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‘They Have Been Given a Chance’: The US Civilian Conservation Corps

Desmond King

in In The Name of Liberalism: Illiberal Social Policy in the USA and Britain

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296294
eISBN:
9780191599668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296290.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Examines the use of work camps in the US, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), as a mechanism to address unemployment in the 1930s. Beginning with a brief overview of the origins and establishment ... More


Rawls's Political Constructivism and Democratic Values

George Klosko

in Democratic Procedures and Liberal Consensus

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199270200
eISBN:
9780191699467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270200.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The preceding chapters reviewed the central beliefs of liberal citizens. The main conclusions are that in spite of deep-seated disagreements between proponents of different comprehensive views, there ... More


Research Design

Robert Rohrschneider

in Learning Democracy: Democratic and Economic Values in Unified Germany

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295174
eISBN:
9780191685088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295174.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents two elite surveys and the available public-opinion surveys. It aims to determine the difference between eastern and western Germans' ideological values shortly after Germany's ... More


Partisan Ambivalence and Preference Formation: Experimental and Survey Evidence

Howard G. Lavine, Christopher D. Johnston, and Marco R. Steenbergen

in The Ambivalent Partisan: How Critical Loyalty Promotes Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199772759
eISBN:
9780199979622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772759.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

Chapter 4 provides an initial test of the model utilizing both experimental and survey-based methods. Two studies are reported in which partisan ambivalence itself is experimentally manipulated ... More


Agreement Theories

Charles R. Beitz

in The Idea of Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199572458
eISBN:
9780191728303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572458.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on agreement theories, which conceptualize human rights as standards that are or might be objects of agreement among members of cultures whose moral and political values are in ... More


Values and Institutions

Richard S. Katz

in Democracy and Elections

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195044294
eISBN:
9780199854752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195044294.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the relationship between values and institution in the context of democratic elections. It suggests that the debate over the value and place of elections in modern democracy ... More


Leadership and Reconciliation

David Bargal and Emmanuel Sivan

in From Conflict Resolution to Reconciliation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195166439
eISBN:
9780199849796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166439.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In establishing peaceful social relations after launching a formal peace agreement, a transformation should be made in the attitudes of those in conflict with each other towards each other. Long ... More


Diversities and Commonalities in Political Attitudes

Gian Vittorio Caprara and Michele Vecchione

in Personalizing Politics and Realizing Democracy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199982868
eISBN:
9780190644291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982868.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines how basic values turn into political choices through core political values, namely through beliefs related to issues and priorities that stay at the core of the political ... More


Epilogue: The Return of Value

John Caughie

in Television Drama: Realism, Modernism, and British Culture

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198742197
eISBN:
9780191694981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742197.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The previous chapters focused on the position of television drama in the mainstream of postwar British culture. An attempt to align the critical vocabulary of television drama with its cultural ... More


Epilogue

John P. Herron

in Science and the Social Good: Nature, Culture, and Community, 1865-1965

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195383546
eISBN:
9780199870523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383546.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It argues that nature continues to serve as a foundation for American political values, with natural science acting as guide. Key to ... More


The Political System

Carlo Guarnieri

in The Power of Judges: A Comparative Study of Courts and Democracy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298359
eISBN:
9780191685422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298359.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter examines the relationship between the judiciary and the broader political system. The focus here is on aspects of the political system that affect judges in democratic regimes. Both ... More


A Chinese Marxian Humanism of Population

Susan Greenhalgh

in Just One Child: Science and Policy in Deng's China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520253384
eISBN:
9780520941267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253384.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces Liang Zhongtang, one of the specialists who, during the late 1970s, voiced concern about what might happen if the one-child policy became political reality. The first part ... More


Environmental Principles: From Political Slogans to Legal Rules

Nicolas de Sadeleer

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199254743
eISBN:
9780191719851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254743.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book traces the evolution of environmental principles from their origins as vague political slogans reflecting fears about environmental hazards to their embodiment in enforceable laws. Since ... More


Underpinning values and principles

Derek Birrell

in The impact of devolution on social policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422255
eISBN:
9781447303862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422255.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on the key issue of clarifying and comparing the approaches of the devolved administrations to social policy development through an analysis of underlying values and principles. ... More


Faith, state and charity

Frederick Powell

in The politics of civil society: Neoliberalism or Social Left?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347640
eISBN:
9781447303947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347640.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter examines the conservative restoration and the changing relationship between religion and state. It explains that conservative restoration has become the defining political force in the ... More


Epilogue: Merit, Equality, Consent

Joseph F. Kett

in Merit: The History of a Founding Ideal from the American Revolution to the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451225
eISBN:
9780801467677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451225.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This concluding chapter returns to the insights drawn from previous chapters in illustrating how the features of the republic, initially designed for other purposes, have facilitated the diffusion of ... More


English- and Spanish-Language Media

Hector Amaya

in Citizenship Excess: Latino/as, Media, and the Nation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708453
eISBN:
9780814723838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708453.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores ethno-territoriality and erasure in relation to the linguistic marginalization of Spanish-language media (SLM) though media deregulation and technological convergence. It ... More


Façade Democracy: Managing Authoritarianism

Daniel P. Ritter

in The Iron Cage of Liberalism: International Politics and Unarmed Revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199658329
eISBN:
9780191755965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658329.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 describes the process through which the Iranian, Tunisian, and Egyptian regimes progressively came to adopt their Western patrons’ liberal rhetoric in order to justify their deepening ties ... More


Architecture and the Nation: Building an ‘Us’

in The Sociology of Architecture: Constructing Identities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310768
eISBN:
9781846315930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315930.004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the role of states' architecture in the context of nineteenth–century nation building. It focuses on the Victorian architects' quest for an ‘appropriate’ ... More


Children, families and welfare state restructuring

Harriet Churchill

in Parental rights and responsibilities: Analysing social policy and lived experiences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420916
eISBN:
9781447302896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420916.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the ‘politics of parental rights and responsibilities’. Social policies are ‘rarely rational comprehensive’ responses to social needs and problems. Rather, they promote social ... More


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