• The Democratic Duty to Educate Oneself 

      Bøyum, Steinar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-11-12)
      I argue that democratic citizens have a duty to educate themselves politically. My argument proceeds in two stages. First, I establish a case for the moral importance of individual competence for voting, but also maintain ...
    • Education for Deliberative Democracy: Mapping the Field 

      Samuelsson, Martin; Bøyum, Steinar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      The notion of deliberative democracy has been widely discussed in political theory the last twenty years. Deliberative democracy has also made an impression in educational research. Many who are interested in democratic ...
    • Fairness in education - a normative analysis of OECD policy documents 

      Bøyum, Steinar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-25-03)
      Educational policy depends on assumptions about fairness in education, whether they are made explicit or kept implicit. Without a view of fairness, one would be in the dark as to what should be done about the reproduction ...
    • Inheritance and the Family 

      Pedersen, Jørgen; Bøyum, Steinar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Inherited wealth will be of increasing importance in years to come. Yet inheritance taxation is unpopular, and part of this unpopularity is due to family concerns. Such taxation is seen by many as morally problematic because ...