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1931–1951

Jeremy Nuttall.

in Psychological Socialism

June 2006; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 20300 words.

In David Marquand's alternating chronology, the governments of Clement Attlee marked a moralist-activist collectivist phase. Yet, this was also a transition stage in the Labour Party, and...

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1948–1978

Jacob Taubes, Keith Tribe and Mike Grimshaw.

in To Carl Schmitt

May 2013; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 3272 words.

In the lecture contained in this chapter, Jacob Taubes reflects on the history of his relationship with Carl Schmitt that goes back to 1948 and lasted until 1978, a period of thirty years....

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1951–1964

Jeremy Nuttall.

in Psychological Socialism

June 2006; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 15861 words.

By the early 1950s, the Labour Party was low on intellectual fuel. Though mid-1950s' revisionism eased the immediate problem, it also had a fundamental, lasting aspect: already having...

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1964–1979

Jeremy Nuttall.

in Psychological Socialism

June 2006; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 14732 words.

This chapter argues that few, if any, of the Labour Party's leading politicians during the period 1964–1979 systematically applied the values of principle and intellect to politics,...

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1979–1994

Jeremy Nuttall.

in Psychological Socialism

June 2006; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 15834 words.

Before the 1980s, the Labour Party could electorally afford to give little systematic attention to the issue of qualities of mind and character. However, the revival of the political right...

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A “Catholic Layman of German Nationality and Citizenship”?

Reinhard Mehring.

in The Oxford Handbook of Carl Schmitt

January 2017; p ublished online December 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Political Theory; Politics and Law. 10959 words.

Carl Schmitt positioned his constitutional theory in the context of a “political theology” and referred to himself repeatedly as a Catholic. Schmitt scholarship has long pursued this...

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A ‘Magpie Society’? from ‘Assimilation’ To ‘Integration’ In Britain and France

R. D. Grillo.

in Pluralism and the Politics of Difference

July 1998; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 10067 words.

Like the US, Britain and France have had a shared concern with the assimilability of peoples of immigrant origin. Although there are important differences between them, in the last decades...

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‘A and not A’: what is fascism?

in Fascism

August 2002; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 6963 words.

‘“A and not A”: what is fascism?’ examines how fascism has been defined. Whereas Marxists held capitalists responsible for fascism, Weberians blamed the pre-industrial, or feudal, ruling...

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‘A and not A’: what is fascism?

in Fascism

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 6292 words.

‘“A and not A”: what is fascism?’ examines how fascism has been defined. Whereas Marxists held capitalists responsible for fascism, Weberians blamed the pre-industrial, or feudal, ruling...

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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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“A Fanatic of Order in an Epoch of Confusing Turmoil”

Jens Meierhenrich and Oliver Simons.

in The Oxford Handbook of Carl Schmitt

January 2017; p ublished online September 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Political Theory. 35167 words.

This handbook engages with the critical ordering of Schmitt’s writings, investing in the proper contextualization of his polycentric thought. More important than whether Schmitt’s positions...

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: A Gothic and Liberal Constitution: Blackstone's Tempering of Sovereignty

in The Cloaking of Power

June 2003; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 11838 words.

This chapter compares the common law by Blackstone to a Gothic castle that gradually renovated, but not replaced, by respectful craftsmen as Blackstone places constitutional structures...

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“A Greater, Broader Sense of Humanity and World Fellowship”

Nick Bromell.

in The Time is Always Now

September 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 10155 words.

This chapter brings together the stories of the travels of Frederick Douglass, James Weldon Johnson, and Malcolm X in an attempt to explore what their perspectives might portend for...

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: A Nation of Electors:

in Representative Democracy

October 2006; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 10190 words.

This chapter examines the main tenets of electoral democracy as formulated by Sieyes, the theorist and political leader who brought Rousseau's perspective into the representative context....

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. A Pedagogy of the Heart

Fred Dallmayr.

in In Search of the Good Life

August 2007; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 6791 words.

This chapter discusses some of Bonaventure's writings in an effort to highlight his admirable blending of learning and devotion. It concentrates mostly on two texts: “The Life of Saint...

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: A Republic of Citizens:

in Representative Democracy

October 2006; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 19531 words.

This chapter analyzes the first comprehensive proposal of democratic representation as a norm of good government. The goal of Condorcet's constitutional plan was to regulate the creation of...

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Abandoning Historical Conflict?

Peter Shirlow, Jon Tonge and James McAuley.

May 2010; p ublished online July 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Political Theory. 224 pages.

Drawing on more than 150 interviews with former IRA, INLA, UVF and UFF prisoners, this book is a major analysis of why Northern Ireland has seen a transition from war to peace. Most...

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Abandoning Judgment

Douglas John Casson.

in Liberating Judgment

January 2011; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 18955 words.

This chapter describes how the crisis of authority led some to abandon the possibility of public justification altogether and others to seek out a type of knowledge that would be...

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Abraham Lincoln

Justin B. Litke.

in Twilight of the Republic

June 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 12677 words.

Faced with the unprecedented disunion of the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln mustered equally unprecedented means to move the country back toward reconciliation. The manner in which he...

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