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Rethinking Political Cosmopolitanism: From Democracy to Democratization

James D. Ingram

in Radical Cosmopolitics: The Ethics and Politics of Democratic Universalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161107
eISBN:
9780231536417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161107.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter aims to formulate a cosmopolitan politics that responds to the impasses of the neo-Kantian cosmopolitanisms. Reflecting Chantal Mouffe's theorization, the chapter explains that the ... More


“Young Americans”: Dogville

Paul Apostolidis

in Politics, Theory, and Film: Critical Encounters with Lars von Trier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190600181
eISBN:
9780190600211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600181.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

This chapter extends and revises Jacques Rancière’s reading of von Trier’s Dogville (2003) as a cinematic expression of the contemporary “ethical turn.” For Rancière, Dogville expresses how, within ... More


Introduction: Enabling Constraints

Tracy McNulty

in Wrestling with the Angel: Experiments in Symbolic Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161190
eISBN:
9780231537605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161190.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book explores the enabling function of constraints in relation to the psychoanalytic concept of the symbolic. It argues that, in the social and legal spheres, the enabling dimension of ... More


Seeds of Dystopia: Post-Politics and the Return of the Political

Japhy Wilson and Erik Swyngedouw

in The Post-Political and Its Discontents: Spaces of Depoliticization, Spectres of Radical Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748682973
eISBN:
9781474406475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682973.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In recent years a growing body of literature has begun to theorise contemporary depoliticisation in terms of post-politics, post-democracy, and the post-political. This chapter provides an ... More


Human Rights as Politics and Anti-Politics

Ayten Gündoğdu

in Rightlessness in an Age of Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199370412
eISBN:
9780199370443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199370412.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

The chapter engages with Arendt’s notorious concept of “the social” in response to the claim that her critique of the Rights of Man results from her distaste for the politicization of social issues ... More


Space, Politics and Aesthetics

Mustafa Dikeç

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748685974
eISBN:
9781474412490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685974.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book explores the spatial and aesthetic dimensions of politics. Focusing on the works of Hannah Arendt, Jean-Luc Nancy, and Jacques Rancière, it shows the aesthetic premises that underlie their ... More


Perplexities of Human Rights

Ayten Gündoğdu

in Rightlessness in an Age of Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199370412
eISBN:
9780199370443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199370412.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

The chapter examines the distinctive contours of Arendt’s critique of human rights and centers on her analysis of “the perplexities of the Rights of Man” in The Origins of Totalitarianism. Arendt’s ... More


Conclusion: A Bridge of Words

Nolan Bennett

in The Claims of Experience: Autobiography and American Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190060695
eISBN:
9780190060725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190060695.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

How should we understand claims of experience today? This conclusion reviews the underlying precarity of bearing witness evident throughout the book and in contemporary politics. Claims of experience ... More


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