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Distributive Justice

Allen Buchanan

in Justice, Legitimacy, and Self-Determination: Moral Foundations for International Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198295358
eISBN:
9780191600982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295359.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter grapples with the most controversial topic in the discourse of human rights: distributive justice. The chief questions to be addressed are (1) whether a justice‐based international legal ... More


The Way Forward: Rethinking the Crime of Crimes

Dr. David Nersessian

in Genocide and Political Groups

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199588909
eISBN:
9780191594557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588909.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter proposes an optional protocol to the 1948 Genocide Convention paired and an amendment to the ICC Statute to address political genocide. It considers several potential objections to ... More


Tomorrow

Robert Heilbroner

in Visions of the Future: The Distant Past, Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102864
eISBN:
9780199854974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102864.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter presumes that the forces that have established the differences of Yesterday from the Distant Past, and that still shape Today's world, will continue to exercise their role Tomorrow. ... More


Today

Robert Heilbroner

in Visions of the Future: The Distant Past, Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102864
eISBN:
9780199854974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102864.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter begins the examination of Today by stressing its difference from Yesterday, but it is no less important to recognize an attribute that links the two together, the continued presence of ... More


Yesterday

Robert Heilbroner

in Visions of the Future: The Distant Past, Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102864
eISBN:
9780199854974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102864.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter argues that Yesterday signifies the onset of “modern” times, a period from c.1750. The changes that separate Yesterday from all that has gone before do not make their presence felt until ... More


‘The Marshal and the Corporal . . . ’

Anna von der Goltz

in Hindenburg: Power, Myth, and the Rise of the Nazis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570324
eISBN:
9780191722240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570324.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the role of the Hindenburg myth during the early years of the ‘Third Reich’. Analyzing, amongst others, the celebrations of the ‘Day of Potsdam’ and the President's funeral in ... More


International Water Authorities and the Role of Secretariats

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter focuses on the role of secretariats in international water commissions. It argues that the implementation of the water framework directive will depend on political will. This political ... More


Introduction

A.G. Noorani

in Article 370: A Constitutional History of Jammu and Kashmir

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074083
eISBN:
9780199080786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074083.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Article 370 of the Constitution of India relating to the State of Jammu and Kashmir is now over sixty years old. The Constitution came into force on 26 January 1950 and with it, this unique ... More


Immunity for Private Military Contractors: Legal Hurdles or Political Snags?

Micaela Frulli

in War by Contract: Human Rights, Humanitarian Law, and Private Contractors

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199604555
eISBN:
9780191725180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604555.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter analyses the extent to which different kinds of immunities may bar legal proceedings against PMSCs end their employees. Firstly, it addresses the issue of immunity from criminal ... More


A Participatory Conception of Deliberative Democracy: Against Shortcuts

Cristina Lafont

in Democracy without Shortcuts: A Participatory Conception of Deliberative Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198848189
eISBN:
9780191882746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848189.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the democratic significance of political deliberation. It argues that democracy is not threatened by the inclusion of an epistemic dimension of truth within political debate ... More


Critics and Controversy: Opposition to Tolling and Long-Term Concessions

Robert W. Poole Jr.

in Rethinking America's Highways: A 21st-Century Vision for Better Infrastructure

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226557571
eISBN:
9780226557601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226557601.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Opponents include grass-roots populists, some groups on the left, and interest groups. The latter include some environmental groups, a few public employee unions, some toll agencies, and trucking ... More


Think local, act local

Palash Kamruzzaman

in Poverty Reduction Strategy in Bangladesh: Rethinking participation in policy making

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447305699
eISBN:
9781447303183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305699.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

A particular weakness in the poverty debate in Bangladesh is inadequate attention being given to problems of implementation of a development policy. Policy and programme formulation has routinely ... More


Freedom Through Constraints: On the Question of Will

Tracy McNulty

in Wrestling with the Angel: Experiments in Symbolic Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161190
eISBN:
9780231537605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161190.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the function of constraints with respect to the will and how it differs from a mere negation or exclusion of will. Peter Hallward takes issue with a long genealogy of political ... More


Schism as Politics

Roy Gottfried

in Joyce's Misbelief

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031675
eISBN:
9780813038506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031675.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on Joyce's use of his misbelief to assert a brand of national identity that served as a model for the Ireland he sought to express through his apostasy. Along with the artistic ... More


Conclusions

Panos Koutrakos

in The EU Common Security and Defence Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199692729
eISBN:
9780191752254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692729.003.0011
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. It argues that EU law may have an impact on the inward-looking Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) if it accepts its own limitations, shifts its ... More


Constructing Political Will: Another World is Possible

Alison Brysk

in Speaking Rights to Power: Constructing Political Will

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982660
eISBN:
9780199362523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982660.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter summarizes the findings and recommendations of the study. It applies the full model of narrative appeals to the final hard case of the women's peace movement that ended the Liberian ... More


Planetary Exploration in Extremis

Peter J. Westwick

in Into the Black: JPL and the American Space Program, 1976-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110753
eISBN:
9780300134582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110753.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes how, although they generated media interest, the Voyager and the superlatives failed to garner political support. Even as the Voyager spacecraft completed their triumphant ... More


The Dynamics of External Imbalances and Debt

Kenneth Dyson

in States, Debt, and Power: 'Saints' and 'Sinners' in European History and Integration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198714071
eISBN:
9780191782558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714071.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the difficulties in defining ‘excessive’ external imbalance and external debt. It begins by addressing the issue of ‘original sin’, focusing on Austro-Hungary, Greece, and ... More


Evidence-Based Public Health

Ross C. Brownson, Elizabeth A. Baker, Terry L. Left, Kathleen N. Gillespie, and William R. True

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195397895
eISBN:
9780199827183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195397895.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This second edition of this text returns to the question: How much of our work in public health is evidence based? The exact answer to that question can never be known, however, the answer would ... More


Introduction: Rethinking Counterinsurgency

David H. Ucko and Robert Egnell

in Counterinsurgency in Crisis: Britain and the Challenges of Modern Warfare

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164276
eISBN:
9780231535410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164276.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This introductory chapter discusses British counterinsurgency theory and counterinsurgency in general. The legacy of the British armed forces with counterinsurgency has been forgotten since the ... More


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