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What Rights (If Any) Do Children Have?

Harry Brighouse

in The Moral and Political Status of Children

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242689
eISBN:
9780191598715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242682.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

According to the interest theory of rights, the primary function of rights is the protection of fundamental interests. Since children undeniably have fundamental interests that merit protection, it ... More


Welfare to Work: Conditional Rights in Social Policy

Amir Paz-Fuchs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237418
eISBN:
9780191717192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237418.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This book examines welfare-to-work programmes in the United States and Britain, and develops a normative perspective to analyse and critique the theoretical and doctrinal justifications for ... More


Welfare

James Griffin

in On Human Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238781
eISBN:
9780191716478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238781.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses welfare rights. Topics covered include the historical growth of rights, welfare as a civil or human right, the case for a human right to welfare; and human rights, legal ... More


Socio-economic Rights and Positive Duties

Sandra Fredman

in Human Rights Transformed: Positive Rights and Positive Duties

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199272761
eISBN:
9780191709814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272761.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter applies the approach developed in this book to familiar topics of socio-economic rights, focussing on housing, education, and welfare, and drawing on comparative experience in selected ... More


From Equality to the Right to Welfare

Amir Paz-Fuchs

in Welfare to Work: Conditional Rights in Social Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237418
eISBN:
9780191717192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237418.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter addresses the philosophical and legal tension between two concepts: reciprocity and equality. Reciprocity governs the approach behind welfare-to-work programmes, from the political ... More


Caring for the Great Society

Eileen Boris and Jennifer Klein

in Caring for America: Home Health Workers in the Shadow of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195329117
eISBN:
9780199949496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329117.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter shows that amid the aspirations of the Great Society, the expectation that non-elderly welfare recipients should seek wage work became hitched to the demands of older Americans for care. ... More


Welfare, Work and Social Inclusion

Amir Paz-Fuchs

in Welfare to Work: Conditional Rights in Social Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237418
eISBN:
9780191717192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237418.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter introduces the significant potential that social inclusion discourse holds for the analysis of welfare-to-work programmes. The roots of social inclusion discourse include a serious ... More


On Human Rights

James Griffin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238781
eISBN:
9780191716478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238781.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What is a human right? How can we tell whether a proposed human right really is one? How do we establish the content of particular human rights, and how do we resolve conflicts between them? These ... More


The ethics of welfare: Human rights, dependency and responsibility

Hartley Dean (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345622
eISBN:
9781447303763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345622.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This book explores the extent to which rights to welfare are related to human inter-dependency on the one hand and the ethics of responsibility on the other. Its intention is to kick-start a fresh ... More


Welfare rights and responsibilities: Contesting social citizenship

Peter Dwyer

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342041
eISBN:
9781447304234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342041.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The British government is currently committed to radical reform of the welfare system underpinning social citizenship in the country. Welfare rights and responsibilities are a response to this, ... More


Introduction

Amir Paz-Fuchs

in Welfare to Work: Conditional Rights in Social Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237418
eISBN:
9780191717192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237418.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This introductory chapter sets out the structure of the book and provides summaries for each of the following chapters.


Conclusion

Amir Paz-Fuchs

in Welfare to Work: Conditional Rights in Social Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237418
eISBN:
9780191717192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237418.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

A vast terrain lies between basic, unconditional income policy and some of the conditions incorporated in modern welfare-to-work programmes. The purpose of this book is to assess the fairness of ... More


Constitutional Law Meets Comparative Politics: Socio-economic Rights and Political Realities

Evan Rosevear and Ran Hirschl

in The Legal Protection of Human Rights: Sceptical Essays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199606078
eISBN:
9780191729720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606078.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter presents comparative evidence of the lack of correlation between variations in court-based human rights protection for social welfare rights and the reality of welfare provisions in ... More


Enough for the Future

Lukas H. Meyer and Dominic Roser

in Intergenerational Justice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199282951
eISBN:
9780191712319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282951.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Reflecting the normative significance of specific features of intergenerational relations this chapter investigates the justice claims of future people vis-à-vis currently living people. It discusses ... More


The Egalitarian Principle of Fundamental Justice

ALAN BRUDNER

in Constitutional Goods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225798
eISBN:
9780191706516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225798.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the conception of public reason underlying the egalitarian constitutional paradigm. That conception is mutual concern by all citizens for their success in leading lives of ... More


The Pauper

Sylvie Laurent

in King and the Other America: The Poor People's Campaign and the Quest for Economic Equality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520288560
eISBN:
9780520963436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288560.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter questions the implications of King’s new class-based coalition. It casts the Poor People’s Campaign as a crucial hinge in creating a possible link between the civil rights movement, the ... More


The Triumph of Self-Interest

Evan Tsen Lee

in Judicial Restraint in America: How the Ageless Wisdom of the Federal Courts was Invented

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195340341
eISBN:
9780199867240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340341.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter details how William Brennan, from the time of the decisions in Camp and Barlow in 1970 until his retirement in 1990, lost the vast majority of battles he fought in the standing and other ... More


Reconstructing Social Ills: From the Perils of Poverty to Welfare Dependency

Kaaryn S. Gustafson

in Cheating Welfare: Public Assistance and the Criminalization of Poverty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732311
eISBN:
9780814733394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732311.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter traces the history of welfare policies and welfare politics in the United States, with particular emphasis on the genealogy of the complex, sometimes contradictory, and increasingly ... More


. Rebuilding the Welfare State: Forging a New Deal for Working Families

Ellen Reese

in Backlash against Welfare Mothers: Past and Present

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244610
eISBN:
9780520938717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244610.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter addresses future prospects for improving poor mothers’ welfare rights. It argues that to counter the current backlash against welfare mothers, politicians and activists need to offer a ... More


Membership

Peter Dwyer

in Welfare rights and responsibilities: Contesting social citizenship

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342041
eISBN:
9781447304234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342041.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The concept of citizenship implies membership of some form of community; in turn, the notion of community opens up questions about terms of inclusion and exclusion. This chapter focuses on the ground ... More


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