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Disorienting Cosmopolitanism: Accountability and the Politics of Insurgence

Craig T. Borowiak

in Accountability and Democracy: The Pitfalls and Promise of Popular Control

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199778256
eISBN:
9780199919086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778256.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter directly addresses democratic accountability’s place within global governance debates. Focusing on the writings of liberal cosmopolitan democrat David Held and more skeptical perspective ... More


Neoliberal Symptoms: The Impasse between Economics and Politics in Contemporary Political Theory

Anita Chari

in A Political Economy of the Senses: Neoliberalism, Reification, Critique

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231173896
eISBN:
9780231540384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173896.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores debates between neo-Marxists and radical democrats as an important feature of the ideological structure of neoliberal societies. This chapter argues that the impasse created ... More


The Northern Ireland Paradox

Adrian Little

in The Politics of Radical Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633999
eISBN:
9780748652723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633999.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines radical democracy through the case of Northern Ireland, once thought of as an example of intractable conflict. Northern Ireland, at least since the signing of the Belfast ... More


Democratic Futures in the Shadow of Mass Incarceration: Toward a Political Theology of Prison Abolition

Elias Ortega-Aponte

in Common Goods: Economy, Ecology, and Political Theology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268436
eISBN:
9780823272532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268436.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Political theology’s radical democratic discourse, as it outlines the shape of possible democratic futures to come, has remained silent around the question of mass incarceration and the threat it ... More


Conclusion

Adrian Little and Moya Lloyd

in The Politics of Radical Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633999
eISBN:
9780748652723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633999.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Radical democracy is characterised by its heterogeneity and, as a result, it invokes and embraces a politics of contingency and contestation. It thrives on the exposition of the exclusions, ... More


Public Law and Democracy in the United Kingdom and the United States of America

P. P. Craig

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256373
eISBN:
9780191681646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256373.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book has two themes. The ‘minor’ theme is that the content and direction of both constitutional and administrative law are integrally related. The ‘major’ theme is that their nature and content ... More


Democratic Piety: Complexity, Conflict and Violence

Adrian Little

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633654
eISBN:
9780748652709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633654.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book presents an analysis of the nature of democratic theory, focusing on the prevalence of pious discourses of democracy in contemporary politics. Democracy is now promoted in religious terms ... More


Introduction

Moya Lloyd and Adrian Little

in The Politics of Radical Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633999
eISBN:
9780748652723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633999.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter compares two accounts of radical democracy: critical theory and post-structuralist accounts. Critical theory radical democrats emphasise the possibility of rational consensus, achieved ... More


The Making of British Socialism

Mark Bevir

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150833
eISBN:
9781400840281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150833.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book provides a new interpretation of the emergence of British socialism in the late nineteenth century, demonstrating that it was not a working-class movement demanding state action, but a ... More


Hegemony and Globalist Strategy

Mark Wenman

in The Politics of Radical Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633999
eISBN:
9780748652723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633999.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines the notion of global civil society. It aims to develop a theory of radical democracy able to address globalisation, and particularly what Hardt and Negri identify as the new ... More


Friends and Enemies, Slaves and Masters: Fanaticism, Wendell Phillips and the Limits of Agonism

Joel Olson

in The Politics of Radical Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633999
eISBN:
9780748652723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633999.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter explores fanaticism from the perspective of radical (or agonistic) democracy. Despite its accent on conflict, radical democracy, the chapter contends, struggles to understand fanaticism ... More


Democracy, More or Less

Jeffrey W. Robbins

in Radical Democracy and Political Theology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156363
eISBN:
9780231527132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156363.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses how it is necessary to take from existing theories of democracy in order to develop the radically democratic potential of political theology. It provides a range of theories ... More


Rhetoric and Radical Democratic Political Theory

Alan Finlayson

in The Politics of Radical Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633999
eISBN:
9780748652723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633999.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Radical democracy is distinctive in claiming that democratic practice is one of contestation and disagreement. This chapter takes up this issue and considers how the practice of disagreement might ... More


Lessons in Secular Criticism

Stathis Gourgouris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253784
eISBN:
9780823261215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253784.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book reconfigures recent secularism debates, by showing (1) how the secular imagination is closely linked to society’s radical poiesis, its capacity to imagine and create unprecedented forms of ... More


Emancipatory Space

Simon Springer

in The Anarchist Roots of Geography: Toward Spatial Emancipation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816697724
eISBN:
9781452955155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697724.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

In establishing an anarchic framework for understanding public space as a vision for radical democracy, the fourth chapter proceeds as a theoretical inquiry into how an agonistic public space might ... More


Aboriginal Sovereignty and the Democratic Paradox

Andrew Schaap

in The Politics of Radical Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633999
eISBN:
9780748652723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633999.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter deals with the extent to which radical democracy involves simply a reworking of liberalism as opposed to its (complete) democratic transformation, exploring the relation between popular ... More


Populism and Democracy

Benjamin Moffitt

in The Global Rise of Populism: Performance, Political Style, and Representation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796132
eISBN:
9780804799331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796132.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter tackles one of the most controversial debates when it comes to populism: what is populism’s relationship to democracy? Arguing that populism itself tells us very little about the ... More


Doublethink: the ‘Big Society, Small Government’ debate

Fred Powell

in The politics of civil society: Big society and small government

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447307150
eISBN:
9781447310853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307150.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This opening chapter argues that the socio-political meaning of civil society as a ‘Big Society’ has become a central element in the debate about welfare reform, civic republicanism and political ... More


Don Alejandro’s fantasy: radical democracy and the negative concept of representation

Oliver Marchart

in The Constructivist Turn in Political Representation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474442602
eISBN:
9781474459860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442602.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Starting from a short story by Borges, this chapter discusses the role that representation may play in a project of radical democracy, defined as a ‘collective will’ aiming at expanding the ... More


Responding to the Deregulation of the Political

Stathis Gourgouris

in Lessons in Secular Criticism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253784
eISBN:
9780823261215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253784.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Examines the radical politics of contemporary “assembly movements” as radical democratic movements against the presumed collusion between institutionalized democracy and capitalism. Shows how the ... More


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