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Explaining Penal Regime Variation: Political Structures and Collective Agency

Vanessa Barker

in The Politics of Imprisonment: How the Democratic Process Shapes the Way America Punishes Offenders

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195370027
eISBN:
9780199871315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370027.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter presents the theoretical basis for the study. It places the analysis in historical context, arguing that changes in American penal sanctioning were central to the remaking of American ... More


Pluralizing the Demos: Sharing Agency and the Dilemma of Democratic Exclusion

Michaele L. Ferguson

in Sharing Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199921584
eISBN:
9780199980413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921584.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

This chapter critically examines the belief that commonality – and common agreement in particular – is necessary to produce collective agency. According to this belief, when citizens disagree and ... More


Intentional Collective Action

Tracy Isaacs

in Moral Responsibility in Collective Contexts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199782963
eISBN:
9780199897117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782963.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The central aim of this chapter is to establish that collectives may have intentions and are capable of collective action. This claim is crucial to the broader claim that moral responsibility ... More


Imprisonment and the Democratic Process

Vanessa Barker

in The Politics of Imprisonment: How the Democratic Process Shapes the Way America Punishes Offenders

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195370027
eISBN:
9780199871315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370027.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter identifies the chronic long‐term differences in American penal sanctioning, highlighting unexplained subnational imprisonment variation. It asks why the American states established ... More


Collective Agency and Global Non-Domination

Fabian Schuppert

in Cosmopolitanism versus Non-Cosmopolitanism: Critiques, Defenses, Reconceptualizations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199678426
eISBN:
9780191757839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678426.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

One of the most common objections to strong forms of cosmopolitanism is the charge that cosmopolitanism is unable to properly accommodate claims to collective agency and collective self-determination ... More


Collective Moral Responsibility

Tracy Isaacs

in Moral Responsibility in Collective Contexts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199782963
eISBN:
9780199897117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782963.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Philosophical approaches to collective moral responsibility fall into two main categories, individualist and collectivist. Individualists think of it as a reductive concept; collectivists think of it ... More


Akrasia, Collective and Individual

Philip Pettit

in Weakness of Will and Practical Irrationality

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199257362
eISBN:
9780191601842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257361.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Examines what is necessary for a group to constitute an agent that can display akrasia, and what steps such a group might take to establish self‐control. The topic has some interest in itself, and ... More


Black Farmers, Agriculture, and Resistance

Monica M. White

in Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643694
eISBN:
9781469643717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643694.003.0013
Subject:
History, African-American History

Most accounts of African Americans’ relationship to the soil focus on oppression and exploitation. This book offers the untold history of Black farmers’ fight to stay on the land in the southern ... More


Collectives and Their Duties

Stephanie Collins

in Group Duties: Their Existence and Their Implications for Individuals

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198840275
eISBN:
9780191875762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840275.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter fleshes out the Tripartite Model’s conception of collectives and defends the attribution of duties to them. It begins by giving a detailed characterization of collectives and explaining ... More


Is the Citizen-Inclusive State an Agent?

Holly Lawford-Smith

in Not In Their Name: Are Citizens Culpable For Their States' Actions?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198833666
eISBN:
9780191872099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833666.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 3 asks whether the citizen-inclusive model described in Chapter 2 meets the conditions for collective agency. A range of theories of collective agency are presented, grouped according to ... More


We Are, Therefore I Am—I Am, Therefore We Are: The Third in Sartre’s Social Ontology

Nicolas de Warren

in Embodiment, Enaction, and Culture: Investigating the Constitution of the Shared World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035552
eISBN:
9780262337120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035552.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This paper examines the meaning and significance of Sartre’s concept of “the third” within the social ontology of the Critique of Dialectical Reason. Through an examination of three different types ... More


“The Pleas of the Desperate”: Magical Realism, Latinidad, and (or) Collective Agency in Ana Castillo's So Far From God

Marta Caminero-Santangelo

in On Latinidad: U.S. Latino Literature and the Construction of Ethnicity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030838
eISBN:
9780813039213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030838.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses an argument in Ana Castillo's novel, So Far from God, in which she challenges the ubiquitous critical ascription of magical realism to texts by Latinos/Latinas. It also looks ... More


Pluralistic Functionalism about Corporate Agency

Waheed Hussain and Joakim Sandberg

in The Moral Responsibility of Firms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198738534
eISBN:
9780191801808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738534.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Liberal democracies today face many important questions about the agency of business corporations, but abstract conceptual analyses of “corporate agency” will not give us the answers. We need to ... More


Introduction: Situating Dalit Women Within Rights and Development

Jayshree P. Mangubhai

in Human Rights as Practice: Dalit Women Securing Livelihood Entitlements in South India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198095453
eISBN:
9780199082650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198095453.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter introduces the dialectics of structural violence, resulting in Dalit women’s chronic resource deprivation, and their collective agency to secure livelihood resources as entitlements. It ... More


Conclusion: Black Farmers and Black Land Matter

Monica M. White

in Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643694
eISBN:
9781469643717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643694.003.0093
Subject:
History, African-American History

The book concludes by demonstrating how Freedom Farmers offers a more complex – and empowering – picture of Black people’s relationship to agriculture than in typical portrayals which emphasize ... More


Rationality in Collective Action

Margaret Gilbert

in Joint Commitment: How We Make the Social World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199970148
eISBN:
9780199369898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199970148.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Moral Philosophy

Two senses of “collective action” are discussed in this paper. To begin, “collective action” is interpreted as a matter of people doing something together, and it is assumed that such collective ... More


Coordination Duties

Stephanie Collins

in Group Duties: Their Existence and Their Implications for Individuals

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198840275
eISBN:
9780191875762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840275.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Given that combinations and coalitions cannot have duties, how are we to charitably reconstruct attributions of duties to them? This chapter answers by using the notion of responsiveness: the notion ... More


The Unrecognized Consensus about Firm Moral Responsibility

Kendy Hess

in The Moral Responsibility of Firms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198738534
eISBN:
9780191801808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738534.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The debate over firm moral responsibility has often grown quite heated, and this chapter suggests that the smoke of battle may have obscured some real gains. There are many issues yet to be settled, ... More


Is the Citizen-Exclusive State an Agent?

Holly Lawford-Smith

in Not In Their Name: Are Citizens Culpable For Their States' Actions?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198833666
eISBN:
9780191872099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833666.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In light of the failure of the preferred model to count as a collective agent on the strong or moderate accounts, this chapter turns to the citizen-exclusive state. It outlines the structure of two ... More


Not In Their Name: Are Citizens Culpable For Their States' Actions?

Holly Lawford-Smith

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198833666
eISBN:
9780191872099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833666.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Given their size and influence, states are able to inflict harm far beyond the reach of a single individual. But there is a great deal of unclarity about exactly who is implicated in that kind of ... More


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