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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

In Search of the Federal SpiritNew Comparative Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives

In Search of the Federal Spirit: New Comparative Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives

Michael Burgess

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199606238
eISBN:
9780191752476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606238.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

The book is about the theory and practice of federal state formation in the post-Cold War era. It introduces the concept of the federal spirit as an instrument to examine and explore the emergence of ... More

Innovating DemocracyDemocratic Theory and Practice After the Deliberative Turn

Innovating Democracy: Democratic Theory and Practice After the Deliberative Turn

Robert E. Goodin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199547944
eISBN:
9780191720116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547944.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

In recent years, democratic theory has taken a deliberative turn. Instead of merely casting the occasional ballot, deliberative democrats want citizens to reason together. They embrace ‘talk as a ... More

Liberalism without Perfection

Liberalism without Perfection

Jonathan Quong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594870
eISBN:
9780191723513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594870.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

A growing number of political philosophers favour a view called liberal perfectionism. According to this view, liberal political morality is characterized by a commitment to helping individuals lead ... More

Mr. MothercountryThe Man Who Made the Rule of Law

Mr. Mothercountry: The Man Who Made the Rule of Law

Keally McBride

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190252977
eISBN:
9780190253004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190252977.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

European colonial powers delivered a system of law to their possessions; this book examines the legal legacies from this practice that remain intact today. Despite the claims that the white man’s ... More

Nationalism and Social PolicyThe Politics of Territorial Solidarity

Nationalism and Social Policy: The Politics of Territorial Solidarity

Daniel Béland and André Lecours

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199546848
eISBN:
9780191720468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546848.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Despite the recent proliferation of literature on nationalism and on social policy, relatively little has been written to analyse the possible interaction between the two. Scholars interested in ... More

The Neo-liberal State

The Neo-liberal State

Raymond Plant

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199281756
eISBN:
9780191713040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281756.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

This book has two central aims. The first is to give a fair, comprehensive, and analytical account of the central features of the neo‐liberal view about the role and limits of the state in the modern ... More

The Philosophy of Jürgen HabermasA Critical Introduction

The Philosophy of Jürgen Habermas: A Critical Introduction

Uwe Steinhoff

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547807
eISBN:
9780191720758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547807.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Jürgen Habermas seeks to defend the Enlightenment and with it an “emphatical”, “uncurtailed” conception of reason against the post-modern critique of reason on the one hand, and against so-called ... More

Political Theories of DecolonizationPostcolonialism and the Problem of Foundations

Political Theories of Decolonization: Postcolonialism and the Problem of Foundations

Margaret Kohn and Keally McBride

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195399578
eISBN:
9780199894437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399578.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

Recent scholarship in political theory has focused on the treatment of colonialism in the writings of canonical thinkers such as Locke, Burke, Mill, Diderot, Tocqueville, Smith, and Kant, revealing ... More

Politics, Theory, and FilmCritical Encounters with Lars von Trier

Politics, Theory, and Film: Critical Encounters with Lars von Trier

Bonnie Honig and Lori J. Marso (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190600181
eISBN:
9780190600211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600181.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

Lars von Trier’s intense, disturbing, and sometimes funny films have led many to condemn him as misogynist or misanthropic. The same films inspire this collection’s reflections on how our fears and ... More

Reasons of IdentityA Normative Guide to the Political and Legal Assessment of Identity Claims

Reasons of Identity: A Normative Guide to the Political and Legal Assessment of Identity Claims

Avigail Eisenberg

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199291304
eISBN:
9780191710704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291304.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

The current legal and political context is perhaps more congenial than ever before to considering claims made by minorities for the protection of some aspect of their identity. This book argues that ... More

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