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Date of Publication: 2005
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Description: Examines the virtues & social justice of random distribution, envisioning a future country where everything, including political power, jobs, & money, is determined by lottery. Originally published in 1992, this 2nd edition contains a new preface & afterword, 10 Chpts, Bibliography, & Index. Trade paperback is Near Fine: completely clean & tight, NO writing or other marks except for 2 teeny punctures at top of front cover & small discoloration on side edge. NOT ex-lib.Please see our photos! Description & photos copyright Gargoyle Books 2015. Same Day Shipping on all orders received by 2 pm (Noon Saturdays) Pacific time; Sundays & holidays, next business day).
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ISBN-13: 978-1845400255 ISBN-10: 1845400259 Edition: 2nd

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Editorial Reviews


'Gallantly, and with great success, she fights off the objections' -- Zygmunt Bauman, TLS

'Goodwin is to be congratulated on her formidable achievement' -- Tom D. Campbell, THES

‘Insistently and acutely challenges readers to say what our moral equality justly demands.' -- Eric Rakowski, American Political Science Review

‘Justice by Lottery will richly repay close reading’ -- Noam Zohar, Mind

‘Weighs in as the year’s most dangerous political book. It should provide a sensation. Fat chance’ -- Boyd Tonkin, New Statesman

About the Author

Barbara Goodwin is Professor of Politics at the University of East Anglia, Norwich. Her books include ""Justice by Lottery"" (2nd edn. 2005) and ""Ethics at Work"" (2000) and several books on the political importance of utopian ideas. She has broadcast two series of programmes about democracy on the BBC World Service. Her interests range widely in politics, philosophy and social science.

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