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Emancipation Politics and Party Politics

Geoffrey Alderman

in Modern British Jewry

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207597
eISBN:
9780191677731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207597.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The issue of political emancipation dominated the communal agenda of the Anglo–Jewish leadership during the middle years of the 19th century. There was, however, no unanimity of view as to the ... More


As If God Existed: Religion and Liberty in the History of Italy

Maurizio Viroli

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142357
eISBN:
9781400845514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142357.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Religion and liberty are often thought to be mutual enemies: if religion has a natural ally, it is authoritarianism—not republicanism or democracy. This book challenges this conventional wisdom. It ... More


The Periodical as a Genre An Introduction

Shobna Nijhawan

in Women and Girls in the Hindi Public Sphere: Periodical Literature in Colonial North India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074076
eISBN:
9780199080922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074076.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter is divided into five sections. While the first section provides the participatory framework of Hindi women’s and girls’ periodicals, the second section discusses middle-class women in ... More


The Enlightenment Project, Spinoza, and the Jews

David Novak

in Religion, the Enlightenment, and the New Global Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150071
eISBN:
9780231526623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150071.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how the Jewish philosopher Baruch Spinoza was specifically concerned with the political emancipation of the Jews. It also looks into his contributions to the Enlightenment's ... More


Binationalism and Jewish Identity: Hannah Arendt and the Question of Palestine

Amnon Raz-krakotzkin

in Hannah Arendt in Jerusalem

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520220560
eISBN:
9780520923669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220560.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter argues that binationalism was the necessary conclusion of the analysis of anti-Semitism, the nation-state, and colonialism, the issues discussed in The Origins of Totalitarianism. Seen ... More


From Mothers to Voters: Suffrage, Literacy, and Family Dynamics

Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet

in Conceiving Citizens: Women and the Politics of Motherhood in Iran

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195308860
eISBN:
9780190254292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195308860.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines women's political emancipation in Iran. The increase in the number of educated Iranian women led to their increased calls for political parity. The eventual acceptance of ... More


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