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Democratic Procedures and Liberal Consensus

Democratic Procedures and Liberal Consensus

George Klosko

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199270200
eISBN:
9780191699467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270200.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Liberal theory seeks agreement on political principles in spite of the moral, religious, and philosophical diversity of contemporary societies. This book breaks new ground in developing principles ... More

Democratic Theory and Mass Incarceration

Democratic Theory and Mass Incarceration

Albert Dzur, Ian Loader, and Richard Sparks (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190243098
eISBN:
9780190243104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243098.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

The United States leads the world in incarceration and United Kingdom jurisdictions are persistently among the European countries with the highest per capita rates of imprisonment. Yet despite its ... More

Diplomatic SitesA Critical Enquiry

Diplomatic Sites: A Critical Enquiry

Iver Neumann

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199327966
eISBN:
9780199388141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327966.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Increasing globalization and the rise of new powers like India and China is putting conventional Eurocentric forms of diplomacy under pressure. This book investigates the resulting transformations by ... More

Disadvantage

Disadvantage

Jonathan Wolff and Avner de-Shalit

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199278268
eISBN:
9780191707902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278268.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

What does it mean to be disadvantaged? Is it possible to compare different disadvantages? What should governments do to move their societies in the direction of equality, where equality is to be ... More

Divided SovereigntyInternational Institutions and the Limits of State Authority

Divided Sovereignty: International Institutions and the Limits of State Authority

Carmen Pavel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199376346
eISBN:
9780190203344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376346.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How can we prevent states from committing severe abuses against theory own citizens? Divided Sovereignty provides a new solutions to this old question. It argues that coercive international ... More

Do All Persons Have Equal Moral Worth?On 'Basic Equality' and Equal Respect and Concern

Do All Persons Have Equal Moral Worth?: On 'Basic Equality' and Equal Respect and Concern

Uwe Steinhoff (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198719502
eISBN:
9780191788604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719502.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In present-day political and moral philosophy the idea that all persons are in some way moral equals has become dogma, with its defenders often claiming that philosophical positions that reject the ... More

Does Torture Work?

Does Torture Work?

John W. Schiemann

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190262365
eISBN:
9780190262396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262365.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This book examines whether interrogational torture is effective in obtaining valuable information and at what cost in terms of torture’s brutality and frequency. Interrogational torture’s ... More

Economic DemocracyThe Politics of Feasible Socialism

Economic Democracy: The Politics of Feasible Socialism

Robin Archer

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295389
eISBN:
9780191598722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295383.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book argues that by pursuing the goal of economic democracy, socialism can return to the centre of political life in the advanced capitalist countries. It seeks to demonstrate, to socialists and ... More

The Egalitarian ConscienceEssays in Honour of G. A. Cohen

The Egalitarian Conscience: Essays in Honour of G. A. Cohen

Christine Sypnowich (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199281688
eISBN:
9780191603747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199281688.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This collection pays tribute to the highly influential work of Professor G.A. Cohen in the field of egalitarian political philosophy. He has a significant body of work spanning issues of Marxism and ... More

Empires Without ImperialismAnglo-American Decline and the Politics of Deflection

Empires Without Imperialism: Anglo-American Decline and the Politics of Deflection

Jeanne Morefield

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199387328
eISBN:
9780199345397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387328.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

For over two centuries, liberal apologists for empire in Britain and America have been plagued by the contradictions between political liberalism and the exclusive, anti-democratic, and violent ... More

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