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Responsibility for Justice

Iris Marion Young


When the noted political philosopher Iris Marion Young died in 2006, her death was mourned as the passing of “one of the most important political philosophers of the past quarter-century” (Cass Sunstein) and as an important and innovative thinker working at the conjunction of a number of important topics: global justice; democracy and difference; continental political theory; ethics and international affairs; and gender, race and public policy. This book discusses our responsibilities to address “structural” injustices in which we among many are implicated (but for which we are not to blame), ... More

Keywords: structural injustices, responsibility, social connection model, political responsibility, injustice, blame, guilt

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780195392388
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392388.001.0001


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Iris Marion Young, author
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