Intergenerational justice of what : welfare, resources or capabilities?
Page, Edward. (2007) Intergenerational justice of what : welfare, resources or capabilities? Environmental Politics, Vol.16 (No.3). pp. 453-469. ISSN 0964-4016Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09644010701251698
An important aspect of intergenerational justice concerns the specification of a 'currency of advantage' that can be used to evaluate distributive outcomes across time. Environmental theorists have introduced several innovative currencies of justice in recent years, such as ecological space and critical natural capital. However they have often downplayed the application of established currencies (such as welfare, resources or capabilities) to issues of futurity. After exploring the merits of a number of rival currencies, it is argued that the currency of 'capabilities to function' provides a promising basis for a theory of justice that takes seriously the rights and duties of intergenerational justice.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Politics and International Studies|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Environmental Politics|
|Official Date:||May 2007|
|Number of Pages:||17|
|Page Range:||pp. 453-469|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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