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The Utopianism of Leviathan

Richard Tuck

in Leviathan after 350 Years

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199264612
eISBN:
9780191718526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264612.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter asks directly a question which often lurks behind discussions of Hobbes, but which is rarely put clearly: how radical is the transformation of politics, and indeed human life in general, ... More


Lone parents and the Conservatives: anything new?

Haux Tina

in Social Policy Review 23: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428301
eISBN:
9781447303503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428301.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter focuses on lone parents, a group that, it argues, has represented a challenge for policy makers in the UK for three decades or so. It notes that under New Labour, the ‘lone parent ... More


EU enlargement, the clash of capitalisms and the European social dimension

Paul Copeland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088254
eISBN:
9781781707470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088254.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

At the heart of the European integration process is the political economy debate over whether the EU should be a market-making project, or if it should combine this with integration in employment and ... More


Rousseau’s Return to Hobbes

Paul Sagar

in The Opinion of Mankind: Sociability and the Theory of the State from Hobbes to Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691178882
eISBN:
9781400889808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178882.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the issue of sociability and the theory of the state with regard to Jean-Jacques Rousseau. More specifically, it considers Rousseau's intervention in the debate over human ... More


Unfolding Differences, Enduring Similarities

Neville Kirk

in Transnational Radicalism and the Connected Lives of Tom Mann and Robert Samuel Ross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940094
eISBN:
9781786944269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940094.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

Notwithstanding continuing similarities, Mann’s and Ross’s socialism was increasing characterised by differences. These similarities and, especially so, differences constitute the subject matter of ... More


An Evolving Democracy

Marilyn Fischer

in Jane Addams's Evolutionary Theorizing: Constructing "Democracy and Social Ethics"

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226631325
eISBN:
9780226631462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226631462.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter draws out the evolutionary content of “The Subjective Necessity for Social Settlements,” Addams’s first published essay. Addams’s task in this essay is to show how social settlements can ... More


Back to Rousseau

Joel Colón-Ríos

in Constituent Power and the Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198785989
eISBN:
9780191827693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785989.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides an overview of what should be understood as one of the most sophisticated analyses of the distinction between constituent and constituted authority, that of Rousseau. It engages ... More


What Kind of Socialism?

Neville Kirk

in Transnational Radicalism and the Connected Lives of Tom Mann and Robert Samuel Ross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940094
eISBN:
9781786944269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940094.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

While chapter two presents a general picture of the transnational world in which Mann and Ross operated and their place and influence within it, chapters three to seven identify and explain their ... More


Programmer as Writer

Daniel Punday

in Computing as Writing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816696994
eISBN:
9781452953601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696994.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 3 turns from this corporate model for writing to those that embrace a more literary understanding. I begin by looking at two films that represent programming—the 1957 romantic comedy Desk Set ... More


Rousseau’s Challenge to Modernity

Frank M. Turner

Richard A. Lofthouse (ed.)

in European Intellectual History from Rousseau to Nietzsche

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300207293
eISBN:
9780300212914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207293.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines the thoughts of Jean-Jacques Rousseau. He established the idea and the cultural role of the intellectual as it has come to influence modern culture throughout much of the world. ... More


Turbulence in the Two Systems

Rebecca Kolins Givan

in The Challenge to Change: Reforming Health Care on the Front Line in the United States and the United Kingdom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780801450051
eISBN:
9781501706028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450051.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter shows that neither the US nor the UK health care systems are necessarily currently at a major turning point, but they are in a process of constant change. The Health and Social Care Act ... More


Subjectivation, the Social and a (Missing) Account of the Social Formation: Judith Butler’s ‘Turn’

Samuel A. Chambers

in Butler and Ethics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748678846
eISBN:
9781474412438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678846.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter engages closely with Butler’s self-named “theory of subjection.” It demonstrates that by reading Althusser through Hegel, Butler strips away Althusser’s rich understanding of the social ... More


The EMU and the European Social Dimension

Francesco Costamagna

in The EU Law of Economic and Monetary Union

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198793748
eISBN:
9780191927867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793748.003.0016
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The Economic Monetary Union (EMU) has been famously portrayed as a ‘metaphor for the European Union’, involving high stakes for the integration process as a whole. Since its origins, the creation ... More


Wim Wenders

Jason Wood

in Last Words: Considering Contemporary Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171977
eISBN:
9780231850698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171977.003.0027
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview with German filmmaker Wim Wenders. His most notable films include The Buena Vista Social Club (1999), a collaboration with regular cohort Ry Cooder. This ... More


American Interlude

Joel Sachs

in Henry Cowell: A Man Made of Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195108958
eISBN:
9780190268015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195108958.003.0019
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Henry Cowell's activities in the field of music in the United States during the early 1900s, at a time when the country was engulfed by economic crisis. Henry left Berlin just ... More


Figs

Joel Sachs

in Henry Cowell: A Man Made of Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195108958
eISBN:
9780190268015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195108958.003.0045
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Henry Cowell's life and career in the late 1940s. In April 1945, Henry completed the periodic follow-up form for Lewis M. Terman's gifted program. That spring his wife Sidney ... More


Gestural (In)visibility in Béla Balázs and Helmuth Plessner

Lucia Ruprecht

in Gestural Imaginaries: Dance and Cultural Theory in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190659370
eISBN:
9780190659417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190659370.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter juxtaposes the film criticism of Béla Balázs with the philosophical anthropology of Helmuth Plessner in order to carve out their approaches to gesture. It gives particular attention to ... More


Conclusion: the European social dimension and the clash of capitalisms in a post-2004 EU

Paul Copeland

in EU enlargement, the clash of capitalisms and the European social dimension

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088254
eISBN:
9781781707470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088254.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

In the conclusion it is argued that the 2004 and 2007 enlargements have had a profound impact on the clash of capitalisms surrounding the ESD. With few exceptions the CEE states joined the liberal ... More


The End of Virtuosity

Joel Sachs

in Henry Cowell: A Man Made of Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195108958
eISBN:
9780190268015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195108958.003.0021
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Henry Cowell's activities in the field of music in the United States during the 1930s. The Depression had adverse effects on Henry. He lost his New York City base when Blanche ... More


A Settled Life

Joel Sachs

in Henry Cowell: A Man Made of Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195108958
eISBN:
9780190268015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195108958.003.0046
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Henry Cowell's life and in the early 1950s. Henry's economic position improved as the flood of veterans transformed the world of education and brought new teaching ... More


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