Justice through trust: disability and the Outlier problem in Social Contract Theory

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Publication Type Journal Article
School or College College of Law; College of Humanities; School of Medicine; College of Social & Behavioral Science
Department Political Science; Internal Medicine; Law; Philosophy
Creator Francis, Leslie
Other Author Silvers, Anita
Title Justice through trust: disability and the Outlier problem in Social Contract Theory
Date 2005-10
Description The article focuses on the flaws of the social contract theory. It explores how hostile the social contract as a bargaining process has been thought to distance disabled people from contract-based justice. It analyzes the argument that the history of social contract theory exclude the people with disabilities from contracting process that gives rise to justice. It addresses the political progressiveness in contracting through a trust culture rather than bargaining culture.
Type Text
Publisher University of Chicago Press
Volume 116
Issue 1
First Page 40
Last Page 76
Subject Consensus, social sciences; Discrimination; Social contract; Social ethics; Sociology of disability
Subject LCSH Social contract; Justice
Language eng
Bibliographic Citation Silvers, A. & Francis, L.P. (2005). Justice through Trust: Disability and the "Outlier Problem" in Social Contract Theory. 116(1), 40-76.
Rights Management (c)2005 by University of Chicago Press
Format Medium application/pdf
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Date Created 2012-06-13
Date Modified 2012-06-13
ID 704506
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68k7tdt
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