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European Defence Policy: Beyond the Nation State

Frédéric Mérand

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533244
eISBN:
9780191714474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533244.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

This book explains the creation of the European Union's Security and Defense Policy—to this day the most ambitious project of peacetime military integration. Whether hailed as a vital step in the ... More


Political Behavior: An Overview

Edward G. Carmines and Robert Huckfeldt

in A New Handbook of Political Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294719
eISBN:
9780191599361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294719.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Provides an overview of the ways political scientists have explained political behaviour. Traces the development of approaches from the early electoral studies to economic models, to combinations of ... More


Conclusion

Frédéric Mérand

in European Defence Policy: Beyond the Nation State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533244
eISBN:
9780191714474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533244.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

The conclusion develops the implications of the book's argument for the study of European integration and International Relations more generally. The conclusion is framed around two challenges posed ... More


Durkheim

Gianfranco Poggi

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198780878
eISBN:
9780191695391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198780878.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book presents an account of Emile Durkheim's work, focusing on a reassessment of his central ideas and arguments. Durkheim can undoubtedly be considered one of the most significant social ... More


On Studying Governments

Rudy B. Andeweg

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter gives an overview of approaches to the study of governments, building explicitly on the work of A. King (1975) and C. Campbell (1993), who, respectively, offered three research themes ... More


Introduction

Frédéric Mérand

in European Defence Policy: Beyond the Nation State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533244
eISBN:
9780191714474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533244.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

The introduction explains the challenge posed by the European security and defense policy to the nature of the European state. Building on a critical dialogue between political sociologists and EU ... More


The Concept of the State in American History

William J. Novak

in Boundaries of the State In Us History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226277646
eISBN:
9780226277813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226277813.003.0012
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter draws attention to the vital role of interdisciplinary perspectives in law, history, sociology, and political science in redirecting our understanding of the origins, development, and ... More


Power in Modernity: Agency Relations and the Creative Destruction of the King's Two Bodies

Isaac Ariail Reed

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226689319
eISBN:
9780226689593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226689593.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In Power in Modernity, Isaac Ariail Reed proposes a new theory of power that describes overlapping networks of delegation and domination. Chains of power and their representation, linking together ... More


Conclusion: The Past and Future of Political Sociology

Stefan Svallfors

in The Political Sociology of the Welfare State: Institutions, Social Cleavages, and Orientations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754354
eISBN:
9780804768153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754354.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This concluding chapter analyzes the results presented in the book in relation to the development of political sociology. It argues that the papers together represent a “fourth generation” of ... More


No There There: Social Movements and Urban Political Community

Chris Rhomberg

in No There There: Race, Class, and Political Community in Oakland

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236189
eISBN:
9780520940888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236189.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In the early 1920s, a powerful Ku Klux Klan movement burst forth in many American cities, targeting immigrant Jews and Catholics and people of color and attracting an estimated four to six million ... More


Dimensions of Delegation and Domination

Isaac Ariail Reed

in Power in Modernity: Agency Relations and the Creative Destruction of the King's Two Bodies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226689319
eISBN:
9780226689593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226689593.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter argues that power has four dimensions—material, relational, discursive, and performative—and addresses the first three. The goal is to unpack how hierarchical ties between rector and ... More


Rector, Actor, Other

Isaac Ariail Reed

in Power in Modernity: Agency Relations and the Creative Destruction of the King's Two Bodies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226689319
eISBN:
9780226689593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226689593.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter develops the language of rector, actor, and other, and of "persons with projects" to work toward a new theory of power. It does so in dialogue with pragmatist theories of action and the ... More


Within and without the King’s Two Bodies in London and Paris

Isaac Ariail Reed

in Power in Modernity: Agency Relations and the Creative Destruction of the King's Two Bodies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226689319
eISBN:
9780226689593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226689593.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Ernst Kantorowicz's The King's Two Bodies reconstructed the origins and dynamics of a key piece of European political culture, according to which signs of state and signs of church were mixed ... More


Introduction to Part II

Isaac Ariail Reed

in Power in Modernity: Agency Relations and the Creative Destruction of the King's Two Bodies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226689319
eISBN:
9780226689593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226689593.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The introduction to part II of Power in Modernity introduces the problematic of modernity—or, to be more specific, transitions to modernity in the Atlantic world—to the analysis. In studying ... More


Toxic Safety: "Flame Retardants, Chemical Controversies, and Environmental Health"

Alissa Cordner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231171465
eISBN:
9780231541381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171465.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Initially marketed as a life-saving advancement, flame retardants are now mired in controversy. Some argue that data show the chemicals are unsafe while others continue to support their use. The ... More


Key Concepts, Measures, and Data

Jason Beckfield

in Political Sociology and the People's Health

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190492472
eISBN:
9780190492502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492472.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

In this chapter, the author discusses several concepts, measures, and datasets that open new avenues for social epidemiologists to use political sociology to explain the distribution of population ... More


Introduction

Stefan Svallfors

in The Political Sociology of the Welfare State: Institutions, Social Cleavages, and Orientations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754354
eISBN:
9780804768153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754354.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Political sociologists study the link between social and political life, primarily by understanding variations in the relationship between social structure, political orientations, and political ... More


Political Sociology and the People's Health

Jason Beckfield

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190492472
eISBN:
9780190492502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492472.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Health, illness, and death are distributed unequally around the world. Babies born in Japan can expect to live to age 80 or over, while babies born in Malawi can expect to die before the age of 50. ... More


Ideology, Terror, and the “Mysterious Margin”: Raymond Aron versus Hannah Arendt

in Hannah Arendt, Totalitarianism, and the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756501
eISBN:
9780804774215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756501.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Raymond Aron believed that the principal axis of division between totalitarianism and constitutional pluralism lay in the role of the political party. Hannah Arendt, by contrast, had little to say ... More


Introduction: Everyday Life in (Post-)Neoliberal Latin America

Daniel Nehring, Gerardo Gómez Michel, and Magdalena López

in A Post-Neoliberal Era in Latin America?: Revisiting Cultural Paradigms

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529200997
eISBN:
9781529201345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200997.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The introduction explores the cultural dynamics of neoliberalism and anti-neoliberal resistance in Latin America. While Latin American neoliberalisms and the regions transition – perhaps temporary – ... More


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