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Peter Brooks

in Enigmas of Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151588
eISBN:
9781400839698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151588.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter provides an overview of some of the problems of identity. There would seem to be both public and private issues of identity. In the public sphere, in talk about crime, ... More


Understanding a Complex History

Hilal Elver

in The Headscarf Controversy: Secularism and Freedom of Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199769292
eISBN:
9780199933136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769292.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the historical roots of the current political crises associated with the headscarf controversy, taking account of its social, political and legal ramifications. Attention will ... More


Living beyond Our Psychological Means

Yael Tamir

in Why Nationalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691210780
eISBN:
9780691212050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691210780.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the bottom-up justification for the formation of the modern nation-state. It suggests that borderless states are dystopian, noting that in order to be democratic and promote ... More


The Citizen and the State: A Paradoxical Relation

Chris Thornhill

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2018

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190072506
eISBN:
9780190072520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072506.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This article argues that modern states and modern societies were formed through the construction of citizenship as a pattern of social attachment, membership and legal norm formation. Citizenship ... More


Field Theory and Global Transformations in the Long Twentieth Century

Julian Go

in What in the World?: Understanding Global Social Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529213317
eISBN:
9781529213355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213317.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores how the Bourdieusian field theory can be deployed to make sense of global dynamics. It mentions international relations (IR) scholars that have enlisted Bourdieu in their ... More


Violence

Charles Devellennes

in The Gilets Jaunes and the New Social Contract

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529212204
eISBN:
9781529214482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529212204.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter deals with the questions of violence and Hobbes' theory of the state. Violence refers to a variety of different types of action. The chapter draws an important distinction between two ... More


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