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|Title:||Equity, by what measure?|
|Affiliation:||Office of System Performance and Aboriginal Policy, Department of Health and Community Services, Northern Territory Government, Casuarina Northern Territory 0811. email@example.com.|
|Citation:||Health promotion journal of Australia : official journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professionals 2006-12; 17(3): 206-10|
|Abstract:||Equity has in many instances been framed around the notion of fairness. But the metric used to determine what is fair leaves some people at a disadvantage because the things that they value are not always taken properly into account. If I value mangoes and you value oranges is a measure of fairness based on how many oranges I seek appropriate? If I am expected to give up my love of mangoes in order to get ahead is that fair? The debate about judging equity - about measuring fairness - needs to find the conceptual and methodological space to allow the voices and claims of the other to be heard.|
History, 20th Century
Oceanic Ancestry Group
|Appears in Collections:||NT Health digital library|
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