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Racial Solutions for a New Society

Michael O. Emerson and George Yancey

in Transcending Racial Barriers: Toward a Mutual Obligations Approach

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199742684
eISBN:
9780199943388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742684.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

As we continue to address the aftermath of our racial history and the racialization that has developed from it, we must find solutions that unite rather than divide us. Solutions that appear to ... More


Political Legitimacy 1

Allen Buchanan

in Justice, Legitimacy, and Self-Determination: Moral Foundations for International Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198295358
eISBN:
9780191600982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295359.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This second part of the book turns to an examination of the conditions under which it is morally justifiable to exercise political power to enforce international law in the pursuit of justice. Ch. 5 ... More


Mutualities and Obligations: Changing Social Relationships in Early Modern England: Raleigh Lecture On History

KEITH WRIGHTSON

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 139, 2005 Lectures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263945
eISBN:
9780191734038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263945.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses a theme for a variety of relationships of mutuality and obligation in early modern England. Relationships of mutual obligation are discussed, and are described as being ‘the ... More


Introduction

Michael O. Emerson and George Yancey

in Transcending Racial Barriers: Toward a Mutual Obligations Approach

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199742684
eISBN:
9780199943388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742684.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book is about the fact that most of the proposed solutions to racial issues in the United States do not work. More importantly, it is about proposing an alternative way to think about addressing ... More


Cultural Uniqueness

Michael O. Emerson and George Yancey

in Transcending Racial Barriers: Toward a Mutual Obligations Approach

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199742684
eISBN:
9780199943388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742684.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Groups have their own personalities and ways of doing—what we call culture. For distinct groups to come together, they must share a core and they must have distinctions. Our students in race and ... More


Community, Economic Creativity, and Organization

Ash Amin and Joanne Roberts (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545490
eISBN:
9780191720093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545490.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

It has long been an interest of researchers in economics, sociology, organization studies, and economic geography to understand how firms innovate. Most recently, this interest has begun to examine ... More


Left in limbo: social assistance recipients’ evolving views on the fairness of workfare volunteerism

Thomas Kampen

in Welfare to Work in Contemporary European Welfare States: Legal, Sociological and Philosophical Perspectives on Justice and Domination

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340010
eISBN:
9781447340164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340010.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter focuses on social assistance recipients’ evolving views on the fairness of being summoned to do volunteer work by Dutch local authorities. This ‘workfare volunteering’ is often ... More


Modest Sociality and Mutual Obligation

Michael E. Bratman

in Shared Agency: A Planning Theory of Acting Together

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199897933
eISBN:
9780199351930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199897933.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Political Philosophy

Shared intentional activity frequently involves forms of assurance, promising, induced reliance, and the like, and these frequently ground mutual obligations. Such obligations can help support the ... More


The inclusive society

Paul Spicker

in Liberty, equality, fraternity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348418
eISBN:
9781447302704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348418.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Solidarity is strongly identified with actions beyond the scope of government — including domestic, voluntary, charitable and altruistic behaviour. Its practical purposes include a model of ... More


Minimum-Income Benefits in OECD Countries

Herwig Immervoll

in Counting the Poor: New Thinking About European Poverty Measures and Lessons for the United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860586
eISBN:
9780199932948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860586.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

This chapter provides a broad overview of contemporary minimum-income transfers in Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development countries. It starts out by proposing a simple typology for ... More


“Each for All and All for Each”: Douglass’s Case for Mutual Responsibility

Nicholas Buccola

in The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass: In Pursuit of American Liberty

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787113
eISBN:
9780814725405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787113.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter shows how Douglass's experience as an abolitionist led him to articulate his philosophy of mutual responsibility, and examines the sorts of arguments he offered in defense of the claim ... More


Remaking the Post-War Colonial Order

Dónal Hassett

in Mobilizing Memory: The Great War and the Language of Politics in Colonial Algeria, 1918-1939

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198831686
eISBN:
9780191869549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831686.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

This chapter focuses on the question of colonial reform in interwar Algeria, asking how political actors sought to redefine their place within the imperial polity in the wake of the war. Through a ... More


Morality Tales: Law and Gender in the Ottoman Court of Aintab

Leslie Peirce

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228900
eISBN:
9780520926974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228900.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book delves into the life of a sixteenth-century Middle Eastern community, bringing to light the ways that women and men used their local law court to solve personal, family, and community ... More


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