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Fine Distinctions: Some Rejoinders to Quentin Skinner's Attacks on the Modern Doctrine of Negative Liberty

H. Matthew Kramer

in The Quality of Freedom

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199247561
eISBN:
9780191601927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247560.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Delineates the principal ideas that make up my theory of freedom as negative liberty. Raises a number of challenges to positive-liberty theories and to the civic-republican conception of freedom, ... More


A General Theory of Domination and Justice

Frank Lovett

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579419
eISBN:
9780191722837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579419.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In all societies, past and present, many persons and groups have been subject to domination. Properly understood, domination is a great evil, the suffering of which ought to be minimized as far as ... More


Liberal Egalitarianism and Civic Republicanism: Friends or Enemies?

Will Kymlicka

in Politics in the Vernacular: Nationalism, Multiculturalism, and Citizenship

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240982
eISBN:
9780191599729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240981.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that civic republicanism and procedural liberalism are allies, and that exaggerating their conflict is philosophically suspect and politically counterproductive. It explains the ... More


Greening Civic Republicanism I

John Barry

in The Politics of Actually Existing Unsustainability: Human Flourishing in a Climate-Changed, Carbon Constrained World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695393
eISBN:
9780191738982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695393.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Turns our attention to politics and discusses the potential for a ‘green republicanism’ as a viable, attractive, and pragmatic basis for green politics. It suggests that the republican account of the ... More


Introduction

Frank Lovett

in A General Theory of Domination and Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579419
eISBN:
9780191722837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579419.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The concept domination, despite its widespread employment in contemporary political and social theory, has so far escaped sustained, rigorous analysis. Chapter 1 aims to redress this lacuna. The ... More


Consociationalism

ALAN BRUDNER

in Constitutional Goods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225798
eISBN:
9780191706516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225798.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter inquires into the general design of a legislature best suited to the democratic ideals of authority-validation and self-rule. It criticizes the civic republican model of representation ... More


The Language of Oeconomy

Karen Harvey

in The Little Republic: Masculinity and Domestic Authority in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199533848
eISBN:
9780191740978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533848.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter explore the concepts which shaped contemporaries’ understanding of men's relationship with the house and household. Focusing on printed works, it establishes the discourse of ‘oeconomy’ ... More


Cultural Foundations of American Adversarialism: Civic Republicanism and the Decline of Equity’s Quasi-Inquisitorial Tradition

Amalia D. Kessler

in Inventing American Exceptionalism: The Origins of American Adversarial Legal Culture, 1800-1877

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300198072
eISBN:
9780300224849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198072.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Chapter 4 inquires into lawyers’ motivations for embracing oral, adversarial procedure. It notes that lawyers had strategic interests for preferring adversarialism, and most especially, ... More


Civic Republicanism and Citizenship: the Challenge for Today

Bernard Crick

in Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter presents a conceptual history of civic republicanism and citizenship and identifies within this lineage, as an alternative history of citizenship theory to the dominant liberal ... More


Democratic Leadership and Civic Education

Bruce Miroff

in Good Democratic Leadership: On Prudence and Judgment in Modern Democracies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199683840
eISBN:
9780191763397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683840.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 6 is also concerned with citizen capacities and virtues but approaches them from the perspective of political leaders and their responsibility to educate citizens. Does good democratic ... More


Reviving the Civil Religious Tradition

Philip S. Gorski

in Religion and Progressive Activism: New Stories About Faith and Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479854769
eISBN:
9781479834457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479854769.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Philip S. Gorski’s chapter provides historical context for progressive religious groups’ use of civil religious rhetoric. Through an analysis of Barack Obama’s efforts to resurrect the civil ... More


Harm to Norms

Jethro K. Lieberman

in Liberalism Undressed

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199919840
eISBN:
9780199980376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199919840.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter demonstrates the incompatibility of the harm principle with various claims that forms of harmless immorality and other conduct that some people view as reprehensible or disgusting ought ... More


The Background of the Framers' Thinking

David C. Williams

in The Mythic Meanings of the Second Amendment: Taming Political Violence in a Constitutional Republic

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095623
eISBN:
9780300127553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095623.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores the doctrine of revolution according to the traditions of classical liberalism and civic republicanism, arguing that America was born out of the principles of classical ... More


Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Bernard Crick and Andrew Lockyer (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book gathers a group of political actors and academics who believe that a radically more active citizenship is a worthy aim. They spell out how it can be achieved in their particular area of ... More


‘Pigs in Space’: Geographic Separatism in Multicultural Societies

Issachar Rosen-Zvi

in Law and Sociology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282548
eISBN:
9780191700200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282548.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter addresses the normative and spatial dimensions of sovereignty in a society characterized by cultural diversity, social fragmentation, and ideological conflict. The thesis of this chapter ... More


The Alternative Arrangements of the Military

James Pattison

in The Morality of Private War: The Challenge of Private Military and Security Companies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199639700
eISBN:
9780191756085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639700.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter considers the alternatives to using PMSCs and the claims that the use of PMSCs undermines the legitimacy of the state. First, it rejects various suggestions that the use of PMSCs ... More


The Love of Wendell Berry

Eric T. Freyfogle

in A Good That Transcends: How US Culture Undermines Environmental Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226326085
eISBN:
9780226326252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326252.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

For many, the Kentucky farmer and writer Wendell Berry has provided the surest conservation voice in the United States over the past several decades, especially for his appealing agrarian visions, ... More


Modernity, civil society and civic virtue

Frederick Powell

in The politics of civil society: Neoliberalism or Social Left?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347640
eISBN:
9781447303947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347640.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter examines the historical relationship between modernity, civil society, and civic virtue. It demonstrates the value base of social policy. It argues that civil society is rooted in civic ... More


Introduction

Andrew Lockyer

in Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book explores civic republicanism and citizenship, active citizenship and Britain's Labour Party, and the sharing of power between the people of Scotland, the legislators and the Scottish ... More


Summary and Conclusions

Mike Feintuck

in ‘The Public Interest’ in Regulation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199269020
eISBN:
9780191699320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269020.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The essential argument of this book has been that ‘the public interest’ need not be a cover for ignorance, or an empty vessel, and that seeking to understand it need not be comparable with the ... More


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