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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


Cosmic Constitutional Theory: Why Americans Are Losing Their Inalienable Right to Self-Governance

J. Harvie Wilkinson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199846016
eISBN:
9780190260040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199846016.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

American constitutional law has undergone a transformation. Issues once left to the people have increasingly become the province of the courts. Subjects as diverse as abortion rights and firearms ... 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


A New Introduction to American Constitutionalism

Mark A. Graber

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199943883
eISBN:
9780199369799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199943883.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

A New Introduction to American Constitutionalism offers a historical–institutionalist perspective on American constitutionalism. Proper introductions to a mature American ... 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


The Road to Officialdom

Reza Zia-Ebrahimi

in The Emergence of Iranian Nationalism: Race and the Politics of Dislocation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231175760
eISBN:
9780231541114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175760.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter 7 covers the rise of dislocative nationalism in the aftermath of the constitutional period and the rise of the Pahlavi state. It shows how dislocative nationalism, initially a marginal ... More


Living Labor and Self-Generative Value in Marx

Miguel Vatter

in The Republic of the Living: Biopolitics and the Critique of Civil Society

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256013
eISBN:
9780823261291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256013.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter offers a reading of the biopolitical elements in Marx’s economic thought. It argues that Marx’s theory of value and its relation to money is best understood within the context of his ... More


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