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Activist Political Theory and Avant-Garde Agency

Lea Ypi

in Global Justice and Avant-Garde Political Agency

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199593873
eISBN:
9780191731426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593873.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores two key components of activist political theory: the dialectical method and the concept of the avant-garde. Combining features from both ideal and nonideal approaches, and ... More


Political Activism, Discursive Power, and Norm Negotiation

Danielle L. Chubb

in Contentious Activism and Inter-Korean Relations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161367
eISBN:
9780231536325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161367.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter assesses the usefulness of both traditional and critical approaches to the study of inter-Korean relations. After outlining the approaches that have informed analysis of inter-Korean ... More


French Intellectuals and the Communist Party: Roots of Affiliation

Sudhir Hazareesingh

in Intellectuals and the French Communist Party: Disillusion and Decline

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278702
eISBN:
9780191684241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278702.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the condition and situation of the French Communist intellectuals in the wider tradition of political activity in France. Though the French Communist Party (PCF) occupied the ... More


The Political Activist

Boris Nemtsov

in Conversations on Russia: Reform from Yeltsin to Putin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300611
eISBN:
9780199850754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300611.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Boris Nemtsov was a liberal, pro-market politician who had served in a variety of roles since 1992: He was the young, innovative, reforming governor of Nizhny Novgorod, a region of about four million ... More


From Kwangju to Democracy: 1980–1987

Danielle L. Chubb

in Contentious Activism and Inter-Korean Relations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161367
eISBN:
9780231536325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161367.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes the relationship between South Korean political activism and the trajectory of debate over inter-Korean relations that emerged in the 1980s. It determines the main claims made ... More


Contentious Activism and Inter-Korean Relations

Danielle Chubb

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161367
eISBN:
9780231536325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161367.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book traces the development of various policy disputes and perspectives from the period of South Korea’s democratic transition and provides an understanding of how policymakers have managed ... More


Circulations: Caribbean Political Activism

Carole Boyce Davies

in Caribbean Spaces: Escapes from Twilight Zones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038020
eISBN:
9780252095863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038020.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter engages some of the political realities of living as a Caribbean person in the United States. It examines the movements of some of the most visibly representative figures largely from ... More


Social Worker and State: Bonds of Trust

Vijayalakshmi Balakrishnan

in Growing Up and Away: Narratives of Indian Childhoods Memory, History, Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071266
eISBN:
9780199080779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071266.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses in the relationship between the State and the social workers. These social workers, primarily women, helped displaced women and children following Partition. They were all ... More


Black Political Activism and the Cuban Republic

Melina Pappademos

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834909
eISBN:
9781469602769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869178_pappademos
Subject:
History, Latin American History

While it was not until 1871 that slavery in Cuba was finally abolished, African-descended people had high hopes for legal, social, and economic advancement as the republican period started. This book ... More


Dispelling Doonhamers: naming and the numbers game

Alexander Thomas T. Smith

in Devolution and the Scottish Conservatives: Banal Activism, Electioneering and the Politics of Irrelevance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079696
eISBN:
9781781703052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079696.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines the evidence presented to a public inquiry convened in November 2002 during the Fifth Periodic Review of Parliamentary Boundaries in Scotland, exploring the political struggle ... More


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