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Voter Democracy: Fend for Yourself

Frank Hendriks

in Vital Democracy: A Theory of Democracy in Action

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199572786
eISBN:
9780191722370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572786.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

In voter democracy the citizens are king, particularly as preference indicators in directly aggregative procedures – as citizens who raise hands on matters in town meetings, make choices between ... More


Criminals and Victims

W. David Allen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762526
eISBN:
9780804777599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762526.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book presents an economic analysis of decisions made by criminals and victims of crime before, during, and after a crime or victimization occurs. Its main purpose is to illustrate how the ... More


Testamentary Acts: Browning, Tennyson, James, Hardy

Michael Millgate

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183662
eISBN:
9780191674099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183662.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The testamentary acts of this book are those strategies of self-protection and self-projection — textual and personal, before and after death — by which authors seek in old age to enhance posterity's ... More


Reforming the Global Reserve System 1

José Antonio Ocampo

in Time for a Visible Hand: Lessons from the 2008 World Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578801
eISBN:
9780191723285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578801.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

Ocampo argues that the current global reserve system exhibits three fundamental flaws. First, it shows the deflationary bias typical of any system in which all the burden of adjustment falls on ... More


Robert and Pen Browning

Michael Millgate

in Testamentary Acts: Browning, Tennyson, James, Hardy

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183662
eISBN:
9780191674099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183662.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the life and works of Robert Browning after the death of his wife. He consciously entered the last phase of his life after her death and spent the remaining twenty-eight years ... More


The Right to Punish

Michael Otsuka

in Libertarianism without Inequality

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243952
eISBN:
9780191598142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243956.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Offers a Lockean account of a natural right to punish, which is grounded in a natural right of self‐protection. Endorses Warren Quinn's derivation of the right to punish from a right of ... More


Epilogue

Tamar Frankel

in The Ponzi Scheme Puzzle: A History and Analysis of Con Artists and Victims

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199926619
eISBN:
9780190258511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199926619.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter offers a number of observations on the Ponzi schemes. Con artists mirror trustworthy people. Deceitful actions can resemble legitimate activities. Promises of unbelievable profits are ... More


Who Are Victims? A Review

in Criminals and Victims

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762526
eISBN:
9780804777599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762526.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Victims are individuals who suffer harm as a consequence of a crime. This chapter examines the circumstances and behavior of victims, focusing on the actions taken by victims and the wider desire to ... More


Self-Protection Against Crime Victimization

in Criminals and Victims

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762526
eISBN:
9780804777599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762526.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

As a means of preventing crime victimization, people engage in various forms of self-protection. This chapter presents an empirical analysis of self-protection behavior using data on U.S. university ... More


The Decision to Resist

in Criminals and Victims

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762526
eISBN:
9780804777599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762526.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Resistance is a form of self-protection a victim engages in order to defend himself/herself against violence. This chapter discusses the factors that influence or motivate crime victims to resist ... More


The Decision to Report

in Criminals and Victims

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762526
eISBN:
9780804777599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762526.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Every person understands that crime victimization could occur and many resort to various forms of self-protection as a means of preventing it. The reporting of crime to police represents another ... More


Effects and Consequences

in Knowledge as Power: Criminal Registration and Community Notification Laws in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757102
eISBN:
9780804771399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757102.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the effects and consequences of registration and notification. Remarkably, despite being in effect nationwide for over a decade, the laws have been subject to little empirical ... More


Self-Esteem, Relationships, and Positive Psychology: Concepts, Research, and Connections

Christopher J. Mruk

in Positive Psychology of Love

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199791064
eISBN:
9780199345199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791064.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

William James introduced self-esteem to psychology in 1890 making it one of the oldest themes in social science today (James, 1890/1983). In addition, self-esteem is reported to be “one of the top ... More


Protecting With Civilians

Daniel H. Levine

in The Morality of Peacekeeping

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748675890
eISBN:
9780748697199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675890.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Protection of civilians is central to most contemporary peacekeeping mandates, but the first line of defence for most civilians is their own activity, or that of other formal or informal civilian ... More


Private Conversations

Patricia Meyer Spacks

in Privacy: Concealing the Eighteenth-Century Self

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226768601
eISBN:
9780226768618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226768618.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter examines the concept of private conversations in eighteenth-century England. It explains that like the subject of privacy, conversation has raised issues about the relation between ... More


Not Just a World Problem: Segregation, Police Brutality, and New Negro Politics in New York City

Shannon King

in Escape from New York: The New Negro Renaissance beyond Harlem

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677382
eISBN:
9781452947877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677382.003.0017
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines racism, segregation, and police brutality that engulfed New York City at the height of the New Negro era. It argues that black self-protection activity in Harlem operated as a ... More


Was Descartes right after all? An affective background for bodily awareness

Frédérique de Vignemont

in The Interoceptive Mind: From Homeostasis to Awareness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198811930
eISBN:
9780191850080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811930.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Recent accounts of interoception have highlighted its role for self-awareness, but what gives it such a privileged status compared to other sources of information about the body, and is it actually ... More


Humanitarian Protection—Moving beyond the Tried and Tested

Sara Pantuliano and Eva Svoboda

in Protection of Civilians

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198729266
eISBN:
9780191796180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729266.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The authors describe the humanitarian protection policy framework and humanitarian protection practice, noting a significant gap between the two. They argue that the lack of definitional clarity of ... More


Community Self-protection

Aditi Gorur and Nils Carstensen

in Protection of Civilians

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198729266
eISBN:
9780191796180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729266.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the frequent focus on what the international community, governments, or armed groups do or fail to do to protect civilians. Yet often it is civilians themselves who do the most ... More


Civilian Protection, Resilience, and Insecurity in Myanmar

Alistair D. B. Cook

in Civilian Protection in the Twenty-First Century: Governance and Responsibility in a Fragmented World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199467501
eISBN:
9780199087204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467501.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the self-protection strategies of three conflict-affected communities in Myanmar. It considers the relative importance of self-protection in the Myanmar context and implications ... More


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