Equality as a fact, equality as a result

a matter of institutional accountability by Estela Mara Bensimon

Publisher: American Council of Education in Washington, DC

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Estela Mara Bensimón.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 31 p. :
Number of Pages31
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equality characteristic of a well-functioning democracy that alters market outcomes (so-called equality of result). The distinction be-tween opportunity and result is an unhelpful and misleading way to categorize social institutions. II. EQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY AS THE ELIMINATION OF ARBITRARY BARRIERS TO ADVANCEMENT. Equality of opportunity provides scope for freedom and is, in fact, complementary to freedom. On the other hand, government measures to achieve "fair shares for all" reduce equality. Government attempts to promote equality by positive action and discrimination have many undesirable consequences. Three consequences may be noted. While the second paper criticizes the first essay and examines the legal aspects of equality. Another paper pursues the notion of proportionate equality to what he views as its ultimate reality: that of a purely formal logical concept, while another argues that "egalitarianism" has reference to human interests, which in fact give it content. Equality in Christian Marriage 83 equality in marriage. The editors and their team of contributors approach their task with a clear conviction that “both the world and the church urgently need to hear and take to heart the message of biblical equality, because it is at once true, logical, biblical and beneficial” (p. 13).

C. S. Lewis on Equality. As a result you can use the word Democracy to sanction in his thought the most degrading (and also the least enjoyable) of human feelings. You can get him to practise, not only without shame but with a positive glow of self-approval, conduct which, if undefended by the magic word, would be universally. Chapter One THE STAGES OF THE RIGHTS OF MAN. The rights of man is one of those majestic terms that, like liberty or democracy, has a troubled past in the public square and has been put to many rights "declared" by Jefferson or by Mounier should not be confused with those of as interpreted by the Jacobins; the Universal Declaration of , framed Price: $ In God, Locke and Equality, Jeremy Waldron argues that Locke’s mature writings present an idea of basic human equality, grounded in Christian theism, and that this idea is “a working premise of his whole political theory” whose influence can be detected in “his arguments about property, family, slavery, government, politics, and toleration”. Equality. By R. H. Tawney. London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., (Originally printed: ), , (Excerpts). Chapter Two: Inequality and Social Structure. So to criticize inequality and to desire equality is not, as is sometimes suggested, to cherish the romantic illusion that men are equal in character and intelligence.

Equality doesn’t result naturally in any society. Certainly, the harmful effects of inequality — the powerful exploiting the powerless — need to be curbed and countered. Still, if equality is sought to be imposed, it inevitably leads to inequality.   The Equality Act, similar local-level laws already in force, and California’s Health Education Framework prove that Mr. Armstrong was correct. The war on family has been a long, drawn-out struggle. Its proponents did not start by saying that they wanted to destroy family and teach 5-year-olds that they can be whatever gender they feel like. In December , Satyarth Nayak wrote Sridevi: The Eternal Screen Goddess, published by Penguin Random House India. In a conversation with us, Nayak tells us about the book Author: Kabir Singh Bhandari.

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Equality of outcome, equality of condition, or equality of results is a political concept which is central to some political ideologies and is used regularly in political discourse, often in contrast to the term equality of opportunity.

It describes a state in which people have approximately the same material wealth and income, or in which the general economic conditions of their lives. Social equality is a state of affairs in which all people within a specific society or isolated group have the same status in possibly all respects, possibly Equality as a fact civil rights, freedom of speech, property rights and equal access to certain social goods and social r, it may also include health equality, economic equality and other social securities.

Equality as a fact and equality as a result We seek not just legal equity but human ability, not just equality as a right and a theory but equality as a fact and equality as a result." ~Lyndon Johnson. The Civil Rights Act, signed into law 50 years ago today, was a watershed moment in the struggle for equality.

It came at a time of. “Equality” that day became the most talked about subject in the Monday morning editorial check-in. And while it should be the focus of every business, we realize that we need to think about equality a little differently.

Can we create an equal workplace by giving them equal opportunities. Let’s take the example of Gender Equality. Equality of results” (also called “equality of outcomes”) is a term used in economics and politics.

A society which tries to create equality of results is trying to provide a similar standard of living for everyone. This is the goal of Communist s.


In the context of the social sciences, the concept of equality refers sometimes to certain properties which men are held to have in common but more often to certain treatments which men either receive or. Equality of Opportunity is partly motivated by the plausibility of treating individuals equally and partly motivated by the unattractiveness of giving each person the same, or Equality of Outcome.

Equality of Outcome requires that individuals have some share of goods, not merely a chance to obtain them without the hindrance of some obstacles. A focus on outcomes with respect to. The equality may be one of quantity or quality.

Equality may be predicated of things, per-sons, or social entities such as institutions,groups, and so on. Equality is also a normative concept. As a normative concept, equality is the notion that there is some special respect in which all human beings are in fact equal (descriptive) but that this.

Equality 's society also promised that "toiling" for others was in fact the only way to be happy anyway: "There is no joy for men, save the joy shared with all their brothers," it taught him ().

