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Political Philosophy, Social Theory, and Critical Republicanism

Cécile Laborde

in Critical Republicanism: The Hijab Controversy and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199550210
eISBN:
9780191720857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550210.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Theory

Chapter 1 offers an overall presentation of the critical republican approach and an overview of the book. It situates the French republican tradition in relation to contemporary Anglophone political ... More


Gender and Race: (What) Are They? (What) Do We Want Them to Be? 1

Sally Haslanger

in Resisting Reality: Social Construction and Social Critique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199892631
eISBN:
9780199980055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892631.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter proposes social constructionist accounts of gender and race. The foci of the inquiry—an inquiry aiming to provide resources for feminist and antiracist projects—are the social positions ... More


Critical theory and action research

Jo Hockley

in Participatory Research in Palliative Care: Actions and Reflections

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644155
eISBN:
9780191749094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644155.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter outlines critical social theory in relation to action research and from a Habermasian critique in particular. It emphasises reflection and action, and, theory and practice as important ... More


Evolution: Ethnology and the Primitivity of Deviant Female Sexuality

Durba Mitra

in Indian Sex Life: Sexuality and the Colonial Origins of Modern Social Thought

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691196350
eISBN:
9780691197029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196350.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter accounts for the foundational place of deviant female sexuality in social evolutionary thought over the period between the 1860s and the 1950s. It begins by analyzing concepts of ... More


Children’s education and the struggle for social change

Jessica Gerrard

in Radical childhoods: Schooling and the struggle for social change

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719090219
eISBN:
9781781706954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090219.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter presents a conceptual analysis of social class, radical education and the role of children's education in social change. First, it argues that the move towards understanding social ... More


Social work, problem definition and policy change in the US: the case of sex-trafficked youth

Lisa Werkmeister Rozas, Megan Feely, and Jason Ostrander

in Social Work and the Making of Social Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447349150
eISBN:
9781447349204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349150.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Critical theoretical frameworks are essential in helping social workers develop a comprehensive understanding of the manner in which political and social systems oppress marginalised populations. The ... More


Relations, Human and Non-human

Milja Kurki

in International Relations in a Relational Universe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198850885
eISBN:
9780191885723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850885.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues for an extension of how we think relationally via relational cosmology. It places relational cosmology in a conversation with varied relational perspectives in critical social ... More


Social Work and the Making of Social Policy

Ute Klammer, Simone Leiber, and Sigrid Leitner (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447349150
eISBN:
9781447349204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349150.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Bringing together international case studies, this book offers theoretical and empirical insights into the interaction between social work and social policy. Moving beyond existing studies on policy ... More


Introduction: Theoretical Preliminaries and Methodology

Rajan Gurukkal

in Rethinking Classical Indo-Roman Trade: Political Economy of Eastern Mediterranean Exchange Relations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460854
eISBN:
9780199086382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460854.003.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

The chapter discusses theoretical preliminaries of the study and states its methodology. Critical political economy and the theory of social formation besides the relevant concepts of economic ... More


Radical childhoods: Schooling and the struggle for social change

Jessica Gerrard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719090219
eISBN:
9781781706954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090219.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Education has long been central to the struggle for radical social change. Yet, as social class inequalities sustain and deepen, it is increasingly difficult to conceptualise and understand the ... More


International Relations in a Relational Universe

Milja Kurki

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198850885
eISBN:
9780191885723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850885.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

It is time for International Relations (IR) to join the relational revolution afoot in the natural and social sciences. To do so, more careful reflection is needed on cosmological assumptions in the ... More


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