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Lord Kames: Legal and Social Theorist

Andreas Rahmatian

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748676736
eISBN:
9781474412315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676736.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Lord Kames (Henry Home, 1696–1782) is one of the best known figures of the Scottish Enlightenment by name, and one of the least known in relation to his actual writings. He was a Scottish judge, ... More


Human Rights and Community-led Development: Lessons from Tostan

Ben Cislaghi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419796
eISBN:
9781474445139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419796.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How can we best empower people living in the most economically disadvantaged areas of the world to improve their lives in ways that matter to them? This book investigates work of the NGO Tostan as a ... More


Governing Access to Essential Resources

Katharina Pistor and Olivier De Schutter (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172783
eISBN:
9780231540766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172783.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Essential resources do more than satisfy people’s needs. They ensure a dignified existence. Since the competition for essential resources, particularly fresh water and arable land, is increasing and ... More


The Social and Cultural Purposes of Television Today: Equity1

Des Freedman and Vana Goblot (eds)

in A Future for Public Service Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0024
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter details the activities and beliefs of Equity. Equity believes that all UK broadcasters should have an obligation to contribute to the UK's cultural diversity through investing in ... More


The future of planning: Beyond growth dependence

Yvonne Rydin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447308416
eISBN:
9781447312062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308416.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The planning system has always sought to support greater prosperity in local areas, but has achieved mixed success. Inequality, social deprivation and environmental injustice remain persistent ... More


Weavers of Dreams, Unite!: Actors' Unionism in Early Twentieth-Century America

Sean P. Holmes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037481
eISBN:
9780252094682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037481.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Published to coincide with the centenary of the founding of the Actors' Equity Association in 1913, this book explores the history of actors' unionism in the United States from the late nineteenth ... More


Educated in Whiteness: Good Intentions and Diversity in Schools

Angelina E. Castagno

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681631
eISBN:
9781452948645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681631.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Educators across the nation are engaged in well-meaning efforts to address diversity in schools given the current context of NCLB, Race to the Top, and the associated pressures of standardization and ... More


Economic Theory and Ecological Limits

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter shows how the ecological limits to economic scale affecting the human well-being have been accommodated and analysed in the micro and the macroeconomic theory by treating the consequent ... More


Ontario: The Pay Equity Act

Aileen McColgan

in Just Wages for Women

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265887
eISBN:
9780191682995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265887.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The Government of Ontario passed the Pay Equity Act in 1987. The term ‘pay equity’ meant simply that excluding non gender-related factors which influence pay, work performed by women which is ... More


Conceptualising and enforcing the right to quality education for minorities and disadvantaged groups: reflections on the Campaign for Fiscal Equity litigation

Helen Taylor

in Human Rights and Equality in Education: Comparative Perspectives on the Right to Education for Minorities and Disadvantaged Groups

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447337638
eISBN:
9781447337676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337638.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines how the focus on ensuring quality education for all can strengthen both the conceptualisation and enforcement of the right to education for minorities and disadvantaged groups, ... More


Women in Philosophy: What Needs to Change?

Katrina Hutchison and Fiona Jenkins (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199325603
eISBN:
9780199369317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325603.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Despite its place among the humanities and social sciences, the career prospects and numbers of women in philosophy much more closely resemble those of women in the sciences and engineering, than in ... More


Dear Old Zieggy and Company

Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson

in Ziegfeld and His Follies: A Biography of Broadway's Greatest Producer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813160887
eISBN:
9780813165530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160887.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter gives a wide-ranging view of Ziegfeld as both a beloved boss and a traitorous one. The close-knit family of Ziegfeld stars, including Eddie Cantor, Fanny Brice, Will Rogers, W. C. ... More


Ancient and Modern Conceptions of the Rule of Law

Sara Forsdyke

in Ancient Greek History and Contemporary Social Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474421775
eISBN:
9781474449519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421775.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter provides a definition of the contested concept of the rule of law and suggests that it consists of three components: legal supremacy, legal equality and legal certainty. The chapter ... More


Conclusion: Opportunity-Driven Expectations

Jacqueline Ryan Vickery

in Worried About the Wrong Things: Youth, Risk, and Opportunity in the Digital World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036023
eISBN:
9780262339339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036023.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers how we can reframe debates about digital risks and harms in a productive way that considers opportunities and equity. There are at least three connections that contribute to ... More


An argument lost by both sides? The Parliamentary debate over the 2010 NHS White Paper

Ian Greener

in Dismantling the NHS?: Evaluating the Impact of Health Reforms

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330226
eISBN:
9781447330271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330226.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the rhetoric of government and opposition in the Parliamentary debate over the 2010 NHS White Paper ‘Equity and Excellence.’ It treats the debate as a process of deliberative ... More


Choice

Alex Mold

in Making the patient-consumer: Patient organisations and health consumerism in Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095313
eISBN:
9781781708606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095313.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter will explore how it was that patient choice came to occupy a central position within health policy from the late 1990s onwards. Beginning with an exploration of the notion of choice in ... More


Health Inequalities, Capabilities and Global Justice

Sridhar Venkatapuram

in Health Inequalities and Global Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748646920
eISBN:
9780748676682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646920.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the coming together of the concern for inequalities in health by political philosophers and the drive to find ethical arguments to address health inequalities by health ... More


Special Issues and Considerations

Gunnar Almgren

in Health Care as a Right of Citizenship: The Continuing Evolution of Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231170130
eISBN:
9780231543316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170130.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter addresses a number of thorny issues having to do with segments of the national population that in one way or the other either 1) represent exceptions to the general case of American ... More


An Introduction to Dance and Gender

Wendy Oliver and Doug Risner

in Dance and Gender: An Evidence-Based Approach

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062662
eISBN:
9780813051956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062662.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 1 introduces the relationship between dance and gender, inquiring into the ways dance is gendered in Western society today and the significance of these findings. An extensive review of ... More


Behind the Curtain: Exploring Gender Equity in Dance among Choreographers and Artistic Directors

Eliza Larson

in Dance and Gender: An Evidence-Based Approach

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062662
eISBN:
9780813051956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062662.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 3 assembles data and renders visible gender hierarchies among choreographers in concert dance in the United States today. Recent statistics in the field are explored to establish a baseline ... More


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