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Images of Youth

Harry Hendrick

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217824
eISBN:
9780191678295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217824.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This is a study of the debate on male youth in the period 1880–1920. During these years, male working-class youth was regarded as posing a serious problem, not only economically, but also morally and ... More


Village Corporatism, Real‐Estate Projects, and Territorial Autonomy

You‐tien Hsing

in The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Chapter 5 turns to the villages located at the urban fringe that have actually benefited from urban expansion, and looks at the nonconfrontational form of social mobilization in ... More


Liberalism and Illiberal Social Policy

Desmond King

in In The Name of Liberalism: Illiberal Social Policy in the USA and Britain

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296294
eISBN:
9780191599668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296290.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

King argues that liberal democratic policies assume illiberal characteristics insofar as they violate what he views as two core principles of liberalism: equality of treatment and respect for ... More


‘Reconditioning the Unemployed’: Work Camps in Britain

Desmond King

in In The Name of Liberalism: Illiberal Social Policy in the USA and Britain

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296294
eISBN:
9780191599668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296290.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

King documents the establishment and operation of British Instructional Centres from 1929–38, ‘labour camps’, which also featured physical training and reconditioning classes. He argues that, unlike ... More


Support for Democratic Values

Jacques Thomassen

in Citizens and the State

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294733
eISBN:
9780191599699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294735.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Attempts to distinguish between lack of confidence in a democratic government that falls short of public expectations, and lack of confidence in democratic government per se. There has been too ... More


Participatory Democracy: All Together Now

Frank Hendriks

in Vital Democracy: A Theory of Democracy in Action

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199572786
eISBN:
9780191722370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572786.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

In participatory democracy, preferences are not quasi‐mechanically aggregated, as in voter democracy, but interactively ‘transformed’ into something that is ‘more than the sum of the original ... More


National Minority Rights in Europe

Tove H. Malloy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199274437
eISBN:
9780191699757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274437.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Separatism is a highly topical and controversial legal and political issue. This book reviews the European inter-governmental approach in international law and politics through analysis of issues ... More


Sidney Webb

Mark Bevir

in The Making of British Socialism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150833
eISBN:
9781400840281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150833.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Webb was the single most important thinker and actor in the development of Fabian socialism. This chapter looks in detail at his political thought, rejecting the often repeated claim that he was a ... More


Sources of Meaning: Religious Beliefs and Values

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

in Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens through the Twenties

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195309379
eISBN:
9780199786688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309379.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines some of the religious beliefs and values that are part of the world views of emerging adults. Both the diversity of emerging adults' beliefs and their common determination to ... More


Law and Political Economy

William Cornish, Michael Lobban, and Keith Smith

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XI: 1820–1914 English Legal System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258819
eISBN:
9780191718151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258819.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter provides an overview of the relevant leading features of Victorian political economy that actively informed attitudes, assumptions, and policies manifested in lawmaking: both through ... More


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