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On the Nature of Moral Ideals: Part I

Larry S. Temkin

in Rethinking the Good: Moral Ideals and the Nature of Practical Reasoning

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199759446
eISBN:
9780199932214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759446.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Moral Philosophy

A fundamentally important question for practical reasoning is how best to understand the goodness of outcomes and the nature of moral ideals: Is the Internal Aspects View correct, is the Essentially ... More


Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth and the Neoliberal Logic of Carceral Expansion

Judah Schept

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479810710
eISBN:
9781479802821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810710.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Progressive Punishment is an ethnographic case study of carceral expansion in Bloomington, Indiana. The book focuses primarily on the logics, discourses, spatial dimensions, and historical context of ... More


Consolidations and Expansions: Welfare and the “Alternatives” Archipelago

Judah Schept

in Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth and the Neoliberal Logic of Carceral Expansion

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479810710
eISBN:
9781479802821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810710.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter Two looks specifically at the spatial dimensions of carceral habitus as expressed in the vision for the justice campus as well as in the growing scope of so called alternatives. First, the ... More


Conclusion: Nonreformist Reforms and Abolitionist Alternatives

Judah Schept

in Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth and the Neoliberal Logic of Carceral Expansion

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479810710
eISBN:
9781479802821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810710.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The conclusion to Progressive Punishment expands on some of the ideas discussed by Decarcerate Monroe County during the course of my fieldwork. These alternatives are rooted in an abolitionist ... More


Taking Seriously the Nature of Religious Healing in America

Edith Turner

in Religion and Healing in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.003.0025
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses a way to conduct anthropological fieldwork and research on religious healing that involves experience. It shows how undertaking studies of religious healing using the ... More


Searching for Japan: 20th Century Italy's Fascination with Japanese Culture

Michele Monserrati

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621075
eISBN:
9781800341197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621075.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book pursues the specific case of Italian travel narratives in the Far East, through a focus on the experience of Japan in works by writers who visited the Land of the Rising Sun beginning in ... More


Principles of Rational Valuing

Jonathan Dancy

in Ethics Without Principles

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199270026
eISBN:
9780191601729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270023.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Considers the prospects of a form of holism in the theory of choice, which holds that the value of one alternative can be affected by the mere presence of others. Argues that this position (also know ... More


The role of ancient remains in the Sarmatian culture of early modern Poland

Barbara Arciszewska

in Local antiquities, local identities: Art, literature and antiquarianism in Europe, c. 1400–1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526117045
eISBN:
9781526141910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117045.003.0014
Subject:
Art, Art History

Visible material remnants of ancient cultures were, for a variety of historical reasons, not particularly abundant in the territories of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (1569-1795). The past ... More


The Health Politics of Asthma: Environmental Justice and Collective Illness Experience

Phil Brown, Brian Mayer, Stephen Zavestoski, Theo Luebke, Joshua Mandelbaum, Sabrina McCormick, and Mercedes Lyson

in Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520270206
eISBN:
9780520950429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270206.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter looks at the politics and embodied health movement strategies of environmental justice advocates working on asthma issues: Alternatives for Community and Environment, based in the ... More


References for Preliminary Rulings

Morten Broberg and Niels Fenger

in Broberg and Fenger on Preliminary References to the European Court of Justice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198843580
eISBN:
9780191925986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843580.003.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Chapter 1 gives an account of the development of the preliminary ruling procedure and outlines the different types of preliminary references in the EU system. It gives an account of the broadly ... More


Key Players and Conflicting Goals in the Development Trajectory

Tammy L. Lewis

in Ecuador's Environmental Revolutions: Ecoimperialists, Ecodependents, and Ecoresisters

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034296
eISBN:
9780262333382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034296.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter one opens with a contemporary dilemma in Ecuador: with the help of the “international community” will the nation complete the Yasuní-ITT Initiative, which would keep its “oil in the soil” to ... More


Hypotheses from Ecuador

Tammy L. Lewis

in Ecuador's Environmental Revolutions: Ecoimperialists, Ecodependents, and Ecoresisters

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034296
eISBN:
9780262333382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034296.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The concluding chapter summarizes the changes in the Ecuadorian environmental movement from 1978-2015. The movement grew, diversified, struggled and radicalized. The state expanded its conception of ... More


The Limits of Post-Politics:: Rethinking Radical Social Enterprise

Wendy Larner

in The Post-Political and Its Discontents: Spaces of Depoliticization, Spectres of Radical Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748682973
eISBN:
9781474406475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682973.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the limits of post-politics through a case study of CoExist. CoExist is a registered Community Interest Company based in Stokes Croft, Bristol. It was set up in August 2008 to ... More


Need markets be the only show in town?

Peter Moss

in Childcare markets: Can they deliver an equitable service?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429339
eISBN:
9781447307679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429339.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter explores what happens when neoliberal capitalism becomes a hegemonic system of thought and practice, with its unswerving belief in the virtues of markets and the private, of competition ... More


“People Like Us”: A New Ethic of Prison Advocacy in Racialized America

Eleanor Novek

in Working for Justice: A Handbook of Prison Education and Activism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037702
eISBN:
9780252094965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037702.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter addresses the question of how to move beyond our national addiction to racism, arguing that public attitudes can be changed from punitive to compassionate through closer knowledge of ... More


Transitions from Twenty-first-century Capitalism

Nicholas Freudenberg

in At What Cost: Modern Capitalism and the Future of Health

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190078621
eISBN:
9780197576144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078621.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In modern history, social movements change the living conditions that influence well-being. Successful movements require a shared diagnosis, vision, and strategies for the transition. Today’s ... More


Context-Dependent Betterness and the Mere Addition Paradox

Johann Frick

in Ethics and Existence: The Legacy of Derek Parfit

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780192894250
eISBN:
9780191915314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894250.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter proposes a new solution to Derek Parfit’s Mere Addition Paradox. It argues that the paradox trades on an ambiguity about the context of choice. There is a sense in which all three ... More


Statistical Methodology for a SMART Design in the Development of Adaptive Treatment Strategies

Alena I. Oetting and Janet A Levy

in Causality and Psychopathology: Finding the Determinants of Disorders and their Cures

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199754649
eISBN:
9780197565650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199754649.003.0013
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

The past two decades have brought new pharmacotherapies as well as behavioral therapies to the field of drug-addiction treatment (Carroll & Onken, 2005; Carroll, 2005; Ling & Smith, 2002; Fiellin, ... More


The No Alternatives Argument

Jan Sprenger and Stephan Hartmann

in Bayesian Philosophy of Science

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780199672110
eISBN:
9780191881671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199672110.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Convincing scientific theories are often hard to find, especially when empirical evidence is scarce (e.g., in particle physics). Once scientists have found a theory, they often believe that there are ... More


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