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Do campaigns for historical redress erode the Canadian welfare state?

Matt James

in Multiculturalism and the Welfare State: Recognition and Redistribution in Contemporary Democracies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199289172
eISBN:
9780191711084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289172.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Critics who believe that ‘the politics of recognition’ drives out ‘the politics of recognition’ often cite movements for redress of group-specific historic injustices as one of their main examples. ... More


Mesopotamia, Assyria, Babylon

Antony Black

in A World History of Ancient Political Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199281695
eISBN:
9780191713101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281695.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In Sumer government, religion, and culture were based on city-states, ruled by kings who were personally chose by the city god. Unlike Egypt, supreme authority circulated from city to city. Royal ... More


English Exceptionalism?: The Peculiarities of the English Parliament. Conclusion

J. R. Maddicott

in The Origins of the English Parliament, 924-1327

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199585502
eISBN:
9780191723148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585502.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Political History

This chapter considers the extent to which the English parliament both resembled and, more particularly, differed from the assemblies of continental Europe, notably those of France. It uses ... More


Acknowledging and Redressing Historical Injustices

Katherine B. Starzyk, Craig W. Blatz, and Mike Ross

in Social and Psychological Bases of Ideology and System Justification

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195320916
eISBN:
9780199869541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320916.003.019
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents research and theory focusing on how individuals and governments respond to historical injustices. The chapter proposes that people and groups remember negative historical events ... More


Justice, Satisfaction, and Restoration of Friendship

Daniel Schwartz

in Aquinas on Friendship

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199205394
eISBN:
9780191709265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205394.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter examines Aquinas's understanding of the way in which the aim of reconciliation affects the operation of corrective justice. It focuses on ‘satisfaction’, a term that Aquinas used to ... More


Accidental Activists: Victim Movements and Government Accountability in Japan and South Korea

Celeste L. Arrington

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453762
eISBN:
9781501703379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453762.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Government wrongdoing or negligence harms people worldwide, but not all victims are equally effective at obtaining redress. This book examines the interactive dynamics of the politics of redress to ... More


Restructuring the Courts: Public Interest Litigation in the Indian Courts 1

Sandra Fredman

in Human Rights Transformed: Positive Rights and Positive Duties

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199272761
eISBN:
9780191709814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272761.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Even if courts can play a legitimate democratic role through positive human rights adjudication, they remain limited by their institutional structure, and particularly, the adversarial, passive, and ... More


Khurbn-Forshung: History Writing as a Jewish Response to Catastrophe

Laura Jockusch

in Collect and Record!: Jewish Holocaust Documentation in Early Postwar Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199764556
eISBN:
9780199979578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764556.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Historiography

This chapter compares Jewish responses to the anti-Jewish violence of the early twentieth century to postwar efforts by survivors to document the Holocaust. Looking at victim testimony collection ... More


Explaining Redress Outcomes

Celeste L. Arrington

in Accidental Activists: Victim Movements and Government Accountability in Japan and South Korea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453762
eISBN:
9781501703379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453762.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter identifies several consistent patterns in the politics of holding the state accountable for perceived injury in Japan and Korea, as well as other advanced industrial democracies. It ... More


Access to Justice of Victims of Massacres and Crimes of State

Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade

in The Access of Individuals to International Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580958
eISBN:
9780191728785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580958.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In recent years the Inter-American Court of Human Rights has taken cognizance of, and pronounced upon, a cycle of cases concerning massacres, disclosing the occurrence of true crimes of State. It was ... More


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