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Muslims in Britain: Race, Place and Identities

Peter Hopkins and Richard Gale (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625871
eISBN:
9780748671335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625871.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Following the events of 11th September 2001 in the USA, and more especially, the bombings on the London underground on 7th July 2005 and the incident at Glasgow Airport on 30th June 2007, an ... More


Clichés are funny as long as they happen on stage: comedy as political criticism

Riem Spielhaus

in Muslim Political Participation in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646944
eISBN:
9780748684281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646944.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Islam

With shows like “Allah Made me funny”, “Little mosque in the prairie” and “The Moslem TÜV”, Muslim comedy and satire has entered mainstream entertainment in several European countries and Northern ... More


Ideology and “the Status of Women” in Ancient Greece†

Marilyn Katz

in Sex and Difference in Ancient Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613199
eISBN:
9780748651016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613199.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Is a ‘History of Women’ possible? Does Woman exist? The dominant research question in the field, centred around the ‘status’ of women in ancient Athens, has in fact only recently been fully ... More


Estranei alla massa: the New Neapolitan Cinema and the Crisis of Napoletanità

Alex Marlow-Mann

in New Neapolitan Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640669
eISBN:
9780748651214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640669.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Estranei alla massa (literally ‘outside the crowd’ or ‘beyond the masses’) is the title of an interesting documentary directed by Vincenzo Marra in 2001, which depicts the everyday lives of seven ... More


Cosmopolitanism, Difference and Aporetic Universalism

Kate Schick

in Gillian Rose: A Good Enough Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748639847
eISBN:
9780748676675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639847.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter advocates Rose's aporetic universalism as an alternative approach to thinking about exclusion and the Other. Liberal cosmopolitanism advocates legal equality as a redress for exclusion; ... More


Quebec Interculturalism and Canadian Multiculturalism

Gérard Bouchard

Nasar Meer, Tariq Modood, and Ricard Zapata-Barrero (eds)

in Multiculturalism and Interculturalism: Debating the Dividing Lines

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407083
eISBN:
9781474418706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407083.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers how pluralism provides the general background of interculturalism, which translates into respect for human rights, support for immigration, assistance to minority languages and ... More


Three Models of Coexistence

George Vasilev

in Solidarity Across Divides: Promoting the Moral Point of View

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748697304
eISBN:
9781474416153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697304.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 2 examines some prominent models of multicultural coexistence, and defends deliberative models as most consistent with the demands of solidarity. Through their emphasis on reason-giving and ... More


Antonio Negri

Ingrid Diran

in Agamben's Philosophical Lineage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474423632
eISBN:
9781474438520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423632.003.0029
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Agamben describes his posture as a reader as one of seeking a text’s Entwicklungsfähigkeit, or capacity for elaboration.1 In examining Agamben’s practices of reading, we can attend to the opposite ... More


Introduction

Oche Onazi

in Human Rights from Community: A Rights-Based Approach to Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748654673
eISBN:
9780748693870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748654673.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The introductory chapter discusses the problems – particularly of state failure and market exclusion – that it argues should yield to an approach based on community. It sets out the justification and ... More


Contaminating Posthumanism

Michael Mack

in Contaminations: "Beyond Dialectics in Modern Literature, Science and Film"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474411363
eISBN:
9781474418577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411363.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter delineates ways in which we can overcome humanist as well as posthumanist dialectics of inclusion and exclusion. It also critically engages with the persistence of positing pure forms and ... More


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