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  1. added 2020-06-01
    The Feminist Argument Against Supporting Care.Anca Gheaus - forthcoming - Journal of Practical Ethics.
    It is sometimes argued that care-supporting policies incentivise women’s withdrawal from the labour market, thereby reinforcing statistical discrimination and sexist stereotypes, and thus further undermining equality of opportunities between women and men for positions of advantage. This, I argue, is not sufficient reason against such policies. The same mechanism that worsen better-off women’s job opportunities – i.e. supporting care – improve the overall condition of disadvantaged women who are care-givers; justice gives priority to the latter. Moreover, with respect to many (...)
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  2. added 2018-07-18
    Affirmative Action - a Polish Example?Luc Bovens - 1994 - In Robert Solomon (ed.), Above the Bottom Line - An Introduction to Business Ethics. Fort Worth: Harcourt. pp. 337-9.
    I argue that the post-1990 practice of giving leadership positions in companies to non-ex-communists is an example of affirmative action.
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  3. added 2017-01-25
    Towards Lifting the Burden of Stereotyping.Julia Tanner - 2016 - “Ethos”:152-172.
    Some may doubt whether the question of equality of opportunity applies to women anymore. In most Western countries every career is now, in theory, open to women. Firstly, while this may be true in Western countries, it is not true in others; there are still many careers barred to women outside the West. However, affirmative action is not a remedy where women are barred from given careers, for in such cases the principle of equality of opportunity has been rejected. Rather, (...)
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  4. added 2016-01-25
    Token Worries.Anca Gheaus - 2017 - The Forum.
    There are many grounds to object to tokenism, but that doesn’t mean we should always avoid being the token woman, argues Anca Gheaus.
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  5. added 2015-09-30
    Procedural Justice and Affirmative Action.Kristina Meshelski - 2016 - Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 19 (2):425-443.
    There is widespread agreement among both supporters and opponents that affirmative action either must not violate any principle of equal opportunity or procedural justice, or if it does, it may do so only given current extenuating circumstances. Many believe that affirmative action is morally problematic, only justified to the extent that it brings us closer to the time when we will no longer need it. In other words, those that support affirmative action believe it is acceptable in nonideal theory, but (...)
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  6. added 2013-09-02
    Blacks and Social Justice.Bernard Boxill - 1984 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    From Bernard Boxill, professor of philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and editor of Race and Racism, comes a tightly-argued, very illuminating book that will be essential reading for anyone interested in ...
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  7. added 2011-02-01
    Parental Leave.H. E. Baber - unknown
    Women in the labor force are at a disadvantage not only because of continuing discrimination in hiring and promotion, but because of factors extrinsic to the labor market hence adjusting conditions within the labor market will not completely eliminate women's disadvantage. Because, unlike most men, most women do not have spouses to take on the major responsibility of running their homes and caring for their children, the costs of working outside the home, particularly in a professional or managerial capacity, are (...)
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