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Conclusion: The Myth of Irish Socialist Republicanism

Richard English

in Radicals and the Republic: Socialist Republicanism in the Irish Free State 1925-1937

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202899
eISBN:
9780191675577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202899.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses the myth of Irish social republicanism. It suggests that the militaristic philosophy of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) was given virtually undiluted expression following the ... More


Capitalistic v. Militaristic: The Paradigm Uniformity Effect Reconsidered

Stuart Davis

in Paradigms in Phonological Theory

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199267712
eISBN:
9780191708213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267712.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter argues for a different view than Steriade's of the paradigm uniformity effect with respect to the distinction between capitalistic v. militaristic. It contends that the nonflapping of ... More


Fashioning and Contesting the Olive-Green Imaginary in Cuban Visual Arts

María A. Cabrera Arús

in Picturing Cuba: Art, Culture, and Identity on the Island and in the Diaspora

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400905
eISBN:
9781683401193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400905.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Sociologist María A. Cabrera Arús dissects the militaristic iconography of the Cuban Revolution and its ironic appropriation by contemporary Cuban artists. Cabrera Arús demonstrates that the ... More


Lòt Bò Dlo: Transatlantic Journeys, Haitian Refugees, and the Perils of the Black Atlantic

Jana Evans Braziel

in Duvalier's Ghosts: Race, Diaspora, and U.S. Imperialism in Haitian Literatures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034577
eISBN:
9780813038247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034577.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Migration for Haitians did not only mean escape from poverty, political persecution, hunger, and militaristic violence, it also meant death for many migrants. Lòt bò dlo, a Kreyòl phrase, stands for ... More


Love and War: How Militarism Shapes Sexuality and Romance

Tom Digby

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168410
eISBN:
9780231538404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168410.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Ideas of masculinity and femininity become sharply defined in war-reliant societies, resulting in a presumed enmity between men and women. This so-called “battle of the sexes” is intensified by the ... More


Pacifism, Fascism and the Crisis of Civilization: Vera Brittain, Storm Jameson and Nancy Mitford in the 1930s

Natasha Periyan

in British Women's Writing, 1930 to 1960: Between the Waves

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621822
eISBN:
9781800341302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621822.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Natasha Periyan examines the early 1930s’ novels of Nancy Mitford, Storm Jameson (and Jameson’s edited collection Challenge to Death) alongside Vera Brittain’s Testament of Youth and material from ... More


How to Make a Warrior: Misogyny and Emotional Toughness in the Construction of Masculinity

Tom Digby

in Love and War: How Militarism Shapes Sexuality and Romance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168410
eISBN:
9780231538404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168410.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter investigates the cultural ideal of “man the warrior” to which all men in war-reliant societies are subjected, regardless of whether or not they function as actual warriors. The cultural ... More


The Empresses and Women’s Power

Barbara M. Levick

in Faustina I and II: Imperial Women of the Golden Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195379419
eISBN:
9780190261276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195379419.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the concept of “women's power” in relation to empresses' roles in Roman aristocracy. Despite being of the “inferior” sex, the empresses Faustnia I and II were able to wield ... More


Revisionist Just War Theory and the Impossibility of a Moral Victory

Chris Brown

in Moral Victories: The Ethics of Winning Wars

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198801825
eISBN:
9780191840395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801825.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Recently, the militarization of the police has received much comment while less attention has been given to the application of civilian legal and moral standards to soldiers in combat zones. This ... More


Nationalism and Masculinity

Magdalena Wong

in Everyday Masculinities in 21st-Century China: The Making of Able-Responsible Men

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9789888528424
eISBN:
9789882203570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528424.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter suggests that the national leader, Xi Jinping, has managed to build a new image of political leadership that corresponds with the discourse on masculinity in contemporary times. The ... More


Dahomey and its Neighbours: Early Beginnings and After

Finn Fuglestad

in Slave Traders by Invitation: West Africa's Slave Coast in the Precolonial Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190876104
eISBN:
9780190943110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876104.003.0011
Subject:
History, African History

Dahomey emerged on the Abomey plateau in the north, possibly in the 1640s/50s. Those who established the new polity were probably a horde of outlaws who succeeded in lording it over the local ... More


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