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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


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


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


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


The failure of the ‘consensus-forming strategy’, 1965–69

Aaron Edwards

in A History of the Northern Ireland Labour Party: Democratic Socialism and Sectarianism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078743
eISBN:
9781781702390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078743.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The collapse of the Irish Republican Army's (IRA) armed irredentist campaign in February 1962 led to the cessation of its military activities against the Northern Ireland state. The Campaign for ... More


Dignity Violated: Rethinking AZAPO through uBuntu

Drucilla Cornell

in Law and Revolution in South Africa: uBuntu, Dignity, and the Struggle for Constitutional Transformation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257577
eISBN:
9780823261574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257577.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The AZAPO decision of the South African constitutional court was extremely controversial, both within and outside of south Africa because it supported conditional amnesty for those who had committed ... More


The Root of the Issue

Leonard A. Jason

in Principles of Social Change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841851
eISBN:
9780199315901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841851.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Our country, through slavery and its disastrous policies toward Native Americans, carries a legacy of oppression and injustice that still has consequences today. For that reason, the final chapter ... More


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