To what extent did the opportunities

Another is that desires that reflect accurate statistical judgments are not inherently offensive to equal opportunity. Socio-economic differences in university outcomes We have seen that there are large socio-economic differences in the likelihood of going to university, including by type of institution attended.

It is being applied to increasingly wider areas beyond employment, [9] [13] including lending, [14] housing, college admissions, voting rights and elsewhere. This is not to deny that such decisions can be made in a way that reflects wrongful prejudice. Implementing the substantive ideal of democratic equality might conflict with other justice norms Estlund A mainstream view is that mechanisms to achieve equal outcomes—to take a society and with unequal socioeconomic levels and force it to equal outcomes—are fraught with moral as well as practical problems since they often involve political coercion to compel the transfer.

explanation of equality of opportunity

That will allow you to discover whether you are able to supply those needs, at the price customers want to pay, and if you can still make a profit.

Source : Crawford et al. Will it work? Many philosophers have taken issue with this general view. Comparisons with related concepts[ edit ] Equality of outcome is often compared to related concepts of equality, particularly with equality of opportunity.

The left-hand set of bars shows that state school students from the 20 per cent highest socio-economic backgrounds are 8.

problems with equality of opportunity

Most contributors to debates about equality of educational opportunity focus on opportunities that are made available through public K—12 and higher education institutions.

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