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Capabilities and Social Justice by John Alexander

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Published by Ashgate Pub Co .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Social & political philosophy,
  • General,
  • Political Science,
  • Distributive justice,
  • Social choice,
  • Social justice,
  • Politics/International Relations

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10853117M
ISBN 100754661873
ISBN 109780754661870

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