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The Social-Liberal State

Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira

in Democracy and Public Management Reform: Building the Republican State

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199261185
eISBN:
9780191601507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261180.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The political values involved in liberalism, democracy, socialism have historically been in conflict, but there is no reason why we cannot see them as complementary. A purely market as well as a ... More


The Broken Promise of Liberal Revolution

Carol A. Horton

in Race and the Making of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195143485
eISBN:
9780199850402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143485.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter deals with the meteoric rise and fall of social liberalism in the United States during the mid- to late 1960s. In 1964, movement activists and their allies optimistically believed that ... More


Race, Class, and the Civil Rights Movement

Carol A. Horton

in Race and the Making of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195143485
eISBN:
9780199850402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143485.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The early Civil Rights movement radicalized the postwar liberal agenda by infusing it with much more expansive conceptions of both racial equity and social justice. While postwar liberalism remained ... More


New Nationalism and Social Liberalism

in The Reinvention of Mexico: National Ideology in a Neoliberal Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314858
eISBN:
9781846316296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316296.004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores a crucial issue raised by the state reform that took place in Mexico under the neoliberalist administration of President Carlos Salinas de Gortari: whether nationalism remained ... More


Afterword: On the Future of Authority

Peter Ramsay

in The Insecurity State: Vulnerable Autonomy and the Right to Security in the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199581061
eISBN:
9780191741005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581061.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This final chapter considers how criminal law theorists might contribute to solving the problem of the insecurity state. It goes on to argue that liberalism is exhausted as a source of political ... More


From New Liberalism to Neoliberalism: Japanese Economists and the Welfare State before the 1980s

Tamotsu Nishizawa and Yukihiro Ikeda

in Liberalism and the Welfare State: Economists and Arguments for the Welfare State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190676681
eISBN:
9780190676711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190676681.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

The chapter explores the intellectual background of the shift toward neoliberal policymaking in Japan. There existed a variety of New Liberal and neoliberal traditions in the Japanese economic ... More


Activation through thick and thin: progressive approaches to labour market activation

Jonah D. Levy

in Social Policy Review 16: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2004

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424716
eISBN:
9781447303435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424716.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter states that progressive policy is not necessarily an alternative to economic liberalisation. This is because this dichotomous vision relies on a narrow and impoverished conception of ... More


Labour’s liberalism: gay rights and video nasties

Paul Bloomfield

in Labour and the Left in the 1980s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526106438
eISBN:
9781526120939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106438.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This article covers a time in which the defence and improvement of the Lesbian and Gay community was employed as a political stick with which to beat Labour. It highlights the tensions and ... More


Adam Smith Today

Iain McLean

in Adam Smith, Radical and Egalitarian: An Interpretation for the 21st Century

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623525
eISBN:
9780748672110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623525.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter explains that Adam Smith was in favour of liberty, of equality and of fraternity. It evaluates the uncanny similarities between the ideas of Adam Smith and those of Gordon Brown. Smith's ... More


Conclusion:: Progressives, Distributists, and Neoliberals

Peter Sloman

in The Liberal Party and the Economy, 1929-1964

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198723509
eISBN:
9780191790287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723509.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The conclusion draws together the main arguments developed in the preceding chapters. It argues that the mid-twentieth-century Liberal Party was fragile but resilient, and suggests that the party’s ... More


A new moral agenda? Social liberalism and traditionalism

Richard Hayton

in Reconstructing Conservatism?: The Conservative party in opposition, 1997-2010

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083167
eISBN:
9781781706107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083167.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Chapter 6 examines party policy and rhetoric on social, sexual and moral issues between 1997 and 2010. It focuses on the Conservative approach to gay rights (notably the disputes over Section 28 and ... More


Toward Social Legislation

in The Making of Law: The Supreme Court and Labor Legislation in Mexico, 1875-1931

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775519
eISBN:
9780804783484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775519.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Under the administration of Porfirio Díaz, a few state governments in Mexico enacted legislation requiring employers to indemnify workers who suffered accidents in the workplace. Legal reform refled ... More


The Positions and Fortunes of Social Democratic Parties in East Central Europe

Vachudova Milada Anna

in The Crisis of Social Democracy in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748665822
eISBN:
9780748693863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665822.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The author finds that social democracy in central and eastern Europe has not enjoyed the success expected of it since the transition to democracy and examines the reasons for this. On the other hand, ... More


Introduction:: The Wilderness Years

Peter Sloman

in The Liberal Party and the Economy, 1929-1964

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198723509
eISBN:
9780191790287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723509.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book examines the development of economic ideas within the Liberal Party between its decline in the 1920s and 1930s and its post-war revival under Jo Grimond. Although British Liberals were no ... More


Is the Capability Theory an Adequate Normative Theory for Labour Law?

Riccardo Del Punta

in The Capability Approach to Labour Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836087
eISBN:
9780191873447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836087.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

The chapter argues how the capability approach, taken essentially as a normative theory, can contribute towards providing a new and updated foundation for labour law. The conditions on the basis of ... More


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