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Fusion Republicanism

Nancy L. Rosenblum

in Debating Democracy's Discontent: Essays on American Politics, Law, and Public Philosophy

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294962
eISBN:
9780191598708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294964.003.0022
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

“Fusion republicanism” is a fluid mix of democratic ideology, potential militancy, and invocation of civic virtue prevalent in American political life, a conglomeration of disparate elements of ... More


The Fundamentalist Mindset: Psychological Perspectives on Religion, Violence, and History

Charles B. Strozier, David M. Terman, James W. Jones, and Katherine A. Boyd

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195379655
eISBN:
9780199777334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379655.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book sheds light on the psychology of fundamentalism, with a particular focus on those who become extremists and fanatics. What accounts for the violence that emerges among some fundamentalist ... More


There Is No Crime for Those Who Have Christ: Religious Violence in the Christian Roman Empire

Michael Gaddis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241046
eISBN:
9780520930902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241046.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

“There is no crime for those who have Christ,” claimed a fifth-century zealot, neatly expressing the belief of religious extremists that righteous zeal for God trumps worldly law. This book looks at ... More


The Israeli Response to Jewish Extremism and Violence

Ami Pedahzur

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063725
eISBN:
9781781700303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063725.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book looks at the theoretical issue of how a democracy can defend itself from those wishing to subvert or destroy it without being required to take measures that would impinge upon the basic ... More


The Extreme Right in Western Europe: Success or Failure?

Elisabeth Carter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070488
eISBN:
9781781701966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070488.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Parties of the extreme Right have experienced a dramatic rise in electoral support in many countries in Western Europe over the last two and a half decades. This phenomenon has been far from uniform, ... More


Epilogue: Slavery and the Civil War

WILLIAM DUSINBERRE

in Slavemaster President: The Double Career of James Polk

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195326031
eISBN:
9780199868308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326031.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The self-destruction of the slave system from 1860 to 1865 cannot be attributed primarily to an eccentric group of South Carolina extremists. The real responsibility for secession was widespread ... More


The Management of Hate: Nation, Affect, and the Governance of Right-Wing Extremism in Germany

Nitzan Shoshan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171951
eISBN:
9781400883653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171951.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Since German reunification in 1990, there has been widespread concern about marginalized young people who, faced with bleak prospects for their future, have embraced increasingly violent forms of ... More


The Ghost of Jim Crow: How Southern Moderates Used Brown v Board of Education to Stall the Civil Rights Movement

Anders Walker

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195181746
eISBN:
9780199870660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181746.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” Martin Luther King, Jr. asserted that “the Negro's great stumbling block in his stride toward freedom is not the White Citizen's Counciler or the Ku Klux Klanner, ... More


Conclusion

Alison Sharrock

in The Arab Minority in Israel, 1967–1991: Political Aspects

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277125
eISBN:
9780191684159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277125.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter discusses the essence and scope of political radicalization of the Arab minority in Israel. Arab politics is divided between ... More


The Legitimacy of Invading Religious Regimes

Mark Juergensmeyer

in Legality and Legitimacy in Global Affairs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199781577
eISBN:
9780199932887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781577.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Can the control of a government by religious extremists be a legitimate, if not legal, reason for an international military intervention in a country? This is one of the key issues behind the US ... More


“Legal Means”: Luther Hodges Limits Brown in North Carolina

Anders Walker

in The Ghost of Jim Crow: How Southern Moderates Used Brown v Board of Education to Stall the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195181746
eISBN:
9780199870660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181746.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows how Luther Hodges, inspired by Coleman, developed his own strategies of fighting integration in North Carolina. It begins by discussing Hodges's work with the Pearsall Committee, a ... More


“Lawful and Peaceful Means”: LeRoy Collins Limits Brown in Florida

Anders Walker

in The Ghost of Jim Crow: How Southern Moderates Used Brown v Board of Education to Stall the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195181746
eISBN:
9780199870660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181746.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on how LeRoy Collins worked with a committee of legal experts to undermine Brown in Florida. Specifically, it discusses his use of state troopers and state agencies to monitor ... More


A Time for Choosing: The Rise of Modern American Conservatism

Jonathan Schoenwald

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157260
eISBN:
9780199849390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157260.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the 1960s, conservatives did nothing less than engineer their own revolution. This book tells the remarkable story behind this transformation. In the first decade after World War II, two broad ... More


The Age of Parmenian a.d. 363–91

W. H. C. Frend

in The Donatist Church: A Movement of Protest in Roman North Africa

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264088
eISBN:
9780191682704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264088.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The position that Parmenian, the new Donatist bishop of Carthage, was called upon to fill was no easy one. Parmenian, however, showed himself equal to the situation. The year and a half of undisputed ... More


An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women's Islamic Movements

Sherine Hafez

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773031
eISBN:
9780814790724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773031.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

As the world grapples with issues of religious fanaticism, extremist politics, and rampant violence that seek justification in either “religious” or “secular” discourses, women who claim Islam as a ... More


A New Kind of Conservatism the John Birch Society

Jonathan M. Schoenwald

in A Time for Choosing: The Rise of Modern American Conservatism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157260
eISBN:
9780199849390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157260.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The John Birch Society (JBS) is the premier example of right-wing activism in the early 1960s. JBS became more visible, but its potential to wield political power was untested. Clearly some ... More


A New Kind of Conservative Ronald Reagan

Jonathan M. Schoenwald

in A Time for Choosing: The Rise of Modern American Conservatism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157260
eISBN:
9780199849390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157260.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Ronald Reagan was the most dynamic force in American political conservatism in 1965, and any group that wanted to make a big media splash, raise funds for its cause, or simply energize its members, ... More


Ireland's Quisling

FEARGHAL McGARRY

in Eoin O’Duffy: A Self-Made Hero

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199226672
eISBN:
9780191696268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226672.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines Eoin O'Duffy's return to Ireland after his failed leadership of the Irish Brigade in the Spanish Civil War. It explains that the homecoming was a more muted affair than the ... More


Two Conditions

James W. Pardew

in Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174358
eISBN:
9780813174587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174358.003.0016
Subject:
History, Political History

A Department of Defense study identifies the weaknesses of the Federation forces. With training as the primary requirement, Federation authorities select a commercial company, MPRI Corporation, to ... More


Hard Choices

James W. Pardew

in Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174358
eISBN:
9780813174587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174358.003.0018
Subject:
History, Political History

Federation authorities in Bosnia drag their feet on two conditions to start the T&E Program. The Muslim government in Sarajevo stalls in the removal of extremist influence and foreign fighters from ... More


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