Is Compensation Enough? Relational Concerns in Responding to Unintended Inequity

@inproceedings{Okimoto2007IsCE,
  title={Is Compensation Enough? Relational Concerns in Responding to Unintended Inequity},
  author={Tyler Gene Okimoto and T. Tyler},
  year={2007}
}
Traditional justice models suggest that monetary compensation is an adequate response to unintended distributive harm. This perspective is widely accepted in real world settings, and is manifested in policies ranging from worker compensation to the court-based tort system. Drawing on the arguments from relational models of authority, we hypothesize that compensation for losses may be viewed by victims as an inadequate response to the situation, even when those losses are accidental and not the… CONTINUE READING

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