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    Justice and Equity (Hardback) By (author) Serge-Christophe Kolm, Translated by Harold F. See

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    DescriptionJustice and Equity is a major work on the foundations of normative economics. The principles established by Kolm have formed the basis of the major lines of study in the field. The central principles are the ideal equalities in freedom (related to non-envy) and in happiness (approximated by the efficient leximin in fundamental utility). Kolm also presents related principles such as fundamental dominance and majorities, realistic equity, and adequacies. He analyzes thoroughly the reasons, properties, and consequences of these principles. A foreword for the English-language edition presents the rational necessity of equality and the theory of interpersonal comparisons.


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    Title
    Justice and Equity
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Serge-Christophe Kolm, Translated by Harold F. See
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 275
    Width: 158 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 560 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780262112154
    ISBN 10: 0262112159
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAW
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S5.4
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HPQ
    BISAC V2.8: PHI000000
    BIC subject category V2: KCA, JKS
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 180
    BIC subject category V2: LNL
    Libri: I-BE
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    B&T Approval Code: A40200000
    BISAC V2.8: BUS069000, BUS027000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17460
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 330.01
    BISAC V2.8: REF000000, POL000000
    DC21: 172.2
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 172/.2
    LC classification: HB251 .K6413 1997, HB251.K641
    Thema V1.0: QDTQ, KCA, JKS, LNL
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    40 illus.
    Publisher
    MIT Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    MIT Press
    Publication date
    31 March 1998
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, Mass.
    Author Information
    Serge-Christophe Kolm is Professor and Director at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, Paris. He is the author of thirty books and several hundred scientific articles in economics and other branches of social science.
    Review quote
    "A rich and very important contribution to welfare economics and political philosophy." Ashley Piggins The Economic Journal
    Table of contents
    Part 1 Concepts and problems: basic concepts; efficiency, equity, equality; particular structures; processes; distribution problems. Part 2 Distribution: two persons; any number of persons. Part 3 Justice: justice and equity; adequacy; fundamentalism.