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Arguments for a Duty to Vote

Jason Brennan

in The Ethics of Voting

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154442
eISBN:
9781400842094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154442.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter outlines three arguments on behalf of a duty to vote: the Agency Argument, the Public Goods Argument, and the Civic Virtue Argument. The Agency Argument held that citizens should bear ... More


The Analytics of Human Sociality

Herbert Gintis

in The Bounds of Reason: Game Theory and the Unification of the Behavioral Sciences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160849
eISBN:
9781400851348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160849.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The folk theorem requires that each action taken by each player carry a signal that is conveyed to the other players. A signal is imperfect if all players receive the same signal; the signal is ... More


Government, Money, and Taxation

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/9780199281756.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

A central theme of this chapter is the role of monetary theory within the neo‐liberal account of the role of the state. For a neo‐liberal thinker such as Mises, monetary theory consists of a set of a ... More


Linking Law and Economics: Translating Economic and Social Human Rights Norms into Public Policy

William F. Felice

in Closing the Rights Gap: From Human Rights to Social Transformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520283091
eISBN:
9780520958920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283091.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

U.N. agencies have worked relentlessly to define states obligations to respect, protect, and fulfill the economic and social human rights articulated in international law. Other international ... More


Interventions in Localism: From Public Goods to Merit Goods

Christopher Ali

in Media Localism: The Policies of Place

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040726
eISBN:
9780252099168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040726.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 7 focuses on two concrete recommendations for policy makers interested in protecting media localism and encouraging local news. The first advocates for comprehensive local media policy ... More


Global Public Goods and the United Nations

Inge Kaul and Donald Blondin

in Global Governance and Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785941
eISBN:
9780191827648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785941.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter addresses contemporary global challenges and the governance requirements posed by their public good nature. Solutions to these challenges largely remain mired in political stalemate or ... More


Global Governance and Development

José Antonio Ocampo (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785941
eISBN:
9780191827648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785941.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

As the world becomes increasingly globalized, the need for governments to continually cooperate structures has become irreversible. This book looks critically at global governance structures in the ... More


Enhancing ICJ Procedures in Order to Promote Fundamental Values: Overcoming the Prevailing Tension between Bilateralism and Community Interests

Paula Wojcikiewicz Almeida

in The Protection of General Interests in Contemporary International Law: A Theoretical and Empirical Inquiry

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192846501
eISBN:
9780191938832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192846501.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

By developing international law, international courts – ‘intermediate Global Public Goods (GPG)’ – can also contribute to the protection and promotion of final GPG. The International Court of Justice ... More


Conclusion

Andrew T. Price-Smith

in Oil, Illiberalism, and War: An Analysis of Energy and US Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262029063
eISBN:
9780262327527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029063.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Oil has generated powerful distortions in the conduct of US foreign policy; it has resulted in highly illiberal behavior by certain democracies (particularly the United States), it has contributed to ... More


The Development of Industry and North Sea Oil in Scotland and Norway

John Bryden

in Northern Neighbours: Scotland and Norway since 1800

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696208
eISBN:
9781474412506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696208.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This Chapter discusses the many important differences between the nature and processes of Industrialisation in Scotland and Norway from the 18th Century up to the present day. The dissferences ... More


Multilateral Development Banks

Roy Culpeper, Stephany Griffith-Jones, and Daniel Titelman

in Global Governance and Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785941
eISBN:
9780191827648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785941.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In recent years, the valuable role that multilateral development banks can and do play in emerging, and developed economies, has received clearer recognition in wider and ever-growing circles. This ... More


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