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Dovetailing Justice into an Existing Framework of Needs

Taylor, Anthony J. W.
June 4, 2015

Source: (2006) In Anthony J. W. Taylor, ed., Justice as a Basic Human Need. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Pp. 177-199.

“Having made an appeal in the present book for justice in all its forms to be recognised as essential for the all-around enjoyment of a civilised existence, it remains to consider into which of the existing theories of motivation it might fit. Towards that end, this final chapter considers the major theories that have stood the test of time and might accommodate the new proposition. It concludes by favouring the humanitarian schema created by Maslow, but argues that the case cannot rest without being exposed to proper scrutiny from researchers in different domains — including those with a cross-cultural frame of reference. It declares that the real reward will depend on the fruits of the application.” (excerpt)


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