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Themes in Marxist Social Theory

Ira Katznelson

in Marxism and the City

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198279242
eISBN:
9780191601910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279248.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The first of the two main sections of this chapter discusses Marx's goal and the elements of a Marxist tradition, and presents the views of various later scholars (David Little, Steven Lukes, Alvin ... More


A ‘Slight Angle to the Universe’: Eric Hobsbawm, Politics, and History

Geoff Eley

in History after Hobsbawm: Writing the Past for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198768784
eISBN:
9780191822124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768784.003.0017
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter uses Eric Hobsbawm more directly than the others, to ask big questions about the political nature of the historian’s task. By contrasting Hobsbawm’s own political formation with that of ... More


Introduction

Conor McCarthy

in Outlaws and Spies: Legal Exclusion in Law and Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474455930
eISBN:
9781474480628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455930.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

While exclusion from law is often assumed to be an historical phenomenon, the discussion here argues that it is an enduring and important tactic of state power. Such exclusion can occur in two ... More


The Early Struggles

Norman Birnbaum

in After Progress: American Social Reform and European Socialism in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195158595
eISBN:
9780199849352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158595.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

As democratization in politics spread, the new space opened for public participation was occupied, often, not by the descendants of the Enlightenment but by their sworn enemies. The struggle to ... More


The Golden Age and Its Several Endings

Norman Birnbaum

in After Progress: American Social Reform and European Socialism in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195158595
eISBN:
9780199849352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158595.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

Eric Hobsbawm has characterized the postwar years of economic growth, the consolidation of democracy in Western Europe (and its extension to southern Europe), and the institutionalization of the ... More


Outside the Law in the Middle Ages

Conor McCarthy

in Outlaws and Spies: Legal Exclusion in Law and Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474455930
eISBN:
9781474480628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455930.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter begins by looking at what outlawry means in a legal sense in medieval England, drawing comparisons between the characterisation of the outlaw as an excluded figure and Agamben's ... More


Inventing a Courtly Tradition: Poetry and Power in Khamenei’s Islamic Republic

Fatemeh Shams

in A Revolution in Rhyme: Poetic Co-option under the Islamic Republic

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198858829
eISBN:
9780191890925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858829.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The final chapter of this book aims to theorize the current dialectics of conformist poetry and power in Iran. By focusing on the ceremonial aspects of this relationship, the chapter introduces and ... More


Plaiding The Invention of Scotland

Murray Pittock

in From Tartan to Tartanry: Scottish Culture, History and Myth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638772
eISBN:
9780748653539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638772.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter notes that in 1983, Eric Hobsbawm and Terence Ranger published what was to become regarded as a key study, The Invention of Tradition, with Cambridge University Press. It reports that it ... More


The Civil Rights Movement and the Ascendency of the Idea of a Racial Style of Eating

Jennifer Jensen Wallach

in Every Nation Has Its Dish: Black Bodies and Black Food in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645216
eISBN:
9781469645230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645216.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

The chapter begins with an examination of the symbolic significance of the sit-ins at restaurants and lunch counters throughout the South as black protesters asserted their right to eat iconic ... More


Christian and Secular Death Rites

Douglas J. Davies

in Mors Britannica: Life Style & Death Style in Britain Today

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199644971
eISBN:
9780191815737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644971.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter combines historical and contemporary material to discuss British life as religious, secular, or spiritual. Moving from Christian theological ideas embedded in Jesus, his body and death, ... More


An Irrelevant Conclusion

James G. Crossley

in Jesus and the Chaos of History: Redirecting the Life of the Historical Jesus

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199570577
eISBN:
9780191785733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570577.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Early Christian Studies

After summarizing the previous chapters, the conclusion looks at the problems surrounding the language of ‘revolution’, ‘imperialism’, and ‘power’ and how the earliest Christianity survived by buying ... More


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