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Neo‐liberal Rights: A Wider Perspective

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/9780199281756.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the critique of rights when they extend beyond protecting negative liberty as set out in Chapter 5. First of all, if the idea of negative liberty is defective, then so too is ... More


Manners and Morals

Nancy Sherman

in Stoic Warriors: The Ancient Philosophy behind the Military Mind

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195315912
eISBN:
9780199851201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315912.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter considers the important role that manners and demeanor play in the cultivation of virtue. It explores the emphasis in military training on things that are “outer”—appearances, decorum, ... More


The Deontological Argument

Arvind Sharma

in Are Human Rights Western?: A Contribution to the Dialogue of Civilizations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679489
eISBN:
9780199081714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679489.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the argument that human rights are Western based on the distinction between rights and duties. This argument claims that ‘rights’ are primarily a Western category and ‘duties’ ... More


The Impact of Free Trade

William A. Green

in British Slave Emancipation

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202783
eISBN:
9780191675515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202783.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the impact of free trade on the production of sugar, consumption of sugar in mainland Britain, and the West Indies' market competitiveness. In 1846, Lord John Russell passed ... More


The Idealist Ethic of Social Self-Realization

W. J. Mander

in British Idealism: A History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199559299
eISBN:
9780191725531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559299.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In addition to and connected with its fresh metaphysics and philosophy of religion, the British Idealist school put forward a radically new kind of moral theory; one which might be called the ... More


Theories of Citizenship

Michael Lister

in Citizenship in Contemporary Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633418
eISBN:
9780748671977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633418.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The relationship between individuals and the political community has been conceptualised in a number of different ways. This chapter will consider three different classical conceptions of ... More


Dead mothers among the living

Felicity Dunworth

in Mothers and Meaning on the Early Modern English Stage

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076329
eISBN:
9781781702161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076329.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines a connection between Jacobean drama and contemporary discourses concerning the Protestant family and its relation to the state. Taking such diverse texts as William Gouge's Of ... More


The Charter of Economic Rights and Duties of States (1975)

C. H. Alexandrowicz

in The Law of Nations in Global History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198766070
eISBN:
9780191820649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766070.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on the Charter of Economic Rights and Duties of States adopted by the UN General Assembly on 12 December 1974. The Charter consists of a preamble and four chapters, the most ... More


Allocation of Risk and Tort Law

Rob Merkin and Jenny Steele

in Insurance and the Law of Obligations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199645749
eISBN:
9780191747823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645749.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Turns from contract to tort, exploring the significance of insurance in determining the existence and ambit of tort duties. Explains the perceived differences between contract and tort duties and ... More


Hannah Griffitts (1727–1817)

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

Hannah Griffitts belonged to a network of women writers centered on Philadelphia during the eighteenth century. As a Quaker, she was raised in a tradition of gender egalitarianism. In 1768, Griffitts ... More


Subsidies

Petros C. Mavroidis

in The Regulation of International Trade: The WTO Agreements on Trade in Goods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262029995
eISBN:
9780262333719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029995.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The historical development of the subsidies and countervailing duties is traced as one of the three contingent protection instruments of the WTO. The chapter discusses the two types of prohibited ... More


Some Reflections on Competition and Subsidies under the EU–Korea FTA

Jae Ho Sung

in The European Union and South Korea: The Legal Framework for Strengthening Trade, Economic and Political Relations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748668601
eISBN:
9780748684335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668601.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explains the scope and content of the provisions of the EU-Korea FTA relating to competition and subsidies. In doing so, the chapter discusses the rationale for addressing competition ... More


The Rise and Fall of Delaware’s Takeover Standards

Steven Davidoff Solomon and Randall S. Thomas

in The Corporate Contract in Changing Times: Is the Law Keeping Up?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226599403
eISBN:
9780226599540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226599540.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

In this chapter for the book, we attempt to explain the rise and fall of jurisprudential takeover standards in Delaware. We theorize that these standards were created by Delaware courts in the ... More


Customs Evasion, Colonial Preference and the British Tariff, 1829-1842

Lars U. Scholl

in Merchants and Mariners: Selected Maritime Writings of David M. Williams

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128886
eISBN:
9781786944764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128886.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines customs evasion and the indirect trade practises of Britain with regard to Baltic timber (imported via North America) and South American coffee. Williams argues that customs ... More


A Marquandian moment? The civic republican political theory of David Marquand

Stuart White

Hans Schattle and Jeremy Nuttall (eds)

in Making social democrats: Citizens, mindsets, realities: Essays for David Marquand

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526120304
eISBN:
9781526138804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120304.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Stuart White shifts the critical scrutiny, in chapter six, to the extensive body of thought from David Marquand on citizenship, and especially Marquand’s civic republican vision for a far more ... More


Charles Townshend’s America

Patrick Griffin

in The Townshend Moment: The Making of Empire and Revolution in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300218978
eISBN:
9780300231144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218978.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines Charles Townshend's plan for America during his tenure as Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer in 1767. It begins with a discussion of how Charles and George Townshend's moment ... More


Making Revolution

Patrick Griffin

in The Townshend Moment: The Making of Empire and Revolution in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300218978
eISBN:
9780300231144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218978.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the role played by Charles and George Townshend in the transition of British colonies from patriotic resistance toward a desire for independence. In 1777, an anonymously written ... More


Gewirth: action and agency

Lynn Dobson

in Supranational Citizenship

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719069529
eISBN:
9781781702154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069529.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter 4 presents an analytical introductory overview of the universalistic rights-based theory of action of Alan Gewirth's Reason and Morality, drawing out its focus on action and agency, its basic ... More


From citizenship to citizenship in practice

Thomas Pfister

in The Activation of Citizenship in Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719083310
eISBN:
9781781704653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083310.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The chapter develops the central theoretical category from which the transformations of the concepts, institutions, and practices of welfare (modernisation) are assessed and evaluated. For this ... More


Conclusion: the activation of citizenship – transnationally negotiated

Thomas Pfister

in The Activation of Citizenship in Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719083310
eISBN:
9781781704653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083310.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The first section of this concluding chapter demonstrates how changing practices of citizenship are entangled with the activation agenda. In particular, the paradigm’s increasing dominance implies ... More


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