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Freedom and Culture

Will Kymlicka

in Multicultural Citizenship: A Liberal Theory of Minority Rights

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290919
eISBN:
9780191599712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290918.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Begins by explaining how individual freedom is intimately tied up with membership of certain types of societal culture, and why it is important that minority groups should have their own cultures. It ... More


Toleration and Its Limits

Will Kymlicka

in Multicultural Citizenship: A Liberal Theory of Minority Rights

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290919
eISBN:
9780191599712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290918.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Discusses how liberals should respond to situations in which a minority demands the right to restrict the basic civil and political liberties of its own members, in violation of the liberal ... More


Contexts

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton

in Making Human Rights a Reality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155357
eISBN:
9781400846283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155357.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter examines the contexts that lead to abuse—that is, the various settings that allow or even encourage human rights abuses. In particular, it discusses six factors that are most strongly ... More


Unreasonable Citizens

Jonathan Quong

in Liberalism without Perfection

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594870
eISBN:
9780191723513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594870.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

This chapter discusses how political liberals ought to respond to those people the theory labels as ‘unreasonable’. These are people who reject one or more of the fundamental normative assumptions of ... More


Possibilities of Reform in Britain and Germany

Geoff Eley

in The Peculiarities of German History: Bourgeois Society and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198730583
eISBN:
9780191694943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198730583.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the possibility of reform in German and British history in the nineteenth century. It suggests that German historians have normally had a special kind of reformism in mind when ... More


Left‐Libertarianism Versus Liberal Egalitarianism

Michael Otsuka

in Libertarianism without Inequality

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243952
eISBN:
9780191598142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243956.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Explains why Lockean voluntarism, even when remedied of the problems discussed in Ch. 5, might be criticized by liberal egalitarians on the following grounds: it allows for the legitimacy of highly ... More


Communitarianism, Liberalism and the Limits of Responsibility in Southeast Asia

See Seng Tan

in The Responsibility to Provide in Southeast Asia: Towards an Ethical Explanation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529200720
eISBN:
9781529200751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200720.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter assesses the pros and cons of adopting liberal or communitarian bases for the sovereign responsibility and the R2Provide in the Southeast Asian context. Italso discusses the ... More


The University and the Global Knowledge Society

David John Frank and John W. Meyer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691202051
eISBN:
9780691202075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691202051.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The university is experiencing an unprecedented level of success today, as more universities in more countries educate more students in more fields. At the same time, the university has become ... More


Populism and Liberal Democracy: A Comparative and Theoretical Analysis

Takis S. Pappas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198837886
eISBN:
9780191874482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837886.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Based on an original definition of modern populism as “democratic illiberalism” and many years of meticulous research, Takis Pappas marshals extraordinary empirical evidence from Argentina, Greece, ... More


Pluralism and Liberalism: Testing the Limits of a Measured Separatism for Tribal Nations

N. Bruce Duthu

in Shadow Nations: Tribal Sovereignty and the Limits of Legal Pluralism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199735860
eISBN:
9780199344994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735860.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the writings of prominent scholars of liberal theory and Indigenous peoples - Moore, Ivison, Schouls (among others) - to highlight some of the conceptual challenges policymakers ... More


On the Viability of Open Democracy

Hélène Landemore

in Open Democracy: Reinventing Popular Rule for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691181998
eISBN:
9780691208725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181998.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter addresses some understandable worries about the feasibility and desirability of open democracy. It discusses the fact that the Icelandic constitutional process ultimately did not succeed ... More


What is Populism?

Takis S. Pappas

in Populism and Liberal Democracy: A Comparative and Theoretical Analysis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198837886
eISBN:
9780191874482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837886.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 1 begins with a concise overview of the ways earlier scholars have examined populism during consecutive waves of research on the topic, and goes on to expose common conceptual and ... More


Democracy Promotion

Julia Leininger

in The Handbook of Political, Social, and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829911
eISBN:
9780191868368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829911.003.0042
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Studying democracy promotion has become a field of transformation research. It focuses on the interaction between domestic and international factors of democratic transformation. It is a young field ... More


Prize Contests in the Revolutionary Crucible: Decline and Regeneration

Jeremy L. Caradonna

in The Enlightenment in Practice: Academic Prize Contests and Intellectual Culture in France, 1670-1794

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450600
eISBN:
9780801463907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450600.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the fate of the concours académique in the French Revolution. More specifically, it asks whether academic prize contests were able to keep pace with the evolving political ... More


Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr.: Defying Liberals, but Deifying Liberalism

Bidyut Chakrabarty

in Confluence of Thought: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199951215
eISBN:
9780199346004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199951215.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

Gandhi and King were true liberals. They questioned the contemporary interpretation of liberalism which, they thought, was articulated in a distorted form to defend racism and colonialism ... More


Intuition about Aggregation

Mark S. Stein

in Distributive Justice and Disability: Utilitarianism against Egalitarianism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100570
eISBN:
9780300128253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100570.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the problem of aggregation and argues that utilitarianism rarely yields wrong-seeming results in cases involving aggregation. It also explains why the utilitarian commitment to ... More


Dietrich Bonhoeffer on the Ethical Life of Modern Society

Joshua Mauldin

in Barth, Bonhoeffer, and Modern Politics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198867517
eISBN:
9780191904288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867517.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

Turning to the 1930s and 1940s, this chapter explicates how Dietrich Bonhoeffer reflected on modern society amid the rise of National Socialism in Germany. Bonhoeffer’s insights are relevant beyond ... More


Reframing Human Rights in a Turbulent Era

Gráinne de Búrca

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198299578
eISBN:
9780191905742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198299578.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

In a turbulent era, with illiberal nationalism on the rise and international laws and institutions under persistent threat, this book asks what future the international human rights system has. It ... More


The Secularized State: Its Character, Justification, and Problems in the Twenty-first Century [2007]

Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde, Mirjam Künkler, and Tine Stein

in Religion, Law, and Democracy: Selected Writings

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198818632
eISBN:
9780191859588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818632.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In this article Böckenförde contrasts his concept of open encompassing neutrality (found in most Scandinavian countries and in Germany) with that of distancing neutrality, as practised in France. ... More


Reinvigorating Democracy in the European Union: Lessons from Ireland’s Citizens’ Assembly?

Gráinne de Búrca

in Constitutionalism under Stress

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198864738
eISBN:
9780191896774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864738.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter begins with a brief summary of two sets of democratic challenge facing Europe—the original ‘democratic deficit’ of the EU and the more recent growth of populist illiberalism—which have ... More


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