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Personal Autonomy and Cultural Tradition: The Arranged Marriage Debate in Britain

Monique Deveaux

in Gender and Justice in Multicultural Liberal States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199289790
eISBN:
9780191711022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289790.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter explores the ways in which particular liberal notions of personal autonomy sit uneasily with certain cultural practices, especially those of ‘traditional’ or nonliberal groups. It argues ... More


Cultural Politics and the Essence of Life: Who Controls the Water?

Stefanie Wickstrom

in Environmental Justice in Latin America: Problems, Promise, and Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033725
eISBN:
9780262269957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033725.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on the cases of Chile, Bolivia, and Mexico to determine which of these countries has better control of water resources. Local beliefs and cultural traditions have played a key ... More


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