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The Constitution of Equality: Democratic Authority and Its Limits

Thomas Christiano

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198297475
eISBN:
9780191716867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297475.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

What is the ethical basis of democracy? And what reasons do we have to go along with democratic decisions even when we disagree with them? And when do we have reason to say that we may justly ignore ... More


The Limits to Democratic Authority

Thomas Christiano

in The Constitution of Equality: Democratic Authority and Its Limits

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198297475
eISBN:
9780191716867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297475.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

This chapter gives an account of the limits to democratic authority that is grounded in the same principle of public equality that grounds the authority of democracy. It explains what is meant by a ... More


An Egalitarian Conception of Liberal Rights

Thomas Christiano

in The Constitution of Equality: Democratic Authority and Its Limits

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198297475
eISBN:
9780191716867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297475.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

This chapter argues that liberal rights — such as the rights of freedom of conscience, freedom of association, and freedom of speech — are grounded in the fundamental interests of persons and the ... More


Sufficiency and Equality

Sungmoon Kim

in Democracy after Virtue: Toward Pragmatic Confucian Democracy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190671235
eISBN:
9780190671266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190671235.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This chapter explores a distributive principle that is integral to pragmatic Confucian democracy—what I call Confucian democratic sufficientarianism. Confucian democratic sufficientarianism ... More


Discrimination Law, Equality Law, and Implicit Bias

Katya Hosking and Roseanne Russell

in Implicit Bias and Philosophy, Volume 2: Moral Responsibility, Structural Injustice, and Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198766179
eISBN:
9780191820748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766179.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores the extent to which British law can address the effects of implicit bias, taking gender as its focus. It considers the direct and indirect discrimination provisions of the ... More


‘Regulation means bad’: environmental justice in the United Kingdom

Karen Bell

in Achieving environmental justice: A cross-national analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447305941
eISBN:
9781447302933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305941.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Environmental justice, as a concept, emerged in the UK in the late 1990s, mainly via the academic community, which became interested in the interrelationships between geographical space and ... More


State Coercion and Criminal Punishment

Sungmoon Kim

in Democracy after Virtue: Toward Pragmatic Confucian Democracy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190671235
eISBN:
9780190671266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190671235.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This chapter proposes a novel normative framework for criminal punishment, called the value theory of criminal punishment, as an alternative to desert-based retributivism. Contrary to retributivists ... More


United Kingdom

Anna Lawson and Lucy Series

in The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Practice: A Comparative Analysis of the Role of Courts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198786627
eISBN:
9780191828911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786627.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores how courts in the United Kingdom have used and interpreted the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) by analysing the seventy-five cases mentioning the ... More


Democracy after Virtue: Toward Pragmatic Confucian Democracy

Sungmoon Kim

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190671235
eISBN:
9780190671266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190671235.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

In the past two decades contemporary Confucian political theory has been propelled by the dialectical conversation between Confucianism and democracy and, more recently, between Confucian democracy ... More


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