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Regulating Religion: The Courts and the Free Exercise Clause

Catharine Cookson

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129441
eISBN:
9780199834105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512944X.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religious free exercise conflicts occur when religiously compelled behavior (whether action or inaction) appears to violate a law that contraindicates or even criminalizes such behavior. Fearful of ... More


The Gorbachev Factor

Archie Brown

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780192880529
eISBN:
9780191598876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0192880527.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This is an analysis of how fundamental change came about in the Soviet Union and of the part played by political leadership. In its most general aspect, it is a contribution to the literature on ... More


The Logic of Compromise in Mexico: How the Countryside Was Key to the Emergence of Authoritarianism

Gladys I. McCormick

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628943
eISBN:
9781469627762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628943.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Under the helm of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), Mexico witnessed one-party rule for almost eight decades, making it one of the most successful cases of authoritarianism in ... More


Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola

Jon Schubert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713699
eISBN:
9781501709692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713699.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Offering the first long-term ethnographic study of Angola since the end of its decades-long internal conflict, this book offers an empirically and analytically innovative perspective that balances ... More


State-market realignment in post-crises east asia: From GNP developmentalism to welfare developmentalism?

Alvin Y. So and Stephen Wing-kai Chiu

in Repositioning the Hong Kong Government: Social Foundations and Political Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083497
eISBN:
9789882209107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083497.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Using theoretical framework expounded by Evans in Chapter 1, this chapter examines how a classic developmental state – South Korea – has, in the wake of the 1997-8 Asian financial crisis, transformed ... More


The Advocacy Trap: Transnational Activism and State Power in China

Stephen Noakes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526119476
eISBN:
9781526132413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119476.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What does China’s rise mean for transnational civil society? What happens when global activist networks engage a powerful and norm-resistant new hegemon? This book combines detailed ethnographic ... More


Digital Resistance in the Middle East: New Media Activism in Everyday Life

Deborah L. Wheeler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474422550
eISBN:
9781474435048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422550.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This book argues that Internet diffusion and use in the Middle East enables meaningful micro-changes in citizens’ lives, even in states where no Arab Spring revolution occurred. Using ethnographic ... More


Benjamin’s Challenge for the Twenty-first Century

Jan Bryant

in Artmaking in the Age of Global Capitalism: Visual Practices, Philosophy, Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456944
eISBN:
9781474476867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456944.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The 19th Biennale of Sydney, discussed in the last chapter, is a case study that reveals the way contemporary western governments are increasingly closing down public criticism. The tendency is to ... More


Regime Politics and Rivalry

Laurence Broers

in Armenia and Azerbaijan: Anatomy of a Rivalry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450522
eISBN:
9781474476546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450522.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the much-debated question of conflict and democratization. It argues that over its first quarter-century the Armenian-Azerbaijani rivalry was sustained by the interactions of ... More


Russia's New Authoritarianism: Putin and the Politics of Order

David G. Lewis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474454766
eISBN:
9781474480611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454766.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In this book, David Lewis offers an original interpretation of the Russian political system that developed under Vladimir Putin as a new form of authoritarianism. Lewis argues that the Putinist ... More


Introduction: The Problem of a Deleuzian Ethics

Cheri Lynne Carr

in Deleuze's Kantian Ethos: Critique as a Way of Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474407717
eISBN:
9781474449724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407717.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Neo- and proto-fascisms have begun re-emerging in ultranationalist, authoritarian, and extremist consolidations of power across the globe. Even in the United States, where fascism was long dismissed ... More


Abortion Under Apartheid: Nationalism, Sexuality, and Women's Reproductive Rights in South Africa

Susanne M. Klausen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199844494
eISBN:
9780190258122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844494.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This is the first book to focus on the history of abortion in an African context. It traces the criminalization of abortion in South Africa during the apartheid era (1948–1990), the emergence of a ... More


Bullets and Bulletins: Media and Politics in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings

Mohamed Zayani and Suzi Mirgani (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190491550
eISBN:
9780190638597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491550.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Bullets and Bulletins takes a sobering and holistic look at the intersections between media and politics before, during, and in the wake of the Arab uprisings. It is a multi-disciplinary approach to ... More


Majoritarian State: How Hindu Nationalism is Changing India

Angana P. Chatterji, Thomas Blom Hansen, and Christophe Jaffrelot (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190078171
eISBN:
9780190099589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078171.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Majoritarian State traces the ascendance of Hindu nationalism in contemporary India. Led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP administration has established an ethno-religious and populist style ... More


A Tale of Four Worlds: The Arab Region After the Uprisings

David Ottaway and Marina Ottaway

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190061715
eISBN:
9780190099565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190061715.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

First came the disintegration of the Ottoman Empire following World War I; then, in the 1950s and ’60s, the Nasser-inspired wave of Arab nationalism and socialism. The Arab world’s third great ... More


Revisiting the Arab Uprisings: The Politics of a Revolutionary Moment

Stéphane Lacroix and Jean-Pierre Filiu (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190876081
eISBN:
9780190943097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876081.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Since 2013, the Middle East has experienced a double trend of chaos and civil war, on the one hand, and the return of authoritarianism, on the other. That convergence has eclipsed the political ... More


The Political Economy of Mubarak's Fall

Samer Soliman

in Arab Spring in Egypt: Revolution and Beyond (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165368
eISBN:
9781617971365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165368.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As authoritarian regimes do not rest only on repression, the Mubarak's one had to rely on ideology and money. Mubarak's fall should be explained by the weakening of his mechanisms of control in these ... More


Dynamics of a Stagnant Religious Discourse and the Rise of New Secular Movements in Egypt

Nadine Sika

in Arab Spring in Egypt: Revolution and Beyond (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165368
eISBN:
9781617971365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165368.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes the extent to which the Egyptian public sphere, especially religious institutions were controlled by the ruling authoritarian regime. Eventually, both the state's dominance over ... More


Resistant Exits: Political Exiles

Jennet Kirkpatrick

in The Virtues of Exit: On Resistance and Quitting Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635392
eISBN:
9781469635408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635392.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores a dilemma faced by some political activists operating in constrained political contexts. Should they stay or should they go? In authoritarian contexts, remaining in the country ... More


Grenada, 1949–1979: Precursor to Revolution

Curtis Jacobs

in The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781628461510
eISBN:
9781626740815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461510.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

March 12, 1979, was the end of a pivotal period in Grenada’s modern contemporary history, which began with Gairy’s arrival in December, 1949, and ended with his departure from Grenada in March, 1979. ... More


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