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Rights as Valid Claims

Rex Martin

in A System of Rights

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292937
eISBN:
9780191599811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292937.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

No real consensus has emerged on whether rights, in order to be rights, require social recognition (and beyond that, social maintenance). In considering this issue one school of thought—embracing ... More


Sociobiology of Terrestrial Isopods

Karl Eduard Linsenmair

in Evolutionary Ecology of Social and Sexual Systems: Crustaceans as Model Organisms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179927
eISBN:
9780199790111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179927.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Isopods are the only crustacean taxon with many truly terrestrial species, including desert inhabitants. These species show a highly developed social behavior that is crucial for survival under the ... More


Oppen’s Silence, Crusoe’s Silence, and the Silence of Other Minds

Oren Izenberg

in Being Numerous: Poetry and the Ground of Social Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144832
eISBN:
9781400836529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144832.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the long silence at the center of George Oppen's poetic career, arguing that it was driven in part by his early choice of left-political activism over art. After the 1934 ... More


Creativity and genius: a systems perspective

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

in Genius and the Mind: Studies of Creativity and Temperament

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523734
eISBN:
9780191688997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523734.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

A complementary perspective on creativity and achievement is provided in this chapter with respect to the sociocultural dimension. The author of this chapter has been prominent in the investigation ... More


Making Careers

Ruth Barton

in The X Club: Power and Authority in Victorian Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226551616
eISBN:
9780226551753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226551753.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The chapter examines the routes to careers in science in mid-Victorian England–the ways in which reputations were made, the roles of patrons, and the practice of pluralism (that is, the accumulation ... More


Unconditional Basic Income

James A. Chamberlain

in Undoing Work, Rethinking Community: A Critique of the Social Function of Work

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714863
eISBN:
9781501714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714863.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter shows that many arguments for the UBI extol its capacity to boost employment. A UBI motivated by this goal would enhance distributive justice, but would fail to tackle three problems ... More


The Social Realities of Honor

Robert Paul Churchill

in Women in the Crossfire: Understanding and Ending Honor Killing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190468569
eISBN:
9780190468590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190468569.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the cultural and social contexts in which honor killings occur. Honor killing is a social practice in which complex psychological, interpersonal, and social dynamics are unified ... More


The Configuration of Prestige in Xangô Terreiros

Beatriz Góis Dantas

in Nagô Grandma and White Papa: Candomble and the Creation of Afro-Brazilian Identity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831779
eISBN:
9781469605487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898482_dantas.5
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the way the terreiros identify themselves and the way they identify others; the social recognition of the inequality attributed to them by cult participants and by “outsiders.” ... More


Assistance to Jews and to Allied Soldiers and Airmen in France: A COMPARATIVE APPROACH

Claire Andrieu

in Resisting Genocide: The Multiple Forms of Rescue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333493
eISBN:
9780190235628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333493.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the help extended to Jews and Allied soldiers and airmen parachuting into France during World War II, together with the social recognition that was bestowed upon them. It ... More


Conclusion: Nonconformity for Democrats

Jennie C. Ikuta

in Contesting Conformity: Democracy and the Paradox of Political Belonging

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190087845
eISBN:
9780190087876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087845.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

The conclusion offers three final remarks on the value of Tocqueville, Mill, and Nietzsche for refining our contemporary public rhetoric concerning nonconformity. First, we ought to revise the ... More


Between Kongpo and Xanadu

Ruth Gamble

in Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism: The Third Karmapa and the Invention of a Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190690779
eISBN:
9780190690809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690779.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Buddhism

The final chapter begins with Rangjung Dorjé in retreat in Kongpo, southern Tibet. Because of his growing reputation, however, he is soon forced to return to central Tibet to mediate between a group ... More


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