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From Nationalism to Pluralism

Marc Stears

in Progressives, Pluralists, and the Problems of the State: Ideologies of Reform in the United States and Britain, 1909–1926

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199291632
eISBN:
9780191700668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291632.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Looking on into Britain in 1914, Herbert Croly, Walter Lippmann, and Walter Weyl paid relatively little attention to the early pluralist stirrings of G. D. H. Cole and Harold Laski. During the early ... More


Epilogue

Paul A. Boghossian

in Fear of Knowledge: Against Relativism and Constructivism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199287185
eISBN:
9780191713569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287185.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

This concluding chapter explains why a constructivist view of knowledge is neither good philosophy, nor good progressive politics (as many of its proponents appear to believe it to be).


Progressive Varieties

David Howell

in MacDonald's Party: Labour Identities and Crisis 1922-1931

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198203049
eISBN:
9780191719530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203049.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Labour Party meeting held in the spring of 1924 featured two new party recruits, Oswald and Cynthia Mosley. The inclusion of a woman was indicative of the degree to which the Labour Party was ... More


Introduction: American Business, American Politics

Benjamin C. Waterhouse

in Lobbying America: The Politics of Business from Nixon to NAFTA

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149165
eISBN:
9781400848171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149165.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This introductory chapter argues that the decline of liberal and progressive politics and the ascent of a business-oriented, neoliberal political culture did not emerge naturally from the exigencies ... More


Contemporary Political Movements and the Thought of Jacques Rancière: Equality in Action

Todd May

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639823
eISBN:
9780748671724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639823.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book shows how democratic progressive politics can happen and how it is happening in very different arenas. The author takes an intensive look at a range of contemporary political movements and ... More


Ethics, Politics, Limits

Derrida Levinas and Nancy

in Ethics and Politics after Poststructuralism: Levinas, Derrida and Nancy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748685134
eISBN:
9780748695119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685134.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 1 traces the debate between ‘poststructuralist’ ethics and its critics in IR and Politics, in which poststructuralist approaches are accused of ‘leading nowhere’. In response to the ... More


Integrating Culture and Politics

in Cultural Dilemmas of Progressive Politics: Styles of Engagement among Grassroots Activists

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226318172
eISBN:
9780226318196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226318196.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

What kind of relationships between culture and progressive politics are possible and desirable? This chapter first clarifies this question by examining its context—the increased salience of cultural ... More


Varying Styles of Political Activity

in Cultural Dilemmas of Progressive Politics: Styles of Engagement among Grassroots Activists

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226318172
eISBN:
9780226318196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226318196.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter aims to examine differences in the cultural dimension of politics—and especially progressive politics. Some of the problems of progressive politics lie in its cultural work. To diagnose ... More


Revolt of the Tar Heels: The North Carolina Populist Movement, 1890-1901

James A. Beeby

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730012
eISBN:
9781604733242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730012.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

During the 1890s, North Carolina witnessed a political revolution as the newly formed Populist Party joined with the Republicans to throw out do-nothing, conservative Democrats. Focusing on political ... More


Individualism and its Discontents

in Cultural Dilemmas of Progressive Politics: Styles of Engagement among Grassroots Activists

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226318172
eISBN:
9780226318196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226318196.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

How do the case studies and the way of thinking about public discourse speak to contemporary debates about the American cultural scene—the ideologies, religions, and views of the world—and about the ... More


Introduction

DOUGLAS NEWTON

in British Policy and the Weimar Republic, 1918–1919

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203148
eISBN:
9780191675744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203148.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

This chapter talks about a series of revolutions that raged throughout much of Central and Eastern Europe after the Great War, especially in Germany, where the revolution of November 1918 was led by ... More


Davis, California: Home Rule Civics and Biodefense

Thomas D. Beamish

in Community at Risk: Biodefense and the Collective Search for Security

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804784429
eISBN:
9780804794657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784429.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Chapter 3 empirically examines the risk dispute that erupted in Davis, California, and how the community’s style of home rule civics and discourse shaped local deliberations regarding the University ... More


In Fear of a Second German Revolution, December 1918-March 1919

DOUGLAS NEWTON

in British Policy and the Weimar Republic, 1918–1919

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203148
eISBN:
9780191675744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203148.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

The chapter aims to show evidence for the experience of the British army officers who reported that great damage was being done to the cause of moderate and progressive politics by the continuing ... More


Socialism Unbound: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

Stephen Eric Bronner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153836
eISBN:
9780231527354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153836.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Published more than twenty years ago, this bold defense of socialism remains a seminal text for our time. Treating socialism as an ethic, reinterpreting its core categories, and critically ... More


Immigrants and Politics in San Francisco

Els de Graauw

in Making Immigrant Rights Real: Nonprofits and the Politics of Integration in San Francisco

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700187
eISBN:
9781501703492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700187.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the role of immigrant-serving nonprofits in promoting immigrant rights and integration in San Francisco. Even though San Francisco is known as the most left-leaning big city in ... More


Racism in the Nation's Service: Government Workers and the Color Line in Woodrow Wilson's America

Eric S. Yellin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607207
eISBN:
9781469608020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469607214_Yellin
Subject:
History, African-American History

Between the 1880s and 1910s, thousands of African Americans passed civil service exams and became employed in the executive offices of the federal government. However, by 1920, promotions to ... More


Introduction: The Best-Kept Secret in America

Micaela di Leonardo

in Black Radio/Black Resistance: The Life & Times of the Tom Joyner Morning Show

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870195
eISBN:
9780190870225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870195.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Culture

This chapter introduces The Tom Joyner Morning Show and describes its origin, format, audience, music, progressive politics, wit, growth, and longevity. I lay out my discovery of the show, my ... More


Far-right Media on the Internet: Culture, Discourse and Power

Chris Atton

in An Alternative Internet: Radical Media, Politics and Creativity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617692
eISBN:
9780748670819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617692.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines how technological and cultural resources are being deployed by far-right media in the United Kingdom, paying attention to how these ‘repressive’ media are being reconstructed by ... More


Divergence: Politicos and militants: 1972–1988

Richard Reed

in Paramilitary loyalism: Identity and change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095306
eISBN:
9781781708682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095306.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter advances the analysis to the end of the 1980s. While sectarian and internecine violence continued to set the context, this period was also notable for a number of political initiatives ... More


An Introduction to Prophetic Activism

Helene Slessarev-Jamir

in Prophetic Activism: Progressive Religious Justice Movements in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741238
eISBN:
9780814708705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741238.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter provides an overview of prophetic activism. Contemporary prophetic activism has grown in direct response to the steady reversal of both formal and substantive rights ... More


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