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Holy Wars and Holy Alliance: The Return of Religion to the Global Political Stage

Manlio Graziano

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231174626
eISBN:
9780231543910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174626.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religions are reemerging in the social, political, and economic spheres previously occupied and dominated by secular institutions and ideologies. In the wake of crises exposing the limits of secular ... More


Open Behind: Myth and Politics

Charles Turner

in Social Theory after the Holocaust

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239659
eISBN:
9781846314087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239659.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter contains an essay by Charles Turner that investigates the reluctance to accept a mythic understanding of politics. The relevance of myth is that it is particularistic and communitarian, ... More


Making Harmful Traditional Practices

Saida Hodžić

in The Twilight of Cutting: African Activism and Life after NGOs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291980
eISBN:
9780520965577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291980.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 2, Making Harmful Traditional Practices, examines the Ghanaian problematization of cutting as a “harmful traditional practice,” and contextualizes it within governance discourses and policies ... More


Can Arendt's Discussion of Imperialism Help Us Understand the Current Financial Crisis?

Tracy B. Strong

in The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823249602
eISBN:
9780823250752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249602.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Imperialism—the political doctrine of world domination and infinite expansion—is actually the intellectual origin of the global financial crisis. Building upon Arendt's analysis of imperialism as one ... More


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