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Active Equality: Democratic Politics

Todd May

in The Political Thought of Jacques Rancière: Creating Equality

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635320
eISBN:
9780748671922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635320.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses the work of the French historian and thinker Jacques Rancière in order to build a framework for political thought that relies on active equality rather than passive equality. ... More


A Labor-Liberal Constellation

Emily J. Charnock

in The Rise of Political Action Committees: Interest Group Electioneering and the Transformation of American Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190075514
eISBN:
9780190075545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190075514.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter traces the initial diffusion of the PAC concept from the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) to other labor organizations, including the American Federation of Labor (AFL) and ... More


Venezuela: Democratic Action

Charles D. Ameringer

in The Socialist Impulse: Latin America in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033099
eISBN:
9780813038124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033099.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the democratic action in Venezuela. The social democratic movement in the country originated with a handful of youths, called the Generation of '28, who were classmates in the ... More


The University Reacts

Michael V. Metz

in Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042416
eISBN:
9780252051258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042416.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The administration dithered, unsure how to react to the DuBois Club application, and the uncertainty dragged on for months. Various left-liberal campus groups coalesced around the issue, seeing a ... More


Visions of Community at Worker Centers: From Protected Workforce to Convivial Politics

Paul Apostolidis

in The Fight For Time: Migrant Day Laborers and the Politics of Precarity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190459338
eISBN:
9780190459369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190459338.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Political Economy

Two thematic strands characterize day laborers’ conceptions of their worker center communities. Many workers stress the need for order and efficiency backed by strong authority aimed at ... More


In the Street: Democratic Action, Theatricality, and Political Friendship

Çiğdem Çidam

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190071684
eISBN:
9780190071714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071684.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

The 2010s were a decade of protests, and if the initial few months of 2020 are any indication, various forms of street politics, including spontaneous protests, demonstrations, acts of civil ... More


Secularism and Ethno-religious Nationalist Hegemony in Malaysia

Ahmad Fauzi Abdul Hamid and Zairil Khir Johari

in Secularism, Religion, and Democracy in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199496693
eISBN:
9780199098774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199496693.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Chapter 8 investigates the efforts of parties to navigate their way within the dominant discourse of hegemonic ethnoreligious nationalism in Malaysia. It discusses the way politics has addressed the ... More


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