This volume brings together leading theorists to discuss the latest thinking on social justice - a central concern of contemporary politics and political philosophy. Contributors such as Carole Pateman, Raymond Plant and Chris Brown explore:
* the origins of the concept
* the contributions of thinkers such as Hume, Kant and Mill
* issues such as international justice, economic justice, justice and the environment and special rights.
By bringing together the latest applications of theories of justice with a discussion of origins, Perspectives on Social Justice provides a helpful overview for students and specialists alike.