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Standin’ in the Gap: The Materialities of Prayer

Anderson Blanton

in Hittin' the Prayer Bones: Materiality of Spirit in the Pentecostal South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623979
eISBN:
9781469623993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623979.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Revisiting classic ethnological theories on the contagious transmission of force, this chapter explores the place of material objects in the performance of divine communication and the practice of ... More


The Limitations of Transference, Imitation, and Imposition

J. E. M. Thirkell, K. Petkov, and S. A. Vickerstaff

in The Transformation of Labour Relations: Restructuring and Privatization in Eastern Europe and Russia

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289791
eISBN:
9780191684760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289791.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, International Business

This chapter concludes the exploration of the nature of change and development in Eastern European and Russian labour relations. It combines an assessment of the processes of transference, imitation, ... More


Principles of Equity

Aaron James

in Fairness in Practice: A Social Contract for a Global Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199846153
eISBN:
9780199933389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846153.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter elaborates and defends three basic principles of structural equity. A first requires that “losers” be compensated, in light of a proposed general conception of when a person or social ... More


Financial Crises

Aaron James

in Fairness in Practice: A Social Contract for a Global Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199846153
eISBN:
9780199933389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846153.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues for aggressive securities taxation to curb short-term, speculative capital flows that partly cause financial crises. Much as with any potentially beneficial but highly dangerous ... More


A Liberal World Order in Crisis: Choosing between Imposition and Restraint

Georg Sorensen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450228
eISBN:
9780801463297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450228.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The collapse of the bipolar international system near the end of the twentieth century changed political liberalism from a regional system with aspirations of universality to global ideological ... More


Simple Arguments For No Restraint: Some Answers and Necessary Qualifications

Kent Greenawalt

in Private Consciences and Public Reasons

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195094190
eISBN:
9780199853021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195094190.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter introduces the concept of self-restraint in politics. Since citizens of liberal democracies enjoy wide freedom of choice and expression, inquiry sensibly begins with simple arguments ... More


A Review of the Leadership Literature

Mick Fryer

in Ethics and Organizational Leadership: Developing a Normative Model

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199590186
eISBN:
9780191724947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590186.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter is structured around two ethical challenges presented by leadership: how to assess the moral desirability of the outcomes towards which leaders lead; and leadership's inherently ... More


The Parliament of 1604–1610: the 1610 Sessions and Money (Trevelyan III)

Conrad Russell

in King James VI and I and his English Parliaments

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780198205067
eISBN:
9780191725098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205067.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This chapter is mainly about the efforts of Robert Cecil, as Lord Treasurer, to secure the Great Contract in 1610. It analyses the background of mushrooming royal debt and the introduction of ... More


The Addled Parliament

Conrad Russell

in King James VI and I and his English Parliaments

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780198205067
eISBN:
9780191725098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205067.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This chapter provides a detailed narrative of this short‐lived parliament beset by problems form the outset. It explores the conciliar discussions preceding the parliament and the fear of undertakers ... More


The Technology of Confinement

Robert A. Ferguson

in Metamorphosis: How to Transform Punishment in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300230833
eISBN:
9780300235296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300230833.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers how prison technology is especially one-sided and imposed because it is not shared. Philosopher Jacques Ellul has argued that technical mastery (technopoly) can narrow thought ... More


Introduction: The Argument

Georg Sørensen

in A Liberal World Order in Crisis: Choosing between Imposition and Restraint

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450228
eISBN:
9780801463297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450228.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines why liberal democracies have not been able to create an effective and legitimate liberal world order, attributing the failure to major tensions between two strains of liberalism: ... More


Tensions in Liberalism: Universal Values for All or a Pluralist World?

Georg Sørensen

in A Liberal World Order in Crisis: Choosing between Imposition and Restraint

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450228
eISBN:
9780801463297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450228.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the many different ways of interpreting the concept of liberty, with particular emphasis on liberal tensions in the international sphere and the diverging opinions among liberal ... More


Values and Liberal World Order

Georg Sørensen

in A Liberal World Order in Crisis: Choosing between Imposition and Restraint

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450228
eISBN:
9780801463297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450228.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the debate over liberal values as a central element of liberal world order. It considers a major dilemma facing liberals. The promotion of liberal values, including human ... More


A Different Security Dilemma: Liberals Facing Weak and Failed States

Georg Sørensen

in A Liberal World Order in Crisis: Choosing between Imposition and Restraint

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450228
eISBN:
9780801463297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450228.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the difficulties faced by liberal states in responding appropriately to the challenges of weak and failed states and suggests that such difficulties are connected to the tension ... More


Free Markets for All: The Difficulties of Maintaining a Stable Liberal World Economy

Georg Sørensen

in A Liberal World Order in Crisis: Choosing between Imposition and Restraint

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450228
eISBN:
9780801463297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450228.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the economic dimension of the liberal world order, with particular emphasis on the difficulties of maintaining a stable liberal world economy. It first considers the ... More


Institutions and Liberal World Order

Georg Sørensen

in A Liberal World Order in Crisis: Choosing between Imposition and Restraint

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450228
eISBN:
9780801463297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450228.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the role of international institutions in the liberal world order. Liberal states support both a pluralist approach and a nonpluralist approach to international institutions. ... More


Economising Natural Law: Pufendorf on Moral Quantities and Sumptuary Legislation

Michael Seidler

in Philosophy, Rights and Natural Law: Essays in Honour of Knud Haakonssen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474449229
eISBN:
9781474460200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449229.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Pufendorf’s theory of moral entities imposes a normative grid upon an indifferent world and articulates the positive, non-metaphysical nature of morality. This chapter focuses especially on the ... More


The Enduring Struggle: The Utility of a Colonial Institution in the Postcolonial World

Sara Byala

in A Place That Matters Yet: John Gubbins’s MuseumAfrica in the Postcolonial World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226030272
eISBN:
9780226030449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226030449.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book concludes by analyzing the sad state of Gubbins’ plaque, and how it speaks to a global phenomenon. For we live today unsure of whether to adore, ignore, or expunge the remnants of old ... More


Imposing Boundaries: Villagers

Marco Z. Garrido

in The Patchwork City: Class, Space, and Politics in Metro Manila

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226643007
eISBN:
9780226643281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226643281.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The aim of this chapter and the next is to show how interspersion affects relations between slum and enclave residents. The focus of Chapter 4 is on enclave residents (“villagers” as they are called ... More


Boundary Imposition: Squatters

Marco Z. Garrido

in The Patchwork City: Class, Space, and Politics in Metro Manila

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226643007
eISBN:
9780226643281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226643281.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The previous chapter focused on enclave residents imposing boundaries; this one features slum residents’ (or “squatters’”) experience of boundary imposition. Boundary imposition takes different ... More


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