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The Promise—and Limits—of Embedded Cosmopolitanism: Restraint, ‘The Enemy’, and the Problem of Incompatible Communities

Toni Erskine

in Embedded Cosmopolitanism: Duties to Strangers and Enemies in a World of 'Dislocated Communities'

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264379
eISBN:
9780191734410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264379.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the promise and limits of an embedded cosmopolitanism position by placing it in the context of war. This is where popular particularist appeals to care and consensus have ... More


The Political Machine: Assembling Sovereignty in the Bronze Age Caucasus

Adam T. Smith

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163239
eISBN:
9781400866502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163239.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book investigates the essential role that material culture plays in the practices and maintenance of political sovereignty. Through an archaeological exploration of the Bronze Age Caucasus, the ... More


Strength and Resolve in the Armed Conflicts We Observe

Patricia L. Sullivan

in Who Wins?: Predicting Strategic Success and Failure in Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199878338
eISBN:
9780199950294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199878338.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter develops the first part of a broadly generalizable theory about the utility of organized violence as a policy instrument. The theory incorporates insights from both strategic selection ... More


Violence and the State

Matt Killingsworth, Matthew Sussex, and Jan Pakulski (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097027
eISBN:
9781526103987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097027.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book sets out to help unlock an intriguing interdisciplinary puzzle relating to violence: ‘what is the relationship between the instrumental uses of violence, including its main forms, and the ... More


Violent Accounts: Understanding the Psychology of Perpetrators through South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Robert N. Kraft

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479821600
eISBN:
9781479870288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479821600.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book presents a compelling study of how ordinary people commit extraordinary acts of violence and how perpetrators and victims manage in the aftermath. Grounded in extensive, qualitative ... More


Examining the Implications of Cultural Frames on Social Movements and Group Action

Daphna Oyserman and Armand Lauffer

in Understanding Genocide: The Social Psychology of the Holocaust

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195133622
eISBN:
9780199847952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133622.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

What is the connection between individual-democratic and group-ethnic worldviews and the risk of organized bloodshed? This chapter claims that at least part of the answer lies in the ways social ... More


War in the World, War in Southeast Asia

Nam C. Kim

in The Origins of Ancient Vietnam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199980888
eISBN:
9780190268879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199980888.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter provides an overview of the global archaeological record for ancient warfare. A growing body of datasets from around the world now documents the existence of conflict and warfare in ... More


Live and Let Live

Nancy L. Rosenblum

in Good Neighbors: The Democracy of Everyday Life in America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169439
eISBN:
9781400881314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169439.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter looks at how, in mistrust-creating situations where chronic conditions of disorder, mayhem, and organized violence befoul encounters among neighbors, the democracy of everyday life is ... More


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