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Rethinking Economic Alternatives: Left Parties and the Articulation of Popular Demands in Chile and Peru

Kenneth M. Roberts

in The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198781837
eISBN:
9780191598968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

How have left parties responded to the challenges of neo‐liberalism, the debt crisis, and the decline of socialist models, and how have they adapted their economic projects? In Peru, the left went ... More


Market‐Oriented Development Strategies and State–Society Relations in New Democracies: Lessons from Contemporary Chile and Spain

Eric Hershberg

in The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198781837
eISBN:
9780191598968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Discusses Spain under the Socialist government of Felipe González and post‐Pinochet Chile under the Concertación as potential “social democratic” models, embodying what many view as a successful ... More


Spain: the View from the Left

Sebastian Balfour and Alejandro Quiroga

in The Reinvention of Spain: Nation and Identity since Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199206674
eISBN:
9780191709791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206674.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the left's view of the Spanish nation. It is argued that since the end of Francoism, the left has traveled a considerable distance in its complex relationship with the idea of ... More


Socialist Reform, the Rule of Law, and Labor Outreach: Ernst Fraenkel and the Concept of “Collective Democracy”

Udi Greenberg

in The Weimar Century: German Émigrés and the Ideological Foundations of the Cold War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159331
eISBN:
9781400852390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159331.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter focuses on the theories of Ernst Fraenkel, one of the most important Socialist intellectuals in postwar Germany. In the 1950s, the German left transformed from a class-based party of ... More


The French Directory between Extremes

R. R. Palmer

in The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161280
eISBN:
9781400850228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161280.003.0023
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter considers the extreme Left of the French Revolution led by an obscure journalist who called himself “Gracchus” Babeuf and his co-worker Philippe Buonarroti, a French citizen of Italian ... More


Utopia

Anna L. Peterson

in Seeds of the Kingdom: Utopian Communities in the Americas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195183337
eISBN:
9780199784691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195183339.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reflects on the possibilities for reclaiming and rethinking progressive utopian thought in light of the experiences of both Amish and Salvadoran experiences in creating environmentally ... More


Masters of the Universe: Hayek, Friedman, and the Birth of Neoliberal Politics

Daniel Stedman Jones

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161013
eISBN:
9781400851836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161013.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Based on archival research and interviews with leading participants in the movement, this book traces the ascendancy of neoliberalism from the academy of interwar Europe to supremacy under Reagan and ... More


Incompetence, Chaos, and Extremism: How More Moder ate Forces Lost Control in France, Russia, Iran, and Germany

Daniel Chirot

in You Say You Want a Revolution?: Radical Idealism and Its Tragic Consequences

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691193670
eISBN:
9780691199900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193670.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the trajectories of revolutionary activities in 1789 France, 1917 Russia, 1979 Iran, and 1932–1933 Germany. It reveals that the first act of major revolutions typically saw more ... More


The Brewing Upheaval

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter chronicles the tensions that would eventually give rise to the Spanish Civil War. It argues that these enmities had been steadily developing since the fall of the Monarchy and the ... More


The Party Politics of Foreign and Security Policy

Wolfgang Wagner

in The Democratic Politics of Military Interventions: Political Parties, Contestation, and Decisions to Use Force Abroad

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198846796
eISBN:
9780191881794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846796.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Analyses of party manifestos, of expert judgements on party positions, and of parties’ actual behaviour when voting on military missions all show that party-political contestation is structured along ... More


Parliamentary Left in Kerala: A Creative Socio-Political Engineering of Governance1

Bidyut Chakrabarty

in Communism in India: Events, Processes and Ideologies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199974894
eISBN:
9780199395460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199974894.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

The aim of this chapter is to elaborate on the processes that contributed to the rise and consolidation of the parliamentary left in this southern state of India. By concentrating on the evolution of ... More


On Mills’s The New Men of Power

Stanley Aronowitz

in Taking It Big: C. Wright Mills and the Making of Political Intellectuals

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231135412
eISBN:
9780231509503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231135412.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Mills' book The New Men of Power (1948), his first major study after his dissertation. It argues that study should be understood as the opening salvo in his long journey from ... More


Mills and the New York Intellectuals

Stanley Aronowitz

in Taking It Big: C. Wright Mills and the Making of Political Intellectuals

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231135412
eISBN:
9780231509503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231135412.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Mills's place among the circle of New York intellectuals. Their common ground was initially a shared dissident leftist politics that challenged not only the mainstream but ... More


A Civil Right but Religious Wrong?

Brantley W. Gasaway

in Progressive Evangelicals and the Pursuit of Social Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469617725
eISBN:
9781469617749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617725.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the views of Jim Wallis and Sojourners regarding the full inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Christians within churches. It also examines gay ... More


Introduction

Jasmine Kerrissey, Eve Weinbaum, Clare Hammonds, Tom Juravich, and Dan Clawson

in Labor in the Time of Trump

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501746598
eISBN:
9781501746611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746598.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This introductory chapter considers the causes for the sharp increase in inequality, weakened labor and left movements, and the resulting dominance of the corporate agenda following the 2016 U.S. ... More


Nostalgia: Pathological and Critical

Paolo Magagnoli

in Documents of Utopia: The Politics of Experimental Documentary

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172714
eISBN:
9780231850773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172714.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter discusses how nostalgia is commonly understood as the opposite of utopia. Whereas utopia is the projection of a better world in the future, nostalgia is a longing for ... More


The Structure of Power in American Society

Stanley Aronowitz

in Taking It Big: C. Wright Mills and the Making of Political Intellectuals

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231135412
eISBN:
9780231509503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231135412.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details Mills's political radicalization during the last decade of his life. Although he had been an opponent of perhaps the most popular war in U.S. history and always harbored deep ... More


The Tea Party: A “White Citizenship” Movement?1

Lisa Disch

in Steep: The Precipitous Rise of the Tea Party

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520274228
eISBN:
9780520954106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274228.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter challenges conventional liberal views of Tea Party supporters around race and fiscal conservatism. It argues that Tea Partiers are neither simply racist nor strictly libertarian nor ... More


Economics for Humans

Julie A. Nelson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226572024
eISBN:
9780226572055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226572055.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

At its core, an economy is about providing goods and services for human well-being. But many economists and critics preach that an economy is something far different: a cold and heartless system that ... More


No Surprises: The Evolution of Anti-Immigration Legislation in Arizona

Kyrsten Sinema

in Punishing Immigrants: Policy, Politics, and Injustice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814749029
eISBN:
9780814749043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814749029.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter traces the development of anti-immigrant legislation in Arizona, highlighting the steady, organized movement from the initial introduction of anti-immigrant legislation to the passage of ... More


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