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Regimes: Europe, Islam, and Byzantium

Antony Black

in The West and Islam: Religion and Political Thought in World History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199533206
eISBN:
9780191714498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533206.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The ideology of sacred monarchy prevailed in all three cultures, absolutism in Byzantium and Islam. Monarchs had a duty to rule justly, which in Islam meant according to the Shari'a. European views ... More


 Methodology 1: The Critical Study of Religion

Timothy Fitzgerald

in Discourse on Civility and Barbarity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195300093
eISBN:
9780199868636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300093.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter reviews some of the current and recent literature produced in religious studies departments and delineates the present book in relation to them. It shows how the construction of ... More


 Religion, State, and American Constitutionalism

Timothy Fitzgerald

in Discourse on Civility and Barbarity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195300093
eISBN:
9780199868636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300093.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The case of William Penn shows us a dissenter who strove to articulate a new discourse on the essential difference between the external domain of the magistrate and civil society on the one hand, and ... More


The Subject of Treaty Interpretation in WTO Dispute Settlement

Isabelle Van Damme

in Treaty Interpretation by the WTO Appellate Body

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562237
eISBN:
9780191705588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562237.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter defines the subject of treaty interpretation in WTO dispute settlement and discusses how and what the Appellate Body considers as WTO treaty language. Special attention is given to ... More


Defense of a Relativist Conception of Democracy

Carlo Invernizzi Accetti

in Relativism and Religion: Why Democratic Societies Do Not Need Moral Absolutes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170789
eISBN:
9780231540377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170789.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter advances the thesis that far from constituting a problem for democracy, moral relativism is actually the most solid intellectual foundation for it in the first place, through an analysis ... More


Constituting Scotland: The Scottish National Movement and the Westminster Model

W. Elliot Bulmer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697595
eISBN:
9781474427128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697595.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The rise of the Scottish national movement has been accompanied by the emergence of distinct constitutional ideas, claims and arguments, which may affect constitutional design in any future ... More


Law and Revolution in South Africa: uBuntu, Dignity, and the Struggle for Constitutional Transformation

Drucilla Cornell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257577
eISBN:
9780823261574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257577.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book grapples with fundamental questions regarding what type of revolution took place in South Africa over a more than 50 year long struggle. Each chapter grapples with the questions related to ... More


Law, Boundaries, and the Bounded Self

Jennifer Nedelsky

in Law's Relations: A Relational Theory of Self, Autonomy, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195147964
eISBN:
9780199918133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147964.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Chapter 2 is about the centrality of the boundary metaphor in the conceptual structure of Anglo-American law and its relation to an underlying conception of the "bounded self." I argue for a new ... More


Anglo-Irish diplomatic relations and the British Labour Party, 1981–94

Melinda Sutton

in The British Labour Party and Twentieth-Century Ireland: The cause of Ireland, the cause of Labour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096013
eISBN:
9781526103963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096013.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

After the British Labour Party adopted the position of favouring Irish unity by consent in 1981, it emphasised the importance of improving Anglo-Irish relations, believing that institutionalising and ... More


“The Southern Phalanx”

Michael J. Goleman

in Your Heritage Will Still Remain: Racial Identity and Mississippi's Lost Cause

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812049
eISBN:
9781496812087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812049.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter explores the impact and effect of the sectional crisis on Mississippians’ collective identity as Americans. Despite external threats that challenged the slave system, and hence, the ... More


The Individual and Collective Self-Liberation Model of Ustadh Mahmoud Mohamed Taha

Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na‘im

in Beyond the Secular West

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231170802
eISBN:
9780231541015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170802.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter analyzes the thought of Ustadh Mahmoud Mohamed Taha to argue for a secular state in order to ensure the practice of Islam.


Standards of Review in WTO Dispute Resolution

Matthias Oesch

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199268924
eISBN:
9780191699306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268924.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This volume is a unique study on the highly controversial issue of standard of review in WTO dispute resolution. Standards of review reflect the extent to which the WTO adjudication bodies can ... More


Comparative Constitutionalism in South Asia

Sunil Khilnani, Vikram Raghavan, and Arun K. Thiruvengadam (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081760
eISBN:
9780199082360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081760.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book seeks to fill a void in the representation of South Asian constitutions and constitutionalism in international discourse. Although parts of South Asia have remained obscure and unstable on ... More


Postlude Pardoning and Liberal Constitutionalism

Bernadette Meyler

in Theaters of Pardoning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501739330
eISBN:
9781501739392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739330.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Its historical association with monarchical sovereignty has tarred pardoning with an illiberal brush. This Postlude examines Carl Schmitt’s Constitutional Theory, Political Theology and other ... More


A Postmodern Hetoimasia—Feigning Sovereignty during the State of Exception

Marinos Diamantides

in Administering Interpretation: Derrida, Agamben, and the Political Theology of Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823283798
eISBN:
9780823285921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823283798.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Inspired by images from Greece during its sovereign debt crisis—including of a dog that ended up on the Hellenic President’s throne!—this chapter both illustrates Agamben’s notion of a Christian ... More


Negotiating in Civil Conflict: Constitutional Construction and Imperfect Bargaining in Iraq

Haider Ala Hamoudi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226315348
eISBN:
9780226068794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226068794.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The purpose of this book is to describe effective means of constitution making in societies that are not only divided, but divided in such a manner that disparate groups have entirely different ... More


Connecticut Copperhead Constitutionalism: A Study of Peace Democratic Political Ideology During the Civil War

Matthew Warshauer

in Contested Loyalty: Debates over Patriotism in the Civil War North

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823279753
eISBN:
9780823281503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279753.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Matthew Warshauer examines the Democratic Peace Movement in Connecticut to explain partisan perspectives on national loyalty. Warshauer argues that the state’s anti-war Democrats consistently ... More


Confluence of Thought: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Bidyut Chakrabarty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199951215
eISBN:
9780199346004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199951215.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

The aim of this book is to understand the complex evolution of the socio-political ideas of Gandhi and King and also their confluence in the specific context of India and America respectively. Based ... More


Declaring Rights: Bentham and the Rights of Man

David Lieberman

in Philosophy, Rights and Natural Law: Essays in Honour of Knud Haakonssen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474449229
eISBN:
9781474460200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449229.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Critics who were sceptical of the particular fusion of law and history in natural jurisprudence launched their assaults in the later eighteenth-century from within established religious ... More


“Wondering Under Which Head I Come”: Sounding Anna Julia Cooper’s Fin-de-Siècle Song

Regis M. Fox

in Resistance Reimagined: Black Women's Critical Thought as Survival

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056586
eISBN:
9780813053431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056586.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Anna Julia Cooper condemns ideals of abstraction and universality within the traditions of U.S. Constitutionalism, Episcopalianism, and in the literature of leading establishment writers, including ... More


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