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1 Francis, LeslieJustice through trust: disability and the Outlier problem in Social Contract TheoryThe article focuses on the flaws of the social contract theory. It explores how hostile the social contract as a bargaining process has been thought to distance disabled people from contract-based justice. It analyzes the argument that the history of social contract theory exclude the people with di...Consensus, social sciences; Discrimination; Social contract; Social ethics; Sociology of disability2005-10
2 Francis, LeslieRecent developments in genetic diagnosis: some ethical and legal implicationsThis essay outlines some of the ethical complexities genetic technology poses in two areas of decision-making: when to perform genetic testing and what to do with the information gained from genetic testing.Genetic Technology; Genetic Testing; Ethics1986
3 Francis, John G.; Francis, Leslie P.Rationing of health care in Britain: an ethical critique of public policy-makingIN BRITAIN, as in the United States, rationing of health care is a fact of life and death. Some rationing is overt, such as the Stanford heart transplant program's decision not to accept very young or older patients.1 Some is disguised, such as day-to-day decisions in hospitals about "do not resusci...Rationing; National Health Service1986
4 Francis, John G.Resourceful responses: the adaptive research university and the drive to marketA major challenge for contemporary public research universities is the need to affirm to the public and to the political community that the quality of higher education found at these largely autonomous institutions is of such import that it should be sustained by both public and private support. Thi...State Universities; Higher Education; Public institutions1999
5 Kukathas, ChandranMulticulturalism of Fear (Book Review)Reviews the book "The Multiculturalism of Fear," by Jacob Levy.Books; Multiculturalism; Fear2003-10-16
6 Hall, ThadHuman dimension of elections: how poll workers shape public confidence in electionsThe role of voting technologies has received considerable attention since the 2000 election. However, the voter experience at the polling place and especially the voter-poll worker interaction is also of critical importance. Rarely are poll workers considered an arm of the government, even though th...Poll workers; Voter confidence; Election outcomes; Voter perceptions2006-07-20
7 Svedin, LinaSmall-State crisis management: the lcelandic wayThe editors would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to a number of people and institutions, which have made this volume on Icelandic crisis management possible. We would like to first of all thank all of the case writers for their pioneering research and for their Icelandic stubbornness and accep...2004
8 Francis, LeslieRoles of the family in making health care decisions for incompetent patientsThis article is about the roles of the family in making health care decisions for incompetent patients. It argues that complex moral reasons call for the participation of families in decision making for incompetents. However, these moral reasons do not support a single model of the family's role for...Family; Health Care Decisions; Patients; Family Rights2006-06-16
9 Hall, ThadHow hard can it be: do citizens think it is difficult to register to vote?Political equality is seen as an intrinsic normative principle for the adequate functioning of a democratic republic. However, it is well documented that in the United States there are many qualified citizens who do not vote, many who do not participate in the political process due to procedural ...Voting, United States; Voters; Non-voters2006-08-31
10 Hall, ThadControlling democracy: the principal-agent problems in election administrationElection reform has become a major issue since the 2000 election, but little consideration has been given to the issues associated with managing them. In this article, we use principal agent theory to examine the problems associated with Election Day polling place voting. We note that Election Day v...Election reform; Public management; Principal-Agent Theory2006-07-20
11 Francis, John G.HIV treatment as prevention: Not an argument for continuing criminalisation of HIV transmissionHIV prevention and treatment are undergoing impressive technological and practice changes. In-home rapid testing, prophylaxis before risky sex, and treatment as prevention give cause for remarkable optimism and suggest the possibility of an AIDS-free generation. These changes in HIV prevention and t...2013-01-01
12 Svedin, LinaCrisis management in Russia: overcoming institutional rigidity and resource constraintsThe editors would like to express their gratitude to a number of persons and institutions for making this book on Russian crisis management possible. We are grateful for the generous financial support from the Swedish Agency for Civil Emergency Planning (?CB) which has made the CM Europe program (of...2002
