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By Norman J. Johnson, James H Svara

Justice for All is the 1st ebook that offers a entire exam of social fairness in American public management. The breadth of coverage--theory, context, historical past, implications in coverage reports, purposes to perform, and an motion agernda--cannot be stumbled on wherever else.

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Title I and Title V of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 apply to employees with disabilities. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended, protects applicants and employees forty years of age or older from discrimination. The Equal Pay Act of 1963, as amended, prohibits sex discrimination in payment of wages to women and men performing substantially equal work. 12. , and Arthur J. Sementelli. 2007. Justice and Public Administration. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press.

3. Sallyanne Payton argues in the next chapter that freedom and equality of opportunity were the ideal for white men, many of whom escaped from a condition of indentured servitude. Black people not only were originally enslaved but also have been treated according to a set of principles that restrict freedom and deny equality. 4. Tocqueville did not include slavery in his description of equality. He opposed slavery but largely ignored it in his account. ” He offered examples of American society from the North and West because he did not consider the South to be democratic (Gershman 1976, 469).

Outsourcing of government activities or service delivery should not impose more costs on the employees of contractors, for example, by eliminating their benefits. If government is going to advance fairness, justice, and equality in society, it should not take actions that have the opposite effect. Measuring Social Equity For a number of reasons, it is important to measure the extent and impact of social equity in the work of public organizations. Measures help to specify more precisely what equity is and how it is possible to systematically examine when and how equity is being achieved.

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