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Life and Project

Jules Townshen

in C. B. Macpherson and the Problem of Liberal Democracy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781853312137
eISBN:
9780748671953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781853312137.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter details the life and career of C. B. Macpherson. Macpherson was born in Toronto in November 1911, and died there in July 1987 of emphysema. He was born into a comfortable middle-class ... More


The Research Design

Mark P. Leone

in The Archaeology of Liberty in an American Capital: Excavations in Annapolis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244504
eISBN:
9780520931893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244504.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the research design of the study. It first discusses the concept of possessive individualism, an ideology that is sustained and brought into being by techniques which are ... More


Conclusion: The Future of Contemporary Confucianisms

Stephen C. Angle

in Sagehood: The Contemporary Significance of Neo-Confucian Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195385144
eISBN:
9780199869756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385144.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The conclusion aims to situate the book's arguments in a larger context of contemporary concern with “Confucianism” in various senses. “Confucianism” has been—and may continue to be, or become ... More


C. B. Macpherson and the Problem of Liberal Democracy

Jules Townshend

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781853312137
eISBN:
9780748671953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781853312137.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This sympathetic restatement of C. B. Macpherson's ideas provides an overview of Macpherson's theory of possessive individualism and critique of liberal democracy. The book suggests that criticism of ... More


Epilogue: Ecstasy in Exile

Keith E. McNeal

in Trance and Modernity in the Southern Caribbean: African and Hindu Popular Religions in Trinidad and Tobago

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037363
eISBN:
9780813042121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037363.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Despite the contrasting political fates of the study's focal traditions examined above, social class and bourgeois sentiment nonetheless influence the politics of Indocentrists and Afrocentrists ... More


Language Shift in an ‘Importing Culture’:: The Cultural Logic of the Arapesh Roads*

Lise M. Dobrin

in Endangered Languages: Beliefs and Ideologies in Language Documentation and Revitalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265765
eISBN:
9780191771958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265765.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

In the Arapesh communities of northern Papua New Guinea, where language shift to Tok Pisin is now advanced, villagers express regret about the loss of their local language. However, they do not seem ... More


Care of the Social

Emily Yates-Doerr

in Weight of Obesity: Hunger and Global Health in Postwar Guatemala

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520286818
eISBN:
9780520961906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286818.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 3 considers how women who had never viewed body weight as a matter of personal control were learning to diet. I illustrate how public health outreach projects directed at the “crisis” of ... More


Conceptualizing the Consumer in an Age of Affluence

Noel Thompson

in Social Opulence and Private Restraint: The Consumer in British Socialist Thought Since 1800

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199646012
eISBN:
9780191778490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646012.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses how socialist writers responded to the growing political and economic significance of the consumer in a period which saw a dramatic improvement in living standards. Affluence ... More


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