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Conclusion

Henriette van der Blom

in Cicero's Role Models: The Political Strategy of a Newcomer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582938
eISBN:
9780191723124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582938.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Conclusion picks up and ties together the various strands in the analyses presented in the book. Cicero's choice of specific personal exempla is questioned to highlight individual concerns — ... More


Excusing Crime

Jeremy Horder

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225781
eISBN:
9780191715174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225781.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book examines the gradual emancipation of the individual in national and international law and the changing social attitudes towards personal choice in constituting identity. It demonstrates ... More


Community Based on Personal Autonomy

THOMAS M. FRANCK

in The Empowered Self: Law and Society in the Age of Individualism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248094
eISBN:
9780191707766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248094.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Human Rights and Immigration

At the cusp of the 21st century, the realities of social interaction, conflict resolution, economic, scientific, and cultural development, and ecological and resource management have combined with ... More


The Empowered Self: Law and Society in the Age of Individualism

Thomas Franck

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248094
eISBN:
9780191707766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248094.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Human Rights and Immigration

This book examines the gradual emancipation of the individual in national and international law and the changing social attitudes towards personal choice in constituting identity. It demonstrates ... More


Freedom of Conscience: A ‘Western’ Value?

THOMAS M. FRANCK

in The Empowered Self: Law and Society in the Age of Individualism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248094
eISBN:
9780191707766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248094.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines one of the great claims advanced by individuals against compelled communitarian conformity: the claim to freedom of conscience. A necessary component of the new order is ... More


Fountain House: Creating Community in Mental Health Practice

Alan Doyle, Julius Lanoil, and Kenneth Dudek

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157100
eISBN:
9780231535991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157100.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Often people with mental illness feel alone in society, with no place to go and little hope. Their isolation can be further perpetuated through typical approaches to treatment, such as case ... More


Citizenship: An Instance of Identity as a Personal Act of Self-Determination

THOMAS M. FRANCK

in The Empowered Self: Law and Society in the Age of Individualism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248094
eISBN:
9780191707766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248094.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the acceptance of a right of persons (and other entities, including transnational corporations) to compose their own identity by constructing the complex of loyalty references ... More


Summing Up

THOMAS M. FRANCK

in The Empowered Self: Law and Society in the Age of Individualism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248094
eISBN:
9780191707766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248094.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Human Rights and Immigration

This book presents evidence on the emergence of human identity in the age of individualism, an epoch that challenges older, entrenched communitarian values and institutions. The contemporary human ... More


“Your Genetic Information Should Be Controlled by You”: Personalized Genetic Testing

Donna Dickenson

in Me Medicine vs. We Medicine: Reclaiming Biotechnology for the Common Good

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159753
eISBN:
9780231534413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159753.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses how consumerized genetic testing has become controversial, since it both involves a direct relationship between consumer, researcher, and industry, and because it is grounded ... More


Why Marry?: The Value of Marriage

M. V. Lee Badgett

in When Gay People Get Married: What Happens When Societies Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791141
eISBN:
9780814739020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791141.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines why gay couples choose to marry and what we can learn from that process about the meaning of marriage. Drawing on interviews with same-sex couples from the Netherlands, it ... More


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