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Claiming Rights and Performing Citizenship

Karen Zivi

in Making Rights Claims: A Practice of Democratic Citizenship

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199826414
eISBN:
9780199919437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826414.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This chapter explores the performativity of the claims in the context of the debate over same-sex marriage. It analyzes rights claims made by both proponents and opponents of same-sex marriage rights ... More


Recognition: Tolerant, and Cunning

Alexej Ulbricht

in Multicultural Immunisation: Liberalism and Esposito

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748695393
eISBN:
9781474408707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695393.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines how recognition operates as an immunitary process by focusing on the work of Taylor. It draws on the work of Povinelli to argue that while recognition is meant to incorporate ... More


Stasis Anxiety: On Contemporary Waithood

Andrew van der Vlies

in Present Imperfect: Contemporary South African Writing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198793762
eISBN:
9780191835551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793762.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, World Literature

Two recent debut novels, Songeziwe Mahlangu’s Penumbra (2013) and Masande Ntshanga’s The Reactive (2014), reflect the experience of impasse, stasis, and arrested development experienced by many in ... More


Human Rights and States of Emergency: Humanitarians and Governmentality

J. Paul Narkunas

in Reified Life: Speculative Capital and the Ahuman Condition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280308
eISBN:
9780823281534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280308.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter diagnoses how humanitarian non-governmental organizations are filling a vacuum created ironically by governments outsourcing their governing functions that marks a transformation of the ... More


Conclusion Islamists: Secularizing and liberal?

in Secularizing Islamists?: Jama'at-e-Islami and Jama'at-ud-Da'wa in Urban Pakistan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226384689
eISBN:
9780226384702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226384702.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter points out that the suggestion of this research is not that the Islamists are willingly supporting secularization or that they can be seen as liberals. The Islamist insistence on the ... More


The Uncanny Friend

Ronald J. Schmidt, Jr

in Reading Politics with Machiavelli

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190843359
eISBN:
9780190843380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843359.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

What does this chapter have to offer our particular moment? The chapter takes Wendy Brown’s argument as the starting point, that neoliberal logic, by substituting market logic for any other normative ... More


Neoliberal Futurity and Generic Human Capital

Catherine Rottenberg

in The Rise of Neoliberal Feminism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190901226
eISBN:
9780190901257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901226.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

Drawing on claims made in Chapter 2, this chapter demonstrates how neoliberal feminism is producing a new form of neoliberal governmentality for young middle-class and “aspirational” women. This form ... More


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