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Green Political Economy I: Sufficiency and Security

John Barry

in The Politics of Actually Existing Unsustainability: Human Flourishing in a Climate-Changed, Carbon Constrained World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695393
eISBN:
9780191738982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695393.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Offers a green alternative to neoclassical economics based on ecological considerations as well as eco-feminist, ecological economics, and heterodox economic insights. Picking up on the discussion of ... More


Why Philanthropy Matters: How the Wealthy Give, and What It Means for Our Economic Well-Being

Zoltan J. Acs

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148625
eISBN:
9781400846818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148625.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book takes an in-depth look at philanthropy as an underappreciated force in capitalism, measures its critical influence on the free-market system, and demonstrates how American philanthropy ... More


The Intrinsic Value of Economic Equality

ANDREI MARMOR

in Rights, Culture and the Law: Themes from the Legal and Political Philosophy of Joseph Raz

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248254
eISBN:
9780191714849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248254.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Some philosophers, prominently Joseph Raz and Harry Frankfurt, argue that we should not care about economic equality, that is, at least not if we think of economic equality as intrinsically valuable. ... More


Law in the Age of Pluralism

Andrei Marmor

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195338478
eISBN:
9780199855360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195338478.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book contains a collection of essays on the intersection of legal and political philosophy. Written within the analytical tradition in jurisprudence, the collection covers a wide range of ... More


The claim of economic citizenship: the concept of equality in a historical context

Christina Carlsson Wetterberg and Kari Melby

in Gender equality and welfare politics in Scandinavia: The limits of political ambition?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424655
eISBN:
9781447302407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424655.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter argues that the marriage reforms of the 1910s and 1920s represented a ‘modified dual breadwinner model’. It specifically compares how the reforms were justified ideologically and how ... More


Woman-friendliness and economic depression: Finland and Sweden in the 1990s

Heikki Hiilamo

in Politicising parenthood in Scandinavia: Gender relations in welfare states

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346452
eISBN:
9781447303015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346452.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter uses the economic recession and recovery as a strategic case for studying the sustainability of the gender equality ambition of Finland and Sweden. The analysis presented in this chapter ... More


Action Delayed

Henry Phelps Brown

in Egalitarianism and the Generation of Inequality

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286486
eISBN:
9780191596773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286481.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

By the time of the revolutions in America and France, and of the rapid development in the British economy, changes of outlook had been brought about that prepared influential sectors of society for ... More


Edward Bellamy’s Orderly Utopia

Michael Robertson

in The Last Utopians: Four Late Nineteenth-Century Visionaries and Their Legacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691154169
eISBN:
9781400889600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154169.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Edward Bellamy's utopian vision by offering a reading of his 1888 novel Looking Backward 2000–1887. Published in 1888, Looking Backward exerted a significant influence on ... More


Justice and Empathy: Toward a Constitutional Ideal

Robert A. Burt

Frank Iacobucci (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300224269
eISBN:
9780300231854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224269.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Supreme Court long considered its highest mission to be the protection of individual liberty from intrusion by government, but the court shifted its focus to social and economic equality. This ... More


Black Workers Matter: The Continuing Search for Racial and Economic Equality in Memphis

Michael K. Honey

in An Unseen Light: Black Struggles for Freedom in Memphis, Tennessee

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175515
eISBN:
9780813175706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175515.003.0017
Subject:
History, African-American History

What happened to Martin Luther King’s dream of economic equality in Memphis? For most of the city’s history, 80 percent or more of the black community has consisted of black workers. Slavery set the ... More


A Renegade Union: Interracial Organizing and Labor Radicalism

Lisa Phillips

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037320
eISBN:
9780252094507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037320.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Dedicated to organizing workers from diverse racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds, many of whom were considered “unorganizable” by other unions, the progressive New York City-based labor union ... More


Competitiveness as cohesion: social capital and the knowledge economy

Philip Cooke

in City matters: Competitiveness, cohesion and urban governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344458
eISBN:
9781447301868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344458.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the meaning of place competitiveness and evaluates the extent to which social capital in areas and between firms can be exploited to encourage increased competitiveness. This ... More


The (Re)Discovery of Sex

in Global Sex

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226016061
eISBN:
9780226016047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226016047.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Within rich societies over the past few decades there has been a marked politicization of sex. This is a product of both consumer capitalism and political movements. Within the scale of roughly a ... More


“Keep Government out of My Medicare”: The Search for Popular Support of Taxes and Social Spending

Gillian Lester

in Working and Living in the Shadow of Economic Fragility

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199988488
eISBN:
9780190218249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988488.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Research and Evaluation

Despite the broad reach of the American welfare state, Americans continue to have conflicted and contradictory attitudes about the role of the state in mediating economic equality through both ... More


Community Organizing under the AFL-CIO Umbrella

Lisa Phillips

in A Renegade Union: Interracial Organizing and Labor Radicalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037320
eISBN:
9780252094507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037320.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter demonstrates how, after five years of heading up a few of the left-led Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) refugees, the DPO and District 65 were attacked and on the verge of ... More


Contraception: Securing the Pathways to Blue Family Life

Naomi Cahn and June Carbone

in Red Families v. Blue Families: Legal Polarization and the Creation of Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199836819
eISBN:
9780190260255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199836819.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The first appointment to Planned Parenthood is some sort of a woman's rite of passage when it comes to her sexual awakening and pregnancy concerns. The use of contraceptive methods used to be ... More


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