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The European Union and the People

Mette Elise Jolly

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199213078
eISBN:
9780191707155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213078.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The European Union is frequently accused of having a ‘democratic deficit’. Many commentators argue that this could be remedied by increasing the powers of the European Parliament relative to those of ... More


Race and the Politics of Solidarity

Juliet Hooker

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335361
eISBN:
9780199868995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335361.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines how the social fact of race shapes the ethical-political orientations of citizens in diverse democracies. It develops the concept of racialized solidarity; explores its impact on ... More


7 Conclusion: A Different Perspective

Adiel Schremer

in Brothers Estranged Heresy: Christianity and Jewish Identity in Late Antiguity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195383775
eISBN:
9780199777280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383775.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter suggests that the rabbinic discourse of minut offers an important point of view on the social-historical meaning of discourses of identity more broadly. For minut, in Tannaitic sources, ... More


The Civil Sphere

Jeffrey C. Alexander

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195162509
eISBN:
9780199943364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162509.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

How do real individuals live together in real societies in the real world? What binds societies together and how can these social orders be structured in a fair way? This book addresses this central ... More


Justice and Reparations

Pablo de Greiff

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This paper seeks to articulate a conception of justice in reparations for victims of human rights violations when the aim is to repair a large number of cases, as opposed to individual, isolated ... More


Impartiality, Solidarity, and Distributive Justice

John E. Roemer

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:
10.1093/0199281688.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This essay considers the role of impartiality in theories of distributive justice. Impartiality is modelled by Rawls in his famous thought experiment of a veil of ignorance, where individuals reason ... More


Conclusion: Civil Society as a Project

Jeffrey C. Alexander

in The Civil Sphere

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195162509
eISBN:
9780199943364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162509.003.0037
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some concluding thoughts. This book presented a new theory of society by defining a new sphere, its cultural structures, its ... More


Convictions of the Soul: Religion Culture and Agency in the Central America Solidarity Movement

Sharon Erickson Nepstad

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195169232
eISBN:
9780199835195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195169239.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the Central American solidarity movement based on the cultural-agency approach. It also explores the challenges of organizing at the transnational level. People of faith were at ... More


Promoting Solidarity in the European Union

Malcolm Ross and Yuri Borgmann-Prebil (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583188
eISBN:
9780191594502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583188.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, EU Law

The European Commission has claimed that ‘Solidarity is part of how European society works...’ . But how are we to understand solidarity and what are its implications to government policy? This book ... More


Mapping the Contours of Political Solidarity

Juliet Hooker

in Race and the Politics of Solidarity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335361
eISBN:
9780199868995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335361.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter sketches the concepts of political solidarity and racialized solidarity. Contemporary political theorists have questioned the nature, scope, and basis of political solidarity: Is it ... More


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