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Transforming Self-Regulation

Michael Moran

in The British Regulatory State: High Modernism and Hyper-Innovation

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199247578
eISBN:
9780191601996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247579.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines self-regulation in Britain. From the 1970s to 1990s, the complex mosaic of self-regulation was rearranged according to a consistent pattern, characterised by growth in the ... More


The Burden of Leadership: A Theology of Faithful Presence in Practice

James Davison Hunter

in To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity Today

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730803
eISBN:
9780199777082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730803.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Everyone exercises leadership to varying degrees for we all exercise relative influence in the wide variety of contexts in which we live. By the same logic, we are all also followers in a sense, for ... More


Representing Social Actors

Theo Van Leeuwen

in Discourse and Practice: New Tools for Critical Analysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323306
eISBN:
9780199869251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323306.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents a framework for analyzing how the participants of social practices can be, and are, represented in English discourse. It outlines and exemplifies the social and critical import ... More


Treating Children as Commodities

Stephen Wilkinson

in Choosing Tomorrow's Children: The Ethics of Selective Reproduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199273966
eISBN:
9780191706585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273966.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter evaluates the claim that selecting saviour siblings involves the wrongful instrumentalisation and/or commodification of children. It argues that such claims are generally confused and ... More


Troubling Intuitions: Jürgen Habermas and the Dangers of Changing Human Nature

Anja J. Karnein

in A Theory of Unborn Life: From Abortion to Genetic Manipulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199782475
eISBN:
9780199933297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782475.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explores the arguments of Jürgen Habermas with respect to challenges presented by modern reprogenetic technologies. In contrast to his liberal eugenic colleagues, Habermas rejects most ... More


Contradictory dynamics of empowerment in social innovation initiatives

Stijn Oosterlynck, Andreas Novy, Bernhard Leubolt, and Carla Weinzierl

in Local Social Innovation to Combat Poverty and Exclusion: A Critical Appraisal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447338444
eISBN:
9781447338482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338444.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In this chapter, we undertake a systematic analysis of the empowerment dimension of social innovation initiatives. The notions of social innovation and empowerment have a rather similar history. We ... More


Challenging the hegemony of standard English

Richard J. Watts

in Language Myths and the History of English

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195327601
eISBN:
9780199893539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327601.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents the politicisation of standard English from the end of the eighteenth century up to the demise of Chartism around 1851. It is based on Smith's (1984) argument that the rigid ... More


Is Dignity Language Useful in Bioethical Discussion of Assisted Suicide and Abortion?

David Albert Jones

in Understanding Human Dignity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265642
eISBN:
9780191760389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265642.003.0031
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Dignity language is used on both sides of debates surrounding assisted suicide and abortion. This chapter asks, first, whether these current uses of dignity add anything to these debates that is not ... More


The Good Sense of Dignity: Six Antidotes to Dignity Fatigue in Ethics and Law

Matthias Mahlmann

in Understanding Human Dignity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265642
eISBN:
9780191760389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265642.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Six issues that seem particularly important for examining human dignity as an ethical and legal concept are explored. First, the problems of its genealogy and second, the elements of its content are ... More


International Criminal Justice and Expressivist Theory

Carsten Stahn

in Justice as Message: Expressivist Foundations of International Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198864189
eISBN:
9780191896385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864189.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The origins of expressivism lie in sociology (e.g. Emile Durkheim) and communicative theories of criminal law (e.g. Joel Feinberg, Antony Duff). These ideas have been developed in contemporary ... More


“Like a Family, But Not Quite”: Emotional Labor and Cinematic Politics of Intimacy

Tsung-yi Michelle Huang and Chi-she Li

in The Global and the Intimate: Feminism in Our Time

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231154499
eISBN:
9780231520843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231154499.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the production and possibilities of intimacy in the context of global labor migration. More specifically, it looks at tensions between a congenial affirmation of migrant workers ... More


Introduction: The Novel, Education, and Experience

Lorri G. Nandrea

in Misfit Forms: Paths Not Taken by the British Novel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263431
eISBN:
9780823266623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263431.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This introduction provides an overview of the book's arguments and theoretical underpinnings, including the need to move beyond new historicism and embrace the insights that can be provided by ... More


Epilogue: Children born of war: lessons learnt?

Sabine Lee

in Children Born of War in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526104588
eISBN:
9781526128461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526104588.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

The final chapter concludes that national militaries and governments, for centuries, have ignored the offspring of their soldiers conceived in frequently exploitative relations. Governments only ... More


Iconic Shade … and Other Professional Hazards of Woolf Scholarship

Madelyn Detloff

in Women Making Modernism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066172
eISBN:
9780813058382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066172.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

“Iconic Shade” addresses in a humorous way some of the ironies associated with writing and teaching about a literary “icon” such as Virginia Woolf in a volume dedicated to expanding our conception of ... More


The News Media between Volatility and Hybridization

Paolo Mancini

in Media and Politics in New Democracies: Europe in a Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198747536
eISBN:
9780191810435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747536.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter argues that it is difficult to talk of a single media model in CEE countries, but nevertheless there are common features that affect the structure and activity of the media in this part ... More


The Rise of Oligarchs as Media Owners

Václav Štětka

in Media and Politics in New Democracies: Europe in a Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198747536
eISBN:
9780191810435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747536.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the contemporary developments in media ownership in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and outlines their implications for the quality of journalism and democracy. Following a ... More


Good, Bad, and ‘Irritant’ Laws in New Democracies

Martin Krygier

in Media and Politics in New Democracies: Europe in a Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198747536
eISBN:
9780191810435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747536.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores reasons for numerous surprises and disappointments related to the use of law in building democracy and free media. Law was expected to constrain the possibilities for the ... More


Conclusions: A Theoretical Model for Host-State Use of Diasporas Globally

Nadejda K Marinova

in Ask What You Can Do For Your (New) Country: How Host States Use Diasporas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190623418
eISBN:
9780190623432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190623418.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

The conclusions chapter discusses the theoretical contribution of the work to the literatures on diasporas, ethnic lobbies, and transnationalism. It references the theoretical model, applicable ... More


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