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The Uneasy Alliance of Group Representation and Deliberative Democracy

Melissa S. Williams

in Citizenship in Diverse Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780198297703
eISBN:
9780191602948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829770X.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

One of the central aims of deliberative theory is to redeem the ideal of impartiality by defining political processes in a manner that avoids bias against valid social interests. The first section of ... More


The United States: Bridging the Privileged and the Marginalized?

Robert Wuthnow

in Democracies in Flux: The Evolution of Social Capital in Contemporary Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195150896
eISBN:
9780199834938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150899.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Social capital in the United States has been declining since the 1950s. While many important forms of social capital have declined, newer ways of connecting with friends and neighbours have emerged. ... More


Representation and Social Perspective

Iris Marion Young

in Inclusion and Democracy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297550
eISBN:
9780191716751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297556.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Democratic participation and fair representation are not contraries, but rather mutually require one another. In societies with structural injustices that politically marginalize some groups, ... More


American Indian Tribal Governments ’ Fight for Change inside Institutions

Laura Evans

in Power from Powerlessness: Tribal Governments, Institutional Niches, and American Federalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199742745
eISBN:
9780199895052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742745.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter reviews the puzzle of American Indian tribal governments' political successes. Institutional niches in the federal government provide tribes with subtle outside help with cultivating ... More


Inclusive Political Communication

Iris Marion Young

in Inclusion and Democracy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297550
eISBN:
9780191716751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297556.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Theories of deliberative democracy presume too narrow an understanding of political communication. Several forms of communication additional to argument are important for political debate, especially ... More


Views from the Indian Electorate: Satisfactions and Dissatisfactions with Democracy, Politics, and the Economy

Alfred Stepan

in India’s Reforms: How They Produced Inclusive Growth

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199915187
eISBN:
9780199933495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915187.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Eminent political scientist Alfred Stepan analyzes the subjective responses of individuals when asked how their conditions have changed and how they see the future without necessarily connecting them ... More


Empowering Settings and Voices for Social Change: An Introduction

Kenneth I. Maton, Edward Seidman, and Mark S. Aber

in Empowering Settings and Voices for Social Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195380576
eISBN:
9780199864508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380576.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Empowerment is central to any effort by researchers, community practitioners, or policymakers for bringing about meaningful social change related to marginalized individuals and groups. It is ... More


Between Citizens and the State: The Politics of American Higher Education in the 20th Century

Christopher P. Loss

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148274
eISBN:
9781400840052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148274.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book tracks the dramatic outcomes of the federal government's growing involvement in higher education between World War I and the 1970s, and the conservative backlash against that involvement ... More


Intersectionality and Representation

in Affirmative Advocacy: Race, Class, and Gender in Interest Group Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226777405
eISBN:
9780226777450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777450.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter introduces the contemporary universe of organizations representing women, racial minorities, and low-income people in national politics. Organizations representing marginalized groups ... More


Affirmative Advocacy: Race, Class, and Gender in Interest Group Politics

Dara Z. Strolovitch

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226777405
eISBN:
9780226777450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777450.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The United States boasts scores of organizations that offer crucial representation for groups that are marginalized in national politics, from women to racial minorities to the poor. This systematic ... More


Pinning the Tail on the Donkey: Conceptualizing, Identifying, and Responding to Bullying

Faye Mishna

in Bullying: A Guide to Research, Intervention, and Prevention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199795406
eISBN:
9780199949687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795406.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

A review of underlying factors that are encompassed within the phenomenon of bullying are described in this chapter. Children and adolescents both engage in and are victimized through a number of ... More


Teaching African American Mysticism

Joy R. Bostic

in Teaching Mysticism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199751198
eISBN:
9780199918782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751198.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Epistemological theories that speak to how we know what we know are critical theories to interrogate when teaching about mysticism from the perspectives of marginalized groups. It is our ... More


Closer to a Pluralist Heaven?

in Affirmative Advocacy: Race, Class, and Gender in Interest Group Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226777405
eISBN:
9780226777450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777450.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter, which describes the role of advocacy organizations as representatives for marginalized groups, elaborates the policy typology and study design, and explores some of the limitations of ... More


Tyranny of the Minority? Institutional Targets and Advocacy Strategies

in Affirmative Advocacy: Race, Class, and Gender in Interest Group Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226777405
eISBN:
9780226777450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777450.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the use of the courts by advocacy organizations and evaluates whether the political institutions that are targeted by these organizations vary by issue type. It then assesses ... More


The consequences of failure

Anand Grover, Brian Citro, and Mihir Mankad

in Advancing the Human Right to Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661619
eISBN:
9780191765056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661619.003.0029
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines four essential aspects of the right to health: the right as a legal entitlement in domestic law; the prioritization of the needs of vulnerable or marginalized groups; the ... More


Can Members of Marginalized Groups Remain Invested in Schooling?: An Assessment from the United States and the United Kingdom

Angel L. Harris

in Education, Justice, and Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226012629
eISBN:
9780226012933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226012933.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter examines whether members of marginalized groups can remain invested in education despite persistent encounters with barriers to upward socioeconomic mobility. The first part looks at the ... More


Social solidarity, human rights and Roma: unequal access to basic resources in Central and Eastern Europe

Richard Filĉák and Daniel Škobla

in Reinventing Social Solidarity Across Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847427274
eISBN:
9781447305552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427274.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter argues that the continuing presence of widespread inequalities across European societies militates against the achievement of solidarity. Manifested also as disparities in access to ... More


On Voice: Difference, Power, Change

J. Eric Stewart

in Empowering Settings and Voices for Social Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195380576
eISBN:
9780199864508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380576.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter provides commentary on Chapters 6–9. Building on critical theory, it argues that the primary purpose of narratives is to expose and question the social ideologies that lead to the ... More


Selective inclusion: asylum seekers and other marginalised groups

Tania Burchardt

in A more equal society?: New Labour, poverty, inequality and exclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345783
eISBN:
9781447301394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345783.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

One of the early initiatives of the Labour government was the establishment of the Social Exclusion Unit (SEU). This unit aimed for neighbourhood renewal and for the eradication of social exclusion ... More


Village-Based Provision of Key Social Services: The Case of Tanzania

MARJA LIISA SWANTZ

in Social Provision in Low-Income Countries: New Patterns and Emerging Trends

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242191
eISBN:
9780191697050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242191.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter looks at community-oriented types of social services provision in the south-eastern portion of Tanzania. It begins with arguments regarding the employment of state policies that were ... More


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