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Responsibility for Justice$
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Iris Marion Young

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780195392388

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392388.001.0001

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Avoiding Responsibility

Avoiding Responsibility

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(p.153) Six Avoiding Responsibility
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Responsibility for Justice
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Iris Marion Young (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392388.003.0006

This chapter explicates and analyzes typical strategies agents use to avoid responsibility in relation to structural injustice. It discusses four such strategies: reification; the denial of connection; the demands of immediacy; and the claim that none of one's roles calls for correcting injustice. It explains how in each case the structure of action in society makes each avoidance strategy intelligible and makes its recurrence likely.

Keywords:   responsibility avoidance, structural injustice, reification, denying connection, immediacy, correcting injustice

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