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THE BURDENS AND DILEMMAS OF COMMON SCHOOLING

Terence H. McLaughlin

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Terence Mclaughlin’s essay addresses the conceptual and practical complexities involved in identifying and evaluating the nature, status, and institutional context of common (public) education in ... More


SCHOOLING AND CULTURAL MAINTENANCE FOR RELIGIOUS MINORITIES IN THE LIBERAL STATE

J. Mark Halstead

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is the last of the four essays in Part II of the book on liberalism and traditionalist education; all four are by authors who would like to find ways for the liberal state to honour the ... More


Introduction: Liberalism and the Dilemma of Public Education in Multicultural Societies

Walter Feinberg and Kevin McDonough

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the first section of this introductory essay, the dilemma of public education in liberal multicultural societies is introduced, and the aim of this book is outlined. This is described as an ... More


RELIGIOUS EDUCATION IN LIBERAL DEMOCRATIC SOCIETIES: THE QUESTION OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND AUTONOMY

Walter Feinberg

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The essays in Part III of the book, on liberal constraints and traditionalist education, argue for a more regulatory conception of liberal education and emphasize the need for some controls over ... More


Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Kevin McDonough and Walter Feinberg (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The essays in the volume address educational issues that arise when national, sub-national, and supra-national identities compete. These include: how to determine the limits to parental educational ... More


BETWEEN STATE AND CIVIL SOCIETY: EUROPEAN CONTEXTS FOR EDUCATION

Joseph Dunne

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Joseph Dunne’s essay begins by examining the ways in which schooling in modern liberal–democratic societies tend to function as the agent of cultural homogenization and alienation, and thus block ... More


Introduction

Avner Offer

in Insecurity, Inequality, and Obesity in Affluent Societies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264980
eISBN:
9780191754135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264980.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Obesity, which is rising in affluent societies, is bad for health, expensive to treat and stigmatising. Its prevalence is higher in market-liberal societies than in those with a more extensive ... More


Hayek's Project: The Instrumental Justification of the Liberal Market Society

Roland Kley

in Hayek's Social and Political Thought

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279167
eISBN:
9780191684289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279167.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Friedrich A. Hayek thinks liberalism is the right political doctrine because, unlike socialism and other collectivist creeds, it is committed to institutions that take account of the social world as ... More


Insecurity, Inequality, and Obesity in Affluent Societies

Avner Offer, Rachel Pechey, and Stanley Ulijaszek (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264980
eISBN:
9780191754135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264980.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The problem of obesity is of increasing national and international importance. This book, which provides a solid foundation for the social interpretation of obesity, assessing the role of ... More


Christianity and Liberal Society

Robert Song

in Christianity and Liberal Society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269335
eISBN:
9780191683619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269335.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the relation and tension between Christianity and the liberal society. It highlights the partial and limited character of freedoms which liberalism can offer and suggests an ... More


Equality and diversity: Value incommensurability and the politics of recognition

Steven R. Smith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426079
eISBN:
9781447302209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426079.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book explores the values of equality and diversity as promoted across liberal societies, drawing on various traditions of political and social philosophy, including liberal egalitarianism, ... More


Conclusion: The Prospects for Comprehensive Instrumental Justification

Roland Kley

in Hayek's Social and Political Thought

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279167
eISBN:
9780191684289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279167.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book argues that Friedrich A. Hayek fails in his instrumental approach to the justification of the institutions of liberal market society, and in his defence of its system of rules on grounds of ... More


Toward a Political Theory of Philanthropy

Rob Reich

in Giving Well: The Ethics of Philanthropy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199739073
eISBN:
9780199855872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739073.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines whether, in a liberal democratic society, the charitable deduction can be justified. The chapter argues that the burden is on the state to show that the charitable deduction is ... More


Partners for Progress?: Liberals and Radicals in the Long Twentieth Century

Doug Rossinow

in Making Sense of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036866
eISBN:
9780252093982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036866.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues that from the Popular Front of the 1930s and 1940s through the anti-Vietnam War movement and the “new politics” of the 1960s and 1970s, liberals and leftists worked together to ... More


The International Mobility of Cultural Talent *

Tony Addison

in The International Mobility of Talent: Types, Causes, and Development Impact

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199532605
eISBN:
9780191714627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532605.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Artists, musicians, and writers have always been great travellers. Today, their talent circulates in new ways, and takes new forms, as the creative industries expand globally in a marriage of media ... More


The Role of Conservatism in Securing and Maintaining Just Moral Constitutions: Toward a Theory of Complex Normative Systems

Gerald Gaus

in American Conservatism: NOMOS LVI

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479812370
eISBN:
9781479852697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812370.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that conservatism is better positioned than liberal philosophy. A just liberal society is characterized by moral homogeneity about justice. If liberalism, or a liberal order, is ... More


The Liberal Argument

Arvind Sharma

in Are Human Rights Western?: A Contribution to the Dialogue of Civilizations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679489
eISBN:
9780199081714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679489.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the liberal argument for the claim that human rights are Western. It states that human rights are Western inasmuch as they constitute a manifestation or an expression of the ... More


Liberty Rights and the Limits of Liberal Democracy

Jiwei Ci

in Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199688623
eISBN:
9780191768101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688623.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

Liberty rights begin life as liberal rights, rights enjoyed by members of liberal societies, and come to be treated as human rights through extension to the international arena. Thus, liberty rights ... More


The Cultivation of the Individual and Society: J. S. Mill's Use of Ancient and Romantic Dialectics

Robert Devigne

in Reforming Liberalism: J.S. Mill's Use of Ancient, Religious, Liberal, and Romantic Moralities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112429
eISBN:
9780300133905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112429.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines Mill's political philosophy, whereby liberal societies cannot self-preserve, nor can they prosper if there is a lack in values and civil practices that raise some individuals ... More


Political Theory and the Criminal Law

Matt Matravers

in Philosophical Foundations of Criminal Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199559152
eISBN:
9780191725265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559152.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter asks what contractarian political theory can tell us about the place of the criminal law, and of criminals, in a liberal society. It begins by distinguishing two forms of contractarian ... More


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