Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Justice Across AgesTreating Young and Old as Equals$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Juliana Uhuru Bidadanure

Print publication date: 2021

Print ISBN-13: 9780198792185

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2021

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198792185.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (oxford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 27 November 2021

Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction
Source:
Justice Across Ages
Author(s):

Juliana Uhuru Bidadanure

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198792185.003.0001

Justice Across Ages is a book about how we should respond to inequalities patterned on age membership. Our social fabric is structured around age and so inequalities between age groups are numerous and multifaceted. And yet, political theorists have spared little time thinking about how we should respond to these disparities. Are they akin to those patterned on gender or race? Or is there something relevantly distinctive about them that mitigates the need for concern? This introductory chapter presents these questions and shows why they matter. It introduces the book’s main aim—developing a theory of justice between co-existing generations—and also provides an overview of the book’s approach, main contributions and structure.

Keywords:   age inequalities, age-group justice, intergenerational justice, youth vulnerabilities, equality, egalitarian justice

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .