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Emancipation, the Media, and Modernity: Arguments about the Media and Social Theory

Nicholas Garnham

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198742258
eISBN:
9780191695001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742258.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book approaches the problems raised by the media via a set of arguments with post-modernism and Information Society theory. It argues that the media are important because they raise a set of ... More


Literature or Science?

A. H. Halsey

in A History of Sociology in Britain: Science, Literature, and Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266609
eISBN:
9780191601019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266603.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

There was always a struggle between science and literature for ownership of the intellectual territory of social criticism and social reform. Balzac's La comedie humaine was the nineteenth century ... More


Political Behavior: Institutional and Experiential Approaches

Patrick Dunleavy

in A New Handbook of Political Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294719
eISBN:
9780191599361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294719.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Traces political behaviour research as a gradual shift from modernism to post‐modernism, reflected in the use of positivist methodologies in institutional approaches to methodological pluralism and ... More


Political Theory: An Overview

Iris Marion Young

in A New Handbook of Political Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294719
eISBN:
9780191599361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294719.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Traces the developments in contemporary political theory of the last 20 years in the politicization of the social. Six major trends are analysed. The debate around social justice is a disagreement ... More


The Impact of Values

Jan W. Van Deth and Elinor Scarbrough (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294757
eISBN:
9780191599040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294751.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book is the fourth in the ‘Beliefs in government’ series, and focuses on phenomena indicative of widespread change in the value orientations of citizens in Western Europe during the past two ... More


Political Science: The Discipline

Robert E. Goodin and Hans‐Dieter Klingemann

in A New Handbook of Political Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294719
eISBN:
9780191599361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294719.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

What is political science and what are its main contentions? Reviews the discipline and its contemporary boundaries with regard to theoretical questions and methodological integration. The discipline ... More


Epilogue

Jenefer Robinson

in Deeper than Reason: Emotion and its Role in Literature, Music, and Art

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199263653
eISBN:
9780191603211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263655.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The book aims to marry the scientific with the humanistic. It gives an account of emotion that is grounded in empirical psychology and neuroscience, but uses it to illuminate the way emotion ... More


Postmodernism

John R. Gibbins and Bo Reimer

in The Impact of Values

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294757
eISBN:
9780191599040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294751.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter has two aims: first, to show how post‐modern theory helps explain contemporary value changes in Western Europe, and their impact on beliefs about the role and legitimacy of government; ... More


Status Tensions

Etienne Schweisguth

in The Impact of Values

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294757
eISBN:
9780191599040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294751.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The central hypothesis of this chapter is that members of the middle class are conservative on socio‐economic issues but progressive on cultural issues, whereas members of the working class are ... More


Benthamite Discipline and Punishment; Or, What Foucault Missed

Terence Ball

in Reappraising Political Theory: Revisionist Studies in the History of Political Thought

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279952
eISBN:
9780191598753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279957.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In this chapter, I show how James Mill reworks and recycles the argument of a classic text—viz. Plato's Republic—and uses Plato's theory of justice and just punishment to legitimize Bentham's plans ... More


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