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Teaching the Critics: One Route through The Elementary Forms

Terry F. Godlove, Jr.

in Teaching Durkheim

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195165272
eISBN:
9780199784554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165276.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents a sympathetic portrayal of Durkheim's “theory of religion” in the Elementary Forms of Religious Life (EF) in the context of major criticisms of that work. It shows that EF puts ... More


Understanding partisan identification

David Ranc

in Foreign Players and Football Supporters: The Old Firm, Arsenal, Paris Saint-Germain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719086120
eISBN:
9781781702246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086120.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

What is a football supporter? Why do they identify with a given team? What does a review of literature have to say about partisan identification? Determinants of support are looked at from the point ... More


Speech acts and functions

Willem J.M. Levelt

in A History of Psycholinguistics: The Pre-Chomskyan Era

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653669
eISBN:
9780191742040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653669.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter considers parallel European functionalist approaches to psycholinguistics. It reviews the slightly fragmented history of ideas on language-in-use, as it was developed by Philip Wegener, ... More


Theories of Agency Independence

Marshall J. Breger and Gary J. Edles

in Independent Agencies in the United States: Law, Structure, and Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199812127
eISBN:
9780199350780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812127.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

There is intellectual heft in various theories of agency independence but no inevitable truth for all situations. Unitary theorists understand the structure of the Constitution to vest executive ... More


Human Rights, Sovereignty, and the Responsibility to Protect

Cristina Lafont

in Critical Theory in Critical Times: Transforming the Global Political and Economic Order

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231181518
eISBN:
9780231543620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231181518.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In 2005 the General Assembly unanimously endorsed the Responsibility-to-Protect doctrine. This led to heated debates that suggest that principled commitments to human rights and sovereignty are on a ... More


A Critical Theory of Human Rights—Some Groundwork

Rainer Forst

in Critical Theory in Critical Times: Transforming the Global Political and Economic Order

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231181518
eISBN:
9780231543620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231181518.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Human rights are a complex phenomenon, comprising an array of different aspects: moral, legal, political, and social. A philosophical account of human rights must integrate each of these aspects in ... More


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