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 The Agency That Difference Makes: Judith Butler's Theory of Performativity and the Irony of the Political

David Kyuman Kim

in Melancholic Freedom: Agency and the Spirit of Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195319828
eISBN:
9780199785667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195319828.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter focuses on an alternative vision of agency found in what has come to be called the politics of difference. It presents a critical engagement with one of the most influential contemporary ... More


Civilizing the Republic

Philip Pettit

in Republicanism: A Theory of Freedom and Government

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296423
eISBN:
9780191600081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296428.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The laws that advance the aims of the republic, institutionalize its forms, and establish regulatory controls need to be supported by republican civil norms; the legal republic needs to become a ... More


Consociationalism

ALAN BRUDNER

in Constitutional Goods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225798
eISBN:
9780191706516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225798.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter inquires into the general design of a legislature best suited to the democratic ideals of authority-validation and self-rule. It criticizes the civic republican model of representation ... More


Is Difference a Value in Itself? Critique of a Metaphilosophical Axiology

Gabriel Rockhill

in Interventions in Contemporary Thought: History, Politics, Aesthetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474405355
eISBN:
9781474422321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405355.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The opening chapter in this section outlines the implicit value system and binary normative logic—the valorization of difference over and against identity—that has dominated the ‘philosophy of ... More


Struggles for Recognition

Miguel de Beistegui

in The Government of Desire: A Genealogy of the Liberal Subject

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226547374
eISBN:
9780226547404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226547404.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Following claims made by A. Honneth, N. Fraser, and C. Taylor, this chapter takes its point of departure in the observation that many of the world’s social conflicts revolve around the need to ... More


Sound of Navajo Country: Music, Language, and Diné Belonging

Kristina M. Jacobsen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631868
eISBN:
9781469631882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631868.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In this ethnography of Navajo (Diné) popular music culture, Kristina M. Jacobsen examines questions of Indigenous identity and performance by focusing on the surprising and vibrant Navajo country ... More


Generic Navajo: The Language Politics of Social Authenticity

Kristina M. Jacobsen

in Sound of Navajo Country: Music, Language, and Diné Belonging

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631868
eISBN:
9781469631882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631868.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Chapter Two examines language and social authenticity as it relates to Navajo expressive culture. I argue that Diné language politics give us greater insight into the broader story of country music, ... More


Talking about Race: Community Dialogues and the Politics of Difference

Katherine Cramer Walsh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226869063
eISBN:
9780226869087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226869087.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

It is a perennial question: how should Americans deal with racial and ethnic diversity? More than 400 communities across the country have attempted to answer it by organizing discussions among ... More


A Culture of Solidarity

Lilian Calles Barger

in The World Come of Age: An Intellectual History of Liberation Theology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190695392
eISBN:
9780190695422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695392.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the politics of difference and solidarity among Latin American and Black Power radicals that challenged the exclusion of marginalized groups from the universal. Dependency ... More


Many Voices, One Nation

Kristina M. Jacobsen

in Sound of Navajo Country: Music, Language, and Diné Belonging

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631868
eISBN:
9781469631882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631868.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The conclusion reflects on how a politics of difference and belonging—and the idea of indigenous social authenticity more broadly—is negotiated by Diné citizens. Focusing on the language fluency ... More


Performing Representation: Women Members in the Indian Parliament

Shirin M. Rai and Carole Spary

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199489053
eISBN:
9780199093861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489053.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Breaking new ground in scholarship on gender and politics, Performing Representation is the first comprehensive analysis of women in the Indian Parliament. It explores the possibilities and limits of ... More


The Russian Empire 1450-1801

Nancy Shields Kollmann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199280513
eISBN:
9780191822803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280513.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

Being an empire is inseparable from modern Russian identity and historical experience: the Russian empire was founded in the early modern era and endures in large part today. The Russian Empire ... More


Introduction: The Russian Empire 1450–1801

Nancy Shields Kollmann

in The Russian Empire 1450-1801

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199280513
eISBN:
9780191822803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280513.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

The introductory chapter develops the theory of the early modern Russian empire as an “empire of difference,” typical of large continental Eurasian empires. It explores strategies of governing such ... More


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