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 A World Not Well Lost: Melancholy, Foreclosure, and Agency

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/9780195319828.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines Taylor's and Butler's accounts of melancholy and agency. It is argued that the form of melancholy shared by their accounts is a key feature of symbolic loss in the constitution ... More


TEACHING COSMOPOLITAN RIGHT

Jeremy Waldron

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Jeremy Waldron’s essay centres around Martha Nussbaum’s ideas on cosmopolitan education: Nussbaum argues that we should make ‘world citizenship, rather than democratic or national citizenship, the ... More


Okin's Liberal Feminism as a Radical Political Theory

Nancy Rosenblum

in Toward a Humanist Justice: The Political Philosophy of Susan Moller Okin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195337396
eISBN:
9780199868681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337396.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter discusses the radical implications of Susan Okin's liberal political philosophy. Most of the world's societies subject women to unequal lives, whether through laws or conventions or a ... More


Bentham's Prison: A Study of the Panopticon Penitentiary

Janet Semple

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273875
eISBN:
9780191684074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273875.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

At the end of the 18th century, Jeremy Bentham devised a scheme for a prison that he called the panopticon. It soon became an obsession. For twenty years he tried to build it; in the end he failed, ... More


Sense and Sensibility in Mill’s Political Thought

Alan Ryan

in The Making of Modern Liberalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148403
eISBN:
9781400841950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148403.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines John Stuart Mill's political thought, asking in particular what we can learn about his intellectual project from attention to his Autobiography. It explores the way Mill's ... More


Postcolonial Disorders

Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good, Sandra Teresa Hyde, and Sarah Pinto (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520252233
eISBN:
9780520941021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252233.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book reflects on the nature of subjectivity in the diverse places where anthropologists work at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Contributors explore everyday modes of social and ... More


Symbolic Subjection and Social Rebirth: Objectification in Urban Zanzibar

Jeremy Prestholdt

in Domesticating the World: African Consumerism and the Genealogies of Globalization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254244
eISBN:
9780520941472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254244.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the confluence of slavery, social relations, and imperialism. It is tempered by a focus on multiple and intersecting processes of rhetorical subjection on the one hand and ... More


Postcolonial Disorders: Reflections on Subjectivity in the Contemporary World

Byron J. Good, Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good, Sandra Teresa Hyde, and Sarah Pinto

in Postcolonial Disorders

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520252233
eISBN:
9780520941021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252233.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book reflects on the nature of subjectivity in everyday modes of experience, the social and psychological dimensions of individual lives, the psychological qualities of social life, the ... More


Was Billy Black? Herman Melville and the Captive King

in On Lingering and Being Last: Race and Sovereignty in the New World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823229406
eISBN:
9780823240982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823229406.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

Melville summarizes a figurative tradition begun with Behn and continued in the work of Equiano. He circulates the figure of the black sovereign — in Daggoo, in Atufal, in a certain “black pagod” ... More


The Women’s Emancipation Union, 1891–July 1899: ‘no mere suffrage society’

Maureen Wright

in Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy and the Victorian Feminist Movement: The Biography of an Insurgent Woman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081095
eISBN:
9781781700037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081095.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter demonstrates that Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy took the analysis to new lengths in the work of the Women's Emancipation Union (WEU). Elizabeth joined her husband in working for the Fair ... More


Reproductive Choice: A Prehistory

Rachel Bowlby

in A Child of One's Own: Parental Stories

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199607945
eISBN:
9780191760518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607945.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The chapter begins with Freud's vision of the origins of settled society in a contingent meeting of different male and female needs: sex and reproduction, respectively. ‘A woman's right to choose’: ... More


The subject

Saul Newman

in Unstable Universalities: Poststructuralism and Radical Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071287
eISBN:
9781781701522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071287.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter takes as its point of departure the condition of the subject under power, exploring the problem of self-domination or self-subjection: the way that the subject, rather than simply being ... More


Freedom's Price: Serfdom, Subjection, and Reform in Prussia, 1648-1848

S. A. Eddie

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199662753
eISBN:
9780191757587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662753.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The one certain, indeed proverbial, thing about serfs is that they were as oppressed as they were unfree. But is it true? Building on a new reading of archival material, this book attempts a ... More


A “Badge of Advanced Liberalism”: Woman Suffrage at the High Tide of Anglo-American Reform

Leslie A. Butler

in Outside In: The Transnational Circuitry of US History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190459840
eISBN:
9780190459888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459840.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the role played by John Stuart Mill’s Subjection of Women in shaping attitudes toward woman suffrage, a cause he claimed in 1865 was becoming a “badge of advanced liberalism” on ... More


Violence and the Politics of Imitation in Du Bellay’s La Deffence et illustration de la langue françoyse and L’Olive

Cynthia N. Nazarian

in Love's Wounds: Violence and the Politics of Poetry in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501705229
eISBN:
9781501708268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705229.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter offers a reading of Joachim du Bellay's L'Olive alongside his prose manifesto, La Deffence et illustration de la langue françoyse. L'Olive's martial and technological imagery and its ... More


Petrarchan Tyranny and Lyric Resistance in Spenser’s Amoretti and The Faerie Queene

Cynthia N. Nazarian

in Love's Wounds: Violence and the Politics of Poetry in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501705229
eISBN:
9781501708268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705229.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter discusses the use of Petrarchan themes to explore modes of legitimate political resistance by considering the constant collaborative dialogue between Edmund Spenser's sonnet sequence ... More


Introduction

S.A. Eddie

in Freedom's Price: Serfdom, Subjection, and Reform in Prussia, 1648-1848

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199662753
eISBN:
9780191757587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662753.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

To the heirs of Enlightenment thinking, peasant subjection seems straightforwardly immoral. The historical truth of this moral judgement is almost nowhere clearer than in the case of Prussia, the ... More


Capital, the Mainspring of Prussian Feudalism

S.A. Eddie

in Freedom's Price: Serfdom, Subjection, and Reform in Prussia, 1648-1848

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199662753
eISBN:
9780191757587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662753.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

The manorial economy passed its capital needs to those who could most afford it. Peasants without capital paid higher rents in return for noble capital and insurance. Peasant restrictions appear as ... More


The Subjection of Women: Loopholes of Retreat?

Laura Brace

in The Politics of Slavery

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474401142
eISBN:
9781474445122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401142.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter focuses on gender and slavery, and in particular on the rhetoric of thinking about wives as slaves in both the pre and post abolition contexts, and in the different and parallel ... More


Subjectivation, the Social and a (Missing) Account of the Social Formation: Judith Butler’s ‘Turn’

Samuel A. Chambers

in Butler and Ethics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748678846
eISBN:
9781474412438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678846.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter engages closely with Butler’s self-named “theory of subjection.” It demonstrates that by reading Althusser through Hegel, Butler strips away Althusser’s rich understanding of the social ... More


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