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What Use Is Monetary Sovereignty?

Kurt Schuler

in The Dollarization Debate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155358
eISBN:
9780199832989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155351.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter discusses the meaning, purpose, scope, and expected benefits of monetary sovereignty. Monetary sovereignty has become the focus of recent debates on dollarization, currency boards, and ... More


Still Native: The Significance of Native Americans in the History of the Twentieth-Century American West

David Rich Lewis

in A New Significance: Re-Envisioning the History of the American West

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195100471
eISBN:
9780199854059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195100471.003.0007
Subject:
History, Historiography

When Frederick Jackson Turner reimagined American history in 1893, he considered Native Americans to be of little significance. He demonstrated more interest in the process of heroic, white yeomen ... More


Crediting God: Sovereignty and Religion in the Age of Global Capitalism

Miguel Vatter (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233199
eISBN:
9780823233212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233199.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Tocqueville suggested that the people reign in the American political world like God over the universe. This intuition anticipates the crisis in the secularization paradigm that has ... More


Corporate Sovereignty: Law and Government under Capitalism

Joshua Barkan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674268
eISBN:
9781452947358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674268.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Catastrophes such as refinery explosions, accounting scandals, and bank meltdowns might rightfully be blamed on corporations. In response, advocates have suggested reforms ranging from increased ... More


Modern Sovereignty: Perversion of Democracy?

in Binding Violence: Literary Visions of Political Origins

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763301
eISBN:
9780804774659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763301.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter suggests parallels between perversion, the castle's structure of political exception, and an aspect of modern political sovereignty that is usually thought of as a zone of power above ... More


Without Political Prerogative: Muslims as Minorities in Fiqh

H. A. Hellyer

in Muslims of Europe The ‘Other’ Europeans

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639472
eISBN:
9780748671342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639472.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Muslims are defined as Muslims in their sacred law by saying the shahādah. Without this law, the Muslim's commitment and ability to practise Islam is incomplete and unbalanced. The idea of using fiqh ... More


The Babylon Complex: Theopolitical Fantasies of War, Sex, and Sovereignty

Erin Runions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257331
eISBN:
9780823261529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257331.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Following allusions to Babylon in secular and religious discourse in the decade after 9.11, this book explores the complicated influence of the Bible on U.S. political thought. Babylon is a ... More


1,000 Political Subjects …

Kenneth Surin

in Deleuze and the Contemporary World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623419
eISBN:
9780748652389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623419.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter proposes that in a world where transcendental guarantees no longer hold sway, we need to seek out a new basis for solidarity. It argues that Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's rejection ... More


Introduction

Simon Rabinovitch

in Jewish Rights, National Rites: Nationalism and Autonomy in Late Imperial and Revolutionary Russia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804792493
eISBN:
9780804793032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792493.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The introduction presents the book’s main themes and arguments. It highlights the problems with defining nationalism and explains the distinction between territorial sovereignty and nonterritorial ... More


Localist Movements in a Global Economy: Sustainability, Justice, and Urban Development in the United States

David J. Hess

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012645
eISBN:
9780262255486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012645.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The internationalization of economies and other changes that accompany globalization have brought about a paradoxical reemergence of the local. A significant but largely unstudied aspect of new ... More


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