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Empire, Media, and the Autonomous Woman: A Feminist Critique of Postcolonial Thought

Esha Niyogi De

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072553
eISBN:
9780199080915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072553.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Drawing lessons from the intersection of literature, photography, cinema, television, dance-drama, and ethnography, this book presents a unique analysis of Indian activist thought spread over two ... More


The Political Thought of Henry David Thoreau: Privatism and the Practice of Philosophy

Jonathan McKenzie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166308
eISBN:
9780813166384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166308.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book provides a fresh interpretation of Henry Thoreau’s political theory through a comprehensive interpretation of public and private writings. While recent critics have opened new vistas in ... More


The Character of English Rural Society: Earls Colne, 1550-1750

Henry French and Richard Hoyle

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719051081
eISBN:
9781781700716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719051081.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book uses a study of a north Essex village to make a contribution to our knowledge of England between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries. Earls Colne has been well known to historians as the ... More


The Practice of Misuse: Rugged Consumerism in Contemporary American Culture

Raymond Malewitz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804791960
eISBN:
9780804792998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791960.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Practice of Misuse examines the oppositional emergence and eventual ideological containment of “rugged consumers” in late twentieth-century American literature, who creatively misuse, reuse, and ... More


Beyond Individualism: The Challenge of Inclusive Communities

George Rupp

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174282
eISBN:
9780231539869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174282.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In many places around the world, relations between ethnic and religious groups that for long periods coexisted more or less amicably are now fraught with aggression and violence. This trend has ... More


Religion and Ecology

George Rupp

in Beyond Individualism: The Challenge of Inclusive Communities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174282
eISBN:
9780231539869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174282.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

A global quest for inclusive communities inescapably must struggle with conflict situations worldwide, but it in the end unavoidably must also engage the most encompassing challenge that confronts ... More


Why Community?

George Rupp

in Beyond Individualism: The Challenge of Inclusive Communities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174282
eISBN:
9780231539869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174282.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

To address the dimension of the resistance to individualism that is warranted, its values can and should be integrated into an affirmation of community.


Voting: An Individual and Reasoned Choice

Delia Baldassarri

in The Simple Art of Voting: The Cognitive Shortcuts of Italian Voters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199828241
eISBN:
9780199979783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828241.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 1 draws a profile of the voter as decision maker, the protagonist of a choice. Voting is argued to be a nonrandom yet notdetermined, individual, and reasoned choice. The chapter confronts the ... More


Reclaiming individualism: Perspectives on public policy

Paul Spicker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447309086
eISBN:
9781447310860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309086.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book is about individualist ideas, and how they shape public policy.. It has been argued that individualism and the protection of individual liberty imply a greater emphasis on market economics, ... More


What Is the Good Life?

George Rupp

in Beyond Individualism: The Challenge of Inclusive Communities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174282
eISBN:
9780231539869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174282.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

As all of us wrestle with the question of what is the good life, we need to focus not only on individual happiness and accomplishment—on our love and our work—as aims in themselves but also to ... More


The American Short Story Cycle

Jennifer J. Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474423939
eISBN:
9781474444941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423939.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The American Short Story Cycle spans two centuries to tell the history of a genre that includes major and marginal authors, from Washington Irving through William Faulkner to Jhumpa Lahiri. The short ... More


The Fullness of Life

Jonathan McKenzie

in The Political Thought of Henry David Thoreau: Privatism and the Practice of Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166308
eISBN:
9780813166384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166308.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This concluding chapter argues that Thoreau’s overall philosophical mission to live a privatist life encompasses the whole of his thought. Through analyses of Thoreau’s natural history writings, ... More


The Advantages of Plural Societies

Neera Chandhoke

in Contested Secessions: Rights, Self-determination, Democracy, and Kashmir

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077978
eISBN:
9780199080977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077978.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The second set of moral considerations that bear upon the right of secession relate to the kind of a society that can provide the best context for human beings to live out their lives. Arguably, such ... More


Hegel and Social Contract Theory

Alan Patten

in Hegel's Idea of Freedom

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251568
eISBN:
9780191598180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251568.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Considers how Hegel could both accept the starting point of social contract theory (the commitment to freedom) and reject what contractarians take to be an obvious implication of that starting point ... More


Demos Assembled: Democracy and the International Origins of the Modern State, 1840-1880

Stephen W. Sawyer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226544465
eISBN:
9780226544632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226544632.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

For democratic states, the first part of the twenty-first century brought about an increase of surveillance and a re-emphasis on armed conflict coupled with a neoliberal distance from the concerns of ... More


The Disordered Edwards: His Misunderstood Ecclesiology

Rhys S. Bezzant

in Jonathan Edwards and the Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199890309
eISBN:
9780199352630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890309.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This section highlights the ways in which Edwards’s thought has been misunderstood, with consequences for his understanding of the church. It seeks to redress this imbalance through prosecuting the ... More


Shock Modernism: Blast and the Radical Politics of Vorticism

Deaglán Ó Donghaile

in Blasted Literature: Victorian Political Fiction and the Shock of Modernism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640676
eISBN:
9780748651689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640676.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses Blast, which is a journal where the individualist politics of anarchism were combined with an ‘exploding’ oppositional ideology of art and the radical politics of Vorticism. It ... More


‘There's No Place Like Home’: emotional exposure, excess and empathy on TV

Kristyn Gorton

in Media Audiences: Television, Meaning and Emotion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624171
eISBN:
9780748670956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624171.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers how emotion functions within reality and lifestyle television. It argues that emotion is sometimes used as a social tool in a way that obscures differences of class, gender and ... More


The character of rural change

H. R. French and R. W. Hoyle

in The Character of English Rural Society: Earls Colne, 1550-1750

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719051081
eISBN:
9781781700716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719051081.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book aims to explore the general questions of land, landlordism and agrarian capitalism. Through a detailed examination of a single village in north Essex, Earls Colne, it asks how rural society ... More


What Is Exit?

Jennet Kirkpatrick

in The Virtues of Exit: On Resistance and Quitting Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635392
eISBN:
9781469635408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635392.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter examines the current scholarship on leaving or walking away from political groups such as nation states, political parties, and civic associations. It argues that “exit” ... More


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