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The Structural Bases of Postindustrial Employment

Gøsta Esping‐Andersen

in Social Foundations of Postindustrial Economies

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198742005
eISBN:
9780191599163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198742002.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

It is argued that there are compelling reasons why we should be heading towards a fundamental incompatibility between the cherished goal of equality and the equally cherished goal of full employment. ... More


Engineering Equality: An Essay on European Anti-Discrimination Law

Alexander Somek

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693375
eISBN:
9780191729737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693375.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, EU Law

Anti-discrimination law increasingly appears to occupy the centre of a renewed understanding of solidarity in the European Union. Not only is it, owing to its focus on equal treatment as regards ... More


Solidarism

Theodore Zeldin

in A History of French Passions: Volume 1: Ambition, Love, and Politics

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221777
eISBN:
9780191678493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221777.003.0022
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In French history, as a chronicle, laws and crises have followed each other in blundering succession. It is wrong, first of all, to imagine that interest in social questions became predominant only ... More


The Progressive Argument: The Age of Emancipation

Holly Case

in The Age of Questions: Or, A First Attempt at an Aggregate History of the Eastern, Social, Woman, American, Jewish, Polish, Bullion, Tuberculosis, and Many Other Questions over the Nineteenth Century, and Beyond

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691131153
eISBN:
9781400890217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691131153.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the progressive argument, which views emancipation as the watchword of a fundamentally reformist and sometimes revolutionary age. It first considers how the emancipatory impulse ... More


The Temporal Argument: The Age of Spin

Holly Case

in The Age of Questions: Or, A First Attempt at an Aggregate History of the Eastern, Social, Woman, American, Jewish, Polish, Bullion, Tuberculosis, and Many Other Questions over the Nineteenth Century, and Beyond

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691131153
eISBN:
9781400890217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691131153.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the temporal argument, asserting that questions were self-consciously of their time while straining to become timeless. To illustrate the way questions emerged and evolved over ... More


Churches and Personal Morals and Behaviour, 1918–1939

G.I.T. Machin

in Churches and Social Issues in Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217800
eISBN:
9780191678271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217800.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

In Britain, activities such as drinking and watching football and cricket matches, cycling and rambling, and reading books and newspapers were inherited from pre-war decades and did not change ... More


Social Policy: from Domestication to Disarmament

Alexander Somek

in Engineering Equality: An Essay on European Anti-Discrimination Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693375
eISBN:
9780191729737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693375.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, EU Law

The impact of the European Union on the social policies of its Member States can generally be described in terms of domestication, assimilation, and disarmament. Social policy has been domesticated ... More


Beyond Inclusion

Alexander Somek

in Engineering Equality: An Essay on European Anti-Discrimination Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693375
eISBN:
9780191729737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693375.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, EU Law

Accommodation requirements do not represent one more element in the deontological tool-box of anti-discrimination law. Rather, they represent the law’s very own means of drawing out its innermost ... More


The Federative Argument: The Age of Erasing Borders

Holly Case

in The Age of Questions: Or, A First Attempt at an Aggregate History of the Eastern, Social, Woman, American, Jewish, Polish, Bullion, Tuberculosis, and Many Other Questions over the Nineteenth Century, and Beyond

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691131153
eISBN:
9781400890217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691131153.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the federative argument, according to which the erasure of boundaries was the shared ideal of the age of questions. It first considers the Jewish question as an international ... More


The Transnationalized Social Question: Migration and the Politics of Social Inequalities in the Twenty-First Century

Thomas Faist

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199249015
eISBN:
9780191872334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199249015.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

The social question is back. Yet today’s social question is not primarily between labour and capital, as it was in the nineteenth century and throughout much of the twentieth. While class has always ... More


Social Movements and the Idea of Progress

Craig Calhoun

in The Roots of Radicalism: Tradition, the Public Sphere, and Early Nineteenth-Century Social Movements

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226090849
eISBN:
9780226090870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226090870.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The roots of the modern social movement can be traced to Europe and America in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, particularly the Great Awakening in the American colonies and ... More


Social Welfare

David L. Hoffmann

in Cultivating the Masses: Modern State Practices and Soviet Socialism, 1914-1939

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801446290
eISBN:
9780801462832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801446290.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the rise of social welfare policies in Russia and the Soviet Union, with particular emphasis on the new forms of social science knowledge that led reformers to reconceptualize ... More


Introduction: Migration as the Transnationalized Social Question

Thomas Faist

in The Transnationalized Social Question: Migration and the Politics of Social Inequalities in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199249015
eISBN:
9780191872334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199249015.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

The introduction outlines the key questions, the core of the argument, and the outline of the book. The contemporary social question is not only between labour and capital within national states. It ... More


Conclusion

Iain Wilkinson and Arthur Kleinman

in A Passion for Society: How We Think about Human Suffering

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520287228
eISBN:
9780520962408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287228.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter provides a review of our book’s arguments. These are contextualized with reference to “the social question” and how this might be reconfigured to address the demands of our day. We ... More


Hard-Question Social Theory

Mark Fedyk

in The Social Turn in Moral Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035569
eISBN:
9780262337151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035569.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

An implication of the causal theory of ethics is that, sometimes, researchers in the social sciences and humanities will provide evidence that norms realized by the behaviour of certain groups of ... More


Of Faith in Equality: Toward a Global Measure

Aishwary Kumar

in Radical Equality: Ambedkar, Gandhi, and the Risk of Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804791953
eISBN:
9780804794268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791953.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

What sort of relationships did anticolonial mobilizations for national sovereignty forge between faith and politics, sacrifice and democracy, philosophy and resistance? This chapter traces a crucial ... More


Epilogue

Derek J. Penslar

in Shylock's Children: Economics and Jewish Identity in Modern Europe

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225909
eISBN:
9780520925847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225909.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter talks about the massacre of two-thirds of European Jewry in the Holocaust, which, combined with the economic modernization of postwar Europe, has eliminated the Jews from their previous ... More


Electronic Media, Mass Politics, and Electoral Democracy

Maxwell A. Cameron

in Strong Constitutions: Social-Cognitive Origins of the Separation of Powers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199987443
eISBN:
9780199346257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987443.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Marx, Durkheim and Weber overturned classical ideas about law and politics dating from Aristotle to Montesquieu. For turn-of-the-century social theorists, the separation of powers was as an ... More


Contemporary Constitutionalism IIThe “Engine Room” of the Constitution

Roberto Gargarella

in Latin American Constitutionalism, 1810-2010: The Engine Room of the Constitution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199937967
eISBN:
9780199345878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937967.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

The ninth chapter focuses on the “engine room” of the Constitution. More specifically, it focuses on the way in which the new Constitutions dealt with the organization of power. The chapter pays ... More


Frédéric and Amélie Ozanam: Charity, Marriage, and the Catholic Social

Carol E. Harrison

in Romantic Catholics: France's Postrevolutionary Generation in Search of a Modern Faith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452451
eISBN:
9780801470592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452451.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the relationship between the believing Catholic and the wider community by focusing on Frédéric and Amélie Ozanam. Frédéric Ozanam, the founder of the lay Catholic charitable ... More


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