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Reconceiving Autonomy

Jennifer Nedelsky

in Law's Relations: A Relational Theory of Self, Autonomy, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195147964
eISBN:
9780199918133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147964.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Chapter 3 argues against the idea of independence as a core dimension of autonomy, and explains why a relational conception of autonomy is especially well suited to the problems of the modern welfare ... More


Reproduction of Indigenous Knowledge in Plural Cultures: Ayurveda Education in Contemporary India *

Geetha B. Nambissan and S. Srinivasa Rao

in Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines Ayurveda education in India and the reproduction of indigenous knowledge in a pluralist culture. The story of indigenous knowledge systems such as Ayurveda, especially in the ... More


Chasing Innovation: Making Entrepreneurial Citizens in Modern India

Lilly Irani

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691175140
eISBN:
9780691189444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175140.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Can entrepreneurs develop a nation, serve the poor, and pursue creative freedom, all while generating economic value? This book shows the contradictions that arise as designers, engineers, and ... More


Introduction

Subhadra Mitra Channa

in The Inner and Outer Selves: Cosmology, Gender, and Ecology in the Himalayas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198079422
eISBN:
9780199082261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198079422.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter discusses the various theoretical approaches to the concept of identity and makes clear what is meant by the ‘inner’ and ‘outer’ notions of self and how it is constructed in relation to ... More


Time and Knowledge

Prathama Banerjee

in Political Science: Volume 3: Indian Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198082224
eISBN:
9780199082452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082224.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the works about the relevance of time and knowledge in Indian political thought by Indian academics. It analyses works that question the purity, priority, and universality of ... More


A Colonist Among the Spanish and the British

in Facing Racial Revolution: Eyewitness Accounts of the Haitian Insurrection

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226675824
eISBN:
9780226675855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675855.003.0014
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents an excerpt of a personal account of the Haitian revolution during the year 1794. It describes how Jean Francois Papillon's black troops massacred the French whites in Fort ... More


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