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The Sociology of Complex Equality

Adam Swift

in Pluralism, Justice, and Equality

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280088
eISBN:
9780191599927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280084.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Adam Swift examines the ways in which sociology can inform the study of distributive justice and equality, focusing specifically on the question of whether sociological literature supports Michael ... More


A Thread through Halevi’s Maze

Ralph Lerner

in "Na"ive Readings": Reveilles Political and Philosophic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226353296
eISBN:
9780226353326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226353326.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Judah Halevi, famous for poems of rare beauty and power in both Hebrew and Arabic, chose to present a comprehensive view of religious belief and practice in the form of a dramatic dialogue, commonly ... More


Whittaker Chambers and the Confessions of Ex-Communists

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/9780190060695.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

Chapter 5 places Whittaker Chambers’s 1952 Witness within the American panic over communism during the second Red Scare. In the late 1940s, Chambers took the stand before the House Un-American ... More


Conversion And Rescue: SURVIVAL STRATEGIES IN THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

Ugur Ümit Üngör

in Resisting Genocide: The Multiple Forms of Rescue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333493
eISBN:
9780190235628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333493.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores notions of rescue and conversion during the 1915 Armenian genocide committed by Ottoman Turkey. It argues that many cases of rescue were contingent upon conversion to Islam as a ... More


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