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Epistemic Injustice: Power and the Ethics of Knowing

Miranda Fricker

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198237907
eISBN:
9780191706844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198237907.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Justice is one of the oldest and most central themes of philosophy, but sometimes we would do well to focus instead on injustice. In epistemology, the very idea that there is a first-order ethical ... More


Testimonial Injustice

Miranda Fricker

in Epistemic Injustice: Power and the Ethics of Knowing

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198237907
eISBN:
9780191706844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198237907.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter formulates a working definition of social power, and identifies and defines a sub-type — identity power. The first kind of epistemic injustice is explored: testimonial injustice, wherein ... More


Bible-Carrying Christians: Conservative Protestants and Social Power

David Harrington Watt

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195068344
eISBN:
9780199834822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195068343.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book focuses on the relationship between conservative Protestants and social power in the U.S. The book, which is particularly concerned with which sorts of power relationships seem natural and ... More


The Imbalance of Power Conception

Frank Lovett

in A General Theory of Domination and Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579419
eISBN:
9780191722837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579419.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the connection between social power and domination. It is argued that an imbalance of social power is a necessary, but not sufficient condition of domination. Social power is ... More


War, Nobles, and the State

Steven Gunn, David Grummitt, and Hans Cools

in War, State, and Society in England and the Netherlands 1477-1559

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199207503
eISBN:
9780191708848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207503.003.015
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter concludes the discussion of the nobility by drawing out the similarities and differences between the role of noblemen in war and the effects of war on noble power in England and the ... More


Rethinking Power: Theological Reflections

James Davison Hunter

in To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity Today

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730803
eISBN:
9780199777082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730803.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Only by narrowing an understanding of power to political or economic power can one imagine giving up power and becoming “powerless.” The creation mandate is a mandate to use power in the world in ... More


The Power of Religious Emotion

Ole Riis and Linda Woodhead

in A Sociology of Religious Emotion

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199567607
eISBN:
9780191722493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567607.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter contributes by expanding the discussion of religious emotion in the previous chapters to show how it relates to the issue of power. Following the approach developed so far, it frames the ... More


The Humanitarian Responsibilities of Sovereignty: Explaining the Development of a New Norm of Military Intervention for Humanitarian Purposes in International Society

Nicholas J. Wheeler

in Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199267217
eISBN:
9780191601118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267219.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Argues that we are witnessing the development of a new norm of military intervention for humanitarian purposes in contemporary international society. Since the end of the Cold War, the United Nations ... More


Social Networks and Community in the Viking Age

Anna Wallette

in Social Brain, Distributed Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264522
eISBN:
9780191734724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264522.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

During the Viking Age, the use of private violence was a precondition for social power. Iceland, for instance, was a law-making community but had no executive power to put the laws into effect. ... More


Local Elite

Yuri Pines

in The Everlasting Empire: The Political Culture of Ancient China and Its Imperial Legacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134956
eISBN:
9781400842278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134956.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses primarily on those members of local elites who were connected to the government apparatus. This core group of local elites had decisively shaped state-elite interactions ... More


Huju and The Politics of Revolution, POST-1949

Jonathan P. J. Stock

in Huju: Traditional Opera in Modern Shanghai

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262733
eISBN:
9780191734502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262733.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines how music becomes inscribed with social power. Topics considered include the reorganization of huju troupes in the new People's Republic of China, post-1949; the impact of the ... More


The Future of International Relations

Simon Reich and Richard Ned Lebow

in Good-Bye Hegemony!: Power and Influence in the Global System

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160429
eISBN:
9781400850426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160429.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter revisits the concept of hegemony, elaborating some of the most important connections among them and assessing their implications for both U.S. foreign policy and international relations ... More


Bad Youth: Juvenile Delinquency and the Politics of Everyday Life in Modern Japan

David Ambaras

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245792
eISBN:
9780520932203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245792.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

A study of the political, social, and cultural history of juvenile delinquency in modern Japan, this book treats the policing of urban youth as a crucial site for the development of new state ... More


Fieldwork

David Harrington Watt

in Bible-Carrying Christians: Conservative Protestants and Social Power

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195068344
eISBN:
9780199834822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195068343.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the relationship between conservative Protestants and social power in the U.S. The book, which is particularly concerned with which sorts of power relationships were made to seem ... More


The Socializing of Modern International Society

Philip Allott

in Eunomia: New Order for a New World

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199244935
eISBN:
9780191697418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244935.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses the struggle to socialize society. The idea of democracy surpassed the idea of sovereignty by finding a basis of all social power not merely in the idea and the fact of ... More


International Order II: Legal Order

Philip Allott

in Eunomia: New Order for a New World

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199244935
eISBN:
9780191697418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244935.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter is concerned with legal order in international society. State societies, like all other members of international society have social power, including legal power, to serve the purposes ... More


India

JUDITH M. BROWN

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205647
eISBN:
9780191676727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205647.003.0018
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter primarily focuses on the political dimensions of India's experience, though these, of course, reflected the changing realities of social and economic power. After a brief ‘scene-setting’ ... More


Sacred Power, Sacred Space: An Introduction to Christian Architecture and Worship

Jeanne Halgren Kilde

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195314694
eISBN:
9780199851867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314694.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book is a survey of church architecture unlike any other. Its main concern is not the buildings themselves, but rather the dynamic character of Christianity and how church buildings shape and ... More


The Social Exchange

Philip Allott

in Eunomia: New Order for a New World

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199244935
eISBN:
9780191697418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244935.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter focuses on the exchange of social energy which creates society as a structure and a system within consciousness. Society creates itself by transforming natural power into social power in ... More


Ideas and Power

Eric R. Wolf

in Pathways of Power: Building an Anthropology of the Modern World

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223332
eISBN:
9780520924871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223332.003.0027
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter addresses an unresolved issue: the relation between economics and political ordering, on one hand, and ideology, on the other. American anthropology—and the anthropological traditions ... More


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