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 The Burden of Political Resistance

Lisa Tessman

in Burdened Virtues: Virtue Ethics for Liberatory Struggles

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195179149
eISBN:
9780199835782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195179145.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter examines the way that liberatory movements—including both feminist movements and Black liberation movements—offer praise for their best members, holding them up to model the character ... More


 Dangerous Loyalties

Lisa Tessman

in Burdened Virtues: Virtue Ethics for Liberatory Struggles

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195179149
eISBN:
9780199835782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195179145.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter suggests that not only might a loyal disposition be detrimental for the one who is loyal, but it may actually turn out not to truly support liberatory ends. In order for group loyalty to ... More


Struggle and Resistance

Michael P. DeJonge

in Bonhoeffer’s Reception of Luther

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198797906
eISBN:
9780191839252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198797906.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Bonhoeffer’s struggle for the church and resistance against the state can be divided into three phases, and in all of these he drew from the resistance resources of the Lutheran tradition. From 1933 ... More


Resisters and Rebels

Charles Townshend

in Political Violence in Ireland: Government and Resistance since 1848

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198200840
eISBN:
9780191674785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200840.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the history of political violence in Ireland and of the Irish resisters and rebels. The level of political disorder in Ireland until the mid-19th century had been scarcely much ... More


The Legacy of Kant: Giuseppe Mazzini’s Cosmopolitanism of Nations

Nadia Urbinati

in Giuseppe Mazzini and the Globalization of Democratic Nationalism, 1830-1920

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264317
eISBN:
9780191734472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264317.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter argues that Giuseppe Mazzini's thought belongs to the tradition of cosmopolitanism insofar as he deems the self-determination of autonomous and democratic nations the precondition for a ... More


Priests and Initiates

Alan Cameron

in The Last Pagans of Rome

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199747276
eISBN:
9780199866212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747276.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Much of the evidence for the religious affiliations of pagan aristocrats comes from inscribed dedications—more indeed than most people probably realize. In simpler times it was taken for granted that ... More


Strangers Within: The Barghouti and the Bishara Criminal Trials

Leora Blsky

in Law and the Stranger

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771542
eISBN:
9780804775151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771542.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter focuses on two terror trials in Israel, one involving Azmi Bishara and another involving Marwan Barghouti. In both trials, the same acts of violence were considered: terrifying criminal ... More


Political Resistance for Hedgehogs

Candice Delmas

in The Legacy of Ronald Dworkin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190466411
eISBN:
9780190466442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466411.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Ronald Dworkin argues in Justice for Hedgehogs that citizens have a moral duty to obey the law of polities structured by special and reciprocal concern for all, although they have no such obligation ... More


‘If You are a Woman’: Theatrical Womanizing in Sophocles’ Antigone and Fugard, Kani, and Ntshona’s The Island

Rush Rehm

in Classics in Post-Colonial Worlds

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199296101
eISBN:
9780191712135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296101.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses another post-colonial text that has in its turn become part of the western canon, Athol Fugard’s The Island. The chapter approaches the play via questions about the ... More


The Indian Negative

Charles Townshend

in Making the Peace: Public Order and Public Security in Modern Britain

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229780
eISBN:
9780191678929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229780.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the coercion and the public order problem in Ireland during the 19th century. During this period, Ireland was administered in an exceptional way, more like a grand colony than ... More


A Crisis of Trust, 1 February 1950–1 April 1955

Robert Holland

in Britain and the Revolt in Cyprus, 1954-1959

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205388
eISBN:
9780191676604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205388.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the emergence of a crisis of trust in the British colony of Cyprus during the period from February 1950 to April 1955. Recognizing the local political situation, Sir Andrew ... More


Confronting Injustice: Moral History and Political Theory

David Lyons

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199662555
eISBN:
9780191754272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662555.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

These essays challenge both theorists and citizens to confront grave injustices committed by their country. That calls on Americans to take a fresh look at their nation’s beginnings, including the ... More


Revolt Against Jehoram: Thomas Scott Reads George Eglisham

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0021
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter analyzes Thomas Scott of Canterbury's reading of The Forerunner. Much of what Scott had to say about Buckingham the poisoner recalls other contemporary assessments of the favourite ... More


The Antigone of Aris Alexandrou on the Urban Stage in Thessaloniki

Gonda Van Steen

in Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586196
eISBN:
9780191728754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586196.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In 2003, Victor Arditti staged a never performed 1951 adaptation of Antigone by Aris Alexandrou in Thessaloniki, Greece, to test the limits of political introspection by the Greek Left over its ... More


Policing Resistance to the Imperial State

Erik Esselstrom

in Crossing Empire's Edge: Foreign Ministry Police and Japanese Expansionism in Northeast Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832315
eISBN:
9780824868932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832315.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how the consular police dealt with political resistance to the imperial Japanese state throughout the informal empire in China. It begins with a discussion of the nature of ... More


Contextualizing Criminality, Noncompliance, and Resistance

Kaaryn S. Gustafson

in Cheating Welfare: Public Assistance and the Criminalization of Poverty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732311
eISBN:
9780814733394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732311.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter examines welfare recipients' resistance to, and investment in, law's legitimacy when their formal compliance with the law was often tenuous. Drawing on interviews with thirty-four ... More


Shakespeare's Fugitive Politics

Thomas P. Anderson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748697342
eISBN:
9781474426893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697342.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Shakespeare’s Fugitive Politics makes the case that Shakespeare’s plays reveal there is always something more terrifying to the king than rebellion. The book seeks to move beyond the presumption that ... More


Aborted States of Development?: Haiti's Historical Revenants, Post-Duvalier's Daughters

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/9780813034577.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

A woman named Dédée Bazile, more popularly known as Défilée-la-Folle, became a revolutionary figure, and she is the focal point of this chapter. The first section of the chapter gives a historical ... More


Introduction

Wendy M. K. Shaw

in Possessors and Possessed: Museums, Archaeology, and the Visualization of History in the Late Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233355
eISBN:
9780520928565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233355.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the history of museums in the late-nineteenth-century Ottoman Empire. This book considers how the idea of the museum ... More


Introduction

Stella Gaon

in Democracy in Crisis: Violence, Alterity, Community

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079238
eISBN:
9781781702123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079238.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume, which is about the ‘crisis’ of democracy that is manifest in the increased violence provoked by radical difference or alterity in Western ... More


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