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Proliferation of Informal Groups in the Post‐Bipolar Era

Jochen Prantl

in The UN Security Council and Informal Groups of States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199287680
eISBN:
9780191603723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199287686.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the question of why informal groups of states proliferated in the post-Cold war era. It argues that the proliferation of groups of friends and contact groups must be analyzed in ... More


Future‐oriented Sensemaking: Temporalities and Institutional Legitimation

Robert P. Gephart, Cagri Topal, and Zhen Zhang

in Process, Sensemaking, and Organizing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594566
eISBN:
9780191595721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594566.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Sensemaking is the process by which people construct, interpret, and recognize meaningful features of the world. Although retrospective sensemaking is a key property of the Weickian approach, ... More


Discourse as Framework for Analysis: Policy Construction and Legitimization for Changing Policies and Practices

Vivien A. Schmidt

in The Futures of European Capitalism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253685
eISBN:
9780191600210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253684.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

To explain the often radical changes in policies and practices that depend on overcoming entrenched interests, institutional obstacles, and cultural blinkers to change, the usual explanations in ... More


Political Democracy in a Capitalist Economy

Fritz Scharpf

in Governing in Europe: Effective and Democratic?

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295457
eISBN:
9780191685118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295457.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In democratic theory, the exercise of governing authority is legitimised as a manifestation of collective self-determination. In the history of normative political theory, two distinct but ... More


Racism: An Evolving Virus 1

JORGE VALA and CÍCERO PEREIRA

in Racism and Ethnic Relations in the Portuguese-Speaking World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265246
eISBN:
9780191754197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265246.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Does it make sense to talk about racism in contemporary democratic societies? How can one explain the durability of racial prejudice and discrimination based on belief in the idea of race in formally ... More


The Federal Experience and the European Union

David McKay

in Designing Europe: Comparative Lessons from the Federal Experience

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242139
eISBN:
9780191697012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242139.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

It is well accepted that federalism is beset with problems of definition. In many federations power is decentralized and in others centralized. Centralization can be measured in ... More


Institutionalizing the Anti-Intellectual Presidency

Elvin T. Lim

in The Anti-Intellectual Presidency: The Decline of Presidential Rhetoric from George Washington to George W. Bush

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195342642
eISBN:
9780199851843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342642.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the evolution of the White House speechwriting function to show how the institutionalization of speechwriting has altered its output. It also explores the developmental ... More


Intervention in a ‘Divided World’: Axes of Legitimacy

Nathaniel Berman

in Human Rights, Intervention, and the Use of Force

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552719
eISBN:
9780191721090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552719.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter analyses the legitimacy of international intervention in local conflicts. It argues for the rejection of the quest for an international community that would finally have achieved status ... More


Conclusion

Nina Schneider

in Brazilian Propaganda: Legitimizing an Authoritarian Regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049908
eISBN:
9780813050362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049908.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The conclusion summarizes the lessons learned from the Brazilian case. The AERP and ARP campaigns reflected two distinguishing characteristics of the civilian-military regime in Brazil: its strenuous ... More


Justice, crime and punishment in 10th/16th-century Morocco

Fernando Rodríguez Mediano

in Public Violence in Islamic Societies: Power, Discipline, and the Construction of the Public Sphere, 7th-19th Centuries CE

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637317
eISBN:
9780748653164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637317.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter aims to reveal some of the characteristics of the language on the legitimization of power, particularly with respect to punishment and the administrative techniques of the use of ... More


Chad’s political violence at 50: bullets, ballots and bases

David Styan

in Francophone Africa at fifty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719089305
eISBN:
9781526135858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089305.003.0016
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

David Styan interprets the evolution of political violence in Chad between independence in 1960 and its fifty-year anniversary of 2010. Styan first looks at the successive phases of military rule and ... More


Being Bourgeois: The Rise of Aesthetic Individuality

Lisa Tiersten

in Marianne in the Market: Envisioning Consumer Society in Fin-de-Siecle France

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225299
eISBN:
9780520925656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225299.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the rise of aesthetic individuality in Paris, France during the late nineteenth century. It explains that the rise of the market as an aesthetic arena for individual actors ... More


Stalinist Cinema and the Production of History: Museum of the Revolution

Evgeny Dobrenko

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634453
eISBN:
9780748653607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634453.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores how Soviet film worked with time, the past, and memory. It looks at Stalinist cinema and its role in the production of history, the conversion of the present and experience into ... More


Muslims and Others in Sacred Space

Margaret Cormack (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199925049
eISBN:
9780199980468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925049.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The chapters in this volume examine different types of “sacred spaces” and the ways in which Muslims and members of other religious groups legitimize them and/or interact with each other at such real ... More


Political Theology: The Authority of God

Avishai Margalit

in Powers: Religion as a Social and Spiritual Force

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231560
eISBN:
9780823235537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231560.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Two theses that are intimately related to the idea of authority are political theology and moral theology. Political theology is the claim that key notions in modern ... More


Introduction

C. Edmund Bosworth

in The Seljuqs: Politics, Society and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639946
eISBN:
9780748653294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639946.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The Seljuqs who ruled over the lands of Persia and the many regions of the Islamic world in the fifth to seventh/eleventh to thirteenth centuries have been the object of continued interest by the ... More


IN DEFENCE OF SUNNISM: AL-GHAZĀLĪ AND THE SELJUQS

Massimo Campanini

in The Seljuqs: Politics, Society and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639946
eISBN:
9780748653294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639946.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter attempts to place al-Ghazālī's political thought in the context of the Seljuq sultanate and the late Abbasid caliphate, based on the two premises: that al-Ghazālī's political thought is ... More


Ultimate societal values

Brian Sudlow

in Catholic Literature and Secularisation in France and England, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083112
eISBN:
9781781703137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083112.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

All corporate entities are actualised by a set of values, which unify their activities and lend them a sense of identity. French and English Catholic writers make a variety of attempts to associate ... More


A Biography of the Ney

Banu Şenay

in Musical Ethics and Islam: The Art of Playing the Ney

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043024
eISBN:
9780252051883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043024.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter traces the key shifts in the ney’s modern history, from its de-legitimization in the early Republican period, its survival in the transitional years of its learning through the ... More


The Effects of Assertive Impartiality in the Congo

Emily Paddon Rhoads

in Taking Sides in Peacekeeping: Impartiality and the Future of the United Nations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198747246
eISBN:
9780191809316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747246.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The penultimate chapter examines the effects of assertive impartiality on four specific sets of actors: civilians, armed groups, the state, and the UN mission itself. It reveals how the robust role ... More


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