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    Shirin M. Rai (2007). Deliberative Democracy and the Politics of Redistribution: The Case of the Indian Panchayats. Hypatia 22 (4):64-80.
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    Shirin Rai (2007). Deliberative Democracy and the Politics of Redistribution: The Case of the Indian. Hypatia 22 (4):64-80.
    : By examining evidence from India, where quotas for women in local government were introduced in 1993, this article argues that institutional reform can disturb hegemonic discourses sufficiently to open a window of opportunity where deliberative democratic norms take root and where, in addition to the politics of recognition, the politics of redistribution also operates.
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  3. Shirin M. Rai (2007). Deliberative Democracy and the Politics of Redistribution: The Case of the Indian Panchayats. Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy 22 (4):64-80.
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  4. Ruth Waterhouse (1995). Stirring It: Challenges for Feminism. Edited by Gabriele Griffin, Marianne Hester, Shirin Rai & Sasha Roseneil. Pp. 231. (Taylor & Francis, London, 1994.) £12.95. [REVIEW] Journal of Biosocial Science 27 (3):372-373.
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    Francesco Furini, Rahul Rai, Barry Smith, Georgio Colombo & Venkat Krovi (2016). Development of a Manufacturing Ontology for Functionally Graded Materials. In Proceedings of International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE).
    The development of manufacturing technologies for new materials involves the generation of a large and continually evolving volume of information. The analysis, integration and management of such large volumes of data, typically stored in multiple independently developed databases, creates significant challenges for practitioners. There is a critical need especially for open-sharing of data pertaining to engineering design which together with effective decision support tools can enable innovation. We believe that ontology applied to engineering (OE) represents a viable strategy for the (...)
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    Jay L. Garfield, Shaun Nichols, Arun K. Rai & Nina Strohminger (2015). Ego, Egoism and the Impact of Religion on Ethical Experience: What a Paradoxical Consequence of Buddhist Culture Tells Us About Moral Psychology. Journal of Ethics 19 (3-4):293-304.
    We discuss the structure of Buddhist theory, showing that it is a kind of moral phenomenology directed to the elimination of egoism through the elimination of a sense of self. We then ask whether being raised in a Buddhist culture in which the values of selflessness and the sense of non-self are so deeply embedded transforms one’s sense of who one is, one’s ethical attitudes and one’s attitude towards death, and in particular whether those transformations are consistent with the predictions (...)
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    Tage S. Rai & Keith J. Holyoak (2010). Moral Principles or Consumer Preferences? Alternative Framings of the Trolley Problem. Cognitive Science 34 (2):311-321.
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  8. Jasdev Singh Rai, Celia Thorheim, Amarbayasgalan Dorjderem & Darryl Macer (2010). Universalism and Ethical Values for the Environment. UNESCO Bangkok.
    This book discusses a variety of world views that we can find to describe human relationships with the environment, and the underlying values in them. It reviews existing international legal instruments discussing some of the ethical values that have been agreed among member states of the United Nations.
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    Lucky Singh, Rajesh Kumar Rai & Prashant Kumar Singh (2012). Assessing the Utilization of Maternal and Child Health Care Among Married Adolescent Women: Evidence From India. Journal of Biosocial Science 44 (1):1.
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    Tage S. Rai & Keith J. Holyoak (2014). Rational Hypocrisy: A Bayesian Analysis Based on Informal Argumentation and Slippery Slopes. Cognitive Science 38 (7):1456-1467.
    Moral hypocrisy is typically viewed as an ethical accusation: Someone is applying different moral standards to essentially identical cases, dishonestly claiming that one action is acceptable while otherwise equivalent actions are not. We suggest that in some instances the apparent logical inconsistency stems from different evaluations of a weak argument, rather than dishonesty per se. Extending Corner, Hahn, and Oaksford's (2006) analysis of slippery slope arguments, we develop a Bayesian framework in which accusations of hypocrisy depend on inferences of shared (...)
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  11. Tage Shakti Rai & Alan Page Fiske (2011). Moral Psychology is Relationship Regulation: Moral Motives for Unity, Hierarchy, Equality, and Proportionality. Psychological Review 118 (1):57-75.
