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The Destruction of the Legitimacy of Trusteeship

William Bain

in Between Anarchy and Society: Trusteeship and the Obligations of Power

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199260263
eISBN:
9780191600975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260265.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The place and purpose of trusteeship in the post‐Second World War world order aroused passions and suspicions that were no less pronounced than those which threatened to disrupt the peace ... More


The History of Marriage Equality in Ireland: A Social Revolution Begins

Sonja Tiernan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145994
eISBN:
9781526152145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526146007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Ireland was the first country to extend marriage to same-sex couples through a public vote. This book records the political campaign and strategy that led to this momentous event in 2015, from the ... More


Introduction: A social revolution begins

Sonja Tiernan

in The History of Marriage Equality in Ireland: A Social Revolution Begins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145994
eISBN:
9781526152145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526146007.00009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Recounting the historic referendum results announced on Saturday 23 May 2015, this chapter introduces how Ireland shot onto the global stage as the first country to extend civil marriage to same-sex ... More


The campaign in action

Sonja Tiernan

in The History of Marriage Equality in Ireland: A Social Revolution Begins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145994
eISBN:
9781526152145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526146007.00018
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Chapter 9 provides a background to the formation of Yes Equality, a group dedicated to establishing marriage for same-sex couples. This chapter continues with the announcement of the referendum on ... More


Gender Mainstreaming and Gender Equality in Europe: Policies, Culture and Public Opinion

Vera Lomazzi and Isabella Crespi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447317692
eISBN:
9781447318057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317692.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The book provides a systematic scientific overview of gender mainstreaming in Europe. It recalls the main steps of the origins and the development of the European gender mainstreaming (GM) strategy. ... More


Defense of a Relativist Conception of Democracy

Carlo Invernizzi Accetti

in Relativism and Religion: Why Democratic Societies Do Not Need Moral Absolutes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170789
eISBN:
9780231540377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170789.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter advances the thesis that far from constituting a problem for democracy, moral relativism is actually the most solid intellectual foundation for it in the first place, through an analysis ... More


Education and Individual Income Inequality

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390625
eISBN:
9789888390373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The contribution of recent immigrants to income dispersion has grown slightly. This reflects the fact that their numbers have been rising over time and that they tend to have a higher proportion of ... More


Multiracials and Civil Rights: Mixed-Race Stories of Discrimination

Tanya Katerí Hernández

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479830329
eISBN:
9781479840748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479830329.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Commanding greater public attention is the idea that discrimination against multiracial (racially-mixed) people is a distinctive challenge to the enforcement of civil rights law. This perspective is ... More


Approaches to Medical and Public Health Ethics

Jennifer Prah Ruger

in Health and Social Justice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199559978
eISBN:
9780191721489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559978.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter critically reviews the existing frameworks in health ethics, policy and law and frames the author's ideas as a solution to a perplexing problem: the inability of current frameworks to ... More


Democratic Biopolitics: Popular Sovereignty and the Power of Life

Sergei Prozorov

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474449342
eISBN:
9781474459839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449342.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Contemporary studies of biopolitics tend to assume that the rise of biopolitical governance entails the eclipse of democracy. The abstract egalitarianism of democratic government appears to be ... More


Children’s Distributive Outcomes: Equality of Opportunity?

Timothy Fowler and Timothy Fowler

in Liberalism, Childhood and Justice: Ethical Issues in Upbringing

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201635
eISBN:
9781529201680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201635.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

In this chapter, I consider the extent to which my account supports equality of opportunity, understood roughly in the Rawlsian sense known as FEO (Fair Equality of Opportunity). FEO seems ... More


Introduction

Vera Lomazzi and Isabella Crespi

in Gender Mainstreaming and Gender Equality in Europe: Policies, Culture and Public Opinion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447317692
eISBN:
9781447318057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317692.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The introductory chapter aims at presenting the most important aspects of the book exploring the European policy strategy for gender equality, known as gender mainstreaming. The book focuses on the ... More


Equality and Opportunity

Shlomi Segall

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199661817
eISBN:
9780191760877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661817.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Egalitarians have traditionally been suspicious of equality of opportunity. But the past twenty five years or so have seen a sea-change in egalitarian thinking about that concept. ‘Luck egalitarians’ ... More


American Pacifism, the “Greatest Generation,” and World War II

Scott H. Bennett

in The United States and the Second World War: New Perspectives on Diplomacy, War, and the Home Front

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231201
eISBN:
9780823240791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231201.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines both secular and religious pacifists, the movement's reaction to prewar preparedness, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the vital role that peace ... More


Just Enough: Sufficiency As a Demand of Justice

Liam Shields

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748691869
eISBN:
9781474427029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691869.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Whether people in some society are able to secure enough food, healthcare or education seems to be an important way of assessing that society. However, as a philosophical ideal sufficiency faces many ... More


Changing Childbirth Customs

Jenny M. Luke

in Delivered by Midwives: African American Midwifery in the Twentieth-Century South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818911
eISBN:
9781496818959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818911.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The shift towards macro-centered maternity care was not merely about improved safety in childbirth, a more complex situation is unravelled in chapter 13. Hopes for progress and inclusion and equality ... More


Inclusive equality: A vision for social justice

Sally Witcher

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300038
eISBN:
9781447307730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300038.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In an era of ongoing economic failures, as governments cut support to the poorest, the richest continue to get richer and those in-between are squeezed by rising costs and flagging incomes, the ... More


The path to the High Court

Sonja Tiernan

in The History of Marriage Equality in Ireland: A Social Revolution Begins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145994
eISBN:
9781526152145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526146007.00011
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter focuses on the first legal case to pursue recognition of a same-sex marriage. The case was launched by Irish citizens Katherine Zappone and Ann Louise Gilligan, who were married in ... More


Marriage Equality: A new direction

Sonja Tiernan

in The History of Marriage Equality in Ireland: A Social Revolution Begins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145994
eISBN:
9781526152145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526146007.00013
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

An overview of the formation of one of the main campaign groups seeking marriage for same-sex couples: Marriage Equality. The strategy of this group was to improve LGBT visibility and justify why ... More


Rome and the Unification of Italy

Arthur Keaveney

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675372
eISBN:
9781781385319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675372.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book narrates how, from late in the second century B.C., Rome's Italian subjects began to desire equality with her. This, at first, manifested itself in a desire for and agitation to obtain ... More


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