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The Casualty Gap: The Causes and Consequences of American Wartime Inequalities

Douglas Kriner and Francis Shen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390964
eISBN:
9780199776788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390964.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Many have long suspected that when America takes up arms it is a rich man's war, but a poor man's fight. Despite these concerns about social inequality in military sacrifice, the hard data to ... More


Democracy

Michael Foley

in American Credo: The Place of Ideas in US Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199232673
eISBN:
9780191716362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232673.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the complaints and critiques about the composition of American democracy, i.e., not only what American democracy consists of but what it should consist of to be both ... More


Introduction

Kimberley Johnson

in Reforming Jim Crow: Southern Politics and State in the Age Before Brown

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195387421
eISBN:
9780199776771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387421.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter begins with a description of Jim Crow reformers. Jim Crow reformers, along with others, played a significant role in shaping the political, economic, and social context in ... More


 Religious Politics and Democratic Vitality

David Domke and Kevin Coe

in The God Strategy: How Religion Became a Political Weapon in America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326413
eISBN:
9780199870431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326413.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reflects on the workings of the God strategy, and on what its omnipresence means for American democracy. The God strategy's “golden rule” — exhibit faith, but don't be too strident or ... More


Conclusion

Jude C. Hays

in Globalization and the New Politics of Embedded Liberalism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195369335
eISBN:
9780199871056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369335.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This concluding chapter recaps and pulls together the main theoretical arguments and the most important pieces of empirical evidence presented throughout this study. It concludes with a few comments ... More


The Gates of the City: An Eschatological Vision of American Democracy

Sarah Azaransky

in The Dream Is Freedom: Pauli Murray and American Democratic Faith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199744817
eISBN:
9780199897308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744817.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter concludes that Pauli Murray's critical attentions to identity, history, and her articulation of a democratic eschatology provide readers with resources for contemporary discussions of ... More


A New Opportunity

Phillip Brown, Hugh Lauder, and David Ashton

in The Global Auction: The Broken Promises of Education, Jobs, and Incomes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199731688
eISBN:
9780199944125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731688.003.0025
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter reviews the discussions that have been presented in previous chapters, including the concept of the American Dream. It considers the question of whether the American democracy will lead ... More


The Language of History

Kerwin Lee IZlein

in Frontiers of Historical Imagination: Narrating the European Conquest of Native America, 1890-1990

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520204638
eISBN:
9780520924185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520204638.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines modernist philosophy and history's attempt to rationalize language in relation to the history of the American frontier. It explains that efforts of historians and philosophers ... More


Democratic Vistas: Reflections on the Life of American Democracy

Jedediah Purdy, Anthony Kronman, and Cynthia Farrar (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102567
eISBN:
9780300130485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102567.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book explores democracy in the United States from a variety of perspectives. A dozen contributors consider the nature and prospects of democracy as it relates to the American experience—free ... More


Partisan Ambivalence, Citizen Competence, and American Democracy

Howard G. Lavine, Christopher D. Johnston, and Marco R. Steenbergen

in The Ambivalent Partisan: How Critical Loyalty Promotes Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199772759
eISBN:
9780199979622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772759.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

The final chapter of the book restates the theoretical model, summarizes the key empirical findings, responds to potential objections to the model and the analysis, and addresses normative issues ... More


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