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Freedom of Political Association and the Question of Party Closures

Eva Brems

in Political Rights Under Stress in 21st Century Europe

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199296033
eISBN:
9780191700736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296033.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The term ‘party closure’ refers to the prohibition or forced dissolution of a political party by a government authority. This issue is examined in the present chapter from the perspective of ... More


Sovereignty and Freedom

Susan James

in Spinoza on Philosophy, Religion, and Politics: The Theologico-Political Treatise

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698127
eISBN:
9780191740558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698127.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Along with many other Dutch republican writers, Spinoza holds that the sovereign must control sacred as well as civil matters, although in doing so he challenges the Dutch Reformed Church. Drawing on ... More


“This is What Democracy Looks Like”: Protests as Democratic Imaginary

Michaele L. Ferguson

in Sharing Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199921584
eISBN:
9780199980413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921584.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

This chapter argues that it would be insufficient for theorists to adopt the view that commonality is the product of human activity. Democratic theory requires shifting from an orientation to ... More


Silence and Institutional Prejudice

Miranda Fricker

in Out from the Shadows: Analytical Feminist Contributions to Traditional Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199855469
eISBN:
9780199932788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855469.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

When someone speaks but is not heard because of their accent, or their sex, or the color of their skin, they suffer a distinctive form of injustice—they are undermined as a knower. This kind of ... More


Sharing Democracy

Michaele L. Ferguson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199921584
eISBN:
9780199980413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921584.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

It is frequently assumed that the “people” must have something in common, or else democracy will fail. This assumption that democracy requires commonality – such as a shared nationality, a common ... More


What Is Freedom?

Sharon R. Krause

in Freedom Beyond Sovereignty: Reconstructing Liberal Individualism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226234694
eISBN:
9780226234724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226234724.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

If agency is the affirmation of one’s subjective existence through concrete action in the world, political freedom is the set of interpersonal conditions that make this affirming action possible. To ... More


Constitutionally Interpreting the FSM Controversy

Robert Post

in The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222212
eISBN:
9780520928619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222212.003.0021
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter offers an interpretation of the Free Speech Movement (FSM) in the context of the U.S. constitution. It explains that the regulations of the University of California, Berkeley, did not ... More


Aristocracy about 1760: Theory and Practice

R. R. Palmer

in The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161280
eISBN:
9781400850228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161280.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter considers the prevailing notion in the eighteenth century that nobility was a necessary bulwark of political freedom. Whether in the interest of a more open nobility or of a more closed ... More


Modernization and Its Political Consequences: Weber, Mannheim, and Schumpeter

Hans Blokland

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110814
eISBN:
9780300134827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110814.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

People's capacity to give meaning and direction to social life is an essential dimension of political freedom. Yet many citizens of Western democracies believe that this freedom has become quite ... More


Plural Freedom

Sharon R. Krause

in Freedom Beyond Sovereignty: Reconstructing Liberal Individualism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226234694
eISBN:
9780226234724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226234724.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Most theories of freedom today are alike in being monist rather than pluralist in character. A pluralist view would recognize multiple forms of freedom that operate concurrently in the same domains ... More


‘The Firmness of a Female Hand’: The Active Heroines of the Tales

Caroline Franklin

in Byron's Heroines

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112303
eISBN:
9780191670763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112303.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Lord Byron's oriental heroine is the fought-over focus of the eternal triangle, situated between a Turkish tyrant and a debased would-be Western liberator. The obvious political allegory is a ... More


Foot Voting, Federalism, and Political Freedom

Ilya Somin

in Federalism and Subsidiarity: NOMOS LV

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479868858
eISBN:
9781479821303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479868858.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines foot voting as a tool for enhancing political freedom and its implications for federalism. It begins with a discussion of some of the limitations of ballot box voting compared ... More


The Prehistory of American Thrift

Deirdre McCloskey

in Thrift and Thriving in America: Capitalism and Moral Order from the Puritans to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199769063
eISBN:
9780199896851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769063.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

An understanding of thrift in the United States requires a look back at developments in England and, before that, in Holland. With the relative leveling of society in the wake of the Renaissance, and ... More


Essays on Contract

P. S. Atiyah

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254447
eISBN:
9780191681493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254447.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This is a revised edition of the paperback Essays on Contract, which was published by OUP in 1988. With the addition of a previously unpublished chapter, this chapter is an up-to-date and ... More


The Struggle for Civil Liberties: Political Freedom and the Rule of Law in Britain, 1914-1945

Keith Ewing and Conor Anthony Gearty

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198762515
eISBN:
9780191695193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198762515.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

It is widely believed that there was a golden age in which political freedom in Britain was protected by the rule of law, and by judges developing the common law in favour of individual liberty. This ... More


Against Immediate Evil: American Internationalists and the Four Freedoms on the Eve of World War II

Andrew Johnstone

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453250
eISBN:
9780801454738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453250.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book tells the story of how internationalist Americans worked between 1938 and 1941 to convince the American government and the American public of the need to stem the rising global tide of ... More


The Plebeian Experience: A Discontinuous History of Political Freedom

Martin Breaugh

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156189
eISBN:
9780231520812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156189.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

How do people excluded from political life achieve political agency? Through a series of historical events that have been mostly overlooked by political theorists, this book identifies fleeting yet ... More


Introduction: “We Are All Egypt”

Michaele L. Ferguson

in Sharing Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199921584
eISBN:
9780199980413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921584.003.0000
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

This chapter introduces the problematic of the book via a reading of Western media responses to the Arab Spring. On the one hand, commentators read the protests in terms of commonality: either as ... More


Nonviolent Political Freedom

Dustin Ells Howes

in Freedom Without Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199336999
eISBN:
9780190490119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336999.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

Although individuals maintain the capacity for freedom, nonviolent political freedom involves the exercise of collective power. Articulating robust alternatives to defending and expressing freedom ... More


Raising (and Razing) the Common House: Moritz and the Ideology of Commonality

Elliott Schreiber

in The Topography of Modernity: Karl Philipp Moritz and the Space of Autonomy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451782
eISBN:
9780801466014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451782.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter focuses on Moritz’s analysis of political spaces in Reisen eines Deutschen in England im Jahre 1782 (A German’s Travels in England in the Year 1782) and in his political theory in the ... More


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