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Social Justice as Sufficiency for All

Joseph Chan

in Confucian Perfectionism: A Political Philosophy for Modern Times

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158617
eISBN:
9781400848690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158617.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter asserts that the principles of resource distribution in Menciuscan be conceived as principles of sufficiency. The aim of social justice, according to this perfectionist view, is to ... More


Size, Scope, and Bias: What Differentiates Local Electoral Politics?

J. Eric Oliver, Shang E. Ha, and Zachary Callen

in Local Elections and the Politics of Small-Scale Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143552
eISBN:
9781400842544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143552.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter outlines a relatively simple way of understanding the dynamics of local democracy. Across the universe of democracies, three characteristics are the most powerful and widely applicable ... More


Wealth and Poverty in America: The Economic Condition of Children

Duncan Lindsey

in The Welfare of Children

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195136715
eISBN:
9780199894079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136715.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Social Policy

This chapter analyzes the distribution of resources in the U.S. and other industrialized market economies, identifying those economic and social assumptions that drive our free market system. America ... More


Distributing resources

Tony Travers

in Making social policy work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349583
eISBN:
9781447302742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349583.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter reviews the development and use of funding formulae for distributing resources geographically between different local jurisdictions in the UK. It traces the historical roots of today's ... More


How Economic Shocks Change Income Distribution

Rebecca M. Blank

in Changing Inequality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266926
eISBN:
9780520938960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266926.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter evaluates the evidence from past history, largely but not entirely within the United States, to indicate how major economic shocks appear to affect income distribution over time. It ... More


Ways to Reduce Inequality (and Their Limits)

Rebecca M. Blank

in Changing Inequality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266926
eISBN:
9780520938960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266926.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on the current economic environment and looks at some simple simulations that indicate how particular behavioral, economic, demographic, or policy changes might alter the current ... More


Energy Supply Planning in a Distributed Energy Resources World

LeRoy Paddock and Karyan San Martano

in Innovation in Energy Law and Technology: Dynamic Solutions for Energy Transitions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198822080
eISBN:
9780191861161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822080.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Traditional electricity planning in the United States has typically been focused on forecasting future demand and identifying the need for new large generating facilities that involve one-way flows ... More


Some Historical Background

in Shifting Ethnic Boundaries and Inequality in Israel: Or, How the Polish Peddler Became a German Intellectual

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756976
eISBN:
9780804779579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756976.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter sketches out the history of the Israeli state and discusses some details about the labor market in the 1950s. It establishes that labor market conditions in the 1950s were such that ... More


Sovereignty after Empire: The Colonial Roots of Central Asian Authoritarianism

David Lewis

in Sovereignty After Empire: Comparing the Middle East and Central Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643042
eISBN:
9780748653270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643042.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses whether Central Asian authoritarianism can be viewed in some way as a legacy of empire, while accepting that many other factors have contributed to the emergence of the present ... More


Health and Housing

Mary McAuley

in Bread and Justice: State and Society in Petrograd 1917-1922

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219828
eISBN:
9780191678387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219828.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

It is true that, unlike in industry, the new rulers tended to find themselves opposed by those engaged in working-class activities (in almost none of them could they draw upon active grass-roots ... More


Building Networks, Building Capacity: The Daphne Program

Celeste Montoya

in From Global to Grassroots: The European Union, Transnational Advocacy, and Combating Violence against Women

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199927197
eISBN:
9780199332946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927197.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, European Union

This chapter addresses capacity-building strategies undertaken by the EU, in particular the European Commission’s Daphne Program. Through qualitative and social network analysis, this chapter ... More


Justice, Profound Neurological Injury, and Brain Death

Michael Nair-Collins and James M. Hitt

in Medicine and Social Justice: Essays on the Distribution of Health Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744206
eISBN:
9780190267551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744206.003.0040
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines issues of social justice as it pertains to the provision of health care for individuals suffering from profound neurological injury and brain death. Advances in neurology enable ... More


How the Polish Peddler Became a German Intellectual: Orientalism, Jewish Identity, and the Antecedents to Social Closure in Israel

in Shifting Ethnic Boundaries and Inequality in Israel: Or, How the Polish Peddler Became a German Intellectual

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756976
eISBN:
9780804779579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756976.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter uses the historical record to find an alternate explanation for the specifics of Israeli resource distribution. It argues that the goal of westernization originated in the Enlightenment, ... More


Socio-spatial organization and spatial ecology

M.G.L. Mills and M.E.J. Mills

in Kalahari Cheetahs: Adaptations to an arid region

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198712145
eISBN:
9780191780639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198712145.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Home ranges of males (1204 km2) and females (1510 km2) were similar. Female home range size was positively related to the dispersion of prey and generally, but not exclusively, they displayed home ... More


Welfare States and Welfare Attitudes

Stefan Svallfors (ed.)

in Contested Welfare States: Welfare Attitudes in Europe and Beyond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782524
eISBN:
9780804783170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782524.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter introduces the main themes of the book and provides background on welfare states and welfare attitudes. The book analyzes and reports results from a comprehensive research program on ... More


The Microeconomic Causes and Consequences of Genocides and Mass Atrocities

Patricia Justino

in Economic Aspects of Genocides, Other Mass Atrocities, and Their Preventions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199378296
eISBN:
9780199378319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378296.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter proposes a conceptual framework to understand the economic causes and effects of genocides and mass atrocities at the level of individuals, households, and communities (the microlevel). ... More


Scaling

Graham K. Taylor and Adrian L. R. Thomas

in Evolutionary Biomechanics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198566373
eISBN:
9780191779459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566373.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Ornithology

This chapter explores the ubiquitous phenomenon of scaling in biology through the lenses of biomechanics and statistics. Pragmatic approaches to answering questions in comparative biology often ... More


The United Kingdom Context

Anne Slowther

in Fair Resource Allocation and Rationing at the Bedside

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199989447
eISBN:
9780190207489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989447.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The UK health care system has at its core a universal, publicly funded National Health Service (NHS). Historically the UK has spent less on health care than many other countries. Changes to the ... More


Legacies

Stephen E. Gottlieb

in Unfit for Democracy: The Roberts Court and the Breakdown of American Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814732427
eISBN:
9780814732434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732427.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

To guarantee a future for democracy in America, the founding generation wanted to nurture democracy with a republican spirit—egalitarian and dedicated to public welfare. They wanted to enable ... More


A Map of Humanitarian INGO Political Ethics

Jennifer C. Rubenstein

in Between Samaritans and States: The Political Ethics of Humanitarian INGOs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199684106
eISBN:
9780191764660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684106.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 offers a “map” of three central features of humanitarian INGOs’ ethical and political terrain: that they sometimes engage in governance functions, albeit to a limited degree; that they are ... More


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