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Conclusion: Status in Ideology and Practice

Deborah Kamen

in Status in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691138138
eISBN:
9781400846535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138138.003.0012
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter summarizes key themes and presents some final thoughts. Through close analysis of various forms of evidence—literary, epigraphic, and legal—this book demonstrated that classical Athens ... More


The human embryo in vitro: person, chattel, or dolphin?

John Keown

in The Law and Ethics of Medicine: Essays on the Inviolability of Human Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199589555
eISBN:
9780191741036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589555.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter considers the legal status of the human embryo in vitro. It begins by considering the legal categories available and concludes that there are two: person or chattel. It then considers ... More


The Refugee Factor in Two Protracted Conflicts: Cyprus and Palestine Compared

Peter Loizos and Tobias Kelly

in Dispossession and Displacement: Forced Migration in the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264591
eISBN:
9780191734397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264591.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

In the early years of the twenty-first century, two peace processes that were deemed promising came to a halt. In Cyprus, the Annan Plan was rejected by the majority of Greek-Cypriots and in ... More


Conclusion

Stefan Talmon

in Recognition of Governments in International Law: With Particular Reference to Governments in Exile

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248391
eISBN:
9780191715334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248391.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book has showed that the term recognition and its variants, in the sense of recognition of governments, may be used in at least two different ways: they may indicate the recognizing state's ... More


Bastards (Nothoi)

Deborah Kamen

in Status in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691138138
eISBN:
9781400846535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138138.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on nothoi. A nothos was defined as the child of two parents who were not legally married, hence the term's standard translation: “bastard.” Nothos status can be divided into two ... More


Chattel Slaves

Deborah Kamen

in Status in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691138138
eISBN:
9781400846535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138138.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the legal and social status of the “basest” chattel slaves—that is, those performing the basest forms of labor, like working in the mines or mills. Chattel slaves had no legal ... More


The WPA and the (Short-Lived) Triumph of Nativism

Cybelle Fox

in Three Worlds of Relief: Race, Immigration, and the American Welfare State from the Progressive Era to the New Deal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152233
eISBN:
9781400842582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152233.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the subsequent battle over citizenship and legal status restrictions in the Works Progress Administration (WPA), and the local implementation of those restrictions. When the ... More


Entitlement Community

Mark Edele

in Soviet Veterans of World War II: A Popular Movement in an Authoritarian Society, 1941-1991

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237562
eISBN:
9780191717185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237562.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Like elsewhere, organized veterans were a minority among returned soldiers. The vast majority was not part of an organized veterans' movement and for most of the postwar years they did not have a ... More


Disenfranchised Citizens (Atimoi)

Deborah Kamen

in Status in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691138138
eISBN:
9781400846535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138138.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the legal and social status of atimoi. The very word atimos, meaning both “deprived of civic offices” and “deprived of honor,” encapsulates both the degraded political status ... More


Privileged Chattel Slaves

Deborah Kamen

in Status in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691138138
eISBN:
9781400846535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138138.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on a subcategory of chattel slave, known as “privileged” slaves. Privileged slaves were on the cusp of freedom: they held a number of rights, and manumission was actually ... More


The Legal Status of Persons to Whom the Refugee Convention Does Not Apply

JANE McADAM

in Complementary Protection in International Refugee Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199203062
eISBN:
9780191724169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203062.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Regarding the issue of status in the context of the EU Qualification Directive, it has been argued that there is no legal justification for differentiating the rights of beneficiaries of ... More


The Legal Status of the Directing Principles of Environmental Law: From Political Slogans to Normative Principles

NICOLAS DE SADELEER

in Environmental Principles: From Political Slogans to Legal Rules

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199254743
eISBN:
9780191719851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254743.003.06
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter explains that the fact that these directing principles are set out in texts of varying status does not deprive them of normative effect. On the other hand, by being recognised in ... More


Full Citizens: Male

Deborah Kamen

in Status in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691138138
eISBN:
9781400846535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138138.003.0011
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on male citizens. In theory, all male citizens were equal. However, variations existed within the male citizen population, with some groups restricted (officially or ... More


‘A Great Profession’

Mark Edele

in Soviet Veterans of World War II: A Popular Movement in an Authoritarian Society, 1941-1991

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237562
eISBN:
9780191717185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237562.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on one of the ‘problem groups' among veterans: the disabled. They were in a paradoxical position. On the one hand, they were the only subgroup of veterans with a continued legal ... More


Privileged Metics

Deborah Kamen

in Status in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691138138
eISBN:
9781400846535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138138.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the status group called “privileged metics.” The privileged metic was in various respects superior to his less-privileged peers. Socially, too, privileged metics represented a ... More


Naturalized Citizens

Deborah Kamen

in Status in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691138138
eISBN:
9781400846535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138138.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on naturalized citizens. It argues that although naturalized citizens shared most of the privileges and duties of natural-born citizens in the sacral, political, and military ... More


Preliminary Considerations

Stefan Talmon

in Recognition of Governments in International Law: With Particular Reference to Governments in Exile

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248391
eISBN:
9780191715334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248391.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

A government possesses the plenary and exclusive competence in international law to represent its state in the international sphere. This is the case for both in situ and governments in exile. This ... More


Through the Mirage

Sandra Fredman

in Women and the Law

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198763239
eISBN:
9780191695216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198763239.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the legal status of working women in Great Britain. It has exposed the limitations of the current legal framework and revealed that the ... More


Full Citizens: Female

Deborah Kamen

in Status in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691138138
eISBN:
9781400846535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138138.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the status of female citizens because female citizenship is sufficiently different from male citizenship to warrant a distinct status category. That is, female citizens are ... More


Women, Religion, and Political Agency in Iran

Shahla Haeri

in Contemporary Iran: Economy, Society, Politics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195378481
eISBN:
9780199852345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378481.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter analyzes the social context of the relationship between religion, state, and women in Iran since the revolution of 1979. Highlighting women's growing concern with palpable injustices in ... More


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