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The People and Self-Determination

Cara Nine

in Global Justice and Territory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199580217
eISBN:
9780191741456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580217.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter 3 describes the kind of agent that may claim territorial rights. In order for a people to qualify as a candidate for self-determination rights over territory, the people must: (i) demonstrate ... More


Does Communication Require Consensus?

Nicholas Rescher

in Pluralism: Against the Demand for Consensus

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198236016
eISBN:
9780191679162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198236016.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

This chapter argues against the belief that communication is predicated on consensus. It suggests that the adoption of linguistic practices and the coordination of language use is scarcely a matter ... More


The Power of Property Claims in Law: The Emergence of Two Visions

Laura S. Underkuffler

in The Idea of Property: Its Meaning and Power

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199254187
eISBN:
9780191698224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254187.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter analyzes how the constituent dimensions of property are used to construct particular conceptions of property found in law. Through this process, two dominant conceptions of property ... More


Greco-Roman Visual Practices

J. M. F. Heath

in Paul's Visual Piety: The Metamorphosis of the Beholder

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199664146
eISBN:
9780191748455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664146.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

To prepare for the more detailed focus on Paul in Part Three, this and the following chapter sketch visual cultures amidst which Paul preached, thought, and lived. A complete account of ‘Greco-Roman ... More


On the Frontier

Amy Hill Shevitz

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter looks at a linear model created by Frederick Jackson Turner that created a common conception of the American frontier as the meeting point between savagery and civilization. However, ... More


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