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Evaluating parental power : an exercise in pluralist political theory

Author: Allyn Fives
Publisher: Manchester Manchester University Press 2017
Series: Social and political power
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

When and for what reasons does parents' power have legitimacy? How do we rationally justify such normative evaluations? A number of specific case studies are examined in detail and an argument is  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Allyn Fives
ISBN: 9781784994327 1784994324
OCLC Number: 1002250560
Description: xv, 268 Seiten ; 25 cm
Contents: 1 Introduction: philosophy, power, and parents Part I: Paternalism and its limits2 Paternalism 3 Caretaker or liberator?Part II: Conceptual and metholodogical issues4 Moral dilemmas5 Children's agency6 Parental power7 Normative legitimacy Part III: The moral legitimacy of parental power8 Legitimacy in the political domain and in the family9 Licensing, monitoring, and training parents10 Children and the provision of informed consent11 Sharing lives, shaping values, and voluntary civic education12 ConclusionIndex -- .
Series Title: Social and political power
Responsibility: Allyn Fives.


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