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Social Welfare & Individual Responsibility

Goodin Schmidtz

Social Welfare & Individual Responsibility

Goodin Schmidtz

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The issue of social welfare and individual responsibility has become a topic of international debate in recent years. Here authors Schmidtz and Goodin argue the ethical merits of individual versus collective responsibility for welfare.

- Publisher The issue of social welfare and individual responsibility has become a topic of international public debate in recent years as politicians around the world now question the legitimacy of state-funded welfare systems. David Schmidtz and Robert Goodin debate the ethical merits of individual versus collective responsibility for welfare. David Schmidtz argues that social welfare policy should prepare people for responsible adulthood rather than try to make that unnecessary. Robert Goodin argues against the individualization of welfare policy and expounds the virtues of collective responsibility.

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The issue of social welfare and individual responsibility has become a topic of international debate in recent years. Here authors Schmidtz and Goodin argue the ethical merits of individual versus collective responsibility for welfare.
- Publisher

The issue of social welfare and individual responsibility has become a topic of international public debate in recent years as politicians around the world now question the legitimacy of state-funded welfare systems. David Schmidtz and Robert Goodin debate the ethical merits of individual versus collective responsibility for welfare. David Schmidtz argues that social welfare policy should prepare people for responsible adulthood rather than try to make that unnecessary. Robert Goodin argues against the individualization of welfare policy and expounds the virtues of collective responsibility.
- Publisher

Table Of Contents

  • Part I. Taking Responsibility David Schmidtz
  • 1. Preface
  • 2. The Tide Of Wealth
  • 3. Why Isn't Everyone Destitute?
  • 4. Responsibility And Community
  • 5. Mutual Aid
  • 6. But Is It Just?
  • Part Ii. Social Welfare As A Collective Social Responsibility Robert E.
  • Goodin
  • 7. The Policy Context
  • 8. Some Keywords In Context
  • 9. Collective Responsibility
  • 10. The Classic Case For Collectivization Restated
  • 11. The Morality Of Incentives And Deterrence
  • 12. The Point Of Politics.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 128135
  • Product Code 0521564611
  • EAN 9780521564618
  • Pages 244
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category Social Issues
  • Publisher Cambridge University Uk
  • Publication Date Aug 1998
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 15 mm
  • Weight 0.390kg

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