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Rage Against Hypocrisy: On Liberal Wars for Human Rights

Patricia Owens

in Between War and Politics: International Relations and the Thought of Hannah Arendt

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199299362
eISBN:
9780191715051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299362.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Arendt was wholly ambivalent about the liberal discourse of human rights and by extension, it is argued, wars justified in their name. She can be read as far less sanguine about the apparent ... More


Faith and the public realm

Adam Dinham and Vivien Lowndes

in Faith in the public realm: Controversies, policies and practices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420305
eISBN:
9781447302285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420305.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The place of faith in the public realm has been one of the contested issues over a long period, involving conflicts that resonate across a spectrum of public feeling and thought. Some of these ... More


Religious Environmentalism and Secular Society

Roger S. Gottlieb

in A Greener Faith: Religious Environmentalism and Our Planet's Future

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195176483
eISBN:
9780199850846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176483.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 2 discusses the arguments on the opposing views of the secularists in terms of modern society and traditional religion regarding religion's involvement in the public realm. Secularists’ ... More


The Public Ecology of Responsibility 1

Susan Hurley

in Responsibility and Distributive Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199565801
eISBN:
9780191725463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565801.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What is the appropriate role of government in avoiding harms by means of influencing citizens' behaviour? How does individual responsibility enter into the answer? Traditional liberalism's answer to ... More


Conclusions

Adam Dinham, Robert Furbey, and Vivien Lowndes

in Faith in the public realm: Controversies, policies and practices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420305
eISBN:
9781447302285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420305.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This concluding chapter draws on the preceding chapters to determine the key themes in this volume. ‘Strong secularists’ argue that religion should be excluded from public life and the public realm ... More


Controversies of ‘public faith’

Robert Furbey

in Faith in the public realm: Controversies, policies and practices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420305
eISBN:
9781447302285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420305.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter investigates some basic philosophical, theological and socio-political controversies that underpin the place of faith in the public realm. It considers two relevant questions: Should ... More


Civil Order and the Public Realm

R A Duff

in The Realm of Criminal Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199570195
eISBN:
9780191859595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199570195.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter offers an account of the practice of civic life: of the ‘public realm’, within which criminal law operates as public law. ‘Civil order’, the normative ordering of the polity’s life, is ... More


Faith in the public realm: Controversies, policies and practices

Adam Dinham, Robert Furbey, and Vivien Lowndes (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420305
eISBN:
9781447302285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420305.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Based on primary research, this book explores the controversies, policies and practices of ‘public faith’, questioning perceptions of a fixed divide between religious and secular participants in ... More


Thomas Hobbes: Liberal illiberal: Master-Mind Lecture read 15 October 2014

Noel Malcolm

in British Academy Lectures, 2015-16

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780197266045
eISBN:
9780191851452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266045.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Thomas Hobbes (1588–1679) has often been regarded as a very illiberal thinker —a defender of ‘despotism’ and an advocate of the principle that ‘might is right’. While those accusations are false, it ... More


Sharing Production: The City as Collective Commons

Duncan McLaren and Julian Agyeman

in Sharing Cities: A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029728
eISBN:
9780262329705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029728.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 2 focuses on the productive domains of the city. It begins by considering the socio-cultural and biological co-evolution of sharing, exploring common features and cultural variations. It ... More


Dancing with strangers: observing play in an English urban square

Hattie Coppard

in Practice-based Research in Children's Play

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447330035
eISBN:
9781447330080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330035.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

This is a study of children’s play in an urban square as documented and shared through the lens of a dancer, a writer and a painter. The artists’ diverse modes of observation, perception and ... More


Missing Objects

Greg Anderson

in The Realness of Things Past: Ancient Greece and Ontological History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190886646
eISBN:
9780190886677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886646.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The standard “democratic Athens” account becomes still more problematic when the terms of its construction are themselves questioned. As described in chapter one, this account takes for granted a ... More


Conclusion

Adam Piette

in The Literary Cold War, 1945 to Vietnam

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635276
eISBN:
9780748651771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635276.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This concluding chapter takes a look back at the lessons that were discussed in the previous chapters. It stresses that the book explores the different contradictions that were forced on all citizens ... More


Queen Susan

Vicky Albritton and Fredrik Albritton Jonsson

in Green Victorians: The Simple Life in John Ruskin's Lake District

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226339986
eISBN:
9780226340043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226340043.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The fortunes of the provincial spinster Susanna Beever took an interesting turn late in life when Ruskin moved into Brantwood across the lake from her home, the Thwaite. They became close friends and ... More


Case Study: Copenhagen

Duncan McLaren and Julian Agyeman

in Sharing Cities: A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029728
eISBN:
9780262329705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029728.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The case study highlights the role of urban space design and planning for streetlife and liveability, especially as promoted by Jan Gehl; noting particularly the city’s commitment to the co-creation ... More


Alternative development models

Yvonne Rydin

in The future of planning: Beyond growth dependence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447308416
eISBN:
9781447312062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308416.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at the spaces, places and assets that are used in common by communities and need to be protected for the effective functioning of those communities. These include: public parks, ... More


Civil Society Approach

Grzegorz Ekiert

in The Handbook of Political, Social, and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829911
eISBN:
9780191868368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829911.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The idea of civil society resurrected in the 1970s has been one of the most important concepts guiding reflection on political transformations of contemporary societies. This chapter discusses ... More


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