Property-Owning Democracy: Rawls and Beyond features a collection of original essays that represent the first extended treatment of political philosopher John Rawls' idea of a property-owning democracy.
Part One: Property-Owning Democracy: Theoretical Foundations
1. Justice or Legitimacy, Barricades or Public Reason? - Simone Chambers 2. Property-Owning Democracy: A Short History - Ben Jackson 3. Public Justification and the Right to Private Property - Corey Brettschneider 4. Free (and Fair) Markets without Capitalism - Martin O'Neill 5. Property-Owning Democracy, Liberal Republicanism, and the Idea of an Egalitarian Ethos - Alan Thomas 6. Property-Owning Democracy and Republican Citizenship - Stuart White
Part Two: Interrogating Property-Owning Democracy: Work, Gender, Political Economy
7. Work, Ownership, and Productive Enfranchisement - Nien-he Hsieh 8. Care, Gender, and Property-Owning Democracy - Ingrid Robeyns 9. Nurturing the Sense of Justice - Waheed Hussain 10. Property-Owning Democracy or Economic Democracy? - David Schweickart
Part Three: Toward a Practical Politics of Property-Owning Democracy: Program and Politics
11. Realizing Property-Owning Democracy - Thad Williamson 12. The Empirical and Policy Linkage between Primary Goods, Human Capital, and Financial Capital - Sonia Sodha 13. The Pluralist Commonwealth and Property-Owning Democracy - Gar Alperovitz 14. Is Property-Owning Democracy a Politically Viable Aspiration? - Thad Williamson
Martin O'Neill is Lecturer in Moral and Political Philosophy in the Department of Politics at the University of York.
Thad Williamson is Associate Professor of Leadership Studies and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law, University of Richmond.