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Representing ‘Islam of the Banlieues’: Class and Political Participation Among Muslims in France

Z. Fareen Parvez

in Muslim Political Participation in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646944
eISBN:
9780748684281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646944.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The question of who represents Muslims in France is fraught because of differences in political beliefs among Muslims that stem largely from their class location. Drawing on ethnographic observation ... More


Don Alejandro’s fantasy: radical democracy and the negative concept of representation

Oliver Marchart

in The Constructivist Turn in Political Representation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474442602
eISBN:
9781474459860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442602.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Starting from a short story by Borges, this chapter discusses the role that representation may play in a project of radical democracy, defined as a ‘collective will’ aiming at expanding the ... More


Pinning down representation

Lasse Thomassen

in The Constructivist Turn in Political Representation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474442602
eISBN:
9781474459860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442602.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter critically examines the most sophisticated and systematic version of the constructivist turn in recent scholarly work on political representation: that of Michael Saward and his theory ... More


The Constructivist Turn in Political Representation

Lisa Disch, Mathijs van de Sande, and Nadia Urbinati (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474442602
eISBN:
9781474459860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442602.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is the first edited volume to provide a comprehensive introduction and a critical exploration of the constructivist turn in political representation. Divided into three thematic parts, the 13 ... More


Rethinking democratic representation: eight theoretical issues and a postscript1

Dario Castiglione and Mark E. Warren

in The Constructivist Turn in Political Representation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474442602
eISBN:
9781474459860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442602.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter offers here a sketch of eight theoretical issues that are fundamental to rethinking the problems and potentials of political representation under emerging conditions. The issues include: ... More


Representative constructivism’s conundrum1

Nadia Urbinati

in The Constructivist Turn in Political Representation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474442602
eISBN:
9781474459860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442602.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Representation is an acknowledgment that the political order is a constructive enterprise. Political representation is made by free citizens who are unified by a representative person or claim around ... More


Political representation: the view from France

Raf Geenens

in The Constructivist Turn in Political Representation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474442602
eISBN:
9781474459860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442602.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

It is now widely accepted that political representation is not merely a passive, ‘mirroring’ process, but that the process of political representation plays a constitutive role in the construction of ... More


Points of engagement:: reading the politics within popular culture

John Street, Sanna Inthorn, and Martin Scott

in From entertainment to citizenship: Politics and popular culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719085383
eISBN:
9781781706121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085383.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the different ways in which popular culture is understood to engage with politics. We refer to these as ‘points of engagement’. These begin with the idea that films, soaps and ... More


Ateyyat El Abnoudy: Poetic Realism in Egyptian Documentaries

Stefanie Van de Peer

in Negotiating Dissidence: The Pioneering Women of Arab Documentary

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696062
eISBN:
9781474434836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696062.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first case study deals with the ‘mother’ of Egyptian documentary making Ateyyat el Abnoudy, and traces her career as a lawyer, journalist and filmmaker. As a pioneer of politically engaged and ... More


Young citizens and celebrity politicians

John Street, Sanna Inthorn, and Martin Scott

in From entertainment to citizenship: Politics and popular culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719085383
eISBN:
9781781706121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085383.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Drawing on the results of our interviews and focus groups, we discuss how young people regard celebrities like Bono and Geldof who engage directly with politics. They tend to be suspicious of such ... More


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