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“A Black Sister to Massachusetts”

Juliet Hooker.

in Theorizing Race in the Americas

June 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Theory. 17251 words.

This chapter explores the hemispheric dimensions of Frederick Douglass’s political thought. It traces the connections between Douglass’s interventions into debates about US expansionism in...

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“A Doctrine that Nourished the Hopes of the Nonwhite Races”

Juliet Hooker.

in Theorizing Race in the Americas

June 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Theory. 15716 words.

This chapter traces the development of José Vasconcelos’s enormously influential conception of Latin American mestizaje as an anti-colonial ideology developed in response to US imperialism....

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Advertising and Election Campaigns in the United States

Michael Hagen.

in Political Science

P ublished online November 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 10250 words.

Americans invest a great deal in choosing political leaders. In each election cycle, campaigns for elective office in the United States combine to raise and spend billions of dollars, and...

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American Indian Politics

David E. Wilkins.

in Political Science

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 7214 words.

The 567 federally acknowledged indigenous peoples inhabiting the United States occupy a unique political niche within the larger society. Recognized as original sovereigns, they enjoy an...

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Animals and Ecological Science

Anita Guerrini.

in The Oxford Handbook of Animal Studies

April 2017; p ublished online February 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Political Theory; Comparative Politics. 7968 words.

Ecological science, which studies the relationships between organisms and their environments, developed from natural history. Aristotle’s teleological chain of being and detailed...

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Animals in Political Theory

Sue Donaldson and Will Kymlicka.

in The Oxford Handbook of Animal Studies

April 2017; p ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Political Theory; Comparative Politics. 10629 words.

Western political theorists have largely ignored the animal question, assuming that animals have no place in our theories of democracy, citizenship, membership, sovereignty, and the public...

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The Arab-Israel Conflict

Alan Dowty.

in Political Science

P ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 14376 words.

The sheer volume of literature on the Arab-Israel conflict is enormous. Most of these writings are, however, contentious, if not polemical; scholarly research occupies only one wing of the...

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The Arab-Israel Conflict

Alan Dowty.

in Political Science

P ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 14376 words.

The sheer volume of literature on the Arab-Israel conflict is enormous. Most of these writings are, however, contentious, if not polemical; scholarly research occupies only one wing of the...

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Aristotle's Political Thought

Eugene Garver.

in Political Science

P ublished online January 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 11609 words.

Aristotle divides practical science into ethics and politics. The Nicomachean Ethics ends with a transition to the Politics, setting out a program of debatable relation to what has come...

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“At the Fringes of One’s Consciousness”

Lars Tønder.

in Politics, Theory, and Film

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory; Comparative Politics. 7224 words.

This chapter analyzes von Trier’s filmmaking techniques vis-à-vis Søren Kierkegaard’s philosophical existentialism in the film The Idiots (1998). Though von Trier never mentions Kierkegaard...

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