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Social Rights Under the Constitution: Government and the Decent Life

Cécile Fabre

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296751
eISBN:
9780191599200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296754.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The desirability, or lack thereof, of bills of rights has been the focus of some of the most enduring political debates over the last two centuries. Unlike civil and political rights, social rights ... More


Judicial Control in the European Union: Reforming Jurisdiction in the Intergovernmental Pillars

Alicia Hinarejos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199569960
eISBN:
9780191721977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569960.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The EU's activity under its intergovernmental pillars — The Common Foreign and Security Policy and Justice and Home Affairs — has traditionally been beyond the scope of judicial control offered by ... More


Left‐Liberalism Revisited

Will Kymlicka

in The Egalitarian Conscience: Essays in Honour of G. A. Cohen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199281688
eISBN:
9780191603747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199281688.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This essay considers how the left’s traditionally uneasy relationship with liberalism has been challenged by recent left-wing engagements with liberal conceptions of equality, of which Cohen’s work ... More


The Nature of Caring and the Obligation to Care

Daniel Engster

in The Heart of Justice: Care ethics and Political Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199214358
eISBN:
9780191706684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214358.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Caring is usually defined either too narrowly or too broadly to support a moral and political theory. This chapter outlines a definition of caring that is better suited for guiding the development of ... More


Globalizing Justice: The Ethics of Poverty and Power

Richard W. Miller

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199581986
eISBN:
9780191723247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581986.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The claim that people in developed countries have vast, unmet obligations to help people in developing countries is usually based on duties of kindness or a global extrapolation of justice among ... More


 What Doctors Must Know about Medical Practice

Bernard Gert, Charles M. Culver, and K. Danner Clouser

in Bioethics: A systematic approach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195159066
eISBN:
9780199786466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159063.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter shows the importance of recognizing the probabilistic nature of medical diagnosis and treatment. It discusses the possibly serious effects of physicians not understanding Bayes theorem, ... More


Working Capital Management

Lorenzo Preve and Virginia Sarria-Allende

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199737413
eISBN:
9780199775637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737413.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Working capital management is one of the most important topics in corporate finance: it relates to the operating investment of a firm and the way managers choose to finance it. This topic, mostly ... More


Global Justice and Territory

Cara Nine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199580217
eISBN:
9780191741456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580217.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Historical injustice and global inequality are basic problems embedded in territorial rights. We ask questions such as: How can the descendants of colonists claim territory that isn’t really ... More


Infinite Minds: A Philosophical Cosmology

John Leslie

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248933
eISBN:
9780191697791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248933.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book develops a Platonic creation story. The cosmos exists just because of the ethical need for it. We, and all the intricate structures of our universe, exist as intricately structured thoughts ... More


Morality and Moral Theory: A Reappraisal and Reaffirmation

Robert B. Louden

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195072921
eISBN:
9780199852925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072921.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Contemporary philosophers have grown increasingly sceptical toward both morality and moral theory. Some argue that moral theory is a radically misguided enterprise which does not illuminate moral ... More


What Is Needs Assessment?

David Royse, Michele Staton‐Tindall, Karen Badger, and J. Matthew Webster

in Needs Assessment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368789
eISBN:
9780199863860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:royes/9780195368789.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter examines definitions and various perspectives of the terms need and needs assessment. Need is a relative term that can have different meanings to various individuals and communities. The ... More


Redistribution of Income

Fred Campano and Dominick Salvatore

in Income Distribution: Includes CD

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195300918
eISBN:
9780199783441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195300912.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the role of the government in ensuring basic needs and how that may be managed through income taxes and public expenditure. The analysis is mainly done in the framework of ... More


Introduction

Fred Campano and Dominick Salvatore

in Income Distribution: Includes CD

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195300918
eISBN:
9780199783441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195300912.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This introductory chapter distinguishes between the functional and the personal distribution of income. Sections of the chapter include wants and scarcity, positive and normative aspects of income ... More


Poverty

Fred Campano and Dominick Salvatore

in Income Distribution: Includes CD

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195300918
eISBN:
9780199783441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195300912.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter addresses some of the normative issues related to poverty. Both absolute and relative poverty are discussed as well as the more common poverty measures. The connection between the income ... More


Public Finance in an Asymmetric Union

Iain Mclean and Alistair McMillan

in State of the Union

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199258208
eISBN:
9780191603334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258201.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In both the 1707 and 1800 Unions, a poor country was joined to a rich one, therefore the tax potential per head in the expanded Union declined. However, until the 1880s, governments spent money ... More


Family Carers in Palliative Care: A guide for health and social care professionals

Peter Hudson and Sheila Payne (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199216901
eISBN:
9780191730252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216901.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Support for the family is a key component of palliative care practice and philosophy, with both patient and family construed as the ‘unit of care’. However, there is not always formal acknowledgement ... More


Recognizing Spiritual Needs in People who are Dying

Rachel Stanworth

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198525110
eISBN:
9780191730504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525110.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Listening carefully to patients at the end of life is at the heart of good palliative care and this book provides a means of recognizing and talking about spiritual needs even when religious language ... More


The Human Need for Nature

Mathew Humphrey

in Preservation Versus the People?: Nature, Humanity, and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242672
eISBN:
9780191599514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242674.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter assesses an aspect of ecocentric thought that has to date been somewhat neglected, its account of human welfare and human needs. Ecocentrists argue that our understanding of human needs ... More


Performing Gospel: Worship Practices

Mary McClintock Fulkerson

in Places of Redemption: Theology for a Worldly Church

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199296477
eISBN:
9780191711930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296477.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on worship practices. Three services are described, highlighting the combination of inscribed and incorporative practices as experienced by the author of this book. Following ... More


 Morality and Need

David B. Wong

in Natural Moralities: A Defense of Pluralistic Relativism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305395
eISBN:
9780199786657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305396.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Morality can enter deeply into human identity, but we can question whether its influence is a good thing for us. Though a traditional goal of moral philosophy is to establish that the individual’s ... More


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