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Biopolitics After TruthKnowledge, Power and Democratic Life

Biopolitics After Truth: Knowledge, Power and Democratic Life

Sergei Prozorov

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474485784
eISBN:
9781399509763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474485784.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The rise of post-truth politics marks the most serious crisis of Western liberal democracy since the end of the Cold War. The decline of trust in expert knowledge and mainstream media, the rise of ... More

Contesting the Last FrontierRace, Gender, Ethnicity, and Political Representation of Asian Americans

Contesting the Last Frontier: Race, Gender, Ethnicity, and Political Representation of Asian Americans

Pei-te Lien and Nicole Filler

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780190077679
eISBN:
9780190077716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190077679.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This book examines the scope and significance of the rise of Asian (and Pacific Islander) Americans in US elective office over the past half-century. By scrutinizing the political trajectory of ... More

Critical Theory and Human RightsFrom Compassion to Coercion

Critical Theory and Human Rights: From Compassion to Coercion

David McGrogan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781526131829
eISBN:
9781526166715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526131836
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book describes how human rights have given rise to a vision of benevolent governance that, if fully realised, would be antithetical to individual freedom. It shows that contemporary human rights ... More

Freedom Inside?Yoga and Meditation in the Carceral State

Freedom Inside?: Yoga and Meditation in the Carceral State

Farah Godrej

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780190070083
eISBN:
9780190070120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190070083.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

Freedom Inside? offers a combination of personal narrative and scholarly research in order to examine the role of yoga and meditation in US prisons. It offers a glimpse inside the system now known as ... More

From the Ashes of HistoryCollective Trauma and the Making of International Politics

From the Ashes of History: Collective Trauma and the Making of International Politics

Adam B. Lerner

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197623589
eISBN:
9780197623626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197623589.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This book theorizes collective trauma as a foundational force in international politics—a shock to political cultures that can both make and break international institutions. Though scholars of ... More

The Gender of Critical TheoryOn the Experiential Grounds of Critique

The Gender of Critical Theory: On the Experiential Grounds of Critique

Lois McNay

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780198857747
eISBN:
9780191890376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857747.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Frankfurt School Critical Theory describes itself as an unmasking critique of power, but it has surprisingly little to say about major structural oppressions, including gender. In diagnosing what is ... More

The Government PartyPolitical Dominance in Democracy

The Government Party: Political Dominance in Democracy

R. Kenneth Carty

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780192858481
eISBN:
9780191949296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192858481.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

The Government Party is an exploration of five of the democratic world’s most successful political parties that dominated the politics and governments of Canada, Ireland, India, Japan, and Italy for ... More

Hannah Arendt and Isaiah BerlinFreedom, Politics and Humanity

Hannah Arendt and Isaiah Berlin: Freedom, Politics and Humanity

Kei Hiruta

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780691182261
eISBN:
9780691226132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182261.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Two of the most iconic thinkers of the twentieth century, Hannah Arendt (1906–1975) and Isaiah Berlin (1909–1997) fundamentally disagreed on central issues in politics, history and philosophy. In ... More

International Organizations and Small StatesParticipation, Legitimacy and Vulnerability

International Organizations and Small States: Participation, Legitimacy and Vulnerability

Jack Corbett, Xu Yi-chong, and Patrick Weller

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529207682
eISBN:
9781529207705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529207682.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Multilateralism and the institutions of global governance are premised on two norms: the sovereignty equality of states and the right to development. This book considers how actors interpret these ... More

Marxism and AmericaNew Appraisals

Marxism and America: New Appraisals

Christopher Phelps and Robin Vandome (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781526149763
eISBN:
9781526166661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526149770
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In Marxism and America: New appraisals, an accomplished group of scholars reconsiders the relationship of the history, political culture, and political economy of the United States to the theoretical ... More

Modern IsonomyDemocratic Participation and Human Rights Protection as a System of Equal Rights

Modern Isonomy: Democratic Participation and Human Rights Protection as a System of Equal Rights

Gerald Stourzh

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226811628
eISBN:
9780226811765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226811765.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Until the eighteenth century, Western societies were hierarchical ones. Since then, they have transformed themselves into societies dominated by two features: participatory democracy and the ... More

On the Concept of PowerPossibility, Necessity, Politics

On the Concept of Power: Possibility, Necessity, Politics

Guido Parietti

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197607480
eISBN:
9780197607510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197607480.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

“Power” is a central concept for politics, arguably defining the political domain as such. However, despite decades of debate across political science, sociology, and philosophy, a proper definition ... More

Populism and Civil SocietyThe Challenge to Constitutional Democracy

Populism and Civil Society: The Challenge to Constitutional Democracy

Andrew Arato and Jean L. Cohen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197526583
eISBN:
9780197526620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526583.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Populism and Civil Society: The Challenge to Constitutional Democracy is a theoretical work that draws on extensive secondary literature as well as comparative analysis of cases. The aim is to assess ... More

The Prehistory of Private PropertyImplications for Modern Political Theory

The Prehistory of Private Property: Implications for Modern Political Theory

Karl Widerquist and Grant McCall

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474447423
eISBN:
9781474496452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447423.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines the origin and development of the private property rights system from prehistory to the present day to debunk three widely accepted false beliefs about the private property system: ... More

Recovering ReputationPlato and Demotic Power

Recovering Reputation: Plato and Demotic Power

Andreas Avgousti

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197624081
eISBN:
9780197624111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197624081.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Reputation matters. This is the general consensus among social scientists on matters ranging from judgments about the character of political candidates to the image nation-states project to domestic ... More

Rousseau, Nietzsche, and the Image of the Human

Rousseau, Nietzsche, and the Image of the Human

Paul Franco

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226800301
eISBN:
9780226800448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226800448.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In Rousseau, Nietzsche, and the Image of the Human, Paul Franco examines the relationship between Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Friedrich Nietzsche, arguably the two most influential shapers and ... More

Sex and the Nazi SoldierViolent, Commercial and Consensual Encounters during the War in the Soviet Union, 1941-45

Sex and the Nazi Soldier: Violent, Commercial and Consensual Encounters during the War in the Soviet Union, 1941-45

Regina Mühlhäuser

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474459075
eISBN:
9781474496445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459075.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Sex and the Nazi Soldier is the first monograph that comprehensively examines rape and other forms of sexual violence perpetrated by German Wehrmacht soldiers and SS troops in the occupied Soviet ... More

Sharing ResponsibilityThe History and Future of Protection from Atrocities

Sharing Responsibility: The History and Future of Protection from Atrocities

Luke Glanville

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780691205021
eISBN:
9780691205014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691205021.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The idea that states share a responsibility to shield people everywhere from atrocities is presently under threat. Despite some early twenty-first century successes, including the 2005 United Nations ... More

Theory and CredibilityIntegrating Theoretical and Empirical Social Science

Theory and Credibility: Integrating Theoretical and Empirical Social Science

Scott Ashworth, Christopher R. Berry, and Ethan Bueno de Mesquita

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780691213828
eISBN:
9780691215006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691213828.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The credibility revolution, with its emphasis on empirical methods for causal inference, has led to concerns among scholars that the canonical questions about politics and society are being neglected ... More

Truth and EvidenceNOMOS LXIV

Truth and Evidence: NOMOS LXIV

Melissa Schwartzberg and Philip Kitcher (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479811595
eISBN:
9781479811618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811595.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The relationship between truth and politics has rarely seemed more vexed. Worries about misinformation and disinformation abound, and the value of expertise for democratic decision-making dismissed. ... More

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