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Imperial Political Culture in the Modern Age

Yuri Pines

in The Everlasting Empire: The Political Culture of Ancient China and Its Imperial Legacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134956
eISBN:
9781400842278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134956.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the modern trajectory of those major aspects of traditional Chinese political culture that discussed in the previous chapters. It shows that the concept of political unity ... More


Nationwide Goals and Zonal Priorities:The KPD/SED and the German Question from Potsdam to Bizonia

DIRK SPILKER

in The East German Leadership and the Division of Germany: Patriotism and Propaganda 1945-1953

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284122
eISBN:
9780191712579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284122.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter deals with the German Question and the attitudes of the Soviet Union and the Socialist Unity Party of Germany (SED) towards it. It argues that, with Moscow's backing, the SED leaders ... More


Black Political Decision Making

Ismail K. White and Chryl N. Laird

in Steadfast Democrats: How Social Forces Shape Black Political Behavior

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691199511
eISBN:
9780691201962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691199511.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter offers a detailed explanation of the racialized social constraint model of black political behavior. It argues that black support for the Democratic Party has over time become a ... More


Steadfast Democrats: How Social Forces Shape Black Political Behavior

Ismail K. White and Chryl N. Laird

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691199511
eISBN:
9780691201962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691199511.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Black Americans are by far the most unified racial group in American electoral politics, with 80 to 90 percent identifying as Democrats—a surprising figure given that nearly a third now also identify ... More


Conclusion

Ismail K. White and Chryl N. Laird

in Steadfast Democrats: How Social Forces Shape Black Political Behavior

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691199511
eISBN:
9780691201962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691199511.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This concluding chapter examines the broader implications of this research, both empirical and normative. It discusses the potential for this theoretical framework to further understanding of the ... More


Norms of Black Political Behavior

Ismail K. White and Chryl N. Laird

in Steadfast Democrats: How Social Forces Shape Black Political Behavior

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691199511
eISBN:
9780691201962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691199511.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter begins with a discussion of the social and political circumstances that have necessitated black political unity, norms of black political behavior, and the emergence of racialized social ... More


‘Rhodesians Never Die’: The Impact of War and Political Change on White Rhodesia, c.1970–1980

Peter Godwin and Ian Hancock

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203650
eISBN:
9780191675935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203650.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book tells the story of how White Rhodesians, three-quarters of whom were ill-prepared for revolutionary change, reacted to the ‘terrorist’ war and the onset of Black rule in the 1970s. It shows ... More


Redeeming the People

David C. Williams

in The Mythic Meanings of the Second Amendment: Taming Political Violence in a Constitutional Republic

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095623
eISBN:
9780300127553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095623.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter argues that in making a constitutional organization of violence which is relevant to the Framers' view and more useable to modern needs, there is a requirement to attend to two ... More


Old Collaborators, New Traitors

Hillel Cohen and Haim Watzman

in Army of Shadows: Palestinian Collaboration with Zionism, 1917-1948

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252219
eISBN:
9780520933989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252219.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The Arab rebellion that started in 1936 led to two significant changes in collaboration between Arabs and the Zionist movement. For one, the scope of the term “treason” was broadened in Arab public ... More


Reich Germans, Auslandsdeutsche and minorities

Julie Thorpe

in Pan-Germanism and the Austrofascist State, 1933-38

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079672
eISBN:
9781781703199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079672.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter maps the dynamics that characterized the pan-Germanism project's efforts at garnering support and simulating nationalistic assimilative desires among German minorities abroad. Absolute ... More


Sage Kings and Laws in the Chinese and Greek Traditions

Paul S. Ropp

in Heritage of China: Contemporary Perspectives on Chinese Civilization

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064409
eISBN:
9780520908932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064409.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the relatively recent development of democratic forms of government in China. It illustrates the unshakable Chinese confidence, even through long periods of political chaos and ... More


Defining Arab Nationalism

Adeed Dawisha

in Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth Century: From Triumph to Despair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169156
eISBN:
9781400880829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169156.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Arab nationalism. Throughout his numerous writings on Arab nationalism, Sati‘ al-Husri—the foremost theoretician of Arab nationalism—never lost sight ... More


1967 and After: The Twilight of Arab Nationalism

Adeed Dawisha

in Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth Century: From Triumph to Despair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169156
eISBN:
9781400880829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169156.003.0010
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines Arab nationalism after the Six Day War of June 1967, which was a seminal event in Arab contemporary history. What the Six Day War did was to irretrievably rob Arab nationalism ... More


Niccolò Machiavelli’s International Legal Thought: Culture, Contingency, and Construction

David Roth-Isigkeit

in System, Order, and International Law: The Early History of International Legal Thought from Machiavelli to Hegel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198768586
eISBN:
9780191821974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768586.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter suggests a progressive reading of Machiavelli, relying on the unity of his national and international thought. It argues that his focus on the unification of political communities ... More


Ebbs and Flows of Regional Dismemberment and Unification

Luis Roniger

in Transnational Politics in Central America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036632
eISBN:
9780813038834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036632.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter focuses on the persistent attempts of reconstitution of political unity or at least regional coordination carried out from the 1840s to the 1920s and points out the tension-ridden ... More


The Democratic Solution to Ethnic Pluralism

Beth J. Singer

in Pragmatism, Rights, and Democracy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823218677
eISBN:
9780823284856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823218677.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter argues not only that minority rights are compatible with political unity, but also that they are a means to and a necessary condition of that unity. There is an obvious defense of this ... More


Anil’s Ghost

Lee Spinks

in Michael Ondaatje

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066320
eISBN:
9781781703113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066320.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter takes a look at Ondaatje's fourth novel, Anil's Ghost, which demonstrates the impact of the outbreak of the Sri Lankan civil war in July 1983. It emphasises that, while Running in the ... More


In a Shade of Blue: Pragmatism and the Politics of Black America

Eddie S. Glaude

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226298245
eISBN:
9780226298269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226298269.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book makes a plea for black America to address its social problems by recourse to experience and with an eye set on the promise and potential of the future, rather than the fixed ideas and ... More


State Logic and Nation Building

Luis Roniger

in Transnational Politics in Central America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036632
eISBN:
9780813038834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036632.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter traces how the separate states of the region attempted to consolidate their control and construct a sense of distinct collective identity through their policies, visions, and practices, ... More


Culture, a State Affair

Alain Dieckhoff

in Nationalism and the Multination State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190607913
eISBN:
9780190638481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190607913.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The national project represented by the state cannot dispense with reference to culture. The state standardizes language and ambitions to instilinstill a common culture because it is a structural ... More


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