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The Social Division of Responsibility

Christopher Lake

in Equality and Responsibility

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241743
eISBN:
9780191599743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241740.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Ch. 4 looks in more detail at the place of claims about responsibility in arguments not just about how goods should be distributed but also about what those goods should be. It assesses an argument ... More


From Independence to 1969

Seyyed Vali Reza Nasr

in The Islamic Leviathan: Islam and the making of State Power.

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195144260
eISBN:
9780199833931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195144260.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Malaysia and Pakistan were created from the rump of British colonialism in India and Southeast Asia. Both states lacked national identity or a unified polity that preceded independence. Both ... More


Low Politics: The Parish Unit

S. A. Skinner

in Tractarians and the 'Condition of England': The Social and Political Thought of the Oxford Movement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273232
eISBN:
9780191706394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273232.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter argues that the locus of clerical government in Victorian England was to be the parish, whose functional autonomy was an antidote to the growth and pluralisation of the state. ... More


Drawing on Shared Experience in a Divided Society: Getting People Out of Their “Clumps”

Nina Eliasoph

in Making Volunteers: Civic Life after Welfare's End

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147093
eISBN:
9781400838820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147093.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter demonstrates the organizers' efforts to persuade their socially diverse youth volunteers to bond quickly, easily, and comfortably. Such efforts are based on the hope that the act of ... More


Powers of Conception

Cynthia R. Daniels

in Exposing Men: The Science and Politics of Male Reproduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148411
eISBN:
9780199850990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148411.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the first element of reproductive masculinity: the assumption that men are secondary in biological reproduction. It analyzes the history of debates over men's role in human ... More


Popular Revolt in its Social Context

Robin Briggs

in Communities of Belief: Cultural and Social Tensions in Early Modern France

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206033
eISBN:
9780191676932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206033.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The middle decades of the seventeenth century, from the 1630s to the 1670s, saw the most intensive and widespread sequence of revolts in the history of France. Both the Soviet historian Boris ... More


Divisions within the Whole

Stephen Conway

in The British Isles and the War of American Independence

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199254552
eISBN:
9780191698231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254552.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter is devoted to the political battles within the British Isles associated with the conflict. It explores the division within Britain and Ireland, looking first to see whether a ... More


The Challenge of Social Corrosion: National Identity, Social Divisions, and Disengagement with Lindsay Richards

Anthony F. Heath, Elisabeth Garratt, Ridhi Kashyap, Yaojun Li, and Lindsay Richards

in Social Progress in Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198805489
eISBN:
9780191843556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805489.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Has increasing inequality and ethnic diversity served to corrode social cohesion in Britain? The evidence discussed in this chapter suggests that in many respects, such as levels of national pride, ... More


The Topography of Race

Mara Casey Tieken

in Why Rural Schools Matter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618487
eISBN:
9781469618500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618487.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter examines racial segregation of schools in the South. Segregation ensured that black and white children learned different curricula from different textbooks, classrooms, and teachers, ... More


Vico and Naples: The Urban Origins of Modern Social Theory

Barbara Ann Naddeo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449161
eISBN:
9780801460876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449161.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is an intellectual portrait of the Neapolitan philosopher Giambattista Vico (1668—1744) that reveals the politics and motivations of one of Europe's first scientists of society. According ... More


Parenting and disability: Disabled parents' experiences of raising children

Richard Olsen

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343642
eISBN:
9781447302902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343642.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book reports on the first substantial UK study of parenting, disability, and mental health. It examines the views of parents and children in seventy-five families. Covering a broad spectrum of ... More


Unequal citizenship? The new social divisions of public welfare

Daniel Edmiston

in Welfare, Inequality and Social Citizenship: Deprivation and Affluence in Austerity Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447337461
eISBN:
9781447337508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337461.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

To establish the extent of continuity and change, the first section of this chapter outlines the historical and contemporary context from which the prevailing citizenship configuration has emerged in ... More


Working-Class Network Society: Communication Technology and the Information Have-Less in Urban China

Jack Linchuan Qiu

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262170062
eISBN:
9780262255073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262170062.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

The idea of the “digital divide,” the great social division between information haves and have-nots, has dominated policy debates and scholarly analysis since the 1990s. This book describes a more ... More


Why class (still) matters

Iain Ferguson

in Radical social work today: Social work at the crossroads

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428189
eISBN:
9781447303138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428189.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter explores the extent to which class continues to matter for social work in Britain. It looks at three distinct but related aspects of class: class as social division and determinant of ... More


Family matters

Tiziana Nazio and András Gábos (eds)

in Youth Employment: Style Handbook

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447350347
eISBN:
9781447350354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350347.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter studies how family legacies affect young people's strategies and decisions around finding work and moving into independent living. Where one comes from has always affected young people's ... More


Introduction: Moving Borders

Thomas Nail

in Theory of the Border

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190618643
eISBN:
9780190618681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190618643.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces the literature of border studies and describes the new methodology of “critical limology” that will be developed throughout the book. All borders share something in common. ... More


Introduction

Anoma Pieris

in Hidden Hands and Divided Landscapes: A Penal History of Singapore's Plural Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832216
eISBN:
9780824870157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832216.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book takes on the difficult task of unraveling the penal history of a plural society, focusing on the manner in which ... More


A Minor Apocalypse: Warsaw during the First World War

Robert Blobaum

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705236
eISBN:
9781501707889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705236.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book explores the social and cultural history of Warsaw's “forgotten war” of 1914–1918. Beginning with the bank panic that accompanied the outbreak of the Great War, the book guides readers ... More


The Many-Headed Monster

Christopher Hill

in Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution - Revisited

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206682
eISBN:
9780191677274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206682.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

The piece called ‘The Many-Headed Monster’ collected a good deal of evidence for social divisions in England which existed long before 1640 — anti-enclosure riots, riots against fen drainage, famine ... More


Social division and resentment in the aftermath of the economic slump

Gabriella Elgenius

in Austerity, Community Action, and the Future of Citizenship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447331032
eISBN:
9781447331056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331032.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The text on Social Division and Resentment in the Aftermath of the Economic Slump analyses the social repercussions of the Great Recession, engulfing the rich world in a similar fashion from 2008 ... More


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