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The Color of CitizenshipRace, Modernity and Latin American / Hispanic Political Thought

The Color of Citizenship: Race, Modernity and Latin American / Hispanic Political Thought

Diego A. von Vacano

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199746668
eISBN:
9780199932337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746668.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

Why is race a potent political phenomenon, when it is a superficial human characteristic, if it exists at all? The history of political philosophy has not dealt adequately with this question and we ... More

The Color of Our ShameRace and Justice in Our Time

The Color of Our Shame: Race and Justice in Our Time

Christopher J. Lebron

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199936342
eISBN:
9780199345823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936342.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

The Color of Our Shame: Race and Justice in Our Time asks a basic yet urgent question: How can we explain systemic racial inequality in an era of formal equality under liberal democratic norms? It ... More

Commonplace WitnessingRhetorical Invention, Historical Remembrance, and Public Culture

Commonplace Witnessing: Rhetorical Invention, Historical Remembrance, and Public Culture

Bradford Vivian

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190611088
eISBN:
9780190678371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611088.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Commonplace Witnessing examines how citizens, politicians, and civic institutions have adopted idioms of witnessing in recent decades to serve a variety of social, political, and moral ends. It does ... More

Confluence of ThoughtMohandas Karamchand Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Confluence of Thought: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Bidyut Chakrabarty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199951215
eISBN:
9780199346004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199951215.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

The aim of this book is to understand the complex evolution of the socio-political ideas of Gandhi and King and also their confluence in the specific context of India and America respectively. Based ... More

Connected by CommitmentOppression and Our Responsibility to Undermine It

Connected by Commitment: Oppression and Our Responsibility to Undermine It

Mara Marin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190498627
eISBN:
9780190498641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498627.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Connected by Commitment examines our obligations to transform structures of oppression and argues that they should be understood on the model of “commitments.” Commitments are relationships of ... More

The Constitution of EqualityDemocratic Authority and Its Limits

The Constitution of Equality: Democratic Authority and Its Limits

Thomas Christiano

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198297475
eISBN:
9780191716867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297475.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

What is the ethical basis of democracy? And what reasons do we have to go along with democratic decisions even when we disagree with them? And when do we have reason to say that we may justly ignore ... More

Constitutional Environmental Rights

Constitutional Environmental Rights

Tim Hayward

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199278688
eISBN:
9780191602757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278687.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book shows why a fundamental right to an adequate environment ought to be provided in the constitution of any modern democratic state. Explains why the right to an environment adequate for one’s ... More

Containing Nationalism

Containing Nationalism

Michael Hechter

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247516
eISBN:
9780191599460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924751X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Nationalism has become a prevalent source of conflict and violence in the world. Scholarship has provided scant guidance about the prospect of containing its dark side. Departing from the usual ... More

Contested SecessionsRights, Self-determination, Democracy, and Kashmir

Contested Secessions: Rights, Self-determination, Democracy, and Kashmir

Neera Chandhoke

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077978
eISBN:
9780199080977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077978.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Whereas separatist movements in the developed world have stimulated the interest of normative political theorists, separatism in the postcolonial world tend to fall into the category of ... More

Cosmopolitan Political ThoughtMethod, Practice, Discipline

Cosmopolitan Political Thought: Method, Practice, Discipline

Farah Godrej

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199782062
eISBN:
9780199919123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782062.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

This book takes cosmopolitanism as its central problematic, asking the question of what it might mean for the very practices of political theorizing to be cosmopolitan? It suggest that methodological ... More

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