Forum for Social Economics

, Volume 22, Issue 2, pp 22–29 | Cite as

Can rawls' vision of justice provide a preferential option for the poor of the third world?

  • John D. Abell


Human Dignity Difference Principle Preferential Option Social Infrastructure Catholic Social Teaching 
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