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National Self‐Determination

David Miller

in On Nationality

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293569
eISBN:
9780191599910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293569.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

From the perspective of the nation, national self‐determination is valuable (1) as a means of implementing social justice; (2) as a means of protecting the national culture; (3) as an expression of ... More


Republicans, Rights, and Constitutions: Is Judicial Review Compatible with Republican Self-Government?

Iseult Honohan

in Legal Republicanism: National and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559169
eISBN:
9780191720956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559169.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter argues that constitutional judicial review can be understood as forming a part of republican self-government, even if greater emphasis is placed on citizen participation than other ... More


Between Postsecular Society and the Neutral State: Religion as a Resource for Public Reason

Maureen Junker‐Kenny

in Religious Voices in Public Places

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566624
eISBN:
9780191722042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566624.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter compares John Rawls's and Jürgen Habermas's concepts of ‘public reason’ in their starting points and methods as the framework for the role accorded to religious convictions within ... More


After Military Rule in Latin America: Argentina, Chile, and Guatemala

Zoltan Barany

in The Soldier and the Changing State: Building Democratic Armies in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137681
eISBN:
9781400845491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137681.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter describes the politics following Argentina's and Chile's last bout with authoritarianism. In spite of some important similarities between Argentina and Chile, military rule and the ... More


The Long History of the European City

Patrick Le Galès

in European Cities: Social Conflicts and Governance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243570
eISBN:
9780191697265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243570.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The golden age of cities in late medieval Europe is a myth, associating the city with civility and urbanity. Political autonomy, social structure —that is, associations —economy, culture, and town ... More


John Rawls and the Political Coercion of Unreasonable People

Marilyn Friedman

in Autonomy, Gender, Politics

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195138504
eISBN:
9780199785902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138503.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter focuses on John Rawls's recent approach to liberal political legitimacy. His views on reasonableness and rationality are considered. It is argued that Rawls's legitimation pool for ... More


Towards a Theory of Balancing and Proportionality: The Point and Purpose of Judicial Review

Kai Möller

in The Global Model of Constitutional Rights

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664603
eISBN:
9780191745751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664603.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter proposes an account of the point and purpose of judicial review under the global model, which reflects attractive conceptions of the values of democracy (political autonomy) and the ... More


Preliminaries

MARK HICKFORD

in Lords of the Land: Indigenous Property Rights and the Jurisprudence of Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199568659
eISBN:
9780191731273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568659.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Philosophy of Law

This chapter begins with a discussion of the central conundrum of native title in the pretensions of empire, one that still perplexes: the relationships between indigenous property rights and ... More


The Basque Conundrum: Regional Autonomy and Economic Decline

Philip Cooke and Kevin Morgan

in The Associational Economy: Firms, Regions, and Innovation

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290186
eISBN:
9780191684784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290186.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

The key themes of this chapter are the scope and limits of the regional state and the potential of the new associational strategies. This chapter also examines and attempts to understand the wider ... More


1848

Keith Hitchins

in The Romanians, 1774–1866

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205913
eISBN:
9780191676857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205913.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the events of 1848, the year that signified the triumph of the idea of nation. Romanian intellectuals made a lot of effort to achieve this, from justifying demands for ... More


Conclusion

Kai Möller

in The Global Model of Constitutional Rights

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199664603
eISBN:
9780191745751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664603.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

The Conclusion summarises the theory proposed in the book by giving an account of the main concepts relied on: personal autonomy; equality; democracy; political autonomy; constitutional rights; ... More


Rights, Culture and the Law: Themes from the Legal and Political Philosophy of Joseph Raz

Lukas H. Meyer, Stanley L. Paulson, and Thomas W. Pogge (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248254
eISBN:
9780191714849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248254.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book brings together a collection of original papers on some of the main tenets of Joseph Raz's legal and political philosophy: legal positivism and the nature of law, practical reason, ... More


Conclusion

Patrick Le Galès

in European Cities: Social Conflicts and Governance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243570
eISBN:
9780191697265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243570.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Most of the cities in Europe originally represented points of articulation between trade, culture, and forms of political autonomy. Then, when the nation-state gained a monopoly over organizing ... More


Group Life

Farrah Ahmed

in Religious Freedom under the Personal Law System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199458066
eISBN:
9780199085514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458066.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter considers whether the personal law system has a positive impact on (individual) religious autonomy because of its contribution to group religious autonomy; it considers two arguments. ... More


States of War: Enlightenment Origins of the Political

David Bates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158053
eISBN:
9780231528665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158053.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

We fear that the growing threat of violent attack has upset the balance between existential concepts of political power, which emphasize security, and traditional notions of constitutional limits ... More


Introduction

Natale A. Zappia

in Traders and Raiders: The Indigenous World of the Colorado Basin, 1540-1859

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469615844
eISBN:
9781469619842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469615844.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main theme, namely the Indigenous “interior world” forged by a diverse group of Indian communities that linked present-day California, ... More


Sham Federacy: China’s Autonomous Regions, France’s Indochinese Free States, South Africa’s Bantustans, and America’s Indian Territories

David A. Rezvani

in Surpassing the Sovereign State: The Wealth, Self-Rule, and Security Advantages of Partially Independent Territories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688494
eISBN:
9780191767739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688494.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Chapter 6 introduces a newly apparent and globally widespread form of neo-colonialism referred to here as sham federacy. It discusses the forms they can take, the problems they engender, and the ... More


Fit for War: Sustenance and Order in the Mid-Eighteenth-Century Catawba Nation

Mary Elizabeth Fitts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781683400059
eISBN:
9781683400295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400059.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In the mid-eighteenth century, the towns of the Catawba Nation were located near Nation Ford, where the main trading path that traversed the southern Appalachian Piedmont crossed the Catawba River. ... More


A Survey of Contemporary Self-Determination Politics

Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham

in Inside the Politics of Self-Determination

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199364909
eISBN:
9780199364930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364909.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores empirically the phenomenon of self-determination politics and provides detailed discussion of variation in the internal structure of states and self-determination groups. It ... More


The Most Modern of Tragedies: The Politics of Burial

in Binding Violence: Literary Visions of Political Origins

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763301
eISBN:
9780804774659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763301.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyzes the link between democracy and the tragedy. It argues that the absence of intervening gods places the funeral rite in the realm of political autonomy, confronting two forms of ... More


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