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Dealing with Ideas

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/9780199232673.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter presents an overview of the ecology of ideas in American politics. It discusses the various means by which political participants engage with a multiple constituency of core values in ... More


Pluralism

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/9780199232673.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines pluralism in the United States. In addition to being a descriptive summary of American politics, pluralism also ranks as a comprehensive system of cause and effect which serves ... More


Introduction

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/9780199232673.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the apparent lack of ideological engagement in American society. It argues that the United States possesses a little-understood ability to engage ... More


Morality

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/9780199232673.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines moral sensitivity in American society. It argues that American public life is pervaded by a profusion of moral reference points and by a drive to justify attitudes and actions ... More


Liberal Egalitarianism and Civic Republicanism: Friends or Enemies?

Will Kymlicka

in Politics in the Vernacular: Nationalism, Multiculturalism, and Citizenship

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240982
eISBN:
9780191599729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240981.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that civic republicanism and procedural liberalism are allies, and that exaggerating their conflict is philosophically suspect and politically counterproductive. It explains the ... More


: A British School of International Relations

Tim Dunne

in The British Study of Politics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262948
eISBN:
9780191734762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262948.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

After considering the vexed question of whether it is possible to speak of a collective identity shared by scholars working in Britain, this chapter examines the debate surrounding the birth of ... More


Ideas and Institutions in Race Politics

Robert C. Lieberman

in Ideas and Politics in Social Science Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199736430
eISBN:
9780199866106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736430.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the politics of race in the United States. It shows that neither ideas nor institutions form a sufficient basis for explaining the trajectory of American race policy and ... More


The Shock of America: Europe and the Challenge of the Century

David Ellwood

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198228790
eISBN:
9780191741739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228790.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, American History: 20th Century

This book is an ambitious, original project describing in detail a century of European coping with America: its inventions, personalities, films, armies, business, and politics. It also shows how ... More


Ideas, Expertise, and Think Tanks

Andrew Rich

in Ideas and Politics in Social Science Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199736430
eISBN:
9780199866106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736430.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the production and dissemination of policy expertise and ideas within the American knowledge regime—and, in particular, what accounts for the success of conservative ideas ... More


Illustrating the Perspective: Contention over Race in the United States, 1932–1980 and the Rise and Fall of the Mortgage Securitization Industry, 1969–2011

Neil Fligstein and Doug McAdam

in A Theory of Fields

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199859948
eISBN:
9780199951178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859948.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter uses two detailed examples from political sociology/social movements and economic sociology to illustrate the usefulness of the framework developed. The examples chosen are political ... More


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