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Democracy and Rights

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:
10.1093/0198292937.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Arguments are developed here that allow us to rank the relevant disparate options. This ranking involves two main steps: (1) putting option (a) ahead of option (b) – that is, putting (a) policies and ... More


“To Grow the Industry”: Business Associations and Economic Interests

Lyn Spillman

in Solidarity in Strategy: Making Business Meaningful in American Trade Associations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226769561
eISBN:
9780226769554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769554.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter investigates how strategies of action are connected to profit maximization and industry stability. After outlining standard theoretical assumptions about the pursuit of economic ... More


(Re)making political institutions: a regional political class for itself

Klaus Stolz

in Towards a Regional Political Class?: Professional Politicians and Regional Institutions in Catalonia and Scotland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079795
eISBN:
9781781703120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079795.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter analyses the processes of institutionalisation and institutional reform in Catalonia and Scotland in order to identify and explain the capacity of regional politicians to act ... More


Autonomy and Community

Joel Feinberg

in The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law Volume 4: Harmless Wrongdoing

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195064704
eISBN:
9780199833207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195064704.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Feinberg defends liberalism against the charge that, given its commitment to autonomy, it is incompatible with certain community ideals. While Feinberg grants that some conflicts between autonomy and ... More


Solidarity in Strategy: Making Business Meaningful in American Trade Associations

Lyn Spillman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226769561
eISBN:
9780226769554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769554.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Popular conceptions hold that capitalism is driven almost entirely by the pursuit of profit and self-interest. Challenging that assumption, this study of American business associations shows how ... More


Individual Rights and Collective Interests: Dworkin on ‘Equal Concern and Respect’

Robert P. George

in Making Men Moral: Civil Liberties and Public Morality

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260240
eISBN:
9780191682063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260240.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter criticizes the liberal view of placing more importance on individual rights at the expense of the collective interest of the community. The chapter focuses on Ronald Dworkin's arguments ... More


In the Same Boat

Elizabeth Cripps

in Climate Change and the Moral Agent: Individual Duties in an Interdependent World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665655
eISBN:
9780191753039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665655.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter defends the weakly collective duty of younger generations (The Young) to organise to mitigate climate change. The intentionalist model of collectivities is challenged and a ... More


Collective Exit Strategies: New Ideas in Transnational Labour Law

Silvana Sciarra

in The Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693610
eISBN:
9780191729744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693610.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Philosophy of Law

The metaphor ‘exit strategy’ is often used in current European discussions, in connection with the impact of the economic and financial crisis. This chapter adapts the same metaphor to the role of ... More


Locating Individuality within the Collective Context

Mattison Mines

in Public Faces, Private Voices: Community and Individuality in South India

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520084780
eISBN:
9780520914599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520084780.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how the private self is expressed and interacts with collective interests in the context of family and society in George Town. It describes the features and themes of ... More


Practising EU Foreign Policy: Russia and the Eastern Neighbours

Beatrix Futák-Campbell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780719095894
eISBN:
9781526132369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095894.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This book is a novel contribution to practice theory in International Relations, focusing on how EU practitioners approach the Union’s foreign policy to its eastern neighbourhood, including Russia, ... More


The Role of the International Court of Justice in the Development of the Contemporary Law of Treaties

Vera Gowlland-Debbas

in The Development of International Law by the International Court of Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199653218
eISBN:
9780191747922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653218.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter examines the Court's contribution to the development of the contemporary law of treaties. The discussions cover the Court and the diversity of forms and actors involved in treaty-making; ... More


The Power of Mahjong

Di Wang

in The Teahouse under Socialism: The Decline and Renewal of Public Life in Chengdu, 1950-2000

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501715488
eISBN:
9781501715556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715488.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter brings out conflicts among neighbors, examines the role of the Residential Committee in the neighborhood, observes the responses of the municipal government and official media concerning ... More


Retributivism Has a Past: Has It a Future?

Michael Tonry (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199798278
eISBN:
9780199919376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199798278.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The fundamental contrast between the ideas that punishment is morally justified because people have behaved wrongly (retributivist), and that punishment is morally justified only when it has good ... More


Citizenship and popular culture

John Street, Sanna Inthorn, and Martin Scott

in From entertainment to citizenship: Politics and popular culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719085383
eISBN:
9781781706121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085383.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter argues that previous empirical work on citizen engagement and popular culture has been dominated by a narrow concept of the political. As a consequence, much of this research focused on ... More


Paradoxes of Leading Professionals: From Unstable to Dynamic Equilibrium

Laura Empson

in Leading Professionals: Power, Politics, and Prima Donnas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198744788
eISBN:
9780191805943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744788.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

The theme of paradox has run throughout the book, albeit implicitly. This chapter makes the theme of paradox explicit, by drawing together multiple strands of argument contained in each of the ... More


The Cartel Party

Richard S. Katz and Peter Mair

in Democracy and the Cartelization of Political Parties

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780199586011
eISBN:
9780191866043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199586011.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

In terms of an analogy to economic markets, the political market for parties has nearly always been an oligopoly. In recent decades, that oligopoly has transformed into a cartel, in which the parties ... More


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