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Introduction

Edward C. Page and Vincent Wright

in Bureaucratic Elites in Western European States: A Comparative Analysis of Top Officials

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294467
eISBN:
9780191600067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294468.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

It is argued that existing theories and accounts of change in state bureaucracies — which centre mainly on bureaucracy and changing role perceptions — are of little help in understanding how the ... More


Introduction

David Archard and Colin M. Macleod

in The Moral and Political Status of Children

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242689
eISBN:
9780191598715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242682.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the history of philosophy, children have been seen as the property of their parents and as beings who must develop into adults. Both views provide some kind of warrant for the exercise of parental ... More


Women, Religion, and Political Agency in Iran

Shahla Haeri

in Contemporary Iran: Economy, Society, Politics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195378481
eISBN:
9780199852345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378481.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter analyzes the social context of the relationship between religion, state, and women in Iran since the revolution of 1979. Highlighting women's growing concern with palpable injustices in ... More


Feminist Legal Theory and the Rights of Women

Nicola Lacey

in Gender and Human Rights

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199260911
eISBN:
9780191698699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260911.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

It would be a misconception to believe that legal feminism as an idea came about only in the late 20th century. Issues regarding feminist thought have for a very long time been issues of great ... More


Hunting Illegals

Grégoire Chamayou and Steven Rendall

in Manhunts: A Philosophical History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151656
eISBN:
9781400842254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151656.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses the hunt for illegals. It begins by considering stateless people, whose legal exclusion is no longer presented as punishment for a crime, but as a status, directly connected ... More


Lean Days and Uphill Battles (1976–1977)1

in Smashing H-Block: The Rise and Fall of the Popular Campaign against Criminalization, 1976–1982

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317439
eISBN:
9781846317194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317194.003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter analyses the challenges in Irish political prisoners' struggle against the removal of their political status in 1976 to 1977. It explains that during this time the ‘political status’ ... More


No Exit: Politics and Refugee Status

Ilana Feldman

in Life Lived in Relief: Humanitarian Predicaments and Palestinian Refugee Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299627
eISBN:
9780520971288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299627.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the definition, history, and experience of the refugee category. It considers the apparently paradoxical fact that a category that is not meant to provide political status—that ... More


Conclusion

Amikam Nachmani

in Turkey: Facing a New Millennium: Coping with Intertwined Conflicts

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063701
eISBN:
9781781700389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063701.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on Turkey's involvement and handling of intertwined conflicts in the 1990s. The analysis reveals that Turkey's political and strategic status seems ... More


Introduction

John Tobin

in The Right to Health in International Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603299
eISBN:
9780191731662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603299.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter seeks to locate the place and status of the right to health within contemporary social and political debates. A picture emerges of the right to health that is far more ... More


Women’s Statuses in Plato’s Laws: Nature, Gender, Law, and the Performance of Citizenship

Marcus Folch

in The City and the Stage: Performance, Genre, and Gender in Plato's Laws

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190266172
eISBN:
9780190266196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190266172.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter surveys the theories of gender and normative heterosexuality that subtend Plato’s understanding of the ethical capacities and civic roles appropriate for women to hold. It examines the ... More


Political production of individualised subjects in the paradoxical discourse of the EU institutions

Eduardo Crespo Suárez and Amparo Serrano Pascual

in Making it personal: Individualising activation services in the EU

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347978
eISBN:
9781447302735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347978.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter talks about developments found at the level of the European Union (EU). It presents a discursive analysis of a selection of policy documents of the EU that are relevant in the context of ... More


Engaging in Politics

Margret Frenz

in Community, Memory, and Migration in a Globalizing World: The Goan Experience, c. 1890-1980

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199451753
eISBN:
9780199084579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451753.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 5, ‘Engaging in Politics’, focuses on the involvement of Goans in public and political developments in East Africa. Some took on roles as Portuguese consuls on account of their Portuguese ... More


How to Represent the Postwar Migration: The Liberal Establishment, the Puerto Rican Left, and the “Puerto Rican Problem”

in Puerto Rican Citizen: History and Political Identity in Twentieth-Century New York City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226796086
eISBN:
9780226796109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226796109.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The comments about the Puerto Rican migration in the 1930s reflected the range of deficits by which Puerto Ricans were alleged to threaten white American society: biological and intellectual ... More


Not Bound to Any Party The Problem of Women Voters in the Solid South

Lorraine Gates Schuyler

in The Weight of Their Votes: Southern Women and Political Leverage in the 1920s

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830666
eISBN:
9781469606224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876695_schuyler.8
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter discusses the political status of newly enfranchised women who directly challenged the Democratic stranglehold in the South and observes that on the eve of woman suffrage, white southern ... More


Transformation to Democracy: The Struggles of Georgian Women

Medea Badashvili

in Postcommunism from Within: Social Justice, Mobilization, and Hegemony

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724262
eISBN:
9780814724255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724262.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the impact of transformation from communism to democracy on women's social and political status in Georgia. It identifies the factors that shaped Georgian women's experience ... More


Jews, Christians, and the Abode of Islam: Modern Scholarship, Medieval Realities

Jacob Lassner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226471075
eISBN:
9780226471099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226471099.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book examines the triangular relationship that during the Middle Ages defined—and continues to define today—the political and cultural interaction among the three Abrahamic faiths. The book ... More


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