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Who Changes the World: The Political Subject-in-Outline

Claudia Leeb

in Power and Feminist Agency in Capitalism: Toward a New Theory of the Political Subject

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190639891
eISBN:
9780190639921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190639891.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

“Who Changes the World: The Political Subject-in-Outline” introduces the idea of the political subject-in-outline to creatively engage with the tension between the exclusionary character of the ... More


Decolonizing Levinasian Politics

John E. Drabinski

in Levinas and the Postcolonial: Race, Nation, Other

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641031
eISBN:
9780748652617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641031.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter addresses the question of how alterity transforms the political. It re-examines a famously fraught question in Emmanuel Levinas's work, which is what remains of politics and the ... More


The Pathological Sublime: Pleasure and Pain in the Colonial Context

David Lloyd

in The Postcolonial Enlightenment: Eighteenth-Century Colonialism and Postcolonial Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199677597
eISBN:
9780191803710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199677597.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, European Literature

This chapter relates that in the past two decades, postcolonial theory has been preoccupied with two categories that underpin the operations of colonial discourse; that of the subject and that of ... More


The When of Sociopolitical Transformation: The Moment of the Limit

Claudia Leeb

in Power and Feminist Agency in Capitalism: Toward a New Theory of the Political Subject

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190639891
eISBN:
9780190639921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190639891.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

“The When of Sociopolitical Transformation: The Moment of the Limit” introduces the idea of the moment of the limit to engage with the first tension inherent in the idea of the political subject—the ... More


Introduction

Claudia Leeb

in Power and Feminist Agency in Capitalism: Toward a New Theory of the Political Subject

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190639891
eISBN:
9780190639921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190639891.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

“Introduction” introduces the reader to the tensions inherent in theorizing the when, who, how, and what of sociopolitical change and the controversial debates it has created. It shows how the ideas ... More


Community organising and political agency: changing community development subjects in India

Manish K. Jha

in "Politics, power and community development"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447317364
eISBN:
9781447317395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317364.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The chapter presents a trajectory of community development in India. It places a special emphasis on the processes of mobilization and collective action that transform underprivileged communities ... More


Challenging the Citizenship Debate:: Beyond Sovereign Time and Space

Aoileann Ní Mhurchú

in Ambiguous Citizenship in an Age of Global Migration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748692774
eISBN:
9781474406499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692774.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter 5 reflects on a Kristevan conception of maternal time in contrast to a conception of national time. National time is progressive (teleological): it has a clear start, middle and end point, ... More


Rejecting the Politics of (Mis)Recognition: Butler Revisited

Claudia Leeb

in Power and Feminist Agency in Capitalism: Toward a New Theory of the Political Subject

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190639891
eISBN:
9780190639921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190639891.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

“Rejecting the Politics of (Mis)Recognition: Butler Revisited,” applies some of the ideas of Part I of the book to the idea of the feminist political subject. It explains that although Butler does ... More


Navigating the Ethno-Racial State

Tianna S. Paschel

in Becoming Black Political Subjects: Movements and Ethno-Racial Rights in Colombia and Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169385
eISBN:
9781400881079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169385.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The recent wave of ethno-racial reforms in Colombia and Brazil not only institutionalized black political subjects into the law but they also created ethno-racial state apparatuses that catalyzed the ... More


Conclusion

Claudia Leeb

in Power and Feminist Agency in Capitalism: Toward a New Theory of the Political Subject

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190639891
eISBN:
9780190639921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190639891.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

“Conclusion” comes back to the tensions inherent in the idea of the political subject, and reviews how the book addresses these tensions. It discusses the tensions inherent in the idea of the ... More


Power and Feminist Agency in Capitalism: Toward a New Theory of the Political Subject

Claudia Leeb

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190639891
eISBN:
9780190639921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190639891.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This book provides answers for the questions of the when, who, how, and what of sociopolitical change and finds solutions to the dilemmas inherent in the idea of the political subject. It introduces ... More


Introduction

Emily C. Nacol

in An Age of Risk: Politics and Economy in Early Modern Britain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691165103
eISBN:
9781400883011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165103.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter briefly discusses three insights into early modern British engagement with risk: the presence of a distinct conceptual refinement in late seventeenth-century sources; the tight ... More


Smart Dust and Remote Sensing: The Political Subject in Autonomous Systems

Ryan Bishop

in Cold War Legacies: Systems, Theory, Aesthetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474409483
eISBN:
9781474426954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409483.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

A legacy of the ‘Long Cold War’ can be found in the multiple large-scale interrelated remote sensing systems operative in the present. Smart dust, for example, constitutes the basis of polyscalar ... More


The Inheritance of Historiography 350–900

Christopher Holdsworth and T.P. Wiseman (eds)

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859892728
eISBN:
9781781380796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859892728.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

To what extent did the historians of the early Middle Ages inherit the aims and methods of Greek and Roman historiography? How far were they influenced by classical conventions about literary genre, ... More


Anu (Aradhana) Sharma

John Clarke, Wendy Brown, Allan Cochrane, Davina Cooper, Larry Grossberg, Wendy Larner, Gail Lewis, Tania Murray Li, Jeff Maskovsky, Janet Newman, Anu (Aradhana) Sharma, Paul Stubbs, and Fiona Williams

in Critical Dialogues: Thinking Together in Turbulent Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447350972
eISBN:
9781447348641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350972.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The conversation begins with an exploration about what it means to think with multiple resources (in theoretical and disciplinary terms). It then turns to the importance of seeing political subjects ... More


Caribbean/American: The Portable Black Self in Community

Carole Boyce Davies

in Caribbean Spaces: Escapes from Twilight Zones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038020
eISBN:
9780252095863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038020.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter presents the author's account of how she came to consciousness as a Caribbean American subject. Her story begins in 1968, when Martin Luther King was killed during her freshman year in ... More


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