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The Case for Choice

Harry Brighouse

in School Choice and Social Justice

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257874
eISBN:
9780191598845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257876.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Describes the main kinds of school choice: public school choice, charter schools, and school vouchers. It looks at a series of arguments for school choice reforms, including Milton Friedman's ... More


Complex Justice, Cultural Difference, and Political Community

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:
10.1093/0198297688.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Uses Michael Walzer's Spheres of Justice as a vehicle for reflecting on the problem of universalism and relativism, with particular attention to the question of the moral relevance of cultural ... 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


Origins and development

Norman Geras

in Crimes Against Humanity: Birth of a Concept

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082412
eISBN:
9781781702086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082412.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter sketches something of the prehistory of the idea of crimes against humanity up to the end of the Second World War, its official emergence in the Nuremberg Charter and Trial, and some ... More


Constitutions, Rights, and Judicial Power

Alec Stone Sweet and Jud Mathews

in Proportionality Balancing and Constitutional Governance: A Comparative and Global Approach

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198841395
eISBN:
9780191876912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841395.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter provides an overview of contemporary, rights-based constitutionalism, and develops an approach to comparative research on systems of constitutional justice. The vast majority of modern ... More


Global Constitutionalism and Transnational Governance

Alec Stone Sweet and Jud Mathews

in Proportionality Balancing and Constitutional Governance: A Comparative and Global Approach

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198841395
eISBN:
9780191876912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841395.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the evolution of treaty-based human rights regimes in Europe, the Americas, and Africa. Each of the five courts under consideration insists on its own primacy with respect to ... More


How Does the Arab World Perceive Multiculturalism and Treat its Minorities? The Assyro-Chaldeans of Iraq as a Case Study

Joseph Yacoub

in Multiculturalism and Minority Rights in the Arab World

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199675135
eISBN:
9780191753084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675135.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the Assyrian-Chaldeans in Iraq as a case study for changing ideas about minorities in the Arab world. Although united by many social and historical factors, the Arab world is ... More


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