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Philosopher‐Kings and Queens

Dominic J. O’Meara

in Platonopolis: Platonic Political Philosophy in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199285532
eISBN:
9780191717819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285532.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter explores the reasons why a philosopher should take an interest in political life, as these reasons were discussed by Neoplatonists: the motivation derives from sharing in the absolute ... More


Introduction

Paul Mosley

in The Politics of Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692125
eISBN:
9780191739286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692125.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The aim of this book is to understand the political processes which determine why poverty, the elimination of which is now a shared objective of governments of rich and poor countries alike, has been ... More


Why seek to serve?

Colin Copus

in In Defence of Councillors

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719088322
eISBN:
9781526104236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088322.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter examines the complex set of reasons, stimuli and motivations that lead individuals to place themselves before the voters to become elected councillors. It examines the political ... More


The Political Economy of Regional Trade Agreements

Chad Damro

in Regional Trade Agreements and the WTO Legal System

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199206995
eISBN:
9780191695674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206995.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the current state and the political and economic aspects of regional trade agreements (RTA) and the World Trade Organization (WTO). It supports that notion that RTA can ... More


The Social Politics of Language Choice and Linguistic Correctness

John E. Joseph

in Language and Politics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624522
eISBN:
9780748671458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624522.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter is concerned with the question of the choices individuals make from among the ways of speaking available in their environment, with the focus on the political motivations and ... More


Cohesion, Political Motivation, and Military Performance in the Italian Alpini

Chiara Ruffa

in Frontline: Combat and Cohesion in Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198719663
eISBN:
9780191788680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719663.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In some military units, high levels of primary group cohesion do not necessarily lead to high levels of motivation and combat performance. This chapter explores how cohesion, political motivation, ... More


A Community of Those without Community

Jarrett Zigon

in War on People: Drug User Politics and a New Ethics of Community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297692
eISBN:
9780520969957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297692.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

One of the most common ways the anti–drug war movement describes who it is they represent is with the word community. This chapter interrogates what is meant by this use of community, a use that is ... More


A Psychological, Not Political, Conception of the Person

Olivia Newman

in Liberalism in Practice: The Psychology and Pedagogy of Public Reason

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028790
eISBN:
9780262327558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028790.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

A stronger commitment to inclusion demands a motivational account of why citizens (and especially true believers) might exercise public reason when doing so is difficult for them and may offer few ... More


Future tents: protest camps and social movement organisation

Fabian Frenzel, Gavin Brown, Anna Feigenbaum, and Patrick McCurdy

in Protest Camps in International context: Spaces, Infrastructures and Media of Resistance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447329411
eISBN:
9781447329473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329411.003.0022
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter concludes the volume by highlighting key themes that have run through the book and the case studies of diverse contemporary and historical protest camps contained within it. The chapter ... More


The blues of the ageing retornados: narratives on the return to Chile

Erik Olsson (ed.)

in Return migration in later life: International perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447301226
eISBN:
9781447311010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301226.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter focuses on political exile and transnational relationships, between returnees in Chile and the diaspora in Sweden. Based on ethnographic work, the chapter examines the influence of the ... More


Patriotism and Propaganda in First World War Britain: The National War Aims Committee and Civilian Morale

David Monger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318306
eISBN:
9781846317811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317811
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The story of propaganda and patriotism in First World War Britain too often focuses on the clichés of Kitchener, ‘over by Christmas’ and the deaths of patriotic young volunteers at the Somme and ... More


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