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Bourgeois equality of opportunity

Bourgeois equality of opportunity: the principle that socially constructed status restrictions on life chances, of both formal and informal kinds, are illegitimate.

Source: What is Good? What is Bad? The Value of All Values across Time, Place and Theories’ by John McMurtry, Philosophy and World Problems, Volume I-III, UNESCO in partnership with Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems: Oxford, 2004-11.