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Catalysts from Below: Democratic Transition and ‘Bread Riots’

Larbi Sadiki

in Rethinking Arab Democratization: Elections without Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562985
eISBN:
9780191721182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562985.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter turns to the analysis of dynamics of democratization from below, with special reference to the role of society and Islamism. Its departure point is the limitation of Western paradigms to ... More


Borderlands Solidarity

Daniel Ramírez

in Migrating Faith: Pentecostalism in the United States and Mexico in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624068
eISBN:
9781469624082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624068.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The subaltern Pentecostal response to macro events represents a prescient case of "transnationalism from below." In 1945 Pentecostal repatriates joined their counterparts in ratifying charter ... More


“Ghostly Light”: Visualizing the Voice in James Joyce’s and John Huston’s “The Dead”

Luke Gibbons

in Joyce'S Ghosts: Ireland, Modernism, and Memory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226236179
eISBN:
9780226236209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226236209.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Joyce's story “The Dead” is framed by the voice of a servant, the voice from below. Film adaptations of Joyce's fiction have failed to catch the intonations of the voice in his stories, but John ... More


Epilogue

Nelly Hanna

in Ottoman Egypt and the Emergence of the Modern World: 1500-1800

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774166648
eISBN:
9781617975905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166648.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter recapitulates the most important conclusions reached in this study. First, it reconsiders the place of the non-European world prior to the colonial period. Rather than perceiving the ... More


Egypt and Beyond: The Arab Spring, the New Pan-Arabism, and the Challenges of Transition

Bahgat Korany

in Arab Spring in Egypt: Revolution and Beyond (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165368
eISBN:
9781617971365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165368.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter pulls the different threads together and treats Egypt as a comparative case study: i.e. it situates Egypt within the general ‘Arab Spring’ phenomenon. After recapitulating the ... More


Globalisation-from-above and globalisation-from-below

Anne Ring Petersen

in Migration Into Art: Transcultural Identities and Art-Making in a Globalised World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526121905
eISBN:
9781526132352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121905.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter 1 outlines how ‘globalisation’ and ‘migration’ have been articulated in Western discussions of contemporary art since the 1990s, and how the discourse on art and globalisation intersects with ... More


Women's Political Activism in Palestine: Peacebuilding, Resistance, and Survival

Sophie Richter-Devroe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252041860
eISBN:
9780252050558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041860.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

What does doing politics mean in a context of occupation, settler-colonialism, and prolonged state violence such as Palestine? This book traces Palestinian women’s forms of political activism, ... More


Arab Spring in Egypt: Revolution and Beyond (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Bahgat Korany and Rabab El-Mahdi (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165368
eISBN:
9781617971365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165368.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book tries to answer three questions: 1) A ‘why’ question: the reason we have been surprised by the arrival of the ‘Arab Spring.’ Do we have the right conceptual lenses to understand the region ... More


Monumental Governmentality

Rafael Sánchez

in Dancing Jacobins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823263653
eISBN:
9780823268887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263653.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter returns to the Independence struggles and the surprising turnaround whereby, at least in Caracas, in the initial phases of the conflict the coloured masses switched from supporting ... More


Redefining Solidarity

Holger Nehring

in Politics of Security: British and West German Protest Movements and the Early Cold War, 1945-1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681228
eISBN:
9780191761188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681228.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

This chapter demonstrates the changing relationship between politics and culture within British and West German extra-parliamentary politics in the second half of the 1960s and especially around 1967 ... More


On the Streets and in the Synagogue: Celebrating 1892 as Ottomans

Julia Phillips Cohen

in Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199340408
eISBN:
9780199388882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199340408.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History, History of Religion

Chapter 2 analyzes Ottoman Jews’ participation in two different commemorations of the year 1492. In the first case, Jews decided to treat the four-hundredth anniversary of their ancestors’ expulsion ... More


Epilogue: Redefining Experiences

Holger Nehring

in Politics of Security: British and West German Protest Movements and the Early Cold War, 1945-1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681228
eISBN:
9780191761188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681228.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

The dynamic interaction between events and the ways West German and British activists made sense of them was the condition that made it possible for activists to gain novel experiences of the cold ... More


Rethinking Migration and Place

Sarah Lynn Lopez

in The Remittance Landscape: Spaces of Migration in Rural Mexico and Urban USA

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226105130
eISBN:
9780226202952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226202952.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

From the remittance landscape to remittance urbanism, this book documents a socio-spatial continuum between the material environments of rural Mexico and urban USA that reframes how we think about ... More


The A-Deduction: Section 3

Henry E. Allison

in Kant's Transcendental Deduction: An Analytical-Historical Commentary

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198724858
eISBN:
9780191792397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724858.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter analyzes the definitive version of the A-Deduction; but since Kant presents it in two forms, an argument from above and an argument from below, it is divided into two parts. The former ... More


Marxism and Ancient History

Kostas Vlassopoulos

in How to Do Things with History: New Approaches to Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190649890
eISBN:
9780190649913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190649890.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

In this chapter, Vlassopoulos explores how Marxist historiographies can be turned to productive use by contemporary historians. He argues that Marxist approaches bring four major elements that are ... More


Leaders and Leadership

Duncan Green

in How Change Happens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785392
eISBN:
9780191833236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785392.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter turns to the role of leaders and leadership in driving change. Though these roles are often downplayed or outright neglected in academia, the chapter argues that leadership is central to ... More


Neoliberal, brutish and short? Cities, inequalities and violences

Peter Squires

in Criminalisation and advanced marginality: Critically exploring the work of Loic Wacquant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300014
eISBN:
9781447307587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300014.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Peter Squires emphasises a longer and more subtle evolution of welfare as ‘workfare’ and social discipline in the UK than appears in Wacquant's analysis but also introduces a key theme of resistance ... More


The Cosmopolitanism of the Poor

Silviano Santiago, Magdalena Edwards, and Paulo Lemos Horta

in Cosmopolitanisms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479829682
eISBN:
9781479839681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829682.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Writing in the Luso-Brazilian context, Silviano Santiago again calls for a cosmopolitanism from below. In Portugal, he writes, elite cosmopolitanism is bound up with the legacy of empire and ... More


Hobsbawm and Researching the History of Nationalism

John Breuilly

in History after Hobsbawm: Writing the Past for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198768784
eISBN:
9780191822124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768784.003.0005
Subject:
History, Historiography

Hobsbawm’s work on nationalism has three successive phases, which reflect how the subject has been approached by others. In the first phase, nationalism was subordinated to Marxist class analysis. ... More


Indian Army and the First World War: 1914-18

Kaushik Roy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199485659
eISBN:
9780199093939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485659.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Accustomed to conducting low-intensity warfare before 1914, the Indian Army learnt to engage in high-intensity conventional warfare during the course of World War I, thereby exhibiting a steep ... More


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