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Piero Ignazi

in Party and Democracy: The Uneven Road to Party Legitimacy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198735854
eISBN:
9780191799815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198735854.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Conclusion addresses the parties’ present condition in the European political systems. Indeed, at the dawn of the new century parties have become Leviathan with clay feet: powerful in the ... More


Montesquieu’s Attack on the Political Errors of Hobbes

Vickie B. Sullivan

in Montesquieu and the Despotic Ideas of Europe: An Interpretation of "The Spirit of the Laws"

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226482910
eISBN:
9780226483078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226483078.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

When Montesquieu advances his conception of the state of nature in the first chapters of The Spirit of the Laws, he explicitly rejects Thomas Hobbes’s reasoning regarding the inclinations of ... More


Leviathan as a Theory of Transitional Justice

David Dyzenhaus

in Transitional Justice: NOMOS LI

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794661
eISBN:
9780814725276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794661.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan as a theory of transitional justice. The book contains both significant instructions about how to achieve civic peace in the face of deep ideological ... More


The Quest for the Never-Is: Legitimacy-Grounding as Enemy-Making

Edward Weisband

in The Macabresque: Human Violation and Hate in Genocide, Mass Atrocity and Enemy-Making

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190677886
eISBN:
9780190677916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677886.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter concludes the psychosocial analysis of genocide, mass atrocity, and hate by focusing on the linguistic problematics of state and national legitimacy. The theoretical argument states that ... More


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