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Essential educational achievements as the currency of educational justice

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  • Fábio D. Waltenberg

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¿Cómo puede definirse la justicia en la educación? Hacerlo de una manera rigurosa requiere la elaboración de algunas alternativas metodológicas importantes. Este artículo, se concentra en la más básica de ellas: los logros educativos esenciales (currency of educational justice). Dado que el nivel en el cual la justicia debe ser valorada es una cuestión sin resolver, se exponen brevemente algunos problemas bien conocidos con puntos de vista normativos que adoptan el ámbito de macrojusticia", y explican por qué la perspectiva de "mesojusticia" de Amartya Sen es preferible. Después de mencionaralgunas objeciones, se defenderá una versión de "educacionismo" (educationism), en el cual la manifestación relevante de la justicia resulta estar asociada a los logros educativos esenciales, un atributo que es simultáneamente un funcionamiento relevante y un determinante posible de capacidades."

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  • Fábio D. Waltenberg, 2010. "Essential educational achievements as the currency of educational justice," REVISTA CUADERNOS DE ECONOMÍA, UN - RCE - CID, June.
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    Keywords

    educación; teorías de justicia; imparcialidad de la educación; economíanormativa.;

    JEL classification:

    • D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
    • I21 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Analysis of Education
    • I20 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - General

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