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Title:
Justice, equal opportunity, and the family
Author:
Fishkin, James S.
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9780300028652
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New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, c1983.
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vii, 200 p. ; 22 cm.
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Three common assumptions of both liberal theory and political debate are the autonomy of the family, the principle of merit, and equality of life chances. Fishkin argues that even under the best conditions, commitment to any two of these principles precludes the third.