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Judges and Acts of Sovereignty

Mohamed Maher Abouelenen

in Judges and Political Reform in Egypt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774162015
eISBN:
9781617970993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162015.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The legislature has intervened to withdraw some kinds of cases from judicial control by designating them as involving political acts or acts of sovereignty. These concepts mean that certain actions ... More


Introduction

Kristen Renwick Monroe

in Ethics in an Age of Terror and Genocide: Identity and Moral Choice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151373
eISBN:
9781400840366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151373.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter reflects on the curious puzzle of how identity can influence moral choice, and why. In so doing the chapter discusses the background context within which this volume operates, as it ... More


Law

Peter Knoepfel

in Public Policy Resources

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447345053
eISBN:
9781447345091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345053.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter deals with the resource Law, which is defined as the competence of public actors to formulate and implement public policies and the right of civil actors to appeal mainly public ... More


Demonstrating History: The 1950s

Yoav Di Capua

in Gatekeepers of the Arab Past: Historians and History Writing in Twentieth-Century Egypt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257320
eISBN:
9780520944817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257320.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The decade that followed the events of July 1952 critically altered the conventional assumptions of post-World War I Egyptian historiography. Subscribing to the idea that the task of historiography ... More


Wildness As Political Act

Douglas R. Anderson

in Philosophy Americana: Making Philosophy at Home in American Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225507
eISBN:
9780823235506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225507.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter examines the idea of wilderness as political act by turning to one of Henry D. Thoreau's essays entitled “A Winter Walk.” Thoreau's essays give emphasis to wildness as political act. The ... More


Party funding: ambitious architecture, flawed rules

David Hine and Gillian Peele

in The regulation of standards in British public life: Doing the right thing?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097133
eISBN:
9781526109873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097133.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines party-funding. The radical reform inherent in the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 quickly proved inadequate to the challenges of regulating an area so ... More


On Race and Literature

Kenneth Warren

in The Critical Pulse: Thirty-Six Credos by Contemporary Critics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161152
eISBN:
9780231530736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161152.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents the author's account of a key moment teaching a poem and how it opens onto histories of immigration and racism. The poem—Janice Mirikitani's “Why Is Preparing Fish a Political ... More


The Present Shapes Stories about the Past

MELISSA WALKER

in Southern Farmers and Their Stories: Memory and Meaning in Oral History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124094
eISBN:
9780813134789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124094.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines local people's recollection of their experiences concerning the rural transformation in the American South with reference to the present. It suggests that rural southerners' ... More


Afterword

Ellen Koskoff

in Women Singers in Global Contexts: Music, Biography, Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037245
eISBN:
9780252094361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037245.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This concluding chapter explains how each of the articles in this collection illustrates an individual woman doing the work of feminism—that is, creating strategies that enable her to perform various ... More


The Many Faces of Trump Veneration

John R. Hibbing

in The Securitarian Personality: What Really Motivates Trump's Base and Why It Matters for the Post-Trump Era

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190096489
eISBN:
9780190096519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190096489.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This chapter analyzes the four major types of vigorous Trump supporters. The great majority (60%) are securitarians but many support Trump for other reasons. Some can be called “social warriors” ... More


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