You are looking at  1-20 of 30 items

  • Keywords: right x
Clear All

View:

1. Engels and Marx

1. Engels and Marx  

Terrell Carver

in Engels: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2003
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776021
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804662.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192804662
‘Engels and Marx’ sets out the need to assess Engels' ideas in their own right. Although Engels was the junior partner in the most famous intellectual collaboration of all time, he was more ... More
2. The politics of trust

2. The politics of trust  

John Dunn

in Locke: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2003
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775888
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803948.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192803948
‘The Politics of Trust’ considers the nature of political authority. Locke initially feared any challenge to the authority of a monarch, because of the danger of disorder, but eventually ... More
10. Fascism and us

10. Fascism and us  

Kevin Passmore

in Fascism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
May 2014
Published Online: 
May 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779848
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199685363.003.0010
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199685363
‘Fascism and us’ considers whether fascism was a futile attempt to restore ‘traditional’ society, or helped, perhaps inadvertently, to bring into being the ‘modern’ world. Fascism is a ... More
5. Definitions, types, domains

5. Definitions, types, domains  

Barry Stephenson

in Ritual: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2015
Published Online: 
Feb 2015
eISBN: 
9780199394432
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199943524.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199943524
The word “ritual” is used in three different, though related, ways. First, ritual is conceived as a kind of action. Second, ritual is a cultural domain, arena, stage, or field, in and out ... More
3. Human nature and civil society

3. Human nature and civil society  

Robert Wokler

in Rousseau: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2001
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775475
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192801982.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192801982
‘Human nature and civil society’ sets out the process through which Rousseau constructed his theory of human nature. He believed that the philosophy of Hobbes, Pufendorf and Locke provided ... More
7. Youth

7. Youth  

Craig Jeffrey

in Modern India: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2017
Published Online: 
Nov 2017
eISBN: 
9780191822414
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198769347.003.0007
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198769347
One in ten people in the world are an Indian youth aged under 30. This enormous population is poised to make a major contribution to the future of their country and the world. In India, as ... More
Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction

Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Andrew Clapham

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2015
Published Online: 
Nov 2015
eISBN: 
9780191785436
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198706168.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198706168
Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction considers the controversies surrounding the human rights movement by focusing on highly topical issues such as torture, arbitrary ... More
6. Keeping pets and zoo animals

6. Keeping pets and zoo animals  

David DeGrazia

in Animal Rights: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2002
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776380
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853608.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192853608
Is it ever right to restrict animals' liberty? If so, under what conditions? ‘Keeping pets and zoo animals’ investigates the ethics of keeping animals for personal or social/cultural ... More
1. The problems of Anglicanism

1. The problems of Anglicanism  

Mark Chapman

in Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2006
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776243
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806932.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192806932
‘The Problems of Anglicanism’ considers its origins, assumptions and authorities. Originally, Anglicanism relied on being the religion of the English, but it has since faced competition ... More
4. Rights and the ‘right to have rights’

4. Rights and the ‘right to have rights’  

Richard Bellamy

in Citizenship: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775604
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192802538.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192802538
We frequently identify citizenship with rights. What are these rights? They can differ between countries and even within a country. When people invoke rights as the basis of citizenship, ... More
5. Children's rights

5. Children's rights  

Jonathan Herring

in Family Law: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2014
Published Online: 
Feb 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779657
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199668526.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199668526
‘Children's rights’ looks at different definitions of childhood that exist in the law and the rights that a child has in today's family law. Children have a right to life and the right not ... More
4. Is conscience a civil right?

4. Is conscience a civil right?  

Paul Strohm

in Conscience: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777585
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199569694.003.0005
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199569694
If we assume that everyone has a conscience, and bases their actions upon it, an issue arises: how much deference is owed to a claim purely because it is conscience based? How much ... More
3. Law and morality

3. Law and morality  

Raymond Wacks

in Law: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2015
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780191807657
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198745624.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198745624
Is torture wrong? What’s wrong with abortion? Is homosexuality sinful? Moral questions such as these arise in almost any legal system, and confronting them is among the fundamental ... More
6. Social revolution

6. Social revolution  

Craig Jeffrey

in Modern India: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2017
Published Online: 
Nov 2017
eISBN: 
9780191822414
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198769347.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198769347
Social revolution has provided people, elites in particular, with new economic and social aspirations. These have been brought about by a transformation in people’s access to communication ... More
4. Variety within early Confucianism

4. Variety within early Confucianism  

Daniel K. Gardner

in Confucianism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2014
Published Online: 
Aug 2014
eISBN: 
9780190236809
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195398915.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195398915
‘Variety within early Confucianism’ considers two very different, early interpretations of the Confucian tradition that have influenced education, social practices, and intellectual ... More
5. Deprivations of life and liberty

5. Deprivations of life and liberty  

Andrew Clapham

in Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2015
Published Online: 
Nov 2015
eISBN: 
9780191785436
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198706168.003.0005
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198706168
‘Deprivations of life and liberty’ considers the rights to life and liberty, which may be limited through legal restrictions designed to protect a defined legitimate objective. The human ... More
9. The death penalty

9. The death penalty  

Andrew Clapham

in Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2015
Published Online: 
Nov 2015
eISBN: 
9780191785436
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198706168.003.0009
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198706168
Attitudes with regard to what constitutes a human rights issue change over time. Is the death penalty a human rights issue? If we believe that torture and inhuman punishment is absolutely ... More
6. Balancing rights—free speech and privacy

6. Balancing rights—free speech and privacy  

Andrew Clapham

in Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2015
Published Online: 
Nov 2015
eISBN: 
9780191785436
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198706168.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198706168
‘Balancing rights—free speech and privacy’ considers the human rights that have built-in limitations. The thrust of international human rights law for these rights is that limitations to ... More
Law: A Very Short Introduction

Law: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Raymond Wacks

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2015
Published Online: 
Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780191807657
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198745624.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198745624
Law is at the heart of every society, protecting rights, imposing duties, and establishing a framework for the conduct of almost all social, political, and economic activity. Despite this, ... More
8. Discrimination and equality

8. Discrimination and equality  

Andrew Clapham

in Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2015
Published Online: 
Nov 2015
eISBN: 
9780191785436
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198706168.003.0008
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198706168
‘Discrimination and equality’ considers the prohibited grounds of discrimination (based on age, sexuality, religion, nationality, gender, and disability); what new grounds may be emerging; ... More

View: