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Human Rights

Rex Martin

in A System of Rights

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292937
eISBN:
9780191599811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292937.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The chapter first discusses the different ways in which human rights are moral rights. The notion of valid claims (initially discussed in Ch. 2) has more purchase as an account of human rights; for ... More


Is Religion Needed for a Well-Ordered Society?

Jonathan I. Israel

in Enlightenment Contested: Philosophy, Modernity, and the Emancipation of Man 1670-1752

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199279227
eISBN:
9780191700040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279227.003.0026
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Modern History

This chapter discusses how radical ideas challenged traditional conceptions of morality during the Early Enlightenment. Few questioned religion’s indispensability, or that Christianity was the faith ... More


Groups, Representation and Democracy: Between Promise and Practice

Darren R. Halpin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076527
eISBN:
9781781701690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076527.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Whether called pressure groups, NGOs, social movement organisations or organised civil society, the value of ‘groups’ to the policy process, to economic growth, to governance, to political ... More


The State and Civil Society: Regulating Interest Groups, Parties, and Public Benefit Organizations in Contemporary Democracies

Nicole Bolleyer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198758587
eISBN:
9780191818509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758587.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

State regulation of civil society organizations such as interest groups, parties, and public benefit organizations is expanding yet widely contested, often portrayed as illegitimate intrusion. ... More


The Legal Environments of Organized Civil Society in Nineteen Democracies: A Cross-National Analysis

Nicole Bolleyer

in The State and Civil Society: Regulating Interest Groups, Parties, and Public Benefit Organizations in Contemporary Democracies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198758587
eISBN:
9780191818509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758587.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

As the nature of legal environments for organized civil society is the product of causally complex processes, it is not expected that any one systemic condition by itself underpins a particular legal ... More


Studying Legal Regulation of Organized Civil Society Cross-Nationally: Analytical Tools and Empirical Strategy

Nicole Bolleyer

in The State and Civil Society: Regulating Interest Groups, Parties, and Public Benefit Organizations in Contemporary Democracies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198758587
eISBN:
9780191818509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758587.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter defines the basic concepts this study builds on (state privilege and constraint; legal inclusiveness and complexity) and, on this basis, proposes an analytical framework allowing for the ... More


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