CHP Seminar: 28th August 2018 – Opportunity Pluralism and Children’s Health
12.30-1.30pm, Tuesday 28th August 2018
Seminar Room 410, Level 4, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton
Presenter: Matteo Bonotti – lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Relations at Monash University
This paper (co-authored with Gideon Calder – Swansea University) argues that dominant ways of thinking about the relationship between children’s health and equality of opportunity are flawed. The paper therefore develops a new approach to the analysis of this relationship grounded in Joseph Fishkin’s (2014) theory of ‘opportunity pluralism’.
More specifically, the paper argues that we should pluralise our understanding of children’s health, including both what it means for children to be healthy and what kind of opportunities different ways of being healthy may provide children with.
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