1. Norman P. Barry (1990). The Philosophy of the Welfare State. Critical Review 4 (4):545-568.
    A critical survey of the major philosophical arguments that have been used to justify the institutions and policies of contemporary welfare states considers the claims of rights theory, egalitarianism, and citizenship and communitarian doctrines. It finds that these arguments are both internally confused and inconsistent with conventional welfare policies. It is argued that the welfare state itself has serious ambiguities: it claims to cater for the needy, as part of its ?public good?; obligations, yet in practice it delivers a range (...)
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  2. Norman P. Barry (1989). The Liberal Constitution: Rational Design or Evolution? Critical Review 3 (2):267-282.
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation  
  3. Norman P. Barry (1984). Unanimity, Agreement, and Liberalism: A Critique of James Buchanan's Social Philosophy. Political Theory 12 (4):579-596.
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    My bibliography  
     
    Export citation