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Needs-based justice: theory and evidence

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The aim of this chapter is to use both philosophical analysis and empirical evidence to map the way in which claims of need feature in our thinking about distributive justice. The first question is whether a clear line can be drawn between needs and other demands that can be described as interests or preferences, and if so how? Where needs can be identified, what role do they play in decisions over resource allocation? In particular, does justice require that those whose needs are greatest sh...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1515/9783110613797-014

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-3868-5792

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Publisher:
De Gruyter Publisher's website
Pages:
273-294
Host title:
Empirical Research and Normative Theory: Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Two Methodical Traditions Between Separation and Interdependence
Chapter number:
11
Place of publication:
Berlin/Boston
Publication date:
2020-04-20
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9783110613797
ISBN:
9783110612097
Language:
English
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Chapter
Pubs id:
1120719
Local pid:
pubs:1120719
Deposit date:
2020-07-22

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