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Defending the Faith: Global Histories of Apologetics and Politics in the Twentieth Century

Todd Weir and Hugh McLeod (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266915
eISBN:
9780191938177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266915.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This volume explores how conflicts between secularist ideologies and religious faiths shaped global history in the twentieth century. The chapters approach the dynamic effects of these struggles by ... More


Meteorological Moods and Atmospheric Attunements

C. Jason Throop

in Vulnerability and the Politics of Care: Transdisciplinary Dialogues

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266830
eISBN:
9780191938160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266830.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines local mooded responses to two devastating typhoons – Typhoon Sudal (2004) and Super Typhoon Maysak (2015) – both of which hit the island of Yap (Federated States of Micronesia) ... More


Tracing the Links between Crime, Punishment, and Inequality: A Challenge for the Social Sciences

Nicola Lacey and David Soskice

in Tracing the Relationship between Inequality, Crime and Punishment: Space, Time and Politics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266922
eISBN:
9780191938184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266922.003.0001
Subject:
Law

The propositions that social inequality shapes crime and punishment, and that crime and punishment themselves cause or exacerbate inequality, are conventional wisdom. Yet, paradoxically, they are ... More


Austria

Wolfgang C. Müller

in Semi-Presidentialism in Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293866
eISBN:
9780191599156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293860.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Since the constitutional reform of 1929, Austria comes under the rubric of semi‐presidentialism as defined in this volume: alongside the chancellor (prime minister), who is fully responsible to ... More


Reconstructing the Workers' Party (PT): Lessons from North‐Eastern Brazil

William Nylen

in The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198781837
eISBN:
9780191598968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In the 1980s, the Workers Party in Brazil faced an institutional challenge: to adapt its orthodox socialism to the realities of governance without loosing its commitment to a transformative socialist ... More


Muslim Political Participation in Europe

Jorgen S. Nielsen (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646944
eISBN:
9780748684281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646944.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

After an introduction by the editor this book presents fifteen studies from across Europe, including the eastern part, many of them comparative across countries. The chapters are arranged in four ... More


The Challenge of Blackness: The Institute of the Black World and Political Activism in the 1970s

Derrick E. White

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037356
eISBN:
9780813041605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037356.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book examines how the Institute of the Black World (IBW), led by historian, theologian, and political activist Vincent Harding, mobilized Black intellectuals in identifying strategy to continue ... More


Islam and Colonialism: Becoming Modern in Indonesia and Malaya

Muhamad Ali

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474409209
eISBN:
9781474418799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409209.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book explores the ways in which Islam and European colonialism shaped modernity in the Indo-Malay world. Focusing on Indonesia and Malaysia, it looks at how European colonial and Islamic ... More


The Politics of Cycling Infrastructure: Spaces and (In)Equality

Peter Cox and Till Koglin (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447345152
eISBN:
9781447345640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345152.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Academic texts on cycling research are expanding rapidly. A dominant theme among these is the use of infrastructure measures to assist promotion of cycling as part of a movement towards sustainable ... More


British Academy Lectures 2013-14

Janet Carsten and Simon Frith (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780197265864
eISBN:
9780191772016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265864.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The content derives from the British Academy’s public lecture programme which presents specialist research in an accessible manner. The papers range in subject matter over music, psychology, history, ... More


The Myth of Evil

Phillip Cole

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622009
eISBN:
9780748671908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622009.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book explores a contradiction at the heart of modern thought about what it is to be human: the belief that human beings cannot commit a radically evil act purely for its own sake, and the ... More


Beyond the Secular West

Akeel Bilgrami (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231170802
eISBN:
9780231541015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170802.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

What is the character of secularism in countries that were not pervaded by Christianity, such as China, India, and the nations of the Middle East? To what extent is the secular an imposition of ... More


Politics of the Gift: Exchanges in Poststructuralism

Gerald Moore

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748642021
eISBN:
9780748671861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642021.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Politics of the Gift stages a series of dialogues between major 20th-century figures to show how the concept of the gift serves as a driving thematic and problematic of recent French thought. Through ... More


The Persistence of the Negative: A Critique of Contemporary Continental Theory

Benjamin Noys

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638635
eISBN:
9780748671915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638635.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book aims to rehabilitate a thinking of negativity within and against the usual forms of contemporary Continental Theory. It identifies and presents an analysis of the dominant tone of ... More


Dreaming of Freedom in South Africa: Literature Between Critique and Utopia

David Johnson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474430210
eISBN:
9781474481151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430210.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Dreaming of Freedom in South Africa examines for the first time the many different texts imagining the future after the end of apartheid. Focused on well-known and obscure literary texts from the ... More


The Democracy Development Machine: Neoliberalism, Radical Pessimism, and Authoritarian Populism in Mayan Guatemala

Nicholas Copeland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736056
eISBN:
9781501736070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736056.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

What forces hinder decolonization efforts on the neoliberal terrain? In the aftermath of a genocidal scorched earth campaign, Mayas in the town of San Pedro Necta encountered a formidable ... More


Vincent Wright 1937–1999

Jack Hayward and Sudhir Hazareesingh

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 115 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, I

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262788
eISBN:
9780191754210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262788.003.0022
Subject:
History, Historiography

Vincent Wright, a towering figure in political science, was elected Fellow of the British Academy in 1995. He had specialised in the history of French public administration and, on moving to Oxford ... More


The Rise of Islamic Political Movements and Parties: Morocco, Turkey and Jordan

Esen Kirdis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474450676
eISBN:
9781474464840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450676.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Although regarded as a single community of Islamists, Islamic political movements utilise vastly different means to pursue their goals. This book examines why some Islamic movements facing the same ... More


The Athenaion Politeia and Early Athenian History

DE STE CROIX

in Athenian Democratic Origins: and Other Essays

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199255177
eISBN:
9780191719844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255177.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This essay examines Aristotle's attitude towards the Athenaion Politeia. Topics discussed include Athenaion Politeia and the Politics; the sources of Aristotle's account of Athenian constitutional ... More


Robert Guédiguian

Joseph Mai

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096471
eISBN:
9781526124104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096471.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides a comprehensive account of Robert Guédiguian’s numerous films since 1980, combining stylistic analyses with historical, political, and generic context. More importantly, it makes ... More


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