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A Political Theory of Rights

Attracta Ingram

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279631
eISBN:
9780191599545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279639.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book presents a conception of rights as a type of political claim, justified by a Kantian ideal of autonomy. This justification provides a moral basis for rights independent of law and custom, ... More


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

Keith Banting and Will Kymlicka (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199289172
eISBN:
9780191711084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289172.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In many Western democracies, ethnic and racial minorities have demanded, and sometimes achieved, greater recognition and accommodation of their identities. This is reflected in the adoption of ... More


Does the recognition of national minorities undermine the welfare state?

Nicola McEwen

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/9780199289172.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter considers whether the accommodation of national minorities through the according of self-government at the regional level undermines the welfare state. Most Western states with sizeable ... More


The Protection of Human Rights under the Belfast Agreement

John McGarry and Brendan O'Leary

in The Northern Ireland Conflict: Consociational Engagements

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199266579
eISBN:
9780191601446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266573.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter addresses a fundamental aspect of Northern Ireland's Agreement: the need to institutionalise rights protections. While a Bill of Rights should uphold traditional liberal norms of freedom ... More


Political Institution-Building

Richard Caplan

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories: Rule and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199263455
eISBN:
9780191602726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263450.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Transitional administrations are, by their nature, interim arrangements that envisage the eventual transfer of full responsibility for governance to local authorities. In some cases, no formal ... More


Debating Democracy's Discontent: Essays on American Politics, Law, and Public Philosophy

Anita L. Allen and Milton C. Regan (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294962
eISBN:
9780191598708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294964.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In Democracy’s Discontent, Michael Sandel contrasts the civic republican approach to American politics with that of liberal neutrality and shows how the two views have played out over the course of ... More


Between Anarchy and Society: Trusteeship and the Obligations of Power

William Bain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199260263
eISBN:
9780191600975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260265.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The international administration of troubled states—whether in Bosnia, Kosovo, or East Timor—has seen a return to the principle of trusteeship: i.e. situations in which some form of international ... More


Minority Nationalism and Immigrant Integration

Will Kymlicka

in Politics in the Vernacular: Nationalism, Multiculturalism, and Citizenship

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240982
eISBN:
9780191599729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240981.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the potential conflict between minority nationalism and immigration. Many minority nationalists welcome immigrants, and allow them to maintain and express their ethnic identity. ... More


The Politics of Multiculturalism

Will Kymlicka

in Multicultural Citizenship: A Liberal Theory of Minority Rights

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290919
eISBN:
9780191599712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290918.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Begins by distinguishing various forms of cultural pluralism, which can sometimes be conflated under the label of ‘multiculturalism’, distinguishing, in particular, between ‘multination’ states ... More


Ensuring a Voice for Minorities

Will Kymlicka

in Multicultural Citizenship: A Liberal Theory of Minority Rights

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290919
eISBN:
9780191599712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290918.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Addresses issues of political representation, particularly, proposals to guarantee seats in the central legislature for members of certain ethnic or national minority groups. It discusses some of the ... More


The Ties That Bind

Will Kymlicka

in Multicultural Citizenship: A Liberal Theory of Minority Rights

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290919
eISBN:
9780191599712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290918.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Addresses the concern that group‐differentiated rights for minority cultures will inhibit the development of a shared identity necessary for a stable social order. There is a common worry that ... More


Beyond Intergovernmentalism

Giandomenico Majone

in Dilemmas of European Integration: The Ambiguities and Pitfalls of Integration by Stealth

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199274307
eISBN:
9780191603310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199274304.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Member states are increasingly willing to commit themselves to common tasks, but wish to act outside the Community method. How credible are such commitments? It is easy to find cases where the ... More


Three Modes of Incorporating Indigenous Law

Jacob T. Levy

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.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Three broad kinds of incorporation of indigenous law in a multicultural society are described: customary law, common law, and self‐government. These modes of incorporation have different internal ... More


Why Stay Together? a Pluralist Approach to Secession and Federation

Rainer Bauböck

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.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

None of the current Anglo‐American theories of secession gives proper consideration to the most common grievance voiced by national minorities in multinational states—that the terms of federation are ... More


Canada and the Challenge of Inclusion

Anne Phillips

in The Politics of Presence

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294153
eISBN:
9780191600098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294158.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Canadian politics has thrown up a complex set of issues relating to political inclusion. These include the challenge of Quebec nationalism, the self‐government claims of the First Nations and other ... More


Citizenship and the Challenge of Aboriginal Self‐Government: Is Deep Diversity Desirable?

Joseph H. Carens

in Culture, Citizenship, and Community: A Contextual Exploration of Justice as Evenhandedness

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297680
eISBN:
9780191598937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297688.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Explores the possibilities of reconciling the demands of aboriginal peoples in Canada for forms of self‐government that will reflect and protect their distinct cultural traditions with the idea of a ... More


Implications: The Ethics of Secession

Margaret Moore

in The Ethics of Nationalism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297468
eISBN:
9780191599958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297467.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter is concerned with the possibility of developing (both domestic and international) principles and procedural mechanisms to cope with groups that aspire to be collectively self‐governing.


Virtue En Masse

Jeremy Waldron

in Debating Democracy's Discontent: Essays on American Politics, Law, and Public Philosophy

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294962
eISBN:
9780191598708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294964.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

It is a pity that Sandel neglects the sociological side of John Stuart Mill’s argument in On Liberty–not just because he fails therefore to do justice to the liberal case for neutrality, but also ... More


Self‐Determination and Secession

Allen Buchanan

in Justice, Legitimacy, and Self-Determination: Moral Foundations for International Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198295358
eISBN:
9780191600982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295359.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Begins the task of applying the justice‐based conception of political legitimacy developed in Part Two of the book to the practically urgent and theoretically vexing issues of secession and ... More


Principles of Self‐Government

Attracta Ingram

in A Political Theory of Rights

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279631
eISBN:
9780191599545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279639.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The previous chapter identified various norms of autonomy-regarding conversation, and applied these to criticise the doctrine that proclaims self-ownership as the basis of the state. This chapter ... More


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