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“Experience Concludeth Nothing Universally”: Hobbes and the Groundwork for a Political Theory of Risk

Emily C. Nacol

in An Age of Risk: Politics and Economy in Early Modern Britain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691165103
eISBN:
9781400883011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165103.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter begins with Thomas Hobbes' intertwined theories of knowledge and politics, as they emerged from his experience of a violent civil war and fierce struggles over epistemological and ... More


Of Shaykhs and Kings: The Making of Sudanese Islam

Noah Salomon

in For Love of the Prophet: An Ethnography of Sudan's Islamic State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691165158
eISBN:
9781400884292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165158.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter takes a brief look at the history of the state in Sudan, and in particular its myriad interactions with the diverse and plural religious landscapes into which it has intervened, and out ... More


Introduction: The Elements of Political Communication Change

Ben Epstein

in The Only Constant is Change: Technology, Political Communication, and Innovation Over Time

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190698980
eISBN:
9780190699017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698980.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This introduction serves several important goals. It lays out both the research objective and theoretical framework placing this study on an interdisciplinary foundation that combines work from ... More


Escape Velocity: Ancient History and the Empire of Time

Duncan Bell

in Reordering the World: Essays on Liberalism and Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691138787
eISBN:
9781400881024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138787.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines how historical time was conceptualized in imperial debate. It explores two broad variations that were articulated across the human sciences and in public debate, focusing in ... More


Political Settlements and Economic Transformation

Hazel Gray

in Turbulence and Order in Economic Development: Economic Transformation in Tanzania and Vietnam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198714644
eISBN:
9780191782909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714644.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic Systems

This chapter sets out the analytical framework of political settlements and elaborates the framework to account for the socialist experiences of Tanzania and Vietnam in the 1960s and 1970s. A ... More


The Social and Technological History of Political Communication Change

Ben Epstein

in The Only Constant is Change: Technology, Political Communication, and Innovation Over Time

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190698980
eISBN:
9780190699017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698980.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Chapter 2 provides a historical overview of information and communications technology (ICT) development through the lens of political communication orders (PCOs) and political communication ... More


Explaining the Absence of War

Mike McGovern

in A Socialist Peace?: Explaining the Absence of War in an African Country

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226453576
eISBN:
9780226453743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226453743.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

In this introductory chapter, the book seeks to challenge the tradition of democratic peace theory or at least the thought that only democracies are capable of sustaining stable political ... More


Conclusion: Where We Are and Where We Might Be Headed

Ben Epstein

in The Only Constant is Change: Technology, Political Communication, and Innovation Over Time

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190698980
eISBN:
9780190699017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698980.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter summarizes the key takeaways from the book and the utility of the political communication cycle (PCC) overall. Technological changes and political contexts matter a great deal in the ... More


“A Proper National Policy”: The Urban Order and Agenda

Thomas K. Ogorzalek

in The Cities on the Hill: How Urban Insitutions Transform National Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190668877
eISBN:
9780190668914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190668877.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter chronicles the formative moments of the national urban alliance in American politics: when city leaders created the U.S. Conference of Mayors and petitioned Congress to develop a ... More


Conclusion: Notes for a Metropolitan Political Order

Thomas K. Ogorzalek

in The Cities on the Hill: How Urban Insitutions Transform National Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190668877
eISBN:
9780190668914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190668877.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This final chapter takes stock of the urban political order. What does the continued deepening of the place-character divide mean for American politics? What are the implications of this narrative ... More


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