It's important to note that the two ideas are distinct. In book: Engaging Men in Building Gender Equality (pp) (). Men and Gender Equality. In Engaging Men in Building Gender Equality. slowly and as a. The Consequences of Equality presents a succinct, easy to understand, and well-researched argument against equality as a worthwhile pursuit in all its forms.

Even though I came into this book with the mindset that equality of opportunity could prove a worthwhile goal, Mr. Battaglioli quickly and expertly put that foolish notion to rest/5(9). Reference equality is the basis for equality in mutable data types; this is the only way to ensure consistency over time and avoid breaking rep invariants of hash tables.

Equality is one part of implementing an abstract data type, and we’ve already seen how important ADTs are to achieving our three primary objectives. Electoral Gender Quotas: Between Equality of Opportunity and Equality of Result Article (PDF Available) in Representation 43(2) July with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Drude Dahlerup.

This policy may be regarded, in fact, by proponents of the Principle of Equality, as their most important. The third policy is a partner to the second, and not much less important. It has to do with what can be granted, that the goal of the principle may be served by having a kind of incentive system, perhaps as well described as a compensation.

It is the hunger of the hungry, the need of the needy, the suffering of the ill, and so on’. 40 In other words, it is argued, most people – egalitarians included – do not seem to be much concerned with equality per se, although they are genuinely concerned with equality as a means of reducing some ‘bad’.

41Author: Wilfred Beckerman. Equality of Opportunity versus Equality of Results Two concepts of equality are central to the debate about goals and means in equality policies.

While ‘equality’ is perceived as a shared value in many societies, divergence over the strategy to achieve this goal will often reveal that different concepts of equality are at Size: KB. "The Equality Illusion" is an excellent, well structured slice of feminist literature.

I have read books similar to this before, but Banyard has made an honest and most interesting read. This book studies the issue's that we, as women, still face today.4/5.

"The Myth of Equality is, in fact, mostly aimed at Christian readers. However, this atheist appreciated the entire book’s contents because the scriptural parts and the rest complemented each other and both point to one end: A just culture where the.

From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. Equality Richard Henry Tawney economic inequality economic power effect England English enterprise environment equalitarian established existence expenditure fact France freedom G. Cole groups human important increase individual industry inequality inheritance.

This book reflects Singer’s interest in the relationship between equality and development. It is the result of five months of intensive in-residence study in Mexico, financed in part by a grant from the Social Science Research Council.

Equality 'E v E R Y man to count for one and no one to count for more than one.' This formula, much used by utilitarian philosophers, seems to me to form the heart of the doctrine of equality or of equal rights, and has coloured much liberal and democratic thought.

Like many familiarFile Size: 4MB. tion of the law or equality before the law," and (2) "equality of capacity for rights".

To these we may add what is, I think, a third and distinct principle, (3) "equality for law-making purposes", and then (4) we shall briefly notice the application of the doctrine in the Covenant of the League of Nations. Forensic equality.

Java uses observational equality for most of its mutable data types, in fact. If two distinct List objects contain the same sequence of elements, then equals() reports that they are equal.

But using observational equality leads to subtle bugs, and in fact allows us to easily break the rep invariants of other collection data structures. Equality. Equality - Generally, an ideal of uniformity in treatment or status by those in a position to affect either.

Acknowledgment of the right to equality often must be coerced from the advantaged by the disadvantaged. Equality of opportunity was the founding creed of U.S. society, but equality among all peoples and between the sexes has proved easier to legislate than to achieve in.

If they don’t, then you could make a claim under the Equality Act This could result in the organisation being taken to court and sued for their action. It is best to speak to a lawyer or contact an organisation, like the Equality and Human Rights Commission (www.

), who can offer advice and Size: KB. Japanese women are getting more education and want to have a career. But within the home, gender equality is not on pace with workforce equality.

Woman end up doing a “second shift” of housework and childcare when they return home from work. The result is that many women are waiting longer to get into a partnership. CHAPTER 15 Equality: ‘Fact’ or ‘Value’. He would cut up the ceilings of the Veronese into strips so that every one might have a little : Wilfred Beckerman.

Liberty and equality are basic to constitutional government. Authoritarianism is by and large condemned because it supposedly denies liberty and equality, whereas constitutionalism is praised because it supposedly protects these values. However, this does not mean that the fellowship of liberty and equality under a constitutional government is an.

Politics and Society. Political equality, in which all members of a society are of equal standing. Consociationalism, in which an ethnically, religiously, or linguistically divided state functions by cooperation of each group's elites; Egalitarianism, a trend of thought that favors equality for all people; Equal opportunity, a stipulation that all people should be treated similarly.

Equality of opportunity vs equality of outcome Posted on 14 April by feminismfortories We all know what we mean by “equality” – that people are treated as equal to each other because at a fundamental level they have equal value as human beings.

The simple fact is that contrary to Shackfords and Nolan’s optimism, Congressional Republicans are not opposing the Equality Act because it is too “expansive”. They are opposing it because.