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Liberal Ethics & Political Obligation
This is a study in the political ethics of liberalism. It uses political obligation theory to shed light on the neutrality-perfectionism debate. My thesis is that neutralism cannot provide a coherent foundation for liberal ...
Non-domination and the Accommodation of Minority Social Practice
This thesis develops an account of non-domination as a principle of legitimacy that ought to govern both inter-group and intra-group relations in multicultural states. It applies this principle to the question of how ...
Advocacy Under Authoritarianism: Transnational Networks in China
The standard theoretical account of transnational advocacy networks (TANs) is one of principled non-state actors remaking world politics by upsetting conventional notions of power in the international system. Relying on ...
The Power of Ideas: The OECD and Labour Market Policy in Canada, Denmark and Sweden
This thesis advances our understanding of how ideas play a role in policy making by examining the processes and conditions that facilitate their international diffusion into domestic debates, their acceptance by policy ...