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Public Discourse and Reasonable Pluralism: Rethinking the Requirements of Neutrality

H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr.

David E. Guinn (ed.)

in Handbook of Bioethics and Religion

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178739
eISBN:
9780199784943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178734.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores the view that religious claims have no legitimate place in the public forum. This exploration involves a critical re-examination of the public versus private distinction that ... More


 Is Copyright “the Engine of Free Expression”?

Neil Weinstock Netanel

in Copyright's Paradox

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195137620
eISBN:
9780199871629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137620.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Supreme Court has labeled copyright “the engine of free expression.” Copyright serves in that role in three fundamental ways. First, copyright serves a “production function.” It provides an ... More


Tropes of Identity in Public Culture

Daniel Lefkowitz

in Words and Stones: The Politics of Language and Identity in Israel

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195121902
eISBN:
9780199788347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195121902.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses the role of public discourse in the conversational negotiation of identity by looking at the ways Israeli identities are represented in the media, and how such representations ... More


Hate Speech, Public Discourse, and the First Amendment

Steven J. Heyman

in Extreme Speech and Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199548781
eISBN:
9780191720673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548781.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter contends that public hate speech, such as the Nazi march in Skokie, should not be protected under the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Part I of the chapter outlines a general ... More


Rap(p)ing Korean Wave:: National Identity in Question

Fang-chih Irene Yang

in East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter unpacks the meanings of “the invasion of the Korean wave” by exploring the three genres of public discourses on the Korean wave. It points out that the most dominant genre of the public ... More


Noisy Silences: Stories Not Told

Charlotte Linde

in Working the Past: Narrative and Institutional Memory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195140286
eISBN:
9780199871247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140286.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses silences and absences within an institution. Silences include official and unofficial silences, counter-stories, erasures, and story-telling rights. An analysis is provided of ... More


An Overview of American Free Speech Doctrine and its Application to Extreme Speech

James Weinstein

in Extreme Speech and Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199548781
eISBN:
9780191720673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548781.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter describes the basic features of the American free speech doctrine and then considers its application to various forms of extreme speech. This analysis reveals that most of the speech ... More


The Academic Professions and American Society

Steven Brint

in Two Cheers for Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182667
eISBN:
9780691184890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182667.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter presents a portrait of the dominant system for organizing and pursuing knowledge and the contributions of that system to American life. It aims to convey some of the hidden strengths of ... More


Discourses on Social Rights in the Czech Republic 1

Martin Potůček

in Social Policy and Citizenship: The Changing Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199754045
eISBN:
9780199979455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754045.003.0062
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Both the language and the content of public discourse have a considerable impact on actors’ preferences and activities and, consequently, on governance outcomes. The chapter analyzes diverging ... More


Globalisation discourse in Greece

Andreas Antoniades

in Producing Globalisation: Politics of Discourse and Institutions in Greece and Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078446
eISBN:
9781781702888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078446.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the effect of globalisation discourse in Greece on the reproduction of the Greek public discourse and the politico-economic system. It suggests that the year 1996 can be ... More


Public Events and Police Response: Understanding Public Order Policing in Democratic India

T.K. Vinod Kumar

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198090335
eISBN:
9780199082520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090335.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

From peaceful demonstrations to chaotic rallies, public events are at the heart of civic discourse in modern societies. The nature and number of public events and state response define the ... More


Britain, Commonwealth and the End of Empire

Robert Holland

in The British Constitution in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263198
eISBN:
9780191734755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263198.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the history of Great Britain, the British Commonwealth, and the end of the British Empire in the twentieth century, suggesting that the twentieth century ended in Britain as it ... More


The Iraq War

Charlotte Peevers

in The Politics of Justifying Force: The Suez Crisis, the Iraq War, and International Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686957
eISBN:
9780191766886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686957.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter first sets out the historical context of the invasion of Iraq in 2003, situating the resulting conflict in a broader history of colonialism, Cold War containment, and US hegemony. It ... More


Globalisation discourse in Ireland

Andreas Antoniades

in Producing Globalisation: Politics of Discourse and Institutions in Greece and Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078446
eISBN:
9781781702888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078446.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the nature of the relationship between the emerging public discourse in Ireland and the hegemonic discourse of globalisation. It analyses the discourses of the key institutional ... More


Vocabulary and the Discourse on the 1967 Territories

Nadir Tsur

in The Impacts of Lasting Occupation: Lessons from Israeli Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199862184
eISBN:
9780199979950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862184.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter examines the link between prolonged occupation and the language that has evolved in the State of Israel as used in the public discourse. It demonstrates the close relations between the ... More


SOCIAL ATTRIBUTES OF EGYPTIAN IDENTITY

Reem Bassiouney

in Language and Identity in Modern Egypt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748689644
eISBN:
9780748697083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689644.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the social independent variables used in Egyptian public discourse to demarcate a cohesive and unique Egyptian identity. These social variables are different in nature and are ... More


Reflections on the Politics of Justification

Charlotte Peevers

in The Politics of Justifying Force: The Suez Crisis, the Iraq War, and International Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686957
eISBN:
9780191766886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686957.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter reflects upon the Suez Crisis and the Iraq War case studies and draws out a number of implications. It suggests that the existing theories on the politics of justification have a limited ... More


the Siege of Imbaba, Egypt's Internal ‘Other,’ and the Criminalization of Politics

Diane Singerman

in Cairo Contested: Governance, Urban Space, and Global Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162886
eISBN:
9781617970351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162886.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores how and why a large share of Cairo's residents has been deviantized and stigmatized. An answer to this puzzle can only be understood within the context of increased economic, ... More


Public Events, Police Response, and Democratic Discourse

T.K. Vinod Kumar

in Public Events and Police Response: Understanding Public Order Policing in Democratic India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198090335
eISBN:
9780199082520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090335.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter sums up the conclusions drawn from the qualitative and quantitative analyses undertaken in the earlier chapters in the book and places them in the context of democracy in India. Public ... More


Identity and Beyond: Setting The Framework of Analysis

Reem Bassiouney

in Language and Identity in Modern Egypt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748689644
eISBN:
9780748697083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689644.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter provides the necessary theoretical background and also sets the framework of data analysis. It defines and explains the term ‘identity’, especially Egyptian identity, in relation to ... More


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