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Liberalism, Childhood and Justice: Ethical Issues in Upbringing

Tim Fowler

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201635
eISBN:
9781529201680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201635.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The book develops a novel theory of children’s place in liberal theory. It argues that justice requires promoting children’s wellbeing, not merely their fair access to resources. I argue that one ... More


Philosophers-Citizens

Eric Beerbohm

in In Our Name: The Ethics of Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154619
eISBN:
9781400842384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154619.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter challenges an account of citizenship that treats us as political philosophers or perennial deliberators and instead proposes the model of the philosopher-citizen who exhibits a ... More


October 2009: Money and Your Life

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0042
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses marriage contracts and separation agreements. Explores the differences of approach between Scots law and English law, and discusses two cases on section 16 of the Family Law (Scotland) Act ... More


Hearing Procedure II – The Merits of the Case

Derek P. Auchie and Ailsa Carmichael

in The Scottish Mental Health Tribunal: Practice and Procedure

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781845860226
eISBN:
9781474406291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860226.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

In this chapter we consider how the merits of a case should be dealt with by the tribunal. This stage begins once all preliminary matters have been dealt with. It is not possible to lay down an ... More


Fairness

Neema Parvini

in Shakespeare's Moral Compass

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474432870
eISBN:
9781474453745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474432870.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Fairness concerns itself with proportionality, not equality. It is a question of reciprocity – “just desserts”, what one deserves – rather than egalitarian distribution. This chapter focuses on how ... More


The Radio Right: How a Band of Broadcasters Took on the Federal Government and Built the Modern Conservative Movement

Paul Matzko

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190073220
eISBN:
9780190073251
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073220.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

By the early 1960s, and for the first time in history, most Americans across the nation could tune their radio to a station that aired conservative programming from dawn to dusk. People listened to ... More


Students’ and Teachers’ Perceptions of Fairness in Assessment

Telle Hailikari, Liisa Postareff, Tarja Tuononen, Milla Räisänen, and Sari Lindblom-Ylänne

in Advances and Innovations in University Assessment and Feedback

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748694549
eISBN:
9781474400787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694549.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Telle Hailikari and her colleagues from the University of Helsinki report a series of interviews with students and their teachers that focus on how staff design and carry out assessment, showing ... More


Rationing Is Not a Four-Letter Word: Setting Limits on Healthcare

Philip M. Rosoff

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027496
eISBN:
9780262320764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027496.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

The healthcare system in the United States is the most expensive in the industrialized world, yet delivers very mediocre outcomes in such measures as equity, infant mortality, and longevity. In ... More


Conservative Bias: How Jesse Helms Pioneered the Rise of Right-Wing Media and Realigned the Republican Party

Bryan Hardin Thrift

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049311
eISBN:
9780813050133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049311.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book investigates Jesse Helms’s pivotal role in advancing the conservative movement of the 1950s and 1960s, first as editor of the Tarheel Banker and then as vice president of WRAL television. ... More


Defining What’s New(s) about Science

Marcel Chotkowski Lafollette

in Science on American Television: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226921990
eISBN:
9780226922010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922010.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter, which examines the history of the conflict between news and science television broadcasting in the United States, discusses the role of television news in reframing science's public ... More


“An Uncommon Number of Moral Degenerates”: The Conservative Alternative and the Fairness Doctrine

Bryan Hardin Thrift

in Conservative Bias: How Jesse Helms Pioneered the Rise of Right-Wing Media and Realigned the Republican Party

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049311
eISBN:
9780813050133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049311.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The Federal Communication Commission required broadcast stations, both radio and TV, to renew their licenses every three years. Before Helms arrived at WRAL, license renewals were routine, but his ... More


Theorizing Norm-Driven Policy Change

Leigh Raymond

in Reclaiming the Atmospheric Commons: The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and a New Model of Emissions Trading

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034746
eISBN:
9780262336161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034746.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Policy scholars acknowledge that norms affect policy choice, but have not fully articulated a theory of how norms can serve as a catalyst for sudden policy change. After reviewing existing efforts to ... More


Rawls

Mark S. Stein

in Distributive Justice and Disability: Utilitarianism against Egalitarianism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100570
eISBN:
9780300128253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100570.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In dealing with disability, resource egalitarians such as John Rawls, Ronald Dworkin, and Bruce Ackerman actually switch between resource egalitarianism, welfare egalitarianism, and utilitarianism. ... More


Fairness

Philip M. Rosoff

in Rationing Is Not a Four-Letter Word: Setting Limits on Healthcare

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027496
eISBN:
9780262320764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027496.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

In this chapter the essential issue of fairness is discussed as it is (and should be) a cardinal feature of existing and any future rationing method. The central characteristics of fairness, as it is ... More


Losers

Philip M. Rosoff

in Rationing Is Not a Four-Letter Word: Setting Limits on Healthcare

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027496
eISBN:
9780262320764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027496.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

In any system that limits the availability of certain goods, some will gain access to them and others will not. It is possible to conceive of the latter as losers in some way. This chapter discusses ... More


Limits to Fairness in a Democracy

Philip M. Rosoff

in Rationing Is Not a Four-Letter Word: Setting Limits on Healthcare

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027496
eISBN:
9780262320764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027496.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter discusses the politically and morally contentious issue of whether strict fairness and justice in a rationing system can be accomplished in a democracy like the United States. Fairness ... More


God’s Angriest Man: Carl McIntire, Neoevangelicalism, and the Long-Lingering Fundamentalist Fires

Heather Hendershot

in What's Fair on the Air?: Cold War Right-Wing Broadcasting and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226326771
eISBN:
9780226326764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326764.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Carl McIntire who is an outspoken Nixon hater that saw the president’s rapprochement with China as nothing more than high treason. McIntire used his radio station, WXUR, his ... More


A Story of “Epic Proportions”: The Battle between the FCC and WXUR

Heather Hendershot

in What's Fair on the Air?: Cold War Right-Wing Broadcasting and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226326771
eISBN:
9780226326764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326764.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter narrates Carl McIntire’s struggle, and eventual defeat, against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). In 1973, McIntire faced another great defeat after being removed by the ... More


July 2006: Clean Break under Attack

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Family Law

In the House of Lords decision of Miller v Miller, McFarlane v McFarlane [2006] UKHL 24 the English rules on financial provision on divorce were clarified and made, in the judges’ eyes at least, ... More


The Unwritten Theory of Justice: Rawlsian Liberalism versus Libertarianism

Barbara H. Fried

in Facing Up to Scarcity: The Logic and Limits of Nonconsequentialist Thought

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198847878
eISBN:
9780191882487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847878.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Rawls’s Theory of Justice has had two parallel lives in political theory. The first—the version Rawls wrote—is a response to utilitarianism’s failure to take seriously the separateness of persons. ... More


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