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About the authors -- Part I:  18th Century Thinking and Current Issues in Economic Justice -- Some Remarks on Hume's Account of Property Including One Cheer for the Communist Manifesto; Charles Landesman -- Rousseau on Poverty; Sally J. Scholz -- Bentham and Payday Lenders; David Jackson -- Part II: Economic Justice in North America -- Justice and Correctional Health Services; Kenneth Kipnis -- Economic Justice and Freedom of Conscience; Emily R. Gill -- Economic Justice in the Oikos: Freedom and Equality in Family Law; Christopher Berry Gray -- Part III: Private Property, Free Market and Economic Justice -- Rights and Economic Justice in Nozick's Theory; Rex Martin -- Poverty, Markets, Justice: Why the Market is the Only Cure for Poverty ; Jan Narveson -- Fatal Flaws in the Libertarian Conception of the Market Schonsheck -- Adam Smith’s Order for Distributing the Wealth of Nations; Wade Robison -- Part IV Economic Justice and Distribution -- Economic Inequality and Global Justice;  Ann E. Cudd -- Property, Taxes and Distribution; Bill Nelson -- Monetary Incentives, Economic Inequality, and Economic Justice; Alistair Macleod -- Part V: International Economic Justice -- How Demanding is the Duty of Assistance?; Mark Navin --  World Bank Rules for Aid Allocation: New Institutional Economics or Moral Hazard?; Nicole Hassan.

The economic impact of the U. S. financial market meltdown of 2008 has been devastating both in the U. S. and worldwide. One consequence of this crisis is the widening gap between rich and poor. With little end in sight to global economic woes, it has never been more urgent to examine and re-examine the values and ideals that animate policy about the market, the workplace, and formal and informal economic institutions at the level of the nation state and internationally.  Re-entering existing debates and provoking new ones about economic justice, this volume makes a timely contribution to a normative assessment of our economic values and the institutions that active those norms.  Topics covered by this volumes essays range from specific or relatively small-scale problems such as payday lending and prisoners’ access to adequate healthcare; to large-scale such as global poverty, the free market and international aid. Economic Justice will stimulate and provoke philosophers, policy makers and the engaged readers who hope for better outcomes from financial institutions and improvements in the distribution of economic goods."

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