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Changing ReferentsLearning Across Space and Time in China and the West

Changing Referents: Learning Across Space and Time in China and the West

Leigh Jenco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190263812
eISBN:
9780190263843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263812.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Even as globalization has exposed the Eurocentric character of the academic theories used to understand the world, most scholarship continues to rely on the same parochial vocabulary it critiques. ... More

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

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

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

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

A Defense of RuleOrigins of Political Thought in Greece and India

A Defense of Rule: Origins of Political Thought in Greece and India

Stuart Gray

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190636319
eISBN:
9780190636333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190636319.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

This book establishes a new analytic approach to understanding fundamental political ideas of other cultures and time periods, applying the approach to a study of ancient Greek and Indian conceptions ... More

The Democratic LeaderHow Democracy Defines, Empowers and Limits its Leaders

The Democratic Leader: How Democracy Defines, Empowers and Limits its Leaders

John Kane and Haig Patapan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199650477
eISBN:
9780191739071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650477.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

The Democratic Leader argues that leaders occupy a unique place in democracies. The foundational principle of democracy—popular sovereignty—implies that the people must rule. Yet the people can rule ... More

Foundations and Frontiers of Deliberative Governance

Foundations and Frontiers of Deliberative Governance

John S. Dryzek

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199562947
eISBN:
9780191595042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562947.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Deliberative democracy now dominates the theory, reform, and study of democracy. Working at its cutting edges, this book reaches from conceptual underpinnings to the key challenges faced in ... More

Freedom Without Violence

Freedom Without Violence

Dustin Ells Howes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199336999
eISBN:
9780190490119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336999.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

This book provides a critical history of the connection between freedom and violence and recovers the lesser-known history of the pursuit of freedom through nonviolence in the Western political ... More

The Gendered Effects of Electoral InstitutionsPolitical Engagement and Participation

The Gendered Effects of Electoral Institutions: Political Engagement and Participation

Miki Caul Kittilson and Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199608607
eISBN:
9780191745799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608607.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

In most countries around the world, women continue to lag behind men in an array of political orientations and activities. Understanding why this is the case and why some countries have been more ... More

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