Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems

Social Choice and Bargaining Perspectives on Distributive Justice

Authors: Gaertner, Wulf, Klemisch-Ahlert, Marlies

Free Preview

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-662-02811-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $109.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-540-55815-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
About this book

It is probably fair to say that there does not exist a unique and generally accepted not ion of justice. Even if one confines oneself to economic justice one can still get many answers to the question of how justice - henceforth we shall use the term "distributive justice" ­ should be defined and characterized. This may be disappointing for the outside observer but one can also view this as achallenge, at least as long as one thinks that distributive justice is an issue economics should be concerned with. Many problems of distributive justice can be described as follows: There is a fixed collection of well-defined objects (usually commodi­ ties) which are quantitatively measurable and perfectly divisible. This collection is to be divided up among a certain number of individuals, the members of society, let 's say. According to which principles or rules should this distribution be carried out? Should people be rewarded according to their ability or according to their needs? Should the distribution be such that nobody envies the bundle of any other member of society? Should the collection of entities be distributed in a way that yields the greatest benefi.

Table of contents (5 chapters)

Table of contents (5 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-662-02811-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $109.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-540-55815-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
Loading...

Recommended for you

Loading...

Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Social Choice and Bargaining Perspectives on Distributive Justice
Authors
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems
Series Volume
387
Copyright
1992
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-662-02811-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-02811-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-540-55815-6
Series ISSN
0075-8442
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 136
Topics