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Defending Luck Egalitarianism

Kok-Chor Tan

in Justice, Institutions, and Luck: The Site, Ground, and Scope of Equality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199588855
eISBN:
9780191738586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588855.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter responds to some influential objections raised by proponents of democratic equality (e.g. Anderson, Scheffler, Freeman) against luck egalitarianism. I argue that these objections are ... More


The Spirituality of the Subaltern

Hugh B. Urban

in Songs of Ecstasy: Tantric and Devotional Songs from Colonial Bengal

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139013
eISBN:
9780199871674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139011.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This first chapter summarizes the main arguments of the author's companion volume, The Economics of Ecstasy:‐ Tantra, Secrecy, and Power in Colonial Bengal. In doing this it places the Songs of ... More


Social Welfare and Care

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/9780691158617.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter looks at how Mencius envisions a multilevel social system of provision in which the family, the village or commune, as well as the government all have specific roles to play. Social ... More


Conclusion

Jan Palmowski

in Urban Liberalism in Imperial Germany: Frankfurt Am Main, 1866–1914

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207504
eISBN:
9780191677700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207504.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter deals with the important question of why Frankfurt liberals were unable to pass on their vitality to their respective liberal parties at the state and national levels. After 1900, ... More


Introduction

Robert Rohrschneider

in Learning Democracy: Democratic and Economic Values in Unified Germany

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295174
eISBN:
9780191685088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295174.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents the obvious consequences of Germany's defeat in 1945 — the fall of the Berlin Wall and the removal of the intra-German border. It looks into several questions raised about the ... More


Conclusion

John J. Clune

in Cuban Convents in the Age of Enlightened Reform, 1761–1807

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032177
eISBN:
9780813038308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032177.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on convent reforms in Havana, Cuba, carried out under the auspices of the Spanish Bourbon state and the Catholic Church during the ... More


From the Songs of Ecstasy

Hugh B. Urban

in Songs of Ecstasy: Tantric and Devotional Songs from Colonial Bengal

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139013
eISBN:
9780199871674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139011.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

A series of select translations is presented from the Bhāver Gīta, the main song text of the Kartābhajās, a Bengali sect devoted to Tantra in colonial Calcutta, Bengal. The author has chosen the ... More


Epilogue: Slow Machines and Utopian Dreams

Judith Donath

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0029
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The early days of social media saw tremendous optimism about the transformations that connecting people via networked computers would bring. This chapter, the book’s epilogue, analyses the nostalgia ... More


Conclusion

Fernanda Pirie

in The Anthropology of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696840
eISBN:
9780191751110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696840.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter presents some final thoughts. It first addresses the question of why anthropologists should ask about the nature of law and what it contributes to the wider field of anthropology. It ... More


Temperance reform and the feminine public sphere

Megan Smitley

in The Feminine Public Sphere: Middle-Class Women in Civic Life in Scotland, C.1870–1914

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079665
eISBN:
9781781703069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079665.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses women's public lives that demonstrate the influence of a professional social ideal on the feminine public sphere. Female temperance reformers were integrated into middle-class ... More


The Ethics of Idealization

W. J. Mander

in Idealist Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198748892
eISBN:
9780191811548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748892.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In common discourse, ‘idealists’ are those who believe in, pursue, or aspire to the highest standards, principles, and purposes. It might be objected that ‘idealism’ in this popular sense is ... More


The New Right and information

Penny Leonard

in Promoting welfare?: Government information policy and social citizenship

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344885
eISBN:
9781447303091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344885.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter talks about the New Right philosophy for the provision of information on welfare entitlements. It studies income support from 1988 and shows that from 1979 the government continued ... More


Why White People Love Franz Boas; or, The Grammar of Indigenous Dispossession

Audra Simpson

in Indigenous Visions: Rediscovering the World of Franz Boas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300196511
eISBN:
9780300235678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196511.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter explores the significance of Franz Boas's treatise on race and culture, The Mind of Primitive Man, attending to the text through a reading of its articulation of social ideals and their ... More


The Layered Communities of Mexican Cotton Textile Workers

in Revolution within the Revolution: Cotton Textile Workers and the Mexican Labor Regime, 1910–1923

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758062
eISBN:
9780804779647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758062.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Cotton textile workers lived in textile communities, mill towns, factory housing, and working-class neighborhoods that facilitated an easy communication among them. This chapter describes the layered ... More


A Sense of Place and the Americanization of Mississippi

Willie Morris

in The Past Is Not Dead: Essays from the Southern Quarterly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033032
eISBN:
9781617033056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033032.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents reflections about Mississippi. It identifies three peculiar transformations in the lives of Mississippians and Americans with uncertain long-term consequences. The first is the ... More


A Man for All Seasons: Lincoln in Spain

Carolyn P. Boyd

in The Global Lincoln

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195379112
eISBN:
9780190254643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195379112.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the image and reputation of Abraham Lincoln in Spain. It explains that many Spaniards found inspiration in the life and career of Lincoln because they saw him as the embodiment ... More


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