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The duty to work as precondition for human dignity: a Swiss perspective on work programmes

Melanie Studer and Kurt Pärli

in Welfare to Work in Contemporary European Welfare States: Legal, Sociological and Philosophical Perspectives on Justice and Domination

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340010
eISBN:
9781447340164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340010.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In Switzerland, the participation in certain work programmes is an eligibility criterion to social assistance benefits and the constitutionally granted right to the financial means required for a ... More


Postmaterialist forces and political triggers

David Erdos

in Delegating Rights Protection: The Rise of Bills of Rights in the Westminster World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557769
eISBN:
9780191594380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557769.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This conclusionary chapter explores the implications of the Postmaterialist Trigger Thesis (PTT) of bill of rights institutionalization beyond the four Westminster democracies from whose experience ... More


Making sense of human dignity

Deryck Beyleveld

in From reason to practice in bioethics: An anthology dedicated to the works of John Harris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096235
eISBN:
9781781708392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096235.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Discussions of human dignity have burgeoned in bioethics. John Harris, amongst others, has been highly critical of the vague, and often unreasoned appeals that this involves. Whilst agreeing with ... More


Human Dignity from Cicero to Kant

Scott Cutler Shershow

in Deconstructing Dignity: A Critique of the Right-to-Die Debate

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226088129
eISBN:
9780226088266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226088266.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter provides a selective genealogy of the concept of human dignity from its first appearance in Cicero’s De Officiis. Via brief consideration of texts by Boethius, Aquinas, Chaucer, Pico de ... More


Commentary: On Crossing the Line between Human and Nonhuman: Human Dignity Reconsidered

Takashi Ikeda

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0047
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Recently, in discussing possible scientific creation of human/animal chimeras, the question of whether it is morally wrong to cross the line between human and nonhuman has become more controversial. ... More


Commentary: The Non-Ownership Thesis: A German Perspective

Wilhelm Vossenkuhl

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0029
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The fundamental constitutional role of the principle of human dignity forbids any commercial or instrumental use of human body parts in Germany. The legal and ethical backgrounds of this ban are ... More


Introduction to the Israeli Legal System

Eran Liss and Dan Adin

in Intellectual Property Law and Practice in Israel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199917419
eISBN:
9780190260149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199917419.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter introduces the reader to the basic features of Israel's legal system, with particular emphasis on those aspects that influence the country's intellectual property laws. It considers ... More


The State of Israel

Steven Gow Calabresi

in The History and Growth of Judicial Review, Volume 1: The G-20 Common Law Countries and Israel

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190075774
eISBN:
9780190075804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190075774.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter studies the emergence of judicial review in Israel, which is a rights from wrongs reaction to the Holocaust, Nazism, and Fascism. Israeli judicial review did not arise to fulfill a need ... More


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