limited himself to ideas about economic equality. This was published in 1 I felt like this was a very solid book up until the last 20 pages or so, when it seemed to turn into mushy s musings about identity politics.3/5(1).


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