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Into the Void

Joanna L. Grossman and Lawrence M. Friedman

in Inside the Castle: Law and the Family in 20th Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149820
eISBN:
9781400839773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149820.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This concluding chapter returns to the history of family law and the changes it has undergone throughout the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Traditional morality has suffered serious defeats. ... More


On Voter Competence

Paul Goren

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195396140
eISBN:
9780199979301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396140.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

A half century of research shows that most citizens are woefully uninformed about public affairs, liberal-conservative ideologies, and the issues of the day. This had led most scholars to conclude ... More


Introduction

Michael Moehler

in Minimal Morality: A Multilevel Social Contract Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198785927
eISBN:
9780191827655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785927.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In this chapter the author discusses the core concepts that underlie the two-level contractarian theory developed in this book, in particular the concepts of deep moral pluralism, traditional ... More


Two-Level Contractarian Moral Theory

Michael Moehler

in Minimal Morality: A Multilevel Social Contract Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198785927
eISBN:
9780191827655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785927.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses the domain of traditional morality that represents the first level of the two-level contractarian theory. To this end, the chapter presents, in the form of Hume’s moral ... More


The Indictment of the American Voter

Paul Goren

in On Voter Competence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195396140
eISBN:
9780199979301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396140.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

A rich line of research in political science and political psychology focuses on how liberal-conservative orientations and issue preferences impact the choices citizens make in U.S. presidential ... More


The Myth of Culture War:: The Disparity between Private Opinion and Public Politics

Paul DiMaggio

in The Fractious Nation?: Unity and Division in Contemporary American Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220430
eISBN:
9780520936911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220430.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter provides a chastening caution to fearsome scenarios of fragmentation by seeking a more precise definition of fragmentation than is common in the popular discussion. It also proposes a ... More


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