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Solidarity and its Sources

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Solidarity among members of a social group must be distinguished from solidarity with outsiders. It has four main components: 1) distinguishing features that bind members together; 2) mutual concern and mutual aid within the group; 3) acknowledgement of collective responsibility; 4) limits on inequality among members. Solidarity is primarily valuable for its instrumental effects: protecting vulnerable members, constraining inequality, and fostering social trust....

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10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795452.003.0002

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University of Oxford
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Nuffield College
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Strains of Commitment
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Oxford
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2017-04-13
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709110
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9780198795452
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2017-07-25

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