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Afghanistan Enters the Twenty-first Century

Thomas Barfield

in Afghanistan: A Cultural and Political History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145686
eISBN:
9781400834532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145686.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter looks at the first decade of the twenty-first century in Afghanistan. As the twentieth century ended, ever-larger numbers of Afghans had become caught up in political and military ... More


Land War

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/9780198200840.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the role of land war in the political violence in Ireland during the 19th century. The land war created a revolution in land tenure which forced the British government to invert ... More


Prisoners in Revolt

Banu Bargu

in Starve and Immolate: The Politics of Human Weapons

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163408
eISBN:
9780231538114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163408.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter deviates from the political sphere of the state, the political parties, and public institutions, and turns to the emergence of areas of alternative power at the side—the prison wards ... More


Introduction: The Death Fast Struggle and the Weaponization of Life

Banu Bargu

in Starve and Immolate: The Politics of Human Weapons

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163408
eISBN:
9780231538114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163408.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book chronicles the story of the death fast struggle in Turkey while examining it from the angle of self-destructive practices. One of the most common explanations regarding these ... More


The Global Justice Movement

Andrew Lang

in World Trade Law after Neoliberalism: Reimagining the Global Economic Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592647
eISBN:
9780191731396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592647.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the immediate background to the contemporary trade and human rights debate, focusing on the years from roughly the mid-1980s to the early 2000s. The chapter is structured in ... More


Conclusion

Mary E. Vogel

in Coercion to Compromise: Plea Bargaining, the Courts, and the Making of Political Authority

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195101751
eISBN:
9780199851461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101751.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This concluding chapter sums up the key finding of this study on the history of plea bargaining. The result indicates that plea bargaining emerged in Boston, Massachusetts during the 1830s and 1840s ... More


On Suffrage Militancy and Modernism: Femininity and Revolt

Ewa Płonowska Ziarek

in Feminist Aesthetics and the Politics of Modernism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161497
eISBN:
9780231530903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161497.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter develops the political theory of revolution and female subjectivity produced by the British suffrage militancy in the context of Hannah Arendt's theory of revolution and Theodor Adorno's ... More


Introduction: Biotechnology in the New Millennium: Technological Change, Institutional Change, and Political Struggle

Rachel A. Schurman

in Engineering Trouble: Biotechnology and Its Discontents

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237612
eISBN:
9780520937499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237612.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book describes the concrete political-economic changes taking place in and around the biotechnology sector, the institutional foundations on which those changes have been built, and the ... More


Coping, Resistance, and Political Imprisonment

Kieran McEvoy

in Paramilitary Imprisonment in Northern Ireland: Resistance, Management, and Release

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299073
eISBN:
9780191685590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299073.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter begins with an overview of the sociological and psychological literature on coping with imprisonment. It explores a number of elements in that literature which are of relevance in the ... More


Settling Affairs with the Old World: Dismembering Germany?

Neil Smith

in American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230279
eISBN:
9780520931527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230279.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the postwar territorial arrangements of the United States, especially those with Germany. The concepts of The New World and the “new world order” are studied briefly, before ... More


The children of Loxicha: participation beyond the UNCRC rhetoric?

Anne-Marie Smith

in Children, politics and communication: Participation at the margins

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421845
eISBN:
9781447301813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421845.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter is based on the ethnographic research carried out in Oaxaca City, Mexico. It focuses on the lives of the displaced children of Loxicha, in particular their involvement in their ... More


From the Theory of Capital to the Theory of Organization (1): Economic Struggle and Political Struggle: Class Struggle

Antonio Negri

in Factory of Strategy: Thirty-Three Lessons on Lenin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146821
eISBN:
9780231519427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146821.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Vladimir Lenin’s reading of Karl Marx, with particular emphasis on his approach to the theory of organization as derived from a theory of capital. In order to understand how ... More


The Black Book of the Gallic Campaign

Luciano Canfora and Julian Stringer (eds)

in Julius Caesar: The People's Dictator

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619368
eISBN:
9780748670734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619368.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Caesar's Gallic campaign was unprovoked and led to the destruction of the old civilisation, which was gradually replaced by a Romanised one; and Pliny and Plutarch agreed that it was an act of ... More


Civility in Taiwan

David C. Schak

in Civility and Its Development: The Experiences of China and Taiwan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455973
eISBN:
9789888455492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455973.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The level of civility is much higher in Taiwan and in China, something Chinese visitors to Taiwan readily acknowledge and regard as owing to Taiwan having preserved traditional Chinese culture. ... More


“Little Jolmo Bird in the Willow Grove”: Crafting Tibetan Song Lyrics

Keila Diehl

in Echoes from Dharamsala: Music in the Life of a Tibetan Refugee Community

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230439
eISBN:
9780520936003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230439.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines how the lyrics of modern Tibetan songs communicate to Tibetan audiences. It argues that the lyrics of modern Tibetan songs contribute significantly and diversely to the ways ... More


Tracking Baodiao: Diaspora, Sovereignty, and Cold War Imperialism

Chih-Ming Wang

in Transpacific Articulations: Student Migration and the Remaking of Asian America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836429
eISBN:
9780824871055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836429.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter provides a transpacific approach to understanding Asian American activism and to unveiling the Cold War to be an epistemological project and a fantasy construction that created a ... More


Land Disputes, the Informal City, and Environmental Discourse in Cairo

Diane Singerman

in Cairo Contested: Governance, Urban Space, and Global Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162886
eISBN:
9781617970351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162886.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter shows how land has become “contested space” desired by opposing interests. The “interests” that are described encourage the government to remove residents and workers from land coveted ... More


The Way They Talked Then: The Discourse of Politics in the Soviet Party Politburo in the Late 1920s

Robert Service

in The Lost Politburo Transcripts: From Collective Rule to Stalin's Dictatorship

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134247
eISBN:
9780300152227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134247.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter, which analyzes the transcript of the September 8, 1927 joint meeting of the Politburo and the Central Control Commission Presidium, explains that this meeting focused on the denouement ... More


Other Struggles: Migration and the Transformation of Social Relations

in Culture in Chaos: An Anthropology of the Social Condition in War

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226496412
eISBN:
9780226496436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226496436.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the role of migration of in the transformation of social relations in the Machaze district in Mozambique. It describes how migrancy reshaped local social relations and the ... More


Epilogue Lord, the People Have Driven Me On

Randal Maurice Jelks

in Benjamin Elijah Mays, Schoolmaster of the Movement: A Biography

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835364
eISBN:
9781469601748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869871_jelks.14
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This epilogue highlights Benjamin Mays' rich legacy, which was organic to the religious and political struggles of African Americans. When Martin Luther King Jr. referred to Mays as his “spiritual ... More


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