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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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Academic Regionalism and the Study of Human Genetic Variation in a Transnational Context

Shirley Sun.

in Reconsidering Race

June 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory; Comparative Politics. 6010 words.

This chapter discusses academic regionalism and racialization of ethnicity in Asia. Geneticists from China, Japan, and South Korea were interviewed about Asianism and the racialization of...

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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...

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...

Americans’ Attitudes on Individual or Racially Inflected Genetic Inheritance

Jennifer Hochschild and Maya Sen.

in Reconsidering Race

June 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory; Comparative Politics. 7377 words.

This chapter proffers a political science perspective on how Americans view the ways in which genetics affect identity. It lays the groundwork for exploring possible relationships in the...

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Animals and Ecological Science

Anita Guerrini.

in The Oxford Handbook of Animal Studies

March 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

March 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...

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...

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...

Assigning Symmetry

Murad Idris.

in War for Peace

January 2019; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory; Comparative Politics. 23290 words.

Chapter 1 examines peace and war in Plato’s Laws. The dialogue’s speakers schematize war along an aesthetic pattern of symmetry, of polis against polis, person against person. These wars...

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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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Authoritarian Regimes

Oliver Schlumberger.

P ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: International Relations; Political Theory; Comparative Politics. 13168 words.

This article first discusses the term “authoritarian regimes” and makes a claim for studying such regimes. An overview of the young but burgeoning research on authoritarian regimes...

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Authoritarianism in Russia

Joel M. Ostrow.

in Political Science

P ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 5558 words.

In January 1992, after the collapse of the Soviet Union, analysts and observers inside Russia and out anticipated the rise of democracy and open politics in a country whose history had only...

Authoritarianism in the Public

Elizabeth Suhay and Brianna Maurer.

in Political Science

P ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 7072 words.

The study of the “authoritarian personality” began in Europe with the rise of Hitler as an effort to understand why so many seemingly ordinary Germans (and others) were willing to lend...

Authoritarianism in Turkey

Paul Kubicek.

in Political Science

P ublished online May 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 7900 words.

Since its establishment in 1923, the Republic of Turkey has struