David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Theoria 44 (107):1-18 (2005)
Asset egalitarianism is a new agenda but an old idea. At its root is the notion that every citizen should be able to have an individual property stake, and it has recently been revived in Britain and in the U.S. in a number of proposals aimed at countering the huge and growing inequality in the distribution of assets. Such asset egalitarianism is fed from many streams; it has a long history in civic republican thought, beginning with Thomas Paine and Thomas Jefferson, but has also featured in the distributist theories of G.K. Chesterton and Hilaire Belloc; the guild socialism of G.D.H. Cole and the ethical socialism of R.H. Tawney; the market liberalism of the Ordo Liberals and some of the Austrian School, particularly F.A. Hayek; and more recently the market socialism of James Meade, A.B. Atkinson and Julian Le Grand, and the market egalitarianism of Michael Sherraden, Samuel Bowles, Herbert Gintis, Richard Freeman and Bruce Ackerman. There are also important links to the proponents of a citizens' income as a different approach to the welfare state (White 2002) as well as to the ideas of stakeholding (Dowding et al. 2003).
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Richard Ashcraft (1992). Liberalism and the Problem of Poverty. Critical Review 6 (4):493-516.
N. Scott Arnold (1992). Market Socialism. Critical Review 6 (4):517-557.
Amos Witztum (2005). Property Rights and the Right to the Fruits of One's Labor: A Note on Adam Smith's Jurisprudence. Economics and Philosophy 21 (2):279-289.
William A. Galston & Peter H. Hoffenberg (eds.) (2010). Poverty and Morality: Religious and Secular Perspectives. Cambridge University Press.
David Ramsay Steele (1996). Between Immorality and Unfeasibility: The Market Socialist Predicament. Critical Review 10 (3):307-331.
Richard Ashcraft (1994). Exclusive and Inclusive Theories of Property Rights: Rejoinder to Horne. Critical Review 8 (3):435-440.
Masaaki Kijima (1997). The Generalized Harmonic Mean and a Portfolio Problem with Dependent Assets. Theory and Decision 43 (1):71-87.
Mary-Ellen Boyle & Janet Boguslaw (2005). Asset Policy as an Anti-Poverty Strategy. Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 16:69-74.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads17 ( #97,148 of 1,101,075 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #81,070 of 1,101,075 )
How can I increase my downloads?