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Views from the Indian Electorate: Satisfactions and Dissatisfactions with Democracy, Politics, and the Economy

Alfred Stepan

in India’s Reforms: How They Produced Inclusive Growth

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199915187
eISBN:
9780199933495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915187.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Eminent political scientist Alfred Stepan analyzes the subjective responses of individuals when asked how their conditions have changed and how they see the future without necessarily connecting them ... More


Holy Wars and Holy Alliance: The Return of Religion to the Global Political Stage

Manlio Graziano

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231174626
eISBN:
9780231543910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174626.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religions are reemerging in the social, political, and economic spheres previously occupied and dominated by secular institutions and ideologies. In the wake of crises exposing the limits of secular ... More


Netizens, Revolutionaries, and the Inalienable Right to the Internet

Tok Thompson

in Posthuman Folklore

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496825087
eISBN:
9781496825131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825087.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines the political implications of communal vernacular online art such as memes, mashups, and more. The tensions between these communal processes, and the various claims to ... More


Open Behind: Myth and Politics

Charles Turner

in Social Theory after the Holocaust

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239659
eISBN:
9781846314087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239659.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter contains an essay by Charles Turner that investigates the reluctance to accept a mythic understanding of politics. The relevance of myth is that it is particularistic and communitarian, ... More


The Government Party: Political Dominance in Democracy

R. Kenneth Carty

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780192858481
eISBN:
9780191949296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192858481.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

The Government Party is an exploration of five of the democratic world’s most successful political parties that dominated the politics and governments of Canada, Ireland, India, Japan, and Italy for ... More


Borders and the Fragmentation of the Nation State

Leïla Vignal

in War-Torn: The Unmaking of Syria, 2011-2021

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780197619988
eISBN:
9780197633038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197619988.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The chapter analyses how the Syrian national territory was progressively broken up into multiple local territories and divided along political and military lines (internal fronts) over the course of ... More


Introduction Transatlantic Studies: Staking Out the Field

Cecilia Enjuto-Rangel, Sebastiaan Faber, Pedro García-Caro, and Robert Patrick Newcomb

in Transatlantic Studies: Latin America, Iberia, and Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620252
eISBN:
9781789623857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620252.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Transatlantic Studies seeks to provoke a discussion and a reconfiguration of area studies. Within departments of Spanish, Portuguese, Latin American Studies, and Iberian Studies, the Transatlantic ... More


Ominous Unravelings

Shlomo Ben-Ami

in Prophets without Honor: The Untold Story of the 2000 Camp David Summit and the Making of Today's Middle East

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780190060473
eISBN:
9780197587560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190060473.003.0034
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

With the two-state solution discarded by the forces at play in Palestine-Israel and beyond, ominous scenarios are either emerging by osmosis or being toyed with by pundits and leaders. The single ... More


Making Harmful Traditional Practices

Saida Hodžić

in The Twilight of Cutting: African Activism and Life after NGOs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291980
eISBN:
9780520965577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291980.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 2, Making Harmful Traditional Practices, examines the Ghanaian problematization of cutting as a “harmful traditional practice,” and contextualizes it within governance discourses and policies ... More


Can Arendt's Discussion of Imperialism Help Us Understand the Current Financial Crisis?

Tracy B. Strong

in The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823249602
eISBN:
9780823250752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249602.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Imperialism—the political doctrine of world domination and infinite expansion—is actually the intellectual origin of the global financial crisis. Building upon Arendt's analysis of imperialism as one ... More


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