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Community Based Property Rights and Resource Conservation in India's Forests

Lavanya Rajamani

in Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579853
eISBN:
9780191722745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579853.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter explores the provenance, possibilities, and limits of the formal legal recognition of community based property rights, through a case study of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional ... More


LIBERALISM AND GROUP IDENTITIES

Stephen Macedo

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The essays in Part III of the book, on liberal constraints and traditionalist education, argue for a more regulatory conception of liberal education and emphasize the need for some controls over ... More


Community Rights in Scots Property Law

Malcolm Combe

in Legal Strategies for the Development and Protection of Communal Property

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266380
eISBN:
9780191879579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266380.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Since the establishment of the Scottish Parliament by the Scotland Act 1998, Scottish legislators have embarked on a programme of community-oriented land reform to allow for redistribution of land to ... More


The Challenge of Regulatory Legitimacy III

Roger Brownsword

in Rights, Regulation, and the Technological Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199276806
eISBN:
9780191707605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276806.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter begins by examining the harm principle and the precautionary principle as candidate unproblematic regulative standards for pluralistic communities. It then considers how the ideas of ... More


Reconciling Liberalism and Communitarianism

Beth J. Singer

in Pragmatism, Rights, and Democracy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823218677
eISBN:
9780823284856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823218677.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter explores the debate between liberalism and communitarianism. It shows that placing a high value on individuals and their rights does not entail sacrificing the common good or the good of ... More


Forest Rights Act, 2006

S.K. Das

in India's Rights Revolution: Has It Worked for the Poor?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081661
eISBN:
9780199082421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081661.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter describes the setting in which the Forest Rights Act was enacted in the background of demands made by forest dwellers and forest dwelling communities and the vigorous advocacy by civil ... More


Rights

Paul Craig

in EU Administrative Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199296811
eISBN:
9780191700811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296811.003.0014
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter analyses the role of rights in the Community legal order and their impact on judicial review. It begins with a discussion on the ... More


Informed consent and public health

Onora O'Neill

in SARS: A case study in emerging infections

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568193
eISBN:
9780191718175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568193.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

Medical ethics, as it has developed across the last twenty-five years, has concentrated almost entirely on clinical ethics. It has focussed on the ethically acceptable provision of healthcare to ... More


Undoing Historical Injustice: Reclaiming Citizenship Rights and Democratic Forest Governance through the Forest Rights Act

Madhu Sarin

in Democratizing Forest Governance in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099123
eISBN:
9780199083077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099123.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter describes the genesis and potential of the Forest Rights Act (FRA) 2006. It begins by tracing the historical processes by which common forested landscapes customarily used by communities ... More


The Rights of Private Parties under EU Law and Member State Remedies and Procedural Rules: Background

Angela Ward

in Judicial Review and the Rights of Private Parties in EU Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199206865
eISBN:
9780191695667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206865.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The chapter provides a historical background of how the legal principles of non-discrimination and effectiveness emerged and how those concepts serve as a primary factor in intensifying ... More


Human Rights in Natural Resource Development: Public Participation in the Sustainable Development of Mining and Energy Resources

Donald M. Zillman, Alastair Lucas, and George (Rock) Pring (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199253784
eISBN:
9780191698163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253784.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

A new human right of public participation by those affected by natural resource development is set to define major economic developments in the 21st century. It is a fundamental part of the ... More


Gewirth: community, rights, values

Lynn Dobson

in Supranational Citizenship

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719069529
eISBN:
9781781702154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069529.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter provides an analytical discussion of some major themes in Gewirth's Community of Rights and Self-Fulfillment. The focus of the chapter is on how rights- and duty-bearing agents interact ... More


Understanding Rights, Human Rights, and Group Rights

Giulia Sajeva

in When Rights Embrace Responsibilities: Biocultural Rights and the Conservation of Environment

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199485154
eISBN:
9780199097005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485154.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Chapters 2 provides an introduction to the concept of rights, useful for understanding the sui generis nature of biocultural rights. It looks at the birth of human rights and group rights, the ... More


Whose Harlem Is This, Anyway?: Community Politics and Grassroots Activism during the New Negro Era

Shannon King

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479811274
eISBN:
9781479866915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811274.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Harlem of the early twentieth century was more than just the stage upon which black intellectuals, poets and novelists, and painters and jazz musicians created the New Negro Renaissance. It was ... More


What is Wrong with Joint Forest Management?

Sharachchandra Lele

in Democratizing Forest Governance in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099123
eISBN:
9780199083077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099123.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

The idea of participatory forest management was accepted as an integral component of India’s forest policy in 1988 and implemented through the Joint Forest Management (JFM) programme, which now ... More


Expanding democracy

Katherine Fierlbeck

in Globalizing Democracy: Power, Legitimacy and the Interpretation of Democratic Ideas

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719049958
eISBN:
9781781701416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719049958.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter reports the arguments supporting the expansion of ‘democracy’ from its individualistic orientations to an account more able to accommodate the concerns and aspirations of groups. It also ... More


When Tenants Claimed the City: The Struggle for Citizenship in New York City Housing

Roberta Gold

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038181
eISBN:
9780252095986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038181.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In postwar America, not everyone wanted to move out of the city and into the suburbs. For decades before World War II, New York's tenants had organized to secure renters' rights. After the war, ... More


“Demand the Dismissal of Policemen Who Abuse the Privileges of Their Uniform”: Racial Violence, Police Brutality, and Self-Protection

Shannon King

in Whose Harlem Is This, Anyway?: Community Politics and Grassroots Activism during the New Negro Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479811274
eISBN:
9781479866915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811274.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the range of strategies black New Yorkers used to defend themselves against white mob attacks and police malfeasance. Aspiring and elite blacks organized ad hoc associations ... More


“A Lot of Investment, a Lot of Roots”: Defending Urban Community

Roberta Gold

in When Tenants Claimed the City: The Struggle for Citizenship in New York City Housing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038181
eISBN:
9780252095986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038181.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines two neighborhood-based movements that challenged redevelopment: Morningside Heights and Cooper Square. It considers how the two areas became policy battlegrounds in the early ... More


“Colored People Have Few Places to Which They Can Move”: Tenants, Landlords, and Community Mobilization

Shannon King

in Whose Harlem Is This, Anyway?: Community Politics and Grassroots Activism during the New Negro Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479811274
eISBN:
9781479866915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811274.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the Harlem tenant movement for better housing conditions and lower rent. The Harlemites interpreted high rents as a form of racism predicated on residential segregation. Hence, ... More


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