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Health and Social Justice

Jennifer Prah Ruger

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199559978
eISBN:
9780191721489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559978.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Envision a society in which all people have the ability to achieve the central health capabilities of avoiding premature death and escapable morbidity, and where everyone has comprehensive health ... More


Theoretical Perspectives on Work and Care

Nicole Busby

in A Right to Care?: Unpaid Work in European Employment Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199579020
eISBN:
9780191725296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579020.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter seeks a suitable theoretical perspective from which to develop the proposal for a right to care. Established theories of equality and distributive justice are used to illustrate the ... More


The Capability Approach to Labour Law

Brian Langille (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836087
eISBN:
9780191873447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836087.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

In this volume, leading scholars of both labour law and the Capability Approach (CA) explore the possible connections between their disciplines. Accounts of the CA—particularly those of Martha C. ... More


Genetics, Epigenetics, and Talent

Jay Schulkin

in Sport: A Biological, Philosophical, and Cultural Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231176767
eISBN:
9780231541978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176767.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Looks at genes and their expression in athletic capability. There is no athletic gene; there is a general confluence of specific and general capabilities that converge on athletic expression. Such ... More


Prologue: On Negative Capability

Giovan Francesco Lanzara

in Shifting Practices: Reflections on Technology, Practice, and Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034456
eISBN:
9780262332309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034456.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The Prologue introduces the main themes of the book and the experiential stance of the author towards the object of inquiry, together with the author’s aims and motivation in writing the book. The ... More


Is urban gardening a source of wellbeing and just freedom? A Capability Approach based analysis from the UK and Ireland

Alma Clavin

in Urban gardening and the struggle for social and spatial justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526126092
eISBN:
9781526144706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126092.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The production of urban space and associated neoliberalisation of urban governance limits opportunities for individual and collective freedoms. Such a socio-spatial approach to uneven urban ... More


Trauma-focused skills training for practitioners

David Bolton

in Conflict, Peace and Mental Health: Addressing the Consequences of Conflict and Trauma in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719090998
eISBN:
9781526128546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090998.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This Chapter looks in detail at the development of a training and workforce development programme at the Northern Ireland Centre for Trauma and Transformation (NICTT), in Omagh. With particular ... More


The Cultural Landscape

Ken Nicolson

in Landscapes Lost and Found: Appreciating Hong Kong's Heritage Cultural Landscapes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789622093393
eISBN:
9789888313822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622093393.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Cultural landscapes are the combined works of man and nature and it is only by studying this dynamic interaction that the essence of the resulting cultural landscapes can be fully appreciated and ... More


The 21 st-century context of community organising

Dave Beck and Rod Purcell

in International community organising: Taking power, making change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847429773
eISBN:
9781447310884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429773.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The chapter explores the relevance of community organising in the present globalised world. To do so the chapter defines current development issues and goals, and considers: asset building, capacity ... More


What community organising does and doesn't achieve

Dave Beck and Rod Purcell

in International community organising: Taking power, making change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847429773
eISBN:
9781447310884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429773.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses the contribution that community organising makes to improve the lives of people within poor communities. This analysis is based on the review of case studies in the earlier ... More


A Topographical Page

Cynthia Wall

in Grammars of Approach: Landscape, Narrative, and the Linguistic Picturesque

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226467665
eISBN:
9780226467979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226467979.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The Coda underscores the argument that the printed page is three-dimensional in the sense that it has a readerly topography, with a modeled surface and a historical underground; it shares its ... More


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