Equality: Putting the theory into action

Res Publica 12 (4):411-433 (2006)
We outline our central reasons for pursuing the project of equality studies and some of the thinking we have done within an equality studies framework. We try to show that a multi-dimensional conceptual framework, applied to a set of key social contexts and articulating the concerns of subordinate social groups, can be a fruitful way of putting the idea of equality into practice. Finally, we address some central questions about how to bring about egalitarian social change.
Keywords egalitarianism  equality  institutional design  political strategy  social justice  social systems
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DOI 10.1007/s11158-006-9020-9
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