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Health Promotion in the Good Society

Alan Cribb

in Health and the Good Society: Setting Healthcare Ethics in Social Context

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199242733
eISBN:
9780191603549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242739.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter introduces the concept of health-policy ethics by exploring the nature and ethics of health promotion. The main concern is to highlight the implications of the issues reviewed for the ... More


Seeds of the Kingdom: Utopian Communities in the Americas

Anna L. Peterson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195183337
eISBN:
9780199784691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195183339.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Seeds of the Kingdom explores the utopian religious ethics practiced in Amish settlements in the United States Midwest and in former war zones in El Salvador. These communities stand as ... More


Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 117: 2001 Lectures

F.M.L. Thompson (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262795
eISBN:
9780191753954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262795.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book contains the texts of 17 lectures, delivered to the British Academy in 2001. Topics include Chinese Mountain Painting, prosperity and power in the age of Bede and Beowulf, Glyn Dwr, ... More


Reinhold Niebuhr and Contemporary Politics

Richard Harries and Stephen Platten (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199571833
eISBN:
9780191722264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571833.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

When Barack Obama praised the writings of philosopher theologian Reinhold Niebuhr in the run up to the 2008 US Presidential Elections, he joined a long line of top politicians who closely engaged ... More


Justice, Restoration, and Social Work

Nancy P. Kropf

in Social Work and Restorative Justice: Skills for Dialogue, Peacemaking, and Reconciliation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195394641
eISBN:
9780199863365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394641.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter introduces the values, ethics, and practices that comprise social work, and examines the profession's rich history of working to improve the lives of individuals and to create a more ... More


Two Enlightenments: A Contrast in Social Ethics: ELIE KEDOURIE MEMORIAL LECTURE

GERTRUDE HIMMELFARB

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 117: 2001 Lectures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262795
eISBN:
9780191753954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262795.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter highlights the differences between the British and French Enlightenments by focusing upon a subject that has not received much attention: the distinctive social ethics in the two ... More


H. L. Martensen

Stephen Backhouse

in Kierkegaard's Critique of Christian Nationalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604722
eISBN:
9780191729324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604722.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Philosophy of Religion

The role of the state and the place of the nation in Christian thought forms the backbone of Bishop Hans Lassen Martensen's speculative system. The chapter examines the issue as it appears in ... More


Sources, Methods, and Social Values in Theological Ethics

John Renard

in Islam and Christianity: Theological Themes in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255081
eISBN:
9780520948334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255081.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The sacred texts the Bible and the Qur'ān are not treatises of theological ethics, or even manuals of behavior, but Christians and Muslims have long mined them for their ethical ore. This chapter ... More


Conclusion: Between Courtyard and Altar

Susan R. Holman

in The Hungry are Dying: Beggars and Bishops in Roman Cappadocia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139129
eISBN:
9780199834310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139127.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter concludes that the Cappadocian texts on poverty view the poor, and construct an image of the poor they view, within that constantly dynamic space between civic identity and social ... More


Hegel's Social Ethics: Religion, Conflict, and Rituals of Reconciliation

Molly Farneth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171906
eISBN:
9781400887996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171906.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book offers a fresh and accessible interpretation of G. W. F. Hegel's most famous book, the Phenomenology of Spirit. Drawing on important recent work on the social dimensions of Hegel's theory ... More


Social ethics and welfare particularism

Rana Jawad

in Social welfare and religion in the Middle East: A Lebanese perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349538
eISBN:
9781447303510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349538.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter synthesizes the empirical discussion of social welfare in the preceding chapters by presenting a welfare model based on the Lebanon case. This model is the social ethics-welfare ... More


Social Issues

Graham Neville

in Radical Churchman: Edward Lee Hicks and the New Liberalism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269779
eISBN:
9780191683794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269779.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter discusses Edward Hicks's ‘crusading spirit’ and support for various organizations devoted to a moral campaign. It notes that the social changes required to sustain rapid ... More


An Analysis of Arthur Rich’s Method in the Light of that of Martin Luther

Sean Doherty

in Theology and Economic Ethics: Martin Luther and Arthur Rich in Dialogue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198703334
eISBN:
9780191772542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703334.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter shows how study of the method of Luther, a skilful pre-modern theological practitioner, can provide a resource for building self-awareness and self-criticism of modern theological ... More


Character’s Conduct: Spaces of Interethnic Emulation in Jane Addams’s “Charitable Effort”

James B. Salazar

in Bodies of Reform: The Rhetoric of Character in Gilded Age America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741306
eISBN:
9780814786536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741306.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter takes up the problems of emulation and exemplification in the reform of character by examining Jane Addams's critique and rearticulation of the character-forming effects of the class ... More


The Ethics of America's Health Care Debate

Tsung-mei Cheng and Uwe E. Reinhardt (eds)

in Uniting America: Restoring the Vital Center to American Democracy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108569
eISBN:
9780300133189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108569.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

American health policy is a paradox: it is extremely generous—as reflected by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990—yet neglects hard-working, low-income families such as those of poorly paid ... More


Moral Theology after Vatican II

Lisa Sowle Cahill

in The Crisis of Authority in Catholic Modernity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199778775
eISBN:
9780190258306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778775.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines moral theology in the United States after Vatican II in relation to “social ethics” and Catholic social thought. More specifically, it discusses the relations among moral ... More


Child protection social work in times of uncertainty: dilemmas of personal and professional ethics

Lynn Kelly and John Young

in Exploring the dynamics of personal, professional and interprofessional ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447308997
eISBN:
9781447311447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308997.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter outlines some of the tensions that social workers who work in a child protection context face on a day to day basis. The chapter argues that social workers have a duty to use their ... More


Imperial-Way Zen: Ichikawa Hakugen's Critique and Lingering Questions for Buddhist Ethics

Christopher Ives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833312
eISBN:
9780824870126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833312.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

During the first half of the twentieth century, Zen Buddhist leaders contributed actively to Japanese imperialism, giving rise to what has been termed “Imperial-Way Zen” (Kodo Zen). Its foremost ... More


Theology and Economic Ethics: Martin Luther and Arthur Rich in Dialogue

Sean Doherty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198703334
eISBN:
9780191772542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703334.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This book seeks to expand the self-critical resources of contemporary theological economic ethics by bringing the method of a pre-modern thinker, Martin Luther (1483–1546), into interaction with that ... More


Stepping out? Women in the Chaoshan Emigrant Communities, 1850–1950*

Helen F. Siu (ed.)

in Merchants' Daughters: Women, Commerce, and Regional Culture in South China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099692
eISBN:
9789882207189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099692.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines women in Chaozhou (eastern Guangdong) during the late imperial and early Republican periods. It uses Chaozhou as an example to argue firstly that economic determination cannot ... More


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