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Black South African Christian Response to Afrophobia in Contemporary South Africa

Rothney S. Tshaka

in Contesting Post-Racialism: Conflicted Churches in the United States and South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462005
eISBN:
9781626745094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462005.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter argues that the apologetics of black theology of liberation, evidenced by its wrestling with method, produced an obsession. This obsession resulted in the alienation of this alternative ... More


A Theater of Hegemony: Pāṇḍav Līlā as a Rajput Tradition

William S. Sax

in Dancing the Self: Personhood and Performance in the Pandav Lila of Garhwal

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139150
eISBN:
9780199871650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139151.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Discusses the way in which pandav lila presents an idealized version of local Rajputs, members of ”warrior” castes. It talks about the sublimated rivalry between Rajputs and Brahman priests and ... More


Economic Ownership of Jazz

Philippe Carles and Jean-Louis Comolli

in Free Jazz/Black Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628460391
eISBN:
9781626740846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460391.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores the impact of white appropriation and commercial interests on the evolution of jazz. They long contributed to the economic exploitation of black musicians and in imposing white ... More


The China Boom: Why China Will Not Rule the World

Ho-fung Hung

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164184
eISBN:
9780231540223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164184.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Many thought China’s rise would fundamentally remake the global order. Yet, much like other developing nations, the Chinese state now finds itself in a status quo characterized by free trade and ... More


Conclusions and the Way Forward

Cinnamon Piñon Carlarne

in Climate Change Law and Policy: EU and US Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199553419
eISBN:
9780191594984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553419.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

The pathways and the perils evident in US and EU climate policy are microcosms of larger international efforts to address climate change. The pushes, pulls, successes, and failures of transatlantic ... More


The Geopolitical Origins of Durable Political Order

Sean L. Yom

in From Resilience to Revolution: How Foreign Interventions Destabilize the Middle East

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231175647
eISBN:
9780231540278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175647.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The book draws the following lesson: policy makers should think twice when intervening abroad to support favored client governments besieged by opposition. Giving rulers the ability to overcome ... More


Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola

Jon Schubert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713699
eISBN:
9781501709692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713699.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Offering the first long-term ethnographic study of Angola since the end of its decades-long internal conflict, this book offers an empirically and analytically innovative perspective that balances ... More


The Next Great War?: The Roots of World War I and the Risk of U.S.-China Conflict

Richard N. Rosecrance and Steven E. Miller (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028998
eISBN:
9780262326773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028998.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

A century ago, Europe’s diplomats mismanaged the crisis triggered by the murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, plunging the continent into World War I which killed millions, toppled ... More


A special relationship?: British foreign policy in the era of American hegemony

Simon Tate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083716
eISBN:
9781781706237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083716.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book addresses the Anglo-American special relationship from the perspective of post-Second World War British governments. Drawing upon original research, it investigates how these governments ... More


The United States and Iraq since 1979: Hegemony, Oil and War

Steven Hurst

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627677
eISBN:
9780748672103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627677.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines American policy toward Iraq between 1979 and 2009. In that period American policy evolved through a series of stages: Initially, the Iranian Revolution and fear of an Iranian ... More


Towards a New Relationship, 1979–1984

Steven Hurst

in The United States and Iraq since 1979: Hegemony, Oil and War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627677
eISBN:
9780748672103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627677.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Iranian Revolution undermined America's hegemonic position in the Persian Gulf, transforming Iran from America's proxy into the primary regional threat to American interests. The Carter and ... More


Laclau with Lacan on Jouissance: Negotiating the Affective Limits of Discourse

Yannis Stavrakakis

in The Lacanian Left: Psychoanalysis, Theory, Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619801
eISBN:
9780748672073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619801.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Moving from the periphery to the core of the Lacanian Left, thesecond chapter discusses the work of a theorist who has elevatedthe Lacanian conceptualisation of negativity into one of the mostcrucial ... More


The Consumerist ‘Politics of Jouissance’ and the Fantasy of Advertising

Yannis Stavrakakis

in The Lacanian Left: Psychoanalysis, Theory, Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619801
eISBN:
9780748672073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619801.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The enjoyment factor is not only important in explaining why certain discourses stick for long historical periods and others fail to attract; it also underlies successful projects of social, cultural ... More


Involuntary Associations: ‘Postcolonial Studies’ and ‘World Englishes’

David Huddart

in Involuntary Associations: Postcolonial Studies and World Englishes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380253
eISBN:
9781781381540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380253.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter articulates postcolonial studies and World Englishes, initially by exploring connections that have already been made, either explicitly or implicitly. It considers the different ... More


Laclau and Mouffe: The Closure of an Open Politics, or, Undecidability on the Left

Brett Levinson

in Market and Thought: Meditations on the Political and Biopolitical

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223848
eISBN:
9780823235421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223848.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines a work that was of great influence in the 1980s and 1990s: Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe's Hegemony and Socialist Strategy. Hegemony outlines the possibilities for new ... More


Introduction: Working the System in Boomtown Africa

Jon Schubert

in Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713699
eISBN:
9781501709692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713699.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the reader to Luanda and the paradoxes of living in ‘Boomtown Africa’ today. It presents the emic notion of the ‘system’ as an analytic to think through the facets of hegemony ... More


A Culture of Immediatism: Co-optation and Complicity

Jon Schubert

in Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713699
eISBN:
9781501709692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713699.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at the desires produced by Angola’s oil wealth and analyses the material and symbolic effects of the post-war economic boom on the lives of Luandans. It does so by exploring the ... More


Against the System, within the System: The Parameters of the Political

Jon Schubert

in Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713699
eISBN:
9781501709692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713699.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The final chapter explores what happens when the ‘hegemonic domination’ sketched out previously reaches its limits. It shows how youth anti-government protests that started in 2011 utilise the ... More


Conclusion: Making the System Work

Jon Schubert

in Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713699
eISBN:
9781501709692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713699.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The conclusion restates the main points of the book: Working through the emic understanding of contemporary Angolan society as a system that needs to be understood, mastered, and managed to ... More


Epilogue: Reconfiguring the System

Jon Schubert

in Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713699
eISBN:
9781501709692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713699.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The epilogue updates the book with the most recent political developments in Angola (2012-2016), focusing on the growing repression of dissidence since the 2012. It appears that the cultivation of ... More


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