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A Layered European Public Sphere

Erik O. Eriksen

in The Unfinished Democratization of Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199572519
eISBN:
9780191722400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572519.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Democratization

The development of post‐national democracy in Europe depends not merely on rights but also on the emergence of an overarching communicative space that functions as a public sphere. But is this ... More


Civil Society and Its Limits

Iris Marion Young

in Inclusion and Democracy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297550
eISBN:
9780191716751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297556.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Theories of civil society do not adequately distinguish the functions of private, civic, and political associations. A public sphere arising from free associational life both holds power accountable ... More


Social Movements and Europeanization

Donatella della Porta and Manuela Caiani

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557783
eISBN:
9780191721304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557783.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

Are social movement organizations euro-skeptical, euro-pragmatic or euro-opportunist? Or do they accept the EU as a new level of governance to place pressure on? Do they provide a critical capital, ... More


Right‐Sizing Over the Jordan: The Politics of Down‐Sizing Borders

Marc Lynch

in Right-sizing the State: The Politics of Moving Borders

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244904
eISBN:
9780191600050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244901.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Marc Lynch examines the Jordanian disengagement from the West Bank in 1988 as a case of state downsizing. The author focuses on international factors and elite politics on both sides of the Jordan ... More


The Dynamics of Democratization

John S. Dryzek, David Downes, Christian Hunold, David Schlosberg, and Hans‐Kristian Hernes

in Green States and Social Movements: Environmentalism in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, and Norway

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249022
eISBN:
9780191599095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249024.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Social movements contribute to democracy and democratization. This chapter broadens the focus to democracy within society as a whole, civil society, and the public sphere as well as the state, and ... More


Official Republicanism, Equality, and the Hijab

Cécile Laborde

in Critical Republicanism: The Hijab Controversy and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199550210
eISBN:
9780191720857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550210.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Theory

Chapter 2 presents the official republican view of secularism as a theory of neutrality and equal concern. Citizens are treated fairly if they live under a religiously neutral (neither religious nor ... More


Tolerant Secularism and the Critique of Republican Neutrality

Cécile Laborde

in Critical Republicanism: The Hijab Controversy and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199550210
eISBN:
9780191720857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550210.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Theory

Chapter 3 presents two versions of the critique of the secular argument for the ban on hijab in schools. The first challenges the official republican interpretation of laïcité as a doctrine of ... More


The Making of a European Public Space: The Case of Justice and Home Affair s

Klaus Eder and Hans‐Jörg Trenz

in Linking EU and National Governance

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199252268
eISBN:
9780191601040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252262.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter 6 sets out to explain the dynamics of multi-level governance as regards the evolution of forms of public communication and the making of a European public sphere. The central theoretical ... More


Europeanization and the Domestication of Protest

Donatella della Porta and Manuela Caiani

in Social Movements and Europeanization

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557783
eISBN:
9780191721304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557783.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

Chapter 2 addresses the path of domestication in Europeanization from below, as indicated by protest and organizations at the national level oriented to change decisions at the European level. It ... More


The Unfinished Democratization of Europe

Erik O. Eriksen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199572519
eISBN:
9780191722400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572519.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Democratization

The widening and deepening of the European Union have brought to the fore the question of democracy at the European level. The system of domination already in place at the European level requires and ... More


The Gentrification of the Goddess

Joanne Punzo Waghorne

in Diaspora of the Gods: Modern Hindu Temples in an Urban Middle-Class World

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195156638
eISBN:
9780199785292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156638.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Encircled by ever-expanding suburbs of Chennai, many old village “seats” of feminine divine power (shakti pitha) are attracting ardent new middle-class devotees. Called Amman (mother) in Tamil, these ... More


Minimal Democracy? The Social Choice Critique

John S. Dryzek

in Deliberative Democracy and Beyond: Liberals, Critics, Contestations

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250431
eISBN:
9780191717253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925043X.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Some social choice theorists attempt to turn the science of politics against democracy in general and deliberative democracy in particular. They claim the arbitrariness and instability of democracy ... More


Insurgent Democracy: Civil Society and State

John S. Dryzek

in Deliberative Democracy and Beyond: Liberals, Critics, Contestations

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250431
eISBN:
9780191717253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925043X.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Comparative historical analysis of democratization is deployed to show that sometimes it makes sense to highlight the state as the best home for deliberative democracy, sometimes civil society, and ... More


Conclusion

Robert E. Goodin

in Innovating Democracy: Democratic Theory and Practice After the Deliberative Turn

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199547944
eISBN:
9780191720116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547944.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

In any large and complex community, deliberation cannot realistically take place in the agora (or its electronic equivalent), with everyone potentially affected by the decision taking an active part ... More


Why Deliberation Cannot Tame Globalisation: The Impossibility of a Deliberative Democrat

Andrew Kuper

in Democracy Beyond Borders: Justice and Representation in Global Institutions

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199274901
eISBN:
9780191601552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199274908.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

How is it possible for individuals to exercise any control over a political order, i.e. supranational and multilayered? This is the key question in reconciling cosmopolitan justice with democracy. ... More


Nationalism and Irony: Burke, Scott, Carlyle

Yoon Sun Lee

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195162356
eISBN:
9780199787852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162356.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In the late 18th and 19th centuries, non-English conservatives such as Burke, Scott, and Carlyle, among others, influentially shaped Britain's political attitudes and literary genres because they ... More


Introduction: Privacy in an Enclosed State

Paul Betts

in Within Walls: Private Life in the German Democratic Republic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199208845
eISBN:
9780191594755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208845.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

The Introduction locates the argument within the wider secondary source literature, and reconsiders East German social politics and everyday life through an examination of East German norms and ... More


Women, the public sphere, and collective identities

Kathryn Gleadle

in Borderline Citizens: Women, Gender and Political Culture in Britain, 1815-1867

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264492
eISBN:
9780191734274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264492.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Despite his acknowledgement of women's contribution to constituency and electoral politics, James Vernon has suggested that by the 1830s women were marginalized from the public sphere and ... More


The History and Future of Bioethics: A Sociological View

John H. Evans

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860852
eISBN:
9780199932474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860852.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Seemingly every day society faces a new ethical challenge raised by a scientific innovation. Human genetic engineering, stem cell research, face transplantation, synthetic biology – all were science ... More


Sociability, Conviviality

Barry Stephenson

in Performing the Reformation: Religious Festivals in Contemporary Wittenberg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732753
eISBN:
9780199777310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732753.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

Wittenberg’s Luther festivals are important tools in dealing with economic, social, and cultural problems in the era of a reunified Germany. This chapter examines the civic dimensions of Luther ... More


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