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Freedom, Coercion, and the Law

Raymond Plant

in The Neo-liberal State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199281756
eISBN:
9780191713040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281756.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

This chapter provides an analysis of neo‐liberal views about the idea of freedom. It is important for neo‐liberals that the absolutely central ideal of freedom should be compatible with a nomocratic ... More


The Geopolitical Origins of Durable Political Order

Sean L. Yom

in From Resilience to Revolution: How Foreign Interventions Destabilize the Middle East

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231175647
eISBN:
9780231540278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175647.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The book draws the following lesson: policy makers should think twice when intervening abroad to support favored client governments besieged by opposition. Giving rulers the ability to overcome ... More


Concepts and Origins: Establishing the First Chambers

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter searches for the proximate cause of chambers over 1760-1800. It reviews the discourse on ‘chambers’, how this linked with reassessing the trading relationships with the colonies, and how ... More


Liberal realism: A realist theory of liberal politics

Matt Sleat

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088902
eISBN:
9781781706190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088902.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Events at the beginning of the twenty-first century have served to demonstrate to us the truth of the insight at the heart of the recent renewed interest in realist political theory that politics is ... More


American Child Bride: A History of Minors and Marriage in the United States

Nicholas L. Syrett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629537
eISBN:
9781469629551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629537.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Most in the United States likely associate the concept of the child bride with the mores and practices of the distant past. But Nicholas L. Syrett challenges this assumption in his sweeping and ... More


Haunted Tongues and Hollow Comforts: Examples of Culinary Conscience in Indonesian Fiction

Annie Tucker

in Comfort Food: Meanings and Memories

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810847
eISBN:
9781496810892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810847.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Puthut EA is a contemporary fiction writer from Indonesia known for his culinary proclivities, and what could be considered Indonesian “comfort foods” feature prominently in his stories. However, he ... More


The Population “Crisis” Returns

Jade S. Sasser

in On Infertile Ground: Population Control and Women's Rights in the Era of Climate Change

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479873432
eISBN:
9781479860142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479873432.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Chapter 1 traces through current popular framings of population as a secret or hidden issue, even as the volume of writing on the subject increases dramatically. This alternate production of secrecy ... More


Denying Autonomy in Order to Create It: The Paradox of Forcing Treatment upon Addicts

Arthur L. Caplan

in Applied Ethics in Mental Health Care: An Interdisciplinary Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019682
eISBN:
9780262317245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019682.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

American bioethics affords extraordinary respect to the values of personal autonomy and patient self-determination. Many would argue that the most significant achievement deriving from bioethics in ... More


“Personality Disorder” and Capacity to Make Treatment Decisions

George Szmukler

in Applied Ethics in Mental Health Care: An Interdisciplinary Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019682
eISBN:
9780262317245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019682.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Whether treatment decision-making capacity can be meaningfully applied to patients with a diagnosis of “personality disorder” is examined. Patients presenting to a psychiatric emergency clinic with ... More


“In the Midst of a Great Revolution”: The Northern Response to the Secession Crisis

WILLIAM G. SHADE

in James Buchanan and the Coming of the Civil War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044262
eISBN:
9780813046242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044262.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter addresses the response of President James Buchanan to secession. It argues that Buchanan’s views on secession differed little from those of most northerners and of president-elect ... More


Therapeutic jurisprudence, drug courts and mental health courts: the US experience

Katherine van Wormer and Saundra Starks

in Risk and rehabilitation: Management and treatment of substance misuse and mental health problems in the criminal justice system

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300205
eISBN:
9781447307778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300205.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Chapter Nine discusses the notion that jurisprudence understands justice as a social force, capable of producing therapeutic and anti-therapeutic results. The authors refer to drug and mental health ... More


The Realist Vision of the Political: Conflict, Coercion, and the Circumstances of Politics

Matt Sleat

in Liberal realism: A realist theory of liberal politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088902
eISBN:
9781781706190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088902.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter sets out the realist ‘vision of the political’. Bringing together contemporary realist thinkers (e.g. Bernard Williams, Raymond Geuss, Jeremy Waldron, John Gray, Glen Newey), realist ... More


Bernard Williams and the Structure of Liberal Realism

Matt Sleat

in Liberal realism: A realist theory of liberal politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088902
eISBN:
9781781706190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088902.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The aim of this chapter is to contrast two realist accounts of the relationship between politics and successful domination. The work of Bernard Williams exemplifies a way of conceptualising this ... More


Would People Work?

Malcolm Torry

in Money for everyone: Why we need a citizen's income

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447311249
eISBN:
9781447311287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311249.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter asks whether people would be more or less likely to seek employment if they received a Citizen's Income. Given that it is often the administrative complexity that benefits claimants ... More


“A Source of Horror and Dread”: Plague Camps in India and South Africa, 1896–1901

Aidan Forth

in Barbed-Wire Imperialism: Britain's Empire of Camps, 1876-1903

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293960
eISBN:
9780520967267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293960.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Plague infected India in 1896 and spread across the empire due to the transportation and communication networks fostered by imperial trade and military aggression. As microbes travelled to new ... More


Dilemmas of Market Ideology: The Impact of Growing Competition in Two Urban Areas

Linda Milbourne

in Voluntary sector in transition: Hard times or new opportunities?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847427236
eISBN:
9781447310952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427236.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Three broad features characterise transitions in public services over some twenty-five years following the post-1948 welfare settlement and form the focus of discussion for this and successive ... More


Patriots and scoundrels: motivation and recruitment in the People’s Armies

Spyros Tsoutsoumpis

in A History of the Greek Resistance in the Second World War: The People's Armies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992514
eISBN:
9781526115140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992514.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

The chapter discusses recruitment and motivation in the guerrilla armies. Guerrillas have been often presented as ideological volunteers. However, most men volunteered for much more mundane reasons. ... More


Cause, comrades and faith: morale in the guerrilla armies

Spyros Tsoutsoumpis

in A History of the Greek Resistance in the Second World War: The People's Armies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992514
eISBN:
9781526115140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992514.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

The present chapter discusses combat morale in the guerrilla armies. Guerrillas have been described as political soldiers who were inspired to fight and risk death due to their allegiance to a ... More


Quelling rebellion: countering the Mau Mau in Kenya

Aaron Edwards

in Defending the realm: The politics of Britains small wars since 1945

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719084416
eISBN:
9781781704738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084416.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

The use of coercion and brute force by the British colonial authorities in Kenya - similar to those employed in Malaya - has been regarded as a British ‘gulag’ system by some historians. Allegations ... More


The Politics of Exclusion (2000–2008)

Sara Rich Dorman

in Understanding Zimbabwe: From Liberation to Authoritarianism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190634889
eISBN:
9780190848514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634889.003.0006
Subject:
History, African History

These are years of uncertainty and crisis for many in rural and urban parts of Zimbabwe, as land reform is expanded and political violence is deployed against opponents. While this period is often ... More


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