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The Moral Limits of Law: Obedience, Respect, and Legitimacy

Ruth C. A. Higgins

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199265671
eISBN:
9780191699092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265671.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book analyses the related debates concerning the moral obligation to obey the law, conscientious citizenship, and state legitimacy. Modern societies are drawn in a tension between the ... More


The State and Higher Educational Change

Martin Carnoy, Prashant Loyalka, Maria Dobryakova, Rafiq Dossani, Isak Froumin, Katherine Kuhns, Jandhyala B. G. Tilak, and Rong Wang

in University Expansion in a Changing Global Economy: Triumph of the BRICs?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786010
eISBN:
9780804786416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786010.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The chapter summarizes the current debate on worldwide changes in higher education and develops an alternative model to analyze the massive expansion in BRIC countries' university enrollment since ... More


Human Rights, Legality, and the ECHR

George Letsas

in A Theory of Interpretation of the European Convention on Human Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199203437
eISBN:
9780191707773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203437.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

The chapter seeks to locate the foundations of the ECHR rights within broader philosophical accounts of human rights. It argues that there is ‘no one-size-fits-all’ theory of human rights because ... More


Introduction

Dingxin Zhao

in The Power of Tiananmen: State-Society Relations and the 1989 Beijing Student Movement

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226982601
eISBN:
9780226982625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226982625.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

On the morning of April 22, 1989, seven days after the emergence of the 1989 Beijing Student Movement, a state funeral was held for Hu Yaobang inside the Great Hall of the People. The previous night, ... More


State Legitimacy, State Behaviors, and Movement Development

Dingxin Zhao

in The Power of Tiananmen: State-Society Relations and the 1989 Beijing Student Movement

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226982601
eISBN:
9780226982625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226982625.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

During the 1989 Beijing Student Movement, the Chinese government went back and forth several times between policies of concession and repression, neither of which was successful. Eventually, the ... More


Transitions to the Modern State System

Timothy Brook, Michael van Walt van Praag, and Miek Boltjes (eds)

in Sacred Mandates: Asian International Relations since Chinggis Khan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226562629
eISBN:
9780226562933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226562933.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The rules governing international relations in Inner and East Asia changed hugely in the nineteenth century. Asian laws of nations were supplanted under pressures coming from outside, most ... More


Who Are the Students, and How Are They Shaped by BRIC Higher Education?

Martin Carnoy, Prashant Loyalka, Maria Dobryakova, Rafiq Dossani, Isak Froumin, Katherine Kuhns, Jandhyala B. G. Tilak, and Rong Wang

in University Expansion in a Changing Global Economy: Triumph of the BRICs?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786010
eISBN:
9780804786416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786010.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The chapter details the educational pathway students take during pre-tertiary schooling, their academic readiness before college, and the process they undergo in their application and admission to ... More


Liberalism and Value Pluralism

Eric Heinze

in Hate Speech and Democratic Citizenship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198759027
eISBN:
9780191818806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759027.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Hate speech bans raise problems even on their face, yet literalist notions of free speech ‘absolutism’ waged against bans are untenable. In order to redress misunderstandings on both sides of the ... More


Introduction: Democratic Governance and Institutional Logics within the Third Sector (or, How Habermas Discovered the Coffee House)

Meghan Elizabeth Kallman, Terry Nichols Clark, Cary Wu, and Jean Yen-Chun Lin

in The Third Sector: Community Organizations, NGOs, and Nonprofits

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040436
eISBN:
9780252098857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040436.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book studies third sectors in different parts of the world. The third sector refers to various types of relief and welfare organizations, innovation organizations, public service organizations, ... More


Responsive policies in contested welfare states?

Menno Fenger, Martijn van der Steen, and Lieske van der Torre

in The responsiveness of social policies in Europe: The Netherlands in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447305767
eISBN:
9781447311577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305767.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the issue of responsiveness and legitimacy of European welfare states from a comparative perspective. It start from the assumption that the failure to respond to societal, ... More


Dissonant Implementation of Shari‘a

Arskal Salim

in Challenging the Secular State: The Islamization of Law in Modern Indonesia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832377
eISBN:
9780824868963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832377.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter argues that legal and political dissonance in the formal implementation of sharia in a nation-state is inevitable. State legitimacy resulting from the formal implementation of sharia ... More


Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy, Volume 3

David Sobel, Peter Vallentyne, and Steven Wall (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198801221
eISBN:
9780191840272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801221.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This volume features ten papers in political philosophy, addressing a range of central topics and represent cutting-edge work in the field. Papers in the first part look at equality and justice: ... More


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