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A Negative Theory of Justice

Towards a Critical Theory of Power Relations

Leonard Mazzone

their motivations 7 , theories of justice developed within the field of political philosophy stand apart, starting from Aristotle's distinction between a legal conception of justice and conceptions of justice as equality. In the first case the norms

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Federica Stagni and Daryl Glaser

international law on the Palestinian question. International norms and law have always been based on the implicit assumption that the international legal regime would represent the proper tool to solve the ‘Palestinian question’. However, in no other case has

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Selin Çağatay

Western feminist literary theory and analysis in her evaluation of how female dramatists raised their voices against patriarchal social norms and structures while simultaneously being oppressed by them. But instead of merely reproducing Western feminist

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Raili Marling

, national, and class norms. In addition to providing fresh insights into the case of Wasilewska, Mrozik also shows the mechanisms involved in shaping historical narratives about controversial historical actors. Emily R. Gioielli’s “‘Home Is Home No Longer

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an individualized sense of powerlessness, as well as to one’s inability to control the circumstances that prevent one’s functioning according to prevailing norms. This has a strong affinity with the constitutional factor of “social responsiveness

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Lawrence Hamilton

expansion, propagated normally alongside the barrel of a gun. This last point brings me to my second note of caution. We can easily overestimate the power of ideas. The ideas (and norms) that gain currency and longevity normally do not do so simply due to

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Citizens and Citizenship

The Rhetoric of Dutch Immigrant Integration Policy in 2011

Dana Rem and Des Gasper

integration and employment; to promote respect for Dutch norms of liberty, equality, tolerance, and solidarity; and to foster acceptance of the bases for solidarity, seen as shared rules, social commitment, responsibility, and self-reliance [1.4]. It notes

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Monique Deveaux

readily carried over into political deliberation itself. As an ideal, democratic deliberation strives to ensure that political equals work through disagreements using norms of reciprocity and public reason; but in reality, power asymmetries and deep

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Antipoverty Measures

The Potential for Shaming and Dignity Building through Delivery Interactions

Erika Gubrium and Sony Pellissery

.g., Malmberg-Heimonen and Vuori 2005 ; Schafft and Spjelkavik 2011 ). Rik van Berkel and colleagues have written on the norms and discourses shaping professional practices within the context of labor activation implementation ( Borghi and van Berkel 2007

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Alexander Weiss

phenomenon. This article argues, however, that these attempts often apply “bad universalism” by still employing concepts and norms rooted from Western historic experiences and, at the same time, account them universal. A theoretical and conceptual