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Analytical framework for a comparative study of change in political regimes

Inmaculada Szmolka

in Political Change in the Middle East and North Africa: After the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474415286
eISBN:
9781474438551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415286.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter reflects on the existence or not of a new wave of democratisation in the wake of the Arab Spring. It is true that simultaneity, contagion, diffusion and emulation do feature in the ... More


Introduction

Angela Stroud

in Good Guys with Guns: The Appeal and Consequences of Concealed Carry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627892
eISBN:
9781469627915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627892.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter lays out the basic arguments offered by those who support concealed handgun policies, including the threat of mass shootings and other violent crimes, and it details the background ... More


Introduction

Patrick Barr-Melej

in Psychedelic Chile: Youth, Counterculture, and Politics on the Road to Socialism and Dictatorship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632575
eISBN:
9781469632599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632575.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This section introduces Chile’s criollo (or home grown) counterculture and the broader subjects of youth and youth culture during the late sixties and early seventies. It situates the phenomenon amid ... More


A Cognitive-Relational Process

Florence Passy and Gian-Andrea Monsch

in Contentious Minds: How Talk and Ties Sustain Activism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190078010
eISBN:
9780190078058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078010.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Psychology and Interaction

Chapter 2 is effectively the book’s theoretical heart. Building on existing literature, it deploys the theoretical toolkit with the purpose of explaining why the mind and conversations enter into ... More


Conclusion: Rethinking Punishment

Didier Fassin

in The Will to Punish

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190888589
eISBN:
9780190888619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888589.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

If punishment is not what we say it is, if it is not justified by the reasons we invoke, if it facilitates repeat offenses instead of preventing them, if it punishes in excess of the seriousness of ... More


Introduction

Sharon McConnell-Sidorick

in Silk Stockings and Socialism: Philadelphia's Radical Hosiery Workers from the Jazz Age to the New Deal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469632957
eISBN:
9781469632971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632957.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The introduction is a general overview of the book. Beginning with the important founding of the Knights of Labor in Kensington, it seeks to counter some of the prevalent stereotypes of the ... More


The Puzzle of Counterproliferation

Rupal N. Mehta

in Delaying Doomsday: The Politics of Nuclear Reversal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190077976
eISBN:
9780190078003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190077976.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

A brief introduction describes the scope of the project, the key questions, and why they deserve attention. It focuses specifically on two important questions: why would states opt to end their ... More


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