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Report on Redress: The Japanese American Internment

Eric K. Yamamoto and Liann Ebesugawa

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

How does a country repair its harm to a vulnerable minority targeted during times of national fear because of race? How did the United States redress its then popular yet unconstitutional WWII ... More


Civil and Political Justice

Simon Caney

in Justice Beyond Borders: A Global Political Theory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198293507
eISBN:
9780191602337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829350X.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Having argued, in Ch. 2, that there are universal moral values, the next logical step is to ask what these universal moral values are; this question is pursued in Chs 3 and 4, which consider ... More


Civil Liberties1

David Feldman

in The British Constitution in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263198
eISBN:
9780191734755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263198.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the changes in civil liberties in Great Britain during the twentieth century. It suggests that, for those 100 years, the law and practice of civil liberties have pulled in many ... More


Joseph Priestley, Political Philosopher *

Martin Fitzpatrick

in Joseph Priestley, Scientist, Philosopher, and Theologian

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199215300
eISBN:
9780191706929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215300.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines Priestley's political ideas and radical reputation. It argues that the most important dimensions of Priestley's political philosophy are his delineation of a specific sphere for ... More


Responsible Speech: Rights in a Culture of Obligation

Christopher Capozzola

in Uncle Sam Wants You: World War I and the Making of the Modern American Citizen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335491
eISBN:
9780199868971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335491.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on civil liberties during World War I. It shows that during America's first world war, a broad but tentative and fragmented coalition developed around the concept of civil ... More


Interest Groups and Crime Politics at the State Level

Lisa L. Miller

in The Perils of Federalism: Race, Poverty, and the Politics of Crime Control

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331684
eISBN:
9780199867967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331684.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The primary focus of this chapter is the relationship between group interests and the legislative policy process in Pennsylvania. In striking similarity to the situation in Congress, criminal justice ... More


The War on Terror and Civil Liberties

Darshan Goux, Patrick J. Egan, and Jack Citrin

in Public Opinion and Constitutional Controversy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195329414
eISBN:
9780199851720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329414.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter begins with a brief review of public attitudes toward civil liberties during World War II, the Vietnam War, and the Cold War. It then provides a brief overview of the scholarly ... More


Defining and Measuring the Trajectory of Democratization

Andrew Reynolds

in Electoral Systems and Democratization in Southern Africa

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295105
eISBN:
9780191600128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295103.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This is the first of four chapters that discusses the theoretical underpinnings of the research on democratization in southern Africa that is described in the book. It qualitatively and ... More


Natural liberty

Annabel S. Brett

in Changes of State: Nature and the Limits of the City in Early Modern Natural Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141930
eISBN:
9781400838622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141930.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the juridical status of natural liberty within legal humanist and Aristotelian thinking. Within the broadly Aristotelian political literature, there are two places where the ... More


Contemporary Crime Politics in Congress

Lisa L. Miller

in The Perils of Federalism: Race, Poverty, and the Politics of Crime Control

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331684
eISBN:
9780199867967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331684.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Drawing on three datasets of congressional hearings on crime, this chapter offers a picture of the interest group environment at the national level that is decidedly skewed toward government ... More


Delegating Rights Protection: The Rise of Bills of Rights in the Westminster World

David Erdos

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557769
eISBN:
9780191594380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557769.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book explores bill of rights outcomes in four countries — Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom — whose development exhibits an interesting combination of both commonality and ... More


No Golden Age: The Deep Origins and Current Utility of Western Counter-Terrorism Policy

Conor Gearty

in Illusions of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265901
eISBN:
9780191772047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265901.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

From the moment of their emergence, democracies everywhere have been alive to the importance of their survival. This institutionalised anxiety has meant that radical critiques of power differentials ... More


Toleration and Its Limits

Will Kymlicka

in Multicultural Citizenship: A Liberal Theory of Minority Rights

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290919
eISBN:
9780191599712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290918.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Discusses how liberals should respond to situations in which a minority demands the right to restrict the basic civil and political liberties of its own members, in violation of the liberal ... More


Current Quality of Life in Poor Countries

Partha Dasgupta

in Human Well-Being and the Natural Environment

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247882
eISBN:
9780191596100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247889.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Illustrates how the concept of current well‐being can be put to work on the contemporary world. I draw upon evidence from the contemporary world's poorest countries to suggest that, interestingly, ... More


The Transformation of British Politics 1860–1995

Brian Harrison

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198731214
eISBN:
9780191694967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198731214.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The British political system, though often criticised, has been the model and the inspiration for many national governments worldwide. Yet it is now at the centre of controversial debate within ... More


Individual Autonomy and Civil Liberties

Joseph Chan

in Confucian Perfectionism: A Political Philosophy for Modern Times

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158617
eISBN:
9781400848690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158617.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter introduces a new Confucian perfectionist approach to individual autonomy and civil liberties. Confucianism has often been criticized for failing to recognize individual autonomy. But ... More


The United Kingdom and the Human Rights Act (1998)

David Erdos

in Delegating Rights Protection: The Rise of Bills of Rights in the Westminster World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557769
eISBN:
9780191594380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557769.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the socio‐politics of bill of rights debates and outcomes in the United Kingdom including, in particular, the origins of the Human Rights Act (HRA) (1998). Following a brief ... More


The Principle of Respect for Civil Liberties

Conor Gearty

in Principles of Human Rights Adjudication

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199287222
eISBN:
9780191700422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287222.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the principle of respect for civil liberties. The subject of civil liberties is best viewed as being concerned with those ... More


Democratic Values

George Klosko

in Democratic Procedures and Liberal Consensus

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199270200
eISBN:
9780191699467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270200.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter surveys literature addressing democratic citizens’ attitudes towards the rights or civil liberties of various minority groups. This literature is generally referred to as studies of ... More


Civil Liberties and War

in In Time of War: Understanding American Public Opinion from World War II to Iraq

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226043586
eISBN:
9780226043463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043463.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the days and weeks after 9/11, some worried that the government's offensive against terrorist activity might undermine the democratic foundations of American society. To address this concern, a ... More


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