13 Francis, John G.; Benedict, Robert ConeIssue group activists at the conventionsThe rise of the new single issue groups has presented the Republican and Democratic parties with a novel challenge to their historic roles as broad-based coalition parties. Both parties now confront groups within their ranks that demand of party nominees a strict commitment to the position held by t...Single issue groups1986
14 Francis, John G.Evolving regulatory structure of European church-state relationshipsIn Western Europe, many contemporary churches have achieved remarkable levels of administrative autonomy and tangible resource support. Yet paradoxically, public participation in the traditional churches appears marginal. In Eastern Europe under Communism, churches experienced varying levels of hos...Regimes; Environment; Regulation1992
15 Hall, ThadWho asks for voter identification? Explaining poll-worker discretionAs street-level bureaucrats, poll workers bear the primary responsibility for implementing voter identification requirements. Voter identification requirements are not implemented equally across groups of voters, and poll workers exercise substantial discretion in how they apply election law. In sta...2014-01-01
16 Olson, Susan M. (Susan Marie), 1949-Revisiting Informal Justice: Restorative Justice and Democratic ProfessionalismDebates over informal or popular justice recur periodically in sociolegalInformal justice; Sociolegal scholarship; Professionalism; Democratic professionalism; Salt Lake City Passages Program2003
17 Cline, Nicole L.Markets of sorrow, labors of faithThe United States Constitution was written with the expectation that our government officials serve with integrity. Normative theory of public administration is grounded through the oath of office to uphold the Constitution. When people in the U. S. become victims of catastrophic events, they expect...2013-01-01
18 Cline, Nicole L.; Martz, Amy LouiseIncreasing political participation in the LGBT community in UtahDiscriminatory practices and hate crimes against members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgendered (LGBT) community runs as deep as societies themselves. Throughout history the social roles that various segments of the LGBT community have been both highly regarded as well as despised in human...LGBT; Politics; Voting; Elections2013
19 Francis, LesliePermissiveness and control (Book Review)A review of the book "Permissiveness and Control".Books; Philosophy1981-10
20 Kukathas, ChandranExplaining moral varietyReflection on the variety of forms of social life has long been a source of moral skepticism. The thought that there are many radically different social systems, each of which colors the way its members think about moral and political questions, has been thought by many moral philosophers to underm...Standards; Cultural; Criticism1994
21 Francis, LeslieIn the realm of legal and moral Philosophy; (Book Review)Reviews the book `In the Realm of Legal and Moral Philosophy;,' by Matthew H. Kramer.Books; Philosophy2001-01
22 Hall, Thad; Roberts, Brian F.Military voting and the law: procedural and technological solutions to the ballot transit problemDuring the 2000 presidential election controversy in Florida, the ballots submitted by individuals living overseas-especially military voters-were seen as crucial to the election outcome as the margin of potential victory was so small that these ballots could turn the election from one candidate ...Military, Voting; United States, elections; Absentee Ballot2007-01-12
23 Hall, ThadInternet voting in comparative perspective: the case of EstoniaABSTRACT Several countries have conducted Internet voting trials in binding public elections over the past decade, including Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. However, Estonia-a former Soviet republic and now a full member of the European Union-has advanced the farthest in dep...2009-07
24 Francis, John G.; Lubomudrov, SlavaPrecinct straddling of city boundariesSuppose a situation in which citizens of a particular city vote in county, state and national elections, but in which their combined vote for each candidate is not clearly separable from the votes of residents of adjacent areas outside of the city. It can be argued that the inability to identify th...Residents; Voting; Elections1978
25 Kukathas, ChandranLooking backward: a critical appraisal of communitarian thought (Book Review)Reviews the book `Looking Backward: A Critical Appraisal of Communitarian Thought,' by Derek L. Phillips.Books; Communitarianism; Philosophy2001-09-17
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