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The Idea of a Political Community

Elizabeth Frazer

in The Problems of Communitarian Politics: Unity and Conflict

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295648
eISBN:
9780191599316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295642.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Communitarian politics values community activism and opposes alienating relationships between the state and the individual. The relationship and the tensions between communitarianism and ... More


Six. Black World, White Nation: Remapping Political Theory

Lawrie Balfour

in Democracy's Reconstruction: Thinking Politically with W.E.B. Du Bois

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195377293
eISBN:
9780199893768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377293.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers how the worldly orientation of Du Bois's political thought might inform political theory as it turns toward the global. The central text in this case is an unlikely one. While ... More


Reviving the Jury: Active Juries, Juror Activism, and Institutional Change

Albert W. Dzur

in Punishment, Participatory Democracy, and the Jury

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199874095
eISBN:
9780199980024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199874095.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How can the jury—or something like it—increase its standing within criminal justice? The American Bar Association and other organizations concerned about the jury’s decline have urged a “more active ... More


Colonial Exchanges: Political Theory and the Agency of the Colonized

Burke A. Hendrix and Deborah Baumgold (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526105646
eISBN:
9781526128140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105646.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Scholars of political thought have given a great deal of attention to the relationship between European political ideas and colonialism, especially to whether prominent thinkers supported or opposed ... More


Young Lives on the Left: Sixties Activism and the Liberation of the Self

Celia Hughes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091940
eISBN:
9781781708989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091940.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Young Lives on the Left is a unique social history of the individual lives of men and women who came of age in radical left circles in the 1960s. Based on a rich collection of oral history ... More


Introduction

Lea Ypi

in Global Justice and Avant-Garde Political Agency

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199593873
eISBN:
9780191731426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593873.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter introduces the role of avant-garde political agency in constructing an appropriate account of the relation between normative principles and political agency. The case of global justice ... More


Democracy in Motion: Evaluating the Practice and Impact of Deliberative Civic Engagement

Tina Nabatchi, John Gastil, Matt Leighninger, and G. Michael Weiksner (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199899265
eISBN:
9780199980147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899265.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

The field of deliberative civic engagement is rapidly growing around the world—but it remains highly fragmented. Motivated by the widely recognized need to pool the collective experience and ... More


Disappeared, Argentina

Jenny Edkins

in Missing: Persons and Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450297
eISBN:
9780801462795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450297.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines women's activism and activities concerning disappearances in Argentina. It shows that the political activism of women in Argentina was hugely influential not only in making the ... More


Mobilizing Nationhood: The Treaty-Rights Movement and the Roots of Resentment

in The Cultivation of Resentment: Treaty Rights and the New Right

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758093
eISBN:
9780804779654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758093.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter describes the specific and general contexts against which anti-treaty-rights activists react. In so doing, it sketches the backdrop for contemporary tribal legal mobilizations. The ... More


Introduction

Gill Allwood and Khursheed Wadia

in Refugee Women in Britain and France

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071225
eISBN:
9781781701720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071225.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Many women come to Britain and France because they risk gender-related persecution such as forced marriage, ‘honour’ crimes or female genital mutilation. However, for most of these women, arrival in ... More


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