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Liberal and Illiberal Democracy After Communism

Milada Anna Vachudova

in Europe Undivided: Democracy, Leverage, and Integration After Communism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199241194
eISBN:
9780191602382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241198.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The empirical variation between the political trajectories of Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic, on the one hand, and Romania, Bulgaria, and Slovakia, on the other, is striking in the early ... More


Introduction

Archie Brown

in The Gorbachev Factor

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780192880529
eISBN:
9780191598876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0192880527.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Obstacles to democratization and pre‐conditions for transformative change are examined, as are changing evaluations of Mikhail Gorbachev. The weakness of the dissident movement in the first half of ... More


Conclusions

Archie Brown

in The Gorbachev Factor

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780192880529
eISBN:
9780191598876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0192880527.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Of the four transformations outlined in Ch. 6, two of the four had, by the end of the 1980s, been successful beyond the dreams of Soviet dissidents and of the most optimistic Western observers at the ... More


Illusions of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

Richard English (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265901
eISBN:
9780191772047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265901.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Terrorism and counter-terrorism represent enduringly and globally important phenomena, and the mutually shaping relationship between non-state terrorism and state counter-terrorism continues to shape ... More


Why Terrorist Campaigns Do Not End: The Case of Contemporary Dissident Irish Republicanism

Richard English

in Illusions of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265901
eISBN:
9780191772047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265901.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Within debates on how terrorism ends, political historians will want academic analysis to reflect the frequently unpredictable messiness of such processes. When terrorist groups desist, they often do ... More


Group Responsibility

Raimo Tuomela

in The Philosophy of Sociality: The Shared Point of View

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195313390
eISBN:
9780199870929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313390.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The main idea about group responsibility is that we-mode groups, namely, groups in which a substantial number of the members are collectively committed to the group (to its ethos and to each other ... More


Conclusion

Angelica Goodden

in Madame de Staël: The Dangerous Exile

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199238095
eISBN:
9780191716669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238095.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Though exile was meant to imprison her, it paradoxically gave Staël freedom as a thinker and writer, enabling her to be as active a dissident as any woman at that time was capable of being. Her life ... More


Heroic Aspirations in 1990

Mary Elise Sarotte

in 1989: The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163710
eISBN:
9781400852307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163710.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses former Secretary General Mikhail Gorbachev's challenge to his own original plan: a heroic model of multinationalism. Gorbachev dropped the restoration concept entirely and ... More


The Formation of Croatian National Identity: A Centuries-Old Dream?

Alex J. Bellamy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065026
eISBN:
9781781700440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065026.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book assesses the formation of Croatian national identity in the 1990s. It develops a novel framework, calling into question both primordial and modernist approaches to nationalism and national ... More


Neo-Eurasianism in Russia

Mark Sedgwick

in Against the Modern World: Traditionalism and the Secret Intellectual History of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195152975
eISBN:
9780199835225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195152972.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter starts with the discovery of Traditionalism by a group of Soviet dissidents including Gaydar Jamal (1947– ) and Alexander Dugin, and considers Jamal’s and Dugin’s first involvement in ... More


Conclusions: Doomed to Fail?

John Horgan

in Divided We Stand: The Strategy and Psychology of Ireland's Dissident Terrorists

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199772858
eISBN:
9780199307418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772858.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The dissidents take their inspiration from the past. In particular, they look to the 1916 rebellion as a model for how they need to assert Irish independence and rid Ireland of Britain’s presence ... More


The Rhetoric of Suffering: Reading the Book of Job in the Eighteenth Century

Jonathan Lamb

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182641
eISBN:
9780191673849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182641.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book draws on the book of Job as a touchstone for the contradictions and polemics that infect various 18th century works — poetry, philosophy, political oratory, accounts of exploration, ... More


Spoiling the peace?: The threat of dissident Republicans to peace in Northern Ireland

Sophie A. Whiting

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095726
eISBN:
9781781708767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095726.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book assesses the security threat and political challenges offered by dissident Irish republicanism to the Northern Irish peace process. The 1998 Good Friday Agreement failed to end entirely ... More


Voices from Iraq: A People's History, 2003-2009

Mark Kukis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156929
eISBN:
9780231527569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156929.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Featuring the testimony of close to seventy Iraqis from all walks of life, this book builds a chronological history unmatched for its insight and revelations. Here is a history of the war in Iraq as ... More


Dissident Friendships: Feminism, Imperialism, and Transnational Solidarity

Elora Halim Chowdhury and Liz Philipose (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040412
eISBN:
9780252098833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040412.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Often perceived as unbridgeable, the boundaries that divide humanity from itself—whether national, gender, racial, political, or imperial—are rearticulated through friendship. This book expresses the ... More


An End to Exile

Mark Kukis

in Voices from Iraq: A People's History, 2003-2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156929
eISBN:
9780231527569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156929.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In this chapter, Ayad Allawi and Mithal al-Alusi talk about their experiences during the Iraq war. A former Ba'ath party official, Ayad Allawi had been heavily involved in Iraqi dissident politics ... More


When Bodies Remember: Experiences and Politics of AIDS in South Africa

Didier Fassin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244672
eISBN:
9780520940451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244672.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book takes on the failure of the ANC government to stem the tide of the AIDS epidemic in South Africa. The book traces the deep roots of the AIDS crisis to apartheid and, before that, to the ... More


Inside the IRA: Dissident Republicans and the War for Legitimacy

Andrew Sanders

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641123
eISBN:
9780748652907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641123.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Who is the ‘real’ IRA? The Real IRA, the Continuity IRA, the Irish National Liberation Army, the Official IRA and the Provisional IRA have all assumed responsibility for the struggle for Irish ... More


Divided We Stand: The Strategy and Psychology of Ireland's Dissident Terrorists

John Horgan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199772858
eISBN:
9780199307418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772858.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Terrorism has returned to Northern Ireland. In the years after the Real IRA bombing of Omagh in 1998, violent Republican groups have re-emerged as a major security threat to a region that has for too ... More


Future History: Global Fantasies in Seventeenth-Century American and British Writings

Kristina Bross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190665135
eISBN:
9780190665166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665135.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Historiography

Future History analyzes English and American writings that imagine England on a global stage well before England became an empire or the United States became a global power. Through close readings, ... More


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