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Concepts and Conceptions: Basic Justice and Habilitation

Lawrence C. Becker

in Habilitation, Health, and Agency: A Framework for Basic Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199917549
eISBN:
9780199950454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917549.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Section 1 of this chapter outlines the concept of basic justice and argues that it is worthwhile to confine attention to it for the remainder of the book. Section 2 introduces in some detail the ... More


Children, Vulnerability, and Emotional Harm

Amy Mullin

in Vulnerability: New Essays in Ethics and Feminist Philosophy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199316649
eISBN:
9780199346431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199316649.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Children are vulnerable because they need care not only to survive but also to develop their basic physical, intellectual and emotional capacities. Since children depend heavily on care provided by a ... More


Caring

James Kelly

in Where Night Is Day: The World of the ICU

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451683
eISBN:
9780801467653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451683.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In this chapter, the author talks about the kind of caring provided by nurses to patients in the intensive care unit (ICU). He begins by discussing how nursing as a profession has tried to separate ... More


Distribution of Life

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/9780300100570.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines utilitarian and egalitarian approaches to the distribution of scarce life-saving medical resources, or distribution of life. It shows how utilitarianism is able to endorse ... More


A review of literature and perspectives on management knowledge

Ewan Ferlie, Sue Dopson, Chris Bennett, Michael D. Fischer, Jean Ledger, and Gerry McGivern

in The Politics of Management Knowledge in Times of Austerity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198777212
eISBN:
9780191823008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777212.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter presents the different theoretical texts that informed our study and interpretation of empirical data. We review selected health services and social science literature to provide ... More


The Enlightenment and Violence

Kathleen R. Arnold

in Why Don't You Just Talk to Him?: The Politics of Domestic Abuse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190262280
eISBN:
9780190262303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262280.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

This chapter explores how Enlightenment ideas deny, obscure, and yet also justify violence. In particular, abusers are “monsters” as they act on ideas absolutely antithetical to Enlightenment notions ... More


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