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The Plural Subject Theory of Political Obligation

Margaret Gilbert

in A Theory of Political Obligation: Membership, Commitment, and the Bonds of Society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199274956
eISBN:
9780191603976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199274959.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The plural subject theory of political obligation is brought up against the tests proposed in Chapter 3, and compared and contrasted with several other theories, including those that invoke ... More


Examples and Cooperation

George Klosko

in Political Obligations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199256204
eISBN:
9780191602351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256209.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Continues the analysis of focus group responses discussed in Ch. 9. It is argued that the way different people respond to examples of the kind commonly employed in contemporary moral and political ... More


In Pursuit of a Theory of Political Obligation

Margaret Gilbert

in A Theory of Political Obligation: Membership, Commitment, and the Bonds of Society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199274956
eISBN:
9780191603976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199274959.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter argues that a fully satisfactory theory of political obligation will pass certain tests. It will offer an affirmative answer to the membership problem and, among other things, it will ... More


Allegiance and the Place of Civil Disobedience

Rex Martin

in A System of Rights

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292937
eISBN:
9780191599811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292937.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter is concerned with political obligation, i.e. with one's obligation to obey the laws of one's own country. Here, it is suggested that such an obligation (or one's ‘allegiance,’ as I ... More


Beyond the lives of particular men

Kathleen Lynch

in Protestant Autobiography in the Seventeenth-Century Anglophone World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199643936
eISBN:
9780191738876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643936.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Richard Baxter’s Reliquiae Baxterianae was published posthumously. As edited by Matthew Sylvester and Edward Calamy, it became an important model for history writing from an eyewitness perspective in ... More


Beginnings The Ku Klux Klan in North Carolina and the Nation

David Cunningham

in Klansville, U.S.A.: The Rise and Fall of the Civil Rights-Era Ku Klux Klan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199752027
eISBN:
9780199979431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752027.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter describes the waves of Ku Klux Klan mobilization in the century leading up to the 1960s. Beginning with the KKK's modest origins in post-bellum Pulaski, Tennessee, the chapter outlines ... More


He Could Make a Wooden Indian Dance

John Franceschina

in Hermes Pan: The Man Who Danced with Fred Astaire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199754298
eISBN:
9780199949878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754298.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

Hermes Pan goes to Paramount to choreograph Let’s Dance for Fred Astaire and Betty Hutton before returning to M-G-M to choreograph Three Little Words with Astaire and Red Skelton. He remains at M-G-M ... More


The Duty to Obey the Law

Evan Fox-Decent

in Sovereignty's Promise: The State as Fiduciary

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199698318
eISBN:
9780191732171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698318.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Philosophy of Law

In Chapter V I test the fiduciary theory of legal authority by asking whether it can support a defeasible duty to obey the law. The currently popular view is that there is no such duty, even if the ... More


Modeling Race: Refashioning Blasianness

Myra S. Washington

in Blasian Invasion: Racial Mixing in the Celebrity Industrial Complex

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814227
eISBN:
9781496814265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814227.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Kimora Lee Simmons’s career as a fashion model and media figure offers an alternative reading of Blasians as potentially resistive and subversive campy subjects. This chapter delves into how her use ... More


Biographical Sketch

Paul Breslin

in Nobody's Nation: Reading Derek Walcott

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226074269
eISBN:
9780226074283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226074283.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents a biographical sketch of Derek Walcott. Derek was born on 23 January 1930 in Castries, the largest town of St. Lucia. His father Warwick Walcott died on April 23, 1931, after ... More


A Merciful Reprieve at Poplar Grove

Philip Gerard

in The Last Battleground: The Civil War Comes to North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649566
eISBN:
9781469649580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649566.003.0029
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Mary Ann Simmons Foy, the paralyzed widow of Joseph Mumford Foy, a prominent Unionist, leaves Poplar Grove Plantation in the hands of her eldest son, David Hiram. There is much discussion of Joseph ... More


Consent, Residence, and the Democratic Voice

Ruth C. A. Higgins

in The Moral Limits of Law: Obedience, Respect, and Legitimacy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199265671
eISBN:
9780191699092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265671.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Consent is a peculiarly liberal motif. The accounts advanced by A. John Simmons and Joseph Raz are explained in order to understand ‘consent’. Raz's model of consent provides a clearer and more ... More


The Crisis of the Nation: Contending Voices in Prophecy

Christopher Z. Hobson

in The Mount of Vision: African American Prophetic Tradition, 1800-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199895861
eISBN:
9780199980109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895861.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Prophetic thinkers disputed whether the nation could ever overcome its sin of oppression. These differences affected agendas for change and debates over emigration. The majority, reflecting ... More


. Cup-a-Joe

Lee A. Craig

in Josephus Daniels: His Life and Times

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469606958
eISBN:
9781469608105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469606958.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter suggests that Josephus Daniels was arguably the mightiest man in North Carolina following the white supremacy campaigns of 1898 and 1900. Of the state's other leaders during those years, ... More


African Americans

David J. Bettez

in Kentucky and the Great War: World War I on the Home Front

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168012
eISBN:
9780813168784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168012.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the dilemma of African Americans: whether to support a war to make America safe for democracy, even though they were often denied civil rights and democratic freedoms such as ... More


The Minstrel Show Gets Religion

Sandra Jean Graham

in Spirituals and the Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041631
eISBN:
9780252050305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041631.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

After the Civil War, blackface minstrels found in religion a steady stream of subject matter tailor-made for comedic treatment. This chapter examines three songs that nicely illustrate the postwar ... More


The Liberation of Cake: Chemical Independence, 1796

Linda Civitello

in Baking Powder Wars: The Cutthroat Food Fight that Revolutionized Cooking

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041082
eISBN:
9780252099632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041082.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter shows how American housewives experimented with chemical leavening shortcuts that democratized breadstuffs from difficult to prepare luxuries to easy everyday foods. The precursor to ... More


Complications in the Antitrust Response to Monopsony

Jeffrey L. Harrison

in The Global Limits of Competition Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774901
eISBN:
9780804782678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774901.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter examines the application of competition law to monopsony. It begins with a short review of monopsony theory in order to provide a context for the specific issues addressed in the ... More


The Feminist Politics of Collaboration in Lena Dunham’s Tiny Furniture

Corinn Columpar

in Indie Reframed: Women's Filmmaking and Contemporary American Independent Cinema

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474403924
eISBN:
9781474426756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403924.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the feminist collaborative practices integral to Lena Dunham, television and film celebrity, showrunner, director and star, as illustrated in her breakthrough film Tiny ... More


Questionable Research Practices (QRPs) and Their Devastating Scientific Effects

R. Barker Bausell

in The Problem with Science: The Reproducibility Crisis and What to do About It

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197536537
eISBN:
9780197536568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197536537.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The linchpin of both publication bias and irreproducibility involves an exhaustive list of more than a score of individually avoidable questionable research practices (QRPs) supplemented by 10 inane ... More


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