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Responsibility and Accountability in Thucydides’ Mytilenean Debate

Matthew Landauer

in Dangerous Counsel: Accountability and Advice in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226654010
eISBN:
9780226653822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653822.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter offers a reading of Thucydides’ Mytilenean debate, which unfolds at two seemingly disconnected levels: an exchange between Cleon and Diodotus over how to treat Mytilene, a rebellious ... More


Against Leptines (Or. 20)

Gunther Martin

in Divine Talk: Religious Argumentation in Demosthenes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199560226
eISBN:
9780191721427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560226.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The trial against the law of Leptines on tax exemption combines elements of assembly debate and public trials, with the former prevailing. In the speech Against Leptines this is reflected by the ... More


Making of the Indian Parliament

B.L. Shankar and Valerian Rodrigues

in The Indian Parliament: A Democracy at Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198067726
eISBN:
9780199080434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067726.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The choice of a parliamentary form of government around which Indian democracy came to thrive is the outcome of a complex process of intellectual churning. Parliamentary institutions were not an ... More


Evolution of the Hindu Code Bill

Chitra Sinha

in Debating Patriarchy: The Hindu Code Bill Controversy in India (1941–1956)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078944
eISBN:
9780199081479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078944.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The chapter of the book discusses the specific stages of evolution of the Hindu Code Bill and provides the base for understanding the ideological underpinnings of the discourse over the Hindu Code ... More


Historical Background

Abhinav Chandrachud

in The Informal Constitution: Unwritten Criteria in Selecting Judges for the Supreme Court of India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198098560
eISBN:
9780199082971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098560.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter analyzes historical legislative debates surrounding the establishment of the Federal Court during British rule in India, and debates in the Constituent Assembly about who would get to ... More


Old Differences and New Hierarchies: The Trouble with Tribes in Contemporary India

Kriti Kapila

in Interrogating India's Modernity: Democracy, Identity, and Citizenship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198092070
eISBN:
9780199082704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092070.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

The essay focuses on the constitutive nature of the category of ‘tribe’ in India and discusses the kinds of difficulties posed by the culture-question in relation to national society. Attending to ... More


Sedition and the Judicial Discourse in Postcolonial India

Anushka Singh

in Sedition in Liberal Democracies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199481699
eISBN:
9780199091041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199481699.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

It traces the discourse on freedom of expression in postcolonial idea, the security imperatives of the state, the political history of the law of sedition post-Independence and its journey within the ... More


Intellectual Lineages of the Politics of Statism and Recognition

Pradeep K. Chhibber and Rahul Verma

in Ideology and Identity: The Changing Party Systems of India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190623876
eISBN:
9780190623913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623876.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Conservative political thinking has a long intellectual lineage in India. We explore the intellectual roots of this tradition by examining older texts as well as more contemporary writing on the role ... More


Evacuee Property

Pallavi Raghavan

in Animosity at Bay: An Alternative History of the India-Pakistan Relationship, 1947-1952

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190087579
eISBN:
9780197520772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087579.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

The Ministry of External Affairs was an instrumental institution in shaping the debate about how these rules ought to be fashioned on the basis of a reciprocity. In this chapter, I look at the ... More


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