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Introduction: Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Africa

Terence O. Ranger

in Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Africa

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195174779
eISBN:
9780199871858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174779.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This introductory chapter lays out the theoretical foundations of the volume. Topics discussed include definitions of terms such as “evangelical Christianity” and “democracy”, Africa's democratic ... More


The Age of the Democratic Revolution

R. R. Palmer

in The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161280
eISBN:
9781400850228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161280.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book deals with Western Civilization as a whole at a critical moment in its history, or with what has sometimes recently been called ... More


Reagan ’s Democratic Revolution

Tony Smith

in America's Mission: The United States and the Worldwide Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154923
eISBN:
9781400842025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154923.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Ronald Reagan's commitment to the tenets of liberal democratic internationalism, and in particular his promotion of a global “democratic revolution” characterized by an apparent ... More


The Existential Ideology of the Naxalites

Rabindra Ray

in The Naxalites and their Ideology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077381
eISBN:
9780199081011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077381.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The theoretical tradition to which Charu Mazumdar himself links his speculations is the Marxist–Leninist–Maoist. In the materialist metaphysic of these schools, what Mazumdar wants to bring about is ... More


A Democratic and Parliamentary Republic of a New Type

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0023
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter outlines the arguments created and challenges faced by the Communist party for a bourgeois-democratic revolution, particularly in opposition to the CNT's plans for the libertarian ... More


Equality and Difference: Human Dignity and Popular Sovereignty in the Mirror of Political Modernity

Seyla Benhabib

in Exile, Statelessness, and Migration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691167251
eISBN:
9780691184234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167251.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explains how in the German—Jewish encounter with political modernity, the contradictory presuppositions constitutive of every nation-state are revealed. Now that the weaknesses of the ... More


Democracy

Saul Newman

in Unstable Universalities: Poststructuralism and Radical Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071287
eISBN:
9781781701522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071287.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the crisis of democracy today — the way that, in the conditions of the ‘war on terror’ and with the ideological consensus that has emerged around the ‘free market’ and ... More


Indian Democracy: Cognitive Maps

Neera Chandhoke and Rajesh Kumar

in Political Science: Volume 2: Indian Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198084952
eISBN:
9780199082414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198084952.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Based on a review of literature written in the first decade of the twenty-first century until the 1990s, this chapter examines the factors that contributed to the success of democracy in India. It ... More


The Koinon Dogma, the Mercenary Threat and the Consolidation of the Democratic Revolutions in Mid-Fifth-Century Sicily

David A. Teegarden

in Ancient Greek History and Contemporary Social Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474421775
eISBN:
9781474449519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421775.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter provides a partial explanation for the apparent success of the many democratic revolutions in mid 5th century Sicily. It makes three primary points. First, the presence of mercenaries ... More


1918–19: The Triumphal March of Reaction

Jonathan D. Smele

in The "Russian" Civil Wars, 1916—1926: Ten Years That Shook the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190233044
eISBN:
9780190618551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190233044.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the escalation of violence across the former Russian Empire as the First World War drew to a close, analysing the origins and early operations of the anti-Bolshevik Volunteer ... More


A Divided Revolution

Jason Hickel

in Democracy as Death: The Moral Order of Anti-Liberal Politics in South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520284227
eISBN:
9780520959866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284227.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at how the labor movement in Natal fractured in the 1980s between urban townships and rural migrant workers. Trade unions in Natal traditionally relied heavily on rural migrants, ... More


Old Seeds, New Soil: The Land of Paine

Drew Maciag

in Edmund Burke in America: The Contested Career of the Father of Modern Conservatism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448959
eISBN:
9780801467875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448959.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes the intellectual and cultural climate of the early American society, which helped to foster Enlightenment ideals and provide the context for how the ideas of Burke and Thomas ... More


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