Coming to Terms with Our Past, Part II

@article{Mccarthy2004ComingTT,
  title={Coming to Terms with Our Past, Part II},
  author={T. Mccarthy},
  journal={Political Theory},
  year={2004},
  volume={32},
  pages={750 - 772}
}
There has recently been a surge of interest, theoretical and political, in reparations for slavery. This essay takes up several moral-political issues from that intensifying debate: how to conceptualize and justify collective compensation and collective responsibility, and how to establish a plausible connection between past racial injustices and present racial inequalities. It concludes with some brief remarks on one aspect of the very complicated politics of reparations: the possible effects… Expand
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