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Political and Moral Legitimacy: A Normative Theory of Health Policy Decision‐Making

Jennifer Prah Ruger

in Health and Social Justice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199559978
eISBN:
9780191721489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559978.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Many countries, including the United States, lack consensus about the core ethical principles concerning health and health care, beyond a market‐based approach to resource allocation. This chapter ... More


Market Expansion, State Centralization, and Neo-Confucianism in Qing China

Ho-Fung Hung

in Protest with Chinese Characteristics: Demonstrations, Riots, and Petitions in the Mid-Qing Dynasty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152037
eISBN:
9780231525459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152037.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter outlines the trajectory of the rise and decline of centralized state power and commercial prosperity in the mid-Qing period. It delineates the conservative strain of Confucianism ... More


Breaking Democracy’s Spell

John Dunn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300179910
eISBN:
9780300206562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179910.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book argues that democracy is not synonymous with good government. It explores the labyrinthine reality behind the basic concept of democracy, demonstrating how the political system that people ... More


Mid-Qing Protests in Comparative Perspective

Ho-Fung Hung

in Protest with Chinese Characteristics: Demonstrations, Riots, and Petitions in the Mid-Qing Dynasty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152037
eISBN:
9780231525459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152037.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter first compares the three waves of protests in mid-Qing China. It shows that while the general political-economic contexts determined whether the protesters were more likely to engage or ... More


“Risen into Empire”: Moral Geographies of the American Republic

David N. Livingstone

in Geography and Revolution

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226487335
eISBN:
9780226487359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487359.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the production of geographies in the period of the American Revolution and draws upon several different species of geographical text in order to ascertain how they were ... More


Introduction

Mark Totten

in First Strike: America, Terrorism, and Moral Tradition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124484
eISBN:
9780300168648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124484.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Over the past several years, the United States has dramatically changed its approach to preventing future enemy attack. In particular, the government has become willing to use preemptive force ... More


Falstaff and Harry

Harry Berger

in Harrying: Skills of Offense in Shakespeare's Henriad

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823256624
eISBN:
9780823261376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256624.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter explores the relation between Falstaff and Harry in the two Henry IV plays. It discusses how Shakespeare represents Harry as a potential Harry-hater, centering on his struggle for moral ... More


Judaism and Germline Modification

Elliot N. Dorff

in Design and Destiny: Jewish and Christian Perspectives on Human Germline Modification

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033732
eISBN:
9780262270632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033732.003.0030
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter introduces the various ways religions draw upon ancient texts and traditions to make sense of contemporary challenges. It illustrates that from the tradition and perspectives of Judaism, ... More


The Rhetorical Argument

Arvind Sharma

in Are Human Rights Western?: A Contribution to the Dialogue of Civilizations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679489
eISBN:
9780199081714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679489.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the argument that human rights may be labelled Western as a purely rhetorical device; that it to say, it is a convenient way of deflecting any critical inquiry into the moral or ... More


Some Reflections on Successful Negotiation in South Africa1

Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert

in The Long Road to Peace in Northern Ireland: Peace Lectures from the Institute of Irish Studies at Liverpool University

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310652
eISBN:
9781846314155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314155.005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter presents an account of how the peace process got under way in South Africa. Trust was not part of the initial formula. Rather adversaries negotiated because they perceived their conflict ... More


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