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Global History and Historical Sociology

Jürgen Osterhammel

in The Prospect of Global History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198732259
eISBN:
9780191796562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732259.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter argues that global history is not a self-contained field but one in need of theoretical and terminological support from various parts of the systematic social sciences. A strong ... More


Everyday Resistance, Peacebuilding and State-Making: Insights from 'Africa's World War'

Marta Iñiguez de Heredia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526108760
eISBN:
9781526124203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526108760.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Everyday resistance, peacebuilding and state-making addresses debates on liberal peace and the policies of peacebuilding through a theoretical and empirical study of resistance in peacebuilding ... More


Legitimacy, violence and extraction in the practice of building states

Marta Iñiguez de Heredia

in Everyday Resistance, Peacebuilding and State-Making: Insights from 'Africa's World War'

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526108760
eISBN:
9781526124203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526108760.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter offers the theoretical framework for the sociological analysis of peacebuilding. Its aim is to set two core arguments of the book: firstly that peacebuilding processes have a plural, ... More


Introduction: From Revolution to Regime Change

Hazem Kandil

in The Power Triangle: Military, Security, and Politics in Regime Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190239206
eISBN:
9780190239237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239206.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. It contrast to the long held view of revolution scholars that regimes are normally stable and coherent, it sets out the ... More


Capitalism, British Grand Strategy, and the Peace Treaty of Utrecht: Towards a Historical Sociology of War- and Peace-making in the Construction of International Order

Benno Teschke

in The Justification of War and International Order: From Past to Present

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198865308
eISBN:
9780191898242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865308.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Benno Teschke offers a specific focus on the historical sociology of normative change in the transition from early modernity to modernity in Europe. How can we explain international diplomacy and ... More


Technocratic Revolutions: From Industrial to Post-industrial Technocracy

Anders Esmark

in The New Technocracy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529200874
eISBN:
9781529200898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200874.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The chapter presents a historical analysis of technocracy and its major revolutions, from its original conception in the French revolution to the latest and largely unexplored revolution from the ... More


Policing Africa: Structures and Pathways

Klaus Schlichte

in Police in Africa: The Street Level View

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190676636
eISBN:
9780190872625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676636.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

From a well-informed vantage point of a historical sociology of the police and a broad comparative perspective, this chapter argues that policing in Africa should be situated in a globally connected ... More


Feeling Rational: Affinity and Affinity Narratives in British Science–Non-religion Relations

Lois Lee

in Science, Belief and Society: International Perspectives on Religion, Non-Religion and the Public Understanding of Science

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529206944
eISBN:
9781529206951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206944.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Despite widespread, wide-ranging and often straightforward, easily graspable criticisms of its core premises, the idea that religion and science are opposed to one another has proved remarkably ... More


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