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Social Justice and Neo‐liberalism: A Critique

Raymond Plant

in The Neo-liberal State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199281756
eISBN:
9780191713040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281756.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

We have seen that the neo-liberal sees social justice as the mistaken and illusory value distinctively pursued by Social Democrats. In this chapter the details of the neo‐liberal critique are ... More


Social Justice: A Mirage?

Raymond Plant

in The Neo-liberal State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199281756
eISBN:
9780191713040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281756.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

It is a central thesis of neo‐liberalism that social justice is an incoherent moral ideal and should play no part in proper identification of the real purposes and scope of the state. Social justice ... More


Whose Social Justice? Which Evangelicalism?: Social Engagement in a Campus Ministry

John Schmalzbauer

in The New Evangelical Social Engagement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199329533
eISBN:
9780199369379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199329533.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the social engagement of campus evangelicals. Drawing on ethnographic field observations and survey data, it focuses on InterVarsity’s Urbana student missions conference, a ... More


Lone parents and the Conservatives: anything new?

Haux Tina

in Social Policy Review 23: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428301
eISBN:
9781447303503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428301.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter focuses on lone parents, a group that, it argues, has represented a challenge for policy makers in the UK for three decades or so. It notes that under New Labour, the ‘lone parent ... More


Chasing Virtue, Enforcing Virtue: Social Justice and Conceptions of Risk in Pregnancy

Debra DeBruin, Anne Drapkin Lyerly, Joan Liaschenko, and Mary Faith Marshall

in Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Judgments about risk of harm raise issues of profound moral significance. This chapter criticizes prevailing assumptions about risk management in pregnancy. While bioethicists tend to focus on ... More


Good Guys with Guns: The Appeal and Consequences of Concealed Carry

Angela Stroud

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627892
eISBN:
9781469627915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627892.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Although the rate of gun ownership in U.S. households has declined from an estimated 50 percent in 1970 to approximately 32 percent today, Americans' propensity for carrying concealed firearms has ... More


Digital Rebellion: The Birth of the Cyber Left

Todd Wolfson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038846
eISBN:
9780252096808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038846.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This book examines the impact of new media and communication technologies on the spatial, strategic, and organizational fabric of social movements. It begins with the rise of the Zapatistas in the ... More


Social Movement Logics—Past, Present, and Future

Todd Wolfson (ed.)

in Digital Rebellion: The Birth of the Cyber Left

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038846
eISBN:
9780252096808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038846.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This concluding chapter reexamines the Cyber Left against the backdrop of informational capitalism and history. Through this lens, it discusses indymedia as a precursor to Occupy Wall Street and many ... More


Ernesto Che Guevara, Dispositions, and Education for Transnational Social Justice

John D. Holst

in Cuba in a Global Context: International Relations, Internationalism, and Transnationalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049106
eISBN:
9780813046709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049106.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The theory and practice of Ernesto Che Guevara exemplifies the nexus of dispositions and a broadly conceived notion of education within and beyond formal schooling. A revolutionary, Guevara was also ... More


New Labour’s countryside in international perspective

Mark Shucksmith

in New Labour's countryside: Rural policy in Britain since 1997

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349323
eISBN:
9781447302858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349323.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the developments of rural policy in Great Britain in the context of international economic, social, and political trends. It evaluates the achievements of New Labour's rural ... More


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