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Polarization

Mark Chaves

in American Religion: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691146850
eISBN:
9781400839957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146850.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes another important trend involving religion, liberalism, and conservatism. Actively religious Americans are more politically and socially conservative than less religious ... More


Shaping a New Conservative Agenda

Michael Tanner

in Crisis of Conservatism?: The Republican Party, the Conservative Movement, and American Politics After Bush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199764013
eISBN:
9780199897186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764013.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter identifies the different elements in the conservative movement and delineates its fundamental contradictions and conflicts. It delineates the different assumptions of economic, social, ... More


An Interpretation of American Conservative Thought: Political Issues, Conceptual Differences, and Attitudinal Disjunctions

David Sidorsky

in American Conservatism: NOMOS LVI

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479812370
eISBN:
9781479852697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812370.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter aims to interpret American Conservative thought, clarifying the concepts and attitudes that form the background for the political controversies that take place on issues of the ... More


UKIP, Brexit and the Disruptive Political Potential of English National Identity

Robert Ford and Maria Sobolewska

in Governing England: English Identity and Institutions in a Changing United Kingdom

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266465
eISBN:
9780191879609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266465.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The defining feature of English national identity for many decades was its absence in politics. This has changed with the mobilisation of a particular strain of English national identity. It was not ... More


Fighting Over the Conservative Banner

Carl T. Bogus

in American Conservatism: NOMOS LVI

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479812370
eISBN:
9781479852697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812370.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter begins by discussing modern American conservatism. Modern American conservatism is a coalition of three main schools of thought: libertarianism, neoconservatism, and religious or social ... More


Incomplete Empowerment: Female Cabinet Ministers in Anglo-American Systems

Patricia Lee Sykes

in Dispersed Democratic Leadership: Origins, Dynamics, and Implications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199562992
eISBN:
9780191701856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562992.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Leadership dispersal can provide important opportunities for marginalized sectors to secure representation but it can also challenge political minorities. The success of women's movements resulted in ... More


The Mexican Case: Doctrinally Oriented

Joseph M. Palacios

in The Catholic Social Imagination: Activism and the Just Society in Mexico and the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226645001
eISBN:
9780226645025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226645025.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

On 1 December 2000, with the first peaceful and transparent multiparty presidential election in Mexican history, the country began the transición (transition) from almost seventy years of ... More


The Myth of the Social Conservative

Angie Maxwell and Todd Shields

in The Long Southern Strategy: How Chasing White Voters in the South Changed American Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190265960
eISBN:
9780190939403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265960.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The relationship between the GOP and the Christian Right became so fundamental to the party’s success that Republicans constantly had to maintain a sense of urgency regarding the country’s moral ... More


Introduction

Glenn Feldman

in Politics and Religion in the White South

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123639
eISBN:
9780813134758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123639.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book attempts to get at the intersection of politics and religion in the American South. The chapters in this book strongly suggest that in the South, religion has worked hand in hand with ... More


Liberalization and Backlash in the Obama Era

John Dombrink

in The Twilight of Social Conservatism: American Culture Wars in the Obama Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814795170
eISBN:
9780814771365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795170.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter establishes the basis for the book’s assessment of the state of American conservatism in the Obama era. It takes as its central point this paradox between the growing liberalization of ... More


Catholicism and Nationalism The Fédération républicaine, 1927–391

Kevin Passmore

in Catholicism, Politics and Society in Twentieth-Century France

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780853239741
eISBN:
9781846312779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239741.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the historical importance of the Fédération républicaine, the largest party of the parliamentary Right in twentieth-century France, and its dominant nationalist wing. Founded in ... More


Epilogue: Afterlives of an Invented Past

Heather R. White

in Reforming Sodom: Protestants and the Rise of Gay Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624112
eISBN:
9781469624792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624112.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This epilogue argues that the support of liberal Protestants for the gay rights movement had been eclipsed by the Christian Right. Activists of this movement presented religion as a sui generis ... More


After Falwell: Shifts and Continuities in the Culture War and the Role of Religion in America

John Dombrink

in The Twilight of Social Conservatism: American Culture Wars in the Obama Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814795170
eISBN:
9780814771365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795170.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter analyzes the role of religion, especially its conservative manifestations in contemporary American society. It buttresses the arguments presented earlier, especially the moderation of ... More


Mill's Radicalization of Induction

in Reforming Philosophy: A Victorian Debate on Science and Society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226767338
eISBN:
9780226767352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226767352.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses the reforms Mill proposed in science to counter the view of Whewell. It shows that his overriding desire was to expel the intuitionist philosophy from its “stronghold” in ... More


The Positions and Fortunes of Social Democratic Parties in East Central Europe

Vachudova Milada Anna

in The Crisis of Social Democracy in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748665822
eISBN:
9780748693863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665822.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The author finds that social democracy in central and eastern Europe has not enjoyed the success expected of it since the transition to democracy and examines the reasons for this. On the other hand, ... More


The Long Southern Strategy: How Chasing White Voters in the South Changed American Politics

Angie Maxwell and Todd Shields

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190265960
eISBN:
9780190939403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265960.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Beginning with Barry Goldwater’s Operation Dixie in 1964, the Republican Party targeted disaffected white voters in the Democratic stronghold of the American South. To realign these voters with the ... More


The Contextual Theology of Gülen: Islamic Enlightenment

M. Hakan Yavuz

in Toward an Islamic Enlightenment: The Gülen Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199927999
eISBN:
9780199980543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927999.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter presents Gülen's system of ideas as a “contextual theology” by examining the dialectical relationship between the interpretations of the Qur'an and socioeconomic and political ... More


Conclusion: The Marketization of Muslim Politics in Turkey

Joshua D. Hendrick

in Gülen: The Ambiguous Politics of Market Islam in Turkey and the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770986
eISBN:
9780814760475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770986.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This book concludes with a discussion of the Gülen Movement's (GM) role in the marketization of Muslim politics in Turkey. It explores the ambiguous politics of post-political, market Islam and how ... More


When Bundy Buckles Up

Daniel LaChance

in Executing Freedom: The Cultural Life of Capital Punishment in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226066691
eISBN:
9780226066721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226066721.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

From the 1970s to the 1990s, the distinctive worldviews of family values conservatives, civil libertarians, free market neoliberals contributed to a political culture of distrust in government in ... More


Manufacturing Consent

Joshua D. Hendrick

in Gülen: The Ambiguous Politics of Market Islam in Turkey and the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770986
eISBN:
9780814760475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770986.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter examines how the Gülen Movement (GM) has successfully mobilized in the Turkish media and its efforts to persuade Turkish society via the so-called manufactured consent. It begins by ... More


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