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The Constrained Court: Law, Politics, and the Decisions Justices Make

Michael A. Bailey and Forrest Maltzman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151045
eISBN:
9781400840267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151045.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

How do Supreme Court justices decide their cases? Do they follow their policy preferences? Or are they constrained by the law and by other political actors? This book combines new theoretical ... More


Reason and Consistency

Keith Lehrer

in Metamind

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198248507
eISBN:
9780191681141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198248507.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

It may be reasonable for a person to accept each statement in an inconsistent set because it is reasonable, though incorrect, for him to think the set of statements is consistent. Moreover, it may ... More


Personal Freedom, Personal Responsibility, and their Democratic Reconciliation

THOMAS M. FRANCK

in The Empowered Self: Law and Society in the Age of Individualism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248094
eISBN:
9780191707766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248094.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Human Rights and Immigration

This study has focused on the emerging right of individuals autonomously to design their personal identities by deliberately and freely selecting from among a range of options. It has sought to ... More


Loving Meth

Rashi K. Shukla

in Methamphetamine: A Love Story

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291010
eISBN:
9780520964891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291010.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 3, “Loving Meth,” addresses use, the first step of immersion in the life. Loving methamphetamine and the progression of use are critical steps in the lifestyle. An insider’s perspective on ... More


Patterns of exclusion/inclusion and people’s strategies

Iver Hornemann Møller and Pedro Hespanha

in Active social policies in the EU: Inclusion through participation?

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342805
eISBN:
9781447301400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342805.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter begins by differentiating five major systems — work, income/consumption, the social network, the cultural system and the political system. It then further explores its different ... More


Conclusion

David Palfreyman and Ted Tapper

in Reshaping the University: The Rise of the Regulated Market in Higher Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199659821
eISBN:
9780191781551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659821.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This brief conclusion provides an overview of the book. With a range of comparative material, the book has analysed contemporary developments in English higher education with particular reference to ... More


Making a Diary Standard

Molly McCarthy

in The Accidental Diarist: A History of the Daily Planner in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226033211
eISBN:
9780226033495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226033495.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the end of the nineteenth century, when the diary was transformed from what once was a businessman's accounting accessory into a record-keeping standard. Diaries appealed to ... More


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