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" Roemer, for example, this idea means that 'society should do what it can to "level the playing field" among individuals who compete for positions, or, more generally, that it level the playing field among individuals during their periods of formation,... "
Equality of Opportunity - Page 1
by John E. ROEMER - 2009 - 128 pages
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Meritocracy and Economic Inequality

Kenneth Joseph Arrow, Samuel Bowles, Steven N. Durlauf - Business & Economics - 2000 - 348 pages
...should do what it can to "level the playing field" among individuals who compete for positions, or among individuals during their periods of formation,...second conception, which I call the nondiscrimination or merit principle, holds that in the competition for positions in society, all individuals who possess...
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Contemporary Political Theory: A Reader

Colin Farrelly - Political Science - 2004 - 305 pages
...attempts to develop the idea of 'deep' equality of opportunity. For Roemer, for example, this idea means that 'society should do what it can to "level the...pools of candidates competing for positions'. The 'mounds and troughs in the playing field' correspond to 'the differential circumstances for which they...
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Opportunity: Optimizing Life's Chances

Donald Morris - Philosophy - 2006 - 461 pages
...of equal opportunity. "The first says that society should do what it can to 'level the playing Held' among individuals who compete for positions, or, more...be admissible to pools of candidates competing for positions."91 This is the stronger, positive or active sense that produces educational programs such...
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