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Strategies of Justice: Aboriginal Peoples, Persistent Injustice, and the Ethics of Political Action

Burke A. Hendrix

Abstract

Political theorists often imagine themselves as political architects, asking what an ideal set of laws or social structures might look like. Yet persistent injustices can endure for decades or even centuries despite such ideal theorizing. In circumstances of this kind, it is essential for political theorists to think carefully about the political choices normatively available to those who directly face persistent injustices and seek to change them. The book focuses on the claims of Aboriginal peoples to better treatment from the United States and Canada. The book investigates two intertwined i ... More

Keywords: Aboriginal peoples, persistent injustice, political strategy, moral permissions, deliberation, legality, proportionality, intergenerational justice, Canada, United States

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198833543
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198833543.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Burke A. Hendrix, author
Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Oregon