Chapter 1. Who Toils? Race, Equal Opportunity, and the Division of Labor

  1. Paul Gomberg

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692431.ch1

How to Make Opportunity Equal: Race and Contributive Justice

How to Make Opportunity Equal: Race and Contributive Justice

How to Cite

Gomberg, P. (2008) Who Toils? Race, Equal Opportunity, and the Division of Labor, in How to Make Opportunity Equal: Race and Contributive Justice, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692431.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 4 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405160810

Online ISBN: 9780470692431

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Keywords:

  • division of labor;
  • social philosophy;
  • software engineer;
  • unemployment;
  • egalitarianism

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • A radical proposal

  • Some history

  • Why our conception of equal opportunity changes

  • Racism and the costs of unequal opportunity

  • The social context of political philosophy

  • Contributive justice

  • Race and opportunity