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Seeing the Large-Scale System: The Pathologies of Modern America and Pseudo-Democracy

Shannon L. Mariotti

in Adorno and Democracy: The American Years

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167336
eISBN:
9780813167411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167336.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter takes up the first moment of Adorno’s democratic project and gives a sense of how he portrayed the landscape of the United States to its own citizens, writing in English and in a more ... More


Unity in Diversity: Democracy and Manifestos in the 2014 Indian Elections

Irfan Ahmad

in The Algebra of Warfare-Welfare: A Long View of India's 2014 Election

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199489626
eISBN:
9780199097548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489626.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyses the manifestos of three political parties: AAP, BJP, and the Congress. Paying attention to their texts and visual symbolism, it argues that there were more similarities than ... More


The Sovereign Bureaucracy in Russia’s Modernizations

Georgi Derluguian

in Russia: The Challenges of Transformation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785003
eISBN:
9780814785010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785003.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter situates the cumulative cycle of democratizations and de-democratizations in the macro-historical perspective of Russia's long-running modernizing efforts. Beyond the polemical élan of ... More


Introduction

Peter Dietsch

in Catching Capital: The Ethics of Tax Competition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190251512
eISBN:
9780190251543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251512.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The introduction gives an overview of the phenomenon of tax competition, as well as the ethical issues it raises. It situates the topic in an interdisciplinary theoretical context. Finally, after ... More


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