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RELIGIOUS EDUCATION IN LIBERAL DEMOCRATIC SOCIETIES: THE QUESTION OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND AUTONOMY

Walter Feinberg

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The essays in Part III of the book, on liberal constraints and traditionalist education, argue for a more regulatory conception of liberal education and emphasize the need for some controls over ... More


The Challenge of Revolutionary America

Peter J. Marshall

in Remaking the British Atlantic: The United States and the British Empire after American Independence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640355
eISBN:
9780191739279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640355.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In terms of power, the new America posed no threat to the British empire. Its republican principles were, however, seen as a challenge to the British political order. American republicanism was ... More


“Constitutional” Interpretation

JOSÉ E. ALVAREZ

in International Organizations as Law-makers

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198765639
eISBN:
9780191710070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198765639.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses ‘constitutional’ interpretation of a Charter. It compares the United Nations Charter and the United States Constitution, citing that both provide institutional mechanisms to ... More


The Status of Children: A Story of Emerging Rights

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

in Cross Currents: Family Law and Policy in the US and England

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268208
eISBN:
9780191683442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268208.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter focuses on the gradual extension of rights to children and young people. One source of emerging rights is the United States Constitution, with its Bill of Rights and especially its ... More


The Argument Briefly Stated

Louis Michael Seidman

in On Constitutional Disobedience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199898275
eISBN:
9780190260125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199898275.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the arguments of constitution apologists in favor of constitutional obedience and how each of their points is flawed. One of these is the “living Constitution” argument which ... More


. Washington v. Glucksberg (1997) and Assisted Suicide

George Anastaplo

in Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125336
eISBN:
9780813135243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125336.003.0022
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the ethical and legal issues on the development of unprecedented means for ministering to the bodies of severely afflicted patients. It examines the Glucksberg case which deals ... More


Introduction: The Gaudy Contradictions of American Constitutionalism

Louis Michael Seidman

in On Constitutional Disobedience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199898275
eISBN:
9780190260125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199898275.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The unenthusiastic reading of the Constitution by legislators during the start of the 112th Congress indicates one of the most prevailing issues in America today: constitutional obedience. This book ... More


Constitutional Cliffhangers

Brian C. Kalt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123517
eISBN:
9780300178012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123517.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The United States Constitution's provisions for selecting, replacing, and punishing presidents contain serious weaknesses that could lead to constitutional controversies. This book envisions six such ... More


Self-referring Laws

H. L. A. Hart

in Essays in Jurisprudence and Philosophy

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198253884
eISBN:
9780191681431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198253884.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter addresses the doubts experienced in the section ‘The Never-ending Series of Sanctions’ in Kelsen's General Theory of Law and State. It is assumed that a law may perfectly well refer to ... More


Broken Landscape: Indians, Indian Tribes, and the Constitution

Frank Pommersheim

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199915736
eISBN:
9780190260262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199915736.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book is a chronicle of Indian tribal sovereignty under the United States Constitution and the way that legislators have interpreted and misinterpreted tribal sovereignty since the nation's ... More


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