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Fair by design. Addressing the paradox of inclusive design approaches
The Design Journal
Inclusive design approaches like universal design prescribe addressing the needs of the widest possible audience in order to consider human differences. Taking differences seriously, however, may imply that "the widest possible audience" is severely restricted. In confronting this paradox, we recruit Rawls' theory of justice as fairness. Applying Rawls' principles to universal design implies that users derive which design allows for equitable use by deliberating under a veil of ignorancedoi:10.1080/14606925.2017.1352822 fatcat:xp46ykkmzjf65lkqjruk6zay54