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New Marx for Old? Marxism, Humanity, and Ecology

Mathew Humphrey

in Preservation Versus the People?: Nature, Humanity, and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242672
eISBN:
9780191599514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242674.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The proponents of an ecologically inspired form of Marxism, or a Marx‐inspired form of political ecology, argue that eco‐Marxism transcends the anthropocentric‐ecocentric dichotomy, and this chapter ... More


‘No longer himself’: the tragic fall of Euripides' Herakles

Kathleen Riley

in The Reception and Performance of Euripides' Herakles: Reasoning Madness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199534487
eISBN:
9780191715945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534487.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines Euripides' own radical treatment of the Herakles mainomenos myth, namely his externalization of the madness and humanization of the hero. The structural fission, unparalleled ... More


Behind the Mask: Professionalism and Life after College Prep

Amy Brown

in A Good Investment?: Philanthropy and the Marketing of Race in an Urban Public School

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691128
eISBN:
9781452952383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691128.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter seven is based on interviews conducted from 2011 to 2014. This chapter details student, parent, and staff reactions to reading the ethnography the author created. Participants were given a ... More


Transition to Independence: Humanized Justice and the Reinvention of Hegemony and Coercion in the Spanish Atlantic

Victor M. Uribe-Uran

in Fatal Love: Spousal Killers, Law, and Punishment in the Late Colonial Spanish Atlantic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794633
eISBN:
9780804796316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794633.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Examines briefly some of the changes brought about by Independence and peninsular liberalism. It establishes that the humanization of punishment was not the abrupt result of independence and ... More


Conclusion

Victor M. Uribe-Uran

in Fatal Love: Spousal Killers, Law, and Punishment in the Late Colonial Spanish Atlantic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794633
eISBN:
9780804796316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794633.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Reiterates the centrality of law and justice in the lives of late colonial Spanish Atlantic couples, even members of Indigenous communities and colored peoples. It summarizes the study’s findings ... More


The Humanization of the Law of War (Marek Nowicki Memorial Lecture)

Theodor Meron

in The Making of International Criminal Justice: The View from the Bench: Selected Speeches

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608935
eISBN:
9780191729706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608935.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Since ancient times, rules protecting individuals and rules governing the conduct of war have been contradictory. The Bible says: ‘Thou shalt not kill’. But in the Book of Samuel, God tells the ... More


Posthuman Viability

Bruce Clarke

in Posthuman Metamorphosis: Narrative and Systems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228508
eISBN:
9780823240999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228508.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Modern metamorphs sometimes take an alternative form, just like with the Beast People in The Island of Dr. Moreau, they emerge within an entire population, which must then grapple with a general and ... More


The Return of the Human: Germany in Autumn

Martin Blumenthal-Barby

in Inconceivable Effects: Ethics through Twentieth-Century German Literature, Thought, and Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801478123
eISBN:
9780801467394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801478123.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter focuses on the 1978 film Germany in Autumn, an omnibus film that was shot in immediate response to the events of the so-called “German Autumn,” a series of terrorist attacks by the Red ... More


Humanizing Humanity: Education for World Citizenship

Fred Dallmayr

in Being in the World: Dialogue and Cosmopolis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141916
eISBN:
9780813142364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141916.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The themes of civic education and global citizenship are continued in chapter four. The chapter focuses on the humanities or liberal arts as central pillars of civic pedagogy or education for the ... More


Prologue: Globalization, Globality, Globe-Stone

Patrick Chamoiseau

in Caribbean Globalizations, 1492 to the Present Day

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381519
eISBN:
9781781384923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381519.003.0012
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This prologue discusses the impact of globalization on the writer or artist. It also examines globalization in relation to what Édouard Glissant calls ‘Globality’ and how a poetics of globality gives ... More


Durgā on the Titanic: Politics and Religion in the Pūjā

Rachel Fell McDermott

in Revelry, Rivalry, and Longing for the Goddesses of Bengal: The Fortunes of Hindu Festivals

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231129190
eISBN:
9780231527873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231129190.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter continues the focus on Durgā and Jagaddhātrī by examining the evolution of the public, street character of the Pūjās, charting the inception and development of the sarbajanīn, or ... More


Prophecy: In the Path of Gandhi and Martin Luther King

Luis D. León

in Political Spirituality of Cesar Chavez: Crossing Religious Borders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520283688
eISBN:
9780520959484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283688.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 2 argues that in European colonialism, religion produces race. That is, imperialists conflate religious identity with skin color and their imagined attendant gradations of humanity to produce ... More


Conclusion: A Blueprint for Humanization through Compassion

Steven W. Bender

in Mea Culpa: Lessons on Law and Regret from U.S. History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479899623
eISBN:
9781479876730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479899623.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

The conclusion suggests how to begin the task of repairing our generational image by reversing the dehumanization of various vulnerable groups and ensuring our prescient legacy in the same process. ... More


Henri's Cave: On Our Origin

Alexandre Meinesz

in How Life Began: Evolution's Three Geneses

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226519319
eISBN:
9780226519333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226519333.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter begins with a discussion of religious and scientific accounts of the beginning of life. It then considers many other ideas that bear on our evolution and anchor us in the deepest roots ... More


Introduction

Mandakranta Bose

in The Oxford History of Hinduism: The Goddess

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198767022
eISBN:
9780191821226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767022.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, World Religions

Beginning by recognizing that the idea of female divinity in Hinduism has been a mystery from the inception of Hindu theology, this Introduction proceeds to an overview of the contents of this ... More


Reflection on China’s Energy Justice During a Transitional Period

Wang Mingyuan and Yang Xue

in Energy Justice and Energy Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198860754
eISBN:
9780191892899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860754.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

China’s economic model is transforming from a traditional planned economy to a modern market economy, in which context great changes have also taken place in the field of energy. From law, policy, ... More


The Limits of Human Rights in a Moving World—Elements of a Dynamic Approach

Mireille Delmas-Marty

in The Limits of Human Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198824756
eISBN:
9780191863479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824756.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This contribution discusses the limits to the ideal of human rights in the context of a triple dynamic: the reason of State and its limits; the ecological reason and its call to protect the planet ... More


Theodor Meron and the Humanization of International Law

Aleksi Peltonen

in The New Histories of International Criminal Law: Retrials

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198829638
eISBN:
9780191868153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829638.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The chapter explores legal life-writing as a method of history within the context of international criminal law. It offers a biographical sketch of Theodor Meron and discusses some of his major works ... More


Migrant-Hostile Policing

Paul Mutsaers

in Police Unlimited: Policing, Migrants, and the Values of Bureaucracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198788508
eISBN:
9780191830389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788508.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter opens with three arrest cases that shed light on the non-modular constitution of present-day policing. Modularity is here understood as the segmentation of social life into separate and ... More


Historical Development

Kubo Mačák

in Internationalized Armed Conflicts in International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198819868
eISBN:
9780191860126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819868.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter traces the development of the law of belligerent occupation in order to identify trends relevant to the regulation of internationalized armed conflicts. It observes that despite the ... More


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