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    Ramandeep S. Johal, Renuka Rai & Günter Mahler (2015). Reversible Heat Engines: Bounds on Estimated Efficiency From Inference. Foundations of Physics 45 (2):158-170.
    We consider work extraction from two finite reservoirs with constant heat capacity, when the thermodynamic coordinates of the process are not fully specified, i.e., are described by probabilities only. Incomplete information refers to both the specific value of the temperature as well as the label of the reservoir to which it is assigned. Based on the concept of inference, we characterize the reduced performance resulting from this lack of control. Indeed, the estimates for the average efficiency reveal that uncertainty regarding (...)
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    Milan Rai (2005). 11 Market Values and Libertarian Socialist Values. In James A. McGilvray (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Chomsky. Cambridge University Press 225.
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    A. K. Rai (1995). Paksatā in Navya-Nyāya. Journal of Indian Philosophy 23 (1):1-8.
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    Tage S. Rai & Alan Fiske (2010). ODD (Observation-and Description-Deprived) Psychological Research. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 33 (2-3):106-107.
    Most psychological research consists of experiments that put people in artificial situations that elicit unnatural behavior whose ecological validity is unknown. Without knowing the psychocultural meaning of experimental situations, we cannot interpret the responses of WEIRD people, let alone people in other cultures. Psychology, like other sciences, needs to be solidly rooted in naturalistic observation and description of people around the world. Theory should be inductively developed and tested against real-world behavior.
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    Arti K. Rai (2002). Pharmacogenetic Interventions, Orphan Drugs, and Distributive Justice: The Role of Cost-Benefit Analysis. Social Philosophy and Policy 19 (2):246-270.
    With the human genome mapped, and with the mapping of more than one hundred animal genomes in progress, the amount of genetic data available is increasing exponentially. This exponential increase in data is having an immediate impact on the process of drug development. By using techniques of information technology to manipulate data regarding the genes, proteins, and biochemical pathways associated with various diseases, scientists are beginning to be able to design drugs in a systematic fashion. In the context of any (...)
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    Arti K. Rai (2002). Locating Gene Patents Within the Patent System. American Journal of Bioethics 2 (3):18 – 19.
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    Amit S. Rai (2005). The Promise of Monsters. International Studies in Philosophy 37 (2):81-93.
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    A. K. Rai (1995). Paksat? In Navya-Ny?Ya. Journal of Indian Philosophy 23 (1):1-8.
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    Arti Rai, Mark Siegler & John Lantos (1999). The Physician as a Health Care Proxy. Hastings Center Report 29 (5):14-19.
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  21. Francesco Furini, Rahul Rai, Barry Smith, Georgio Colombo & Venkat Krovi (2016). Proceedings of International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE).
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  22. Amita Jain, Devendra K. Tayal & Sunny Rai (2015). Shrinking Digital Gap Through Automatic Generation of WordNet for Indian Languages. AI and Society 30 (2):215-222.
  23. Vikas Kumar, Carl Sondergeld & Chandra S. Rai (2015). Effect of Mineralogy and Organic Matter on Mechanical Properties of Shale. Interpretation 3 (3):SV9-SV15.
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  24. Kailash Nath Rai, O. N. Srivastava & P. Krishna (1970). Direct Observation of Recrystallization and Structural Transformations in ZnS Films Under an Electron Microscope. Philosophical Magazine 21 (174):1247-1253.
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  25. Hameed Ali Khan Rai (1981). History of Political Philosophy. Aziz Publishers.
     
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  26. M. Rai (forthcoming). Peter Wilkin, Noam Chomsky: On Power, Knowledge and Human Nature Robert F. Barsky, Noam Chomsky: A Life of Dissent. Radical Philosophy.
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  27. V. S. Rai (2000). The Origin of Life: Individuation and Evolutionism. Analecta Husserliana 66:57-72.
     
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  28. Madan Mohan Rai (1992). Vihaṅgama Yoga, the Science of Consciousness: With Sanskrit Text of Varāhopaniṣad & Mahopaniṣad. Distributed by Meharchand Lachhmandas.
     
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    DÃ Aphrodite (2007). Unsaying Life Stories: The Self-Representational Art of Shirin Neshat and Ghazel. Journal of Aesthetic Education 41 (2):39-66.
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    Scott MacDonald (2004). Between Two Worlds: An Interview with Shirin Neshat. Feminist Studies 30 (3):620-659.
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    Aaron Peron Ogletree (2006). Mridu Rai, Hindu Rulers, Muslim Subjects: Islam, Rights, and the History of Kashmir. International Journal of Hindu Studies 10 (1):119-120.
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    Thomas B. Farrell (1999). Tarla Rai Peterson, Sharing the Earth: The Rhetoric of Sustainable Development, University of South Carolina Press. [REVIEW] Argumentation 13 (4):402-406.
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    Aphrodite Désirée Navab (2007). Unsaying Life Stories: The Self-Representational Art of Shirin Neshat and Ghazel. Journal of Aesthetic Education 41 (2):39-66.
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  34. T. Raychaudhuri (2005). Hindu Rulers, Muslim Subjects: Islam, Rights, and the History of Kashmir. * By Mridu Rai , 450 Pp. Price Pb 19.95 Isbn 1-850-65701-7. * Languages of Belonging: Islam, Regional Identity, and the Making of Kashmir. * By Chitralekha Zutshi , 348 Pp. Price Hb $35.00 Isbn 8-178-24060-2. [REVIEW] Journal of Islamic Studies 16 (3):402-405.
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  35. Rassegne E. Varietà (1952). ARTICOLI: E. Bickel: Observationum satura Pag. 269 W. Th. ElwebT: A Vnichilisti o dell'utilità dei sopralluoghi let-terari...........» 3 A. Menarini:/microbi, o micròbi, della RAI....» 282. [REVIEW] Paideia 7.
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    Leire San-Jose, Jose Luis Retolaza & Jorge Gutierrez-Goiria (2011). Are Ethical Banks Different? A Comparative Analysis Using the Radical Affinity Index. Journal of Business Ethics 100 (1):151 - 173.
    This article studies the differences between traditional financial intermediaries (commercial banks, savings banks and cooperative banks) and ethical banks based on property rights, in which the owner decides the ideology, principles, standards and objectives of the organisation. In ethical banking, affinity centres on positive social and ethical values. The article consequendy focuses on an index proposed both to differentiate ethical banks from other types of banks, and also to pinpoint the differences between the various ethical banks themselves.This is the Radical (...)
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    Shirin Irani, Arash Rashidian, Reza Yousefi‐Nooraie & Akbar Soltani (2011). Evaluating Clinical Practice Guidelines Developed for the Management of Thyroid Nodules and Thyroid Cancers and Assessing the Reliability and Validity of the AGREE Instrument. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 17 (4):729-736.
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    Hanno Sauer (2015). Can’T We All Disagree More Constructively? Moral Foundations, Moral Reasoning, and Political Disagreement. Neuroethics 8 (2):153-169.
    Can’t we all disagree more constructively? Recent years have seen a dramatic increase in political partisanship: the 2013 shutdown of the US government as well as an ever more divided political landscape in Europe illustrate that citizens and representatives of developed nations fundamentally disagree over virtually every significant issue of public policy, from immigration to health care, from the regulation of financial markets to climate change, from drug policies to medical procedures. The emerging field of political psychology brings the tools (...)
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    Michael C. Laskowski & Shirin Malekpour (2007). Provability in Predicate Product Logic. Archive for Mathematical Logic 46 (5-6):365-378.
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    Shirin Davarpanah Jazi & Matthew Heath (2016). Pantomime-Grasping: Advance Knowledge of Haptic Feedback Availability Supports an Absolute Visuo-Haptic Calibration. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 10.
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    Feliz Molina (2013). Readymades in the Social Sphere: An Interview with Daniel Peltz. Continent 3 (1):17-24.
    Since 2008 I have been closely following the conceptual/performance/video work of Daniel Peltz. Gently rendered through media installation, ethnographic, and performance strategies, Peltz’s work reverently and warmly engages the inner workings of social systems, leaving elegant rips and tears in any given socio/cultural quilt. He engages readymades (of social and media constructions) and uses what are identified as interruptionist/interventionist strategies to disrupt parts of an existing social system, thus allowing for something other to emerge. Like the stereoscope that requires two (...)
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    Tarla Rai Peterson (1990). Jefferson's Yeoman Farmer as Frontier Hero a Self Defeating Mythic Structure. Agriculture and Human Values 7 (1):9-19.
    American agrarianism, as informed by the frontier myth, has provided fundamental inventional resources for agricultural rhetoric. These myths have deflected farmers from positive adaptation, reinforcing instead the self-image of a hero victimized by circumstances. Critical examination of these independent myths reveals their literalized status as well as inconsistencies with fundamental agricultural goals.
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    Antoni Gonzalo Carbó (2007). El viaje espiritual al "espacio verde": el jardín de la visión en el sufismo. Convivium 20:65-89.
    El viaje espiritual al «espacio verde» es un recorrido por el significado simbólico del color verde, el color litúrgico y espiritual del Islam, tomando como punto de partida la obra de dos artistas iraníes contemporáneos: Suhrâb Sepehrî y Shirin Neshat. Desde las antiguas religiones del Oriente Próximo hasta el Islam, el verde es el color del firmamento espiritual, el de los vergeles del Paraíso, la tierra del más allá. El jardín verdeante que alcanza el alma difunta (dên) en el (...)
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    Rai Gaita (2002). The War of Good Against Evil. Philosophy Now 37:16-17.
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    Alessandro Vescovi (forthcoming). Fear and Ethics in the Sundarbans. Anthropology in Amitav Ghosh’s "The Hungry Tide". Governare la Paura. Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies.
    Amitav Ghosh's The Hungry Tide has been often interpreted from the point of view of postcolonial studies and environmental studies, overlooking the anthropological implications of the narrative. This paper investigates the worship and the myth of the sylvan deity Bonbibi, and of her counterpart, the demon Dakshin Rai. The goddess, endowed with an apotropaic function, protects the people who “do the forest” from the dangers of the wilderness, epitomized by tigers. According to anthropologist Annu Jalais, who accompanied Ghosh in the (...)
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    Jonathan Trerise (2014). On Securing Rights to Access Information. Journal of Information Ethics 23 (1):42-54.
    Some might argue that a right to access information is problematic, as it requires too much from others. Being a "positive right," the possession of which foists upon others a duty to provide something, an RAI might be thought to contrast with a "negative right," such as the right not to be harmed. Here, other people have duties only to refrain from performing certain actions. The critics this paper is concerned with continue that positive rights are problematic, where negative rights (...)
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    Elizabeth Shirin Caldwell, Hongyan Lu & Thomas Harding (2010). Encompassing Multiple Moral Paradigms: A Challenge for Nursing Educators. Nursing Ethics 17 (2):189-199.
    Providing ethically competent care requires nurses to reflect not only on nursing ethics, but also on their own ethical traditions. New challenges for nurse educators over the last decade have been the increasing globalization of the nursing workforce and the internationalization of nursing education. In New Zealand, there has been a large increase in numbers of Chinese students, both international and immigrant, already acculturated with ethical and cultural values derived from Chinese Confucian moral traditions. Recently, several incidents involving Chinese nursing (...)
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    Shirin Fozi (2015). “Reinhildis Has Died”: Ascension and Enlivenment on a Twelfth-Century Tomb. Speculum 90 (1):158-194.
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    Usama Mohammad Syed & Shirin Ahmed (2015). The Inner Patient. Medical Humanities 41 (1):e8-e8.
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    Kristian Høyer Toft (2013). Are Land Deals Unethical? The Ethics of Large-Scale Land Acquisitions in Developing Countries. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 26 (6):1181-1198.
    Proponents of large-scale land acquisitions (LaSLA) argue that poor countries could benefit from foreign direct investment in land (World Bank 2011), while opponents argue that LaSLA is nothing more than neo-colonial theft of poor peasants’ livelihoods, i.e., land grabbing (Borras and Franco in Yale Hum Rights Dev L J, 13: 507–523, 2010a). To ensure responsible agricultural investments (RAI), a voluntary “code of conduct” for land acquisitions has been proposed by the World Bank (2011) and the FAO (2012). A critical reaction (...)
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