The Equal Society collects fourteen new essays with the general aim of improving the orthodox distributive approach to egalitarianism. It applies it to real-world issues (e.g., poverty-based, gender, racial, educational, epistemic, and workplace inequalities) and connects it with recent currents in egalitarian thought, including African ethics and relational egalitarianism, which takes social relations rather than distributable goods as primary for understanding the nature of equality and the sources of inequality.
Fricker (§3) argues that without the capacity to epistemically contribute to one’s community (pp. 75–76), one will be effectively excluded from being an equal participant and, as a result, not safeguarded from relations of domination (i.e., both actual and counterfactual oppression and coercion). In the case of rape (p. 86),...
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Equality for Women in our Society Essay
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Did you know that the lowest ranking female in a pack of hyenas have a higher rank than the highest male of that pack? This is drastically different from that of the social structure of humans in most societies. Even though women are soft and delicate, women deserve equality because they are compassionate, intelligent, strong, and work as hard compared to men. Women can defuse a situation in a compassionate, intellectual manner and work hard at it until peace is reached. Women should be treated equally to men because they have the same qualities in most areas as men and have qualities that some men lack.
Women and men are very different in the aspect of physical and mental attributes. Women, in general, have more compassion than…show more content…
They can also bring to light issues in marketing that can help to bring more appeal to the consumer thus improving sales. A Norwegian data stated that women are more significant as drivers of economic growth from a global standpoint (Holmâs, 2012).
Higher education is a growing concern of many of the young, middle, and elder generations. Just as men, many women pursue college to better their lives and/or pursue their possible dream career. In a United States Census conducted in 2010, the men to women ratio was 49.2-50.8 meaning that the number of men to women are very close (Howden & Meyer, 2011). The women who go on to attain a Bachelor’s degree or more was more than 35%, more than 10% above the men (United States Census Bureau, n.d.). Between the ages of 25-29 with a Bachelor’s degree or more, women have been on a steady incline since the 1940s as opposed to men (United States Census Bureau, n.d.). Women have the educational experience and drive to earn equal pay doing the same work. There is no doubt that women have the intelligence as college attendance have proven. With women making up half of the population and increased educational attainment, it is justified that they are treated fairly.
Women can be seen working in nearly all fields of occupation. Women’s work output can easily be compared to that of men in many occupations. Women may still make