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Toward a Theory of Unarmed Revolution

Daniel P. Ritter

in The Iron Cage of Liberalism: International Politics and Unarmed Revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199658329
eISBN:
9780191755965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658329.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The book’s opening chapter begins by establishing the emergence of unarmed revolution in the late twentieth century and depicts it as a distinct political phenomenon. The chapter then introduces the ... More


Confrontational States: Outside the Iron Cage of Liberalism

Daniel P. Ritter

in The Iron Cage of Liberalism: International Politics and Unarmed Revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199658329
eISBN:
9780191755965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658329.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What happens to nonviolent revolutionary movements when animosity and distrust characterize the bonds between democratic states and autocratic regimes? In other words, how do unarmed revolutionaries ... More


The World of Enchantment; or, Max Weber at the End of History

Jason Ā. Josephson-Storm

in The Myth of Disenchantment: Magic, Modernity, and the Birth of the Human Sciences

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226403229
eISBN:
9780226403533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226403533.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The final chapter, “The World of Enchantment; or, Max Weber at the End of History,” focuses on Max Weber’s preoccupation with “disenchantment” (Entzauberung) in the same period that Freud was ... More


Rights, Rhetoric, and Revolutions

Daniel P. Ritter

in The Iron Cage of Liberalism: International Politics and Unarmed Revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199658329
eISBN:
9780191755965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658329.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The book’s final chapter summarizes the study’s central findings and restates its theoretical argument. The chapter concludes that friendly international relations between democratic states and ... More


Ousting the Dictator: Unarmed Revolutions and Disarmed Regimes

Daniel P. Ritter

in The Iron Cage of Liberalism: International Politics and Unarmed Revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199658329
eISBN:
9780191755965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658329.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 5 focuses on the unarmed revolutions in Iran, Tunisia, and Egypt. It shows how nonviolent movements in the three countries put sufficient pressure on their respective government—and ... More


Spirit

Courtney Bender

in Rethinking Therapeutic Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226249933
eISBN:
9780226250274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226250274.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Modern “spirituality” announces a transformation of the multiple “spirits” of old into a single spiritual system. Mirroring transformations going on in other parts of society during the early part of ... More


Epilogue

Samuel Morris Brown

in Joseph Smith's Translation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190054236
eISBN:
9780190054267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190054236.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Joseph Smith’s mode of thought expressed his avid interest in ideas, concepts, and possibilities that openly defied American norms and expectations. He was especially prone to reject dualisms (matter ... More


The Complexity of Swine

Max D. Price

in Evolution of a Taboo: Pigs and People in the Ancient Near East

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197543276
eISBN:
9780197543306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197543276.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The story of swine in the Near East reveals a complex evolution of one cultural element. Several processes stand out—the domestication of pigs from wild boar in the Pre-Pottery Neolithic and their ... More


The Allure of Order: Rationalizing Schools from the Progressives to the Present

Jal Mehta

in The Allure of Order: High Hopes, Dashed Expectations, and the Troubled Quest to Remake American Schooling

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199942060
eISBN:
9780197563281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199942060.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

In late 2001, three months after the September 11 attacks, the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) passed both House and Senate with strong bipartisan majorities and was signed by a Republican ... More


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