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Hollywood Romantic Comedy: States of the Union, 1934-65

Kathrina Glitre

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070785
eISBN:
9781781700990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070785.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hollywood romantic comedy inevitably ends with the union of a heterosexual couple. But does this union inevitably involve marriage? What part does equality play? Are love and desire identical? This ... More


Rethinking Equality: The Challenge of Equal Citizenship

Chris Armstrong

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069246
eISBN:
9781781701287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069246.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book provides a critical account of contemporary egalitarian theories. It challenges their focus on issues of choice and personal responsibility, and questions their ability to address the major ... More


Schools and the Politics of Religion and Diversity in the Republic of Ireland: Separate But Equal?

Karin Fischer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719091964
eISBN:
9781526115379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091964.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Separate but equal? Schools and the politics of religion and diversity in the Republic of Ireland focuses on the historical and current place of religion in the Irish education system from the ... More


The Activation of Citizenship in Europe

Thomas Pfister

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719083310
eISBN:
9781781704653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083310.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book illuminates the links between the currently dominant transnational discourse on what constitutes ‘modern’ social policy and contemporary concepts and practices of citizenship. Throughout ... More


Conclusion

Lynn Dobson

in Supranational Citizenship

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719069529
eISBN:
9781781702154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069529.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Working in normative theory, the book presents a new theory of citizenship simpliciter: as an institutional role permitting moral agency within a complex and differentiated institutional space. ... More


Feminist presence and women's descriptive representation

Evans Elizabeth

in Women and the Liberal Democrats: Representing Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083471
eISBN:
9781781702277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083471.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Research has highlighted that a feminist presence is often critical to bringing about gendered changes within political parties, particularly vis-à-vis campaigns for women's increased descriptive ... More


Two wrongs don’t make a right: (in)tolerance and hate crime laws in Northern Ireland

Chris Gilligan

in Tolerance and Diversity In Ireland, North and South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097201
eISBN:
9781526103994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097201.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The issue of racism and sectarianism is increasingly understood through the prism of ‘hate crime’. This way of conceptualising racism and sectarianism is usually accompanied by the claim that society ... More


Justice and citizenship

Tony Fitzpatrick

in After the New Social Democracy: Social Welfare for the 21st Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064760
eISBN:
9781781700433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064760.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyses the new social democracy's (NSD) reciprocity in relation to the concepts of justice citizenship. It proposes a concept of distributive justice that is the product of equality of ... More


Conclusion

Chris Armstrong

in Rethinking Equality: The Challenge of Equal Citizenship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069246
eISBN:
9781781701287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069246.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book attempts to reframe or reorient the political theory of equality. It begins by drawing a distinction between two such framings: the approach which is prevalent in the ‘equality of what?’ ... More


A little difference: equality and the career woman comedy

Kathrina Glitre

in Hollywood Romantic Comedy: States of the Union, 1934-65

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070785
eISBN:
9781781700990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070785.003.0020
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The rise of capitalism in the nineteenth century defined wage labour as a male prerogative. The breadwinner was expected to be competitive and self-seeking, while his female counterpart was ... More


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