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Thinking Collectively: Social Policy, Collective Action and the Common Good

Paul Spicker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447346890
eISBN:
9781447346937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346890.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Thinking collectively is a book about the meaning, implications and value of collectivism in social policy. Collectivism is not a single, unitary idea; it covers a wide range of approaches that ... More


The common weal

Paul Spicker

in Thinking Collectively: Social Policy, Collective Action and the Common Good

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447346890
eISBN:
9781447346937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346890.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This is a summary chapter, outlining the case for a common weal, based on society, the common good, solidarity, stewardship, rights, equality and a sense of common enterprise.


Natural Law and Positive Law

Robert P. George

in The Autonomy of Law: Essays on Legal Positivism

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267904
eISBN:
9780191683404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267904.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Natural Law is said to have three sets of principles: a set of principles that direct human choice and action toward intelligible purposes; another set of intermediate moral principles that specify ... More


Policies for the common good

Paul Spicker

in Thinking Collectively: Social Policy, Collective Action and the Common Good

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447346890
eISBN:
9781447346937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346890.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The common good has been represented as the sum of individual interests, the sum of shared interests, the common interests of members of a society, the benefit of a whole society, and a set of ... More


Radical democracy

Paul Spicker

in Thinking Collectively: Social Policy, Collective Action and the Common Good

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447346890
eISBN:
9781447346937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346890.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The model of civic republicanism is associated with a range of principles: a concept of the common good, citizenship, a presumption of civic virtue and freedom. The idea of radical democracy is ... More


Digital Public Infrastructures for Creative Communities: The Case of the Quartier des Spectacles

Claude Fortin, Kate Hennessy, and Carman Neustaedter

in Ambient Screens and Transnational Public Spaces

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208920
eISBN:
9789888313839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208920.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter investigates the potential for new forms of social and civic interaction to be enabled when the notion of the public good is economically and philosophically applied to locative media. ... More


The Garbage Offensive

Johanna Fernández

in The Young Lords: A Radical History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469653440
eISBN:
9781469653464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653440.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In summer of 1969, the NY Young Lords launched an ambitious course of community-based protests, involving thousands of residents in East Harlem. They addressed many of the social problems ... More


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