Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-15 of 15 items

  • Keywords: apolitical x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

EU Interest Representation or US‐Style Lobbying?

Justin Greenwood and Alasdair R. Young

in The State of the European Union Vol. 7: With US or Against US? European Trends in American Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199283958
eISBN:
9780191603297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199283958.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

While the number of interest groups competing for influence at the European level has exploded, the EU policy process is usually described as strikingly apolitical. The initial surge in interest ... More


Central Authority and Institutional Autonomy

Johan P. Olsen

in Governing through Institution Building: Institutional Theory and Recent European Experiments in Democratic Organization

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199593934
eISBN:
9780191594632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593934.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

Chapter 4 explores the processes through which institutions struggle for a place in the democratic order and how they achieve and lose primacy and autonomy. It attends to why it is difficult to find ... More


Hierarchical Modernization: Tianjin's Gong Shang College as a Model for Catholic Community in North China

Madsen Richard

in Becoming Chinese: Passages to Modernity and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520219236
eISBN:
9780520924413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219236.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the role of the Gong Shang College in Tianjin as a model for Catholic community in north China. It suggests that the French Catholic founders of the college had the twin goals ... More


The Reception of The Hurt Locker: Anti-War or ‘War Porn’?

Terence McSweeney

in Studying The Hurt Locker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325734
eISBN:
9781800342408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325734.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter reviews The Hurt Locker as one of the most positively reviewed American films and most critically praised film about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. It looks at reviews that emphasized ... More


Barbara Kopple: A Career of Personal Crises and Creative Tensions

Jeff Jaeckle

in ReFocus: The Films of Barbara Kopple

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474439947
eISBN:
9781474460101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439947.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter underscores the longstanding tensions in Kopple’s career. It focuses her complex and often ambivalent relationships with collaboration, including her fluctuating status as an auteur, ... More


The Coming of the Mahatma

B. R. Nanda

in In Gandhi’s Footsteps: The Life and Times of Jamnalal Bajaj

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195663433
eISBN:
9780199081424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195663433.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses Jamnalal’s search for a guide or a guru, which was partly due to the deaths of his grandparents, parents, and two older brothers during his youth. These events made him realize ... More


Postwar America, 1945–1970s

Gillis J. Harp

in Protestants and American Conservatism: A Short History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199977413
eISBN:
9780190941185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199977413.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 6 examines the modern conservative movement and how the alliance of secular political elements with previously apolitical evangelicals slowly took shape during the thirty years following ... More


Political Construction of Clericalism

Naser Ghobadzadeh

in Religious Secularity: Shiite Repudiation of the Islamic State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199391172
eISBN:
9780199391196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391172.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

Direct political leadership by the clergy is another distinguishing character of Iran’s political system. Chapter 4 examines the clerical establishment as a unique structure wherein ... More


The Politics of Watching: Staging Sacrifice Across the Atlantic

Kate Elswit

in Watching Weimar Dance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199844814
eISBN:
9780199376056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844814.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter begins with Mary Wigman’s 1930 Totenmal collaboration with Swiss poet Albert Talhoff. The multimedia spectacle’s invocation of the World War I dead was meant to be “apolitical” even ... More


Paradoxes of Leading Professionals: From Unstable to Dynamic Equilibrium

Laura Empson

in Leading Professionals: Power, Politics, and Prima Donnas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198744788
eISBN:
9780191805943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744788.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

The theme of paradox has run throughout the book, albeit implicitly. This chapter makes the theme of paradox explicit, by drawing together multiple strands of argument contained in each of the ... More


Normatizing State Power: Uncritical Ethical Praxis and Zionism

Steven Salaita

in The Imperial University: Academic Repression and Scholarly Dissent

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680894
eISBN:
9781452948799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680894.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter provides an analysis of tacit modes of ethical and methodological conformity in academe. In particular, it examines how academics committed to some form of Zionism deploy the term ... More


Culture, Politics, and the Paradox of Anti-Politics

Jonathan S. Blake

in Contentious Rituals: Parading the Nation in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190915582
eISBN:
9780190915612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915582.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

This chapter explores a paradox at the heart of Protestant discourse about loyalist parades in Northern Ireland: the claim that parades are anti-political. Most outside observers understand parades ... More


Shocked!: “Energy Crisis,” Neoliberalism, and theConstruction of an Apolitical Economy

Matthew T. Huber

in Lifeblood: Oil, Freedom, and the Forces of Capital

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677849
eISBN:
9781452947402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677849.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter discusses how public awareness of the 1970s “energy crisis” influenced the shift towards neoliberalism. Surveys revealed that the majority of Americans believed the energy crisis was ... More


Prologue: An American Ambassador on the Tarmac

Victoria Phillips

in Martha Graham's Cold War: The Dance of American Diplomacy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190610364
eISBN:
9780190610395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190610364.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

In 1955, Martha Graham and her company of diverse dancers landed in Japan to begin their first official State Department–sponsored tour of Asia and the Middle East to countries that President Dwight ... More


Urban Sustainability, Eco-Cities, and Transition Towns: Resilience Planning as Apolitical Politics

Frank Fischer

in Climate Crisis and the Democratic Prospect: Participatory Governance in Sustainable Communities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199594917
eISBN:
9780191842108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199594917.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

After having explored various locally oriented projects in participatory governance that present practical alternatives to the theory of deliberative democracy, this chapter examines the democratic ... More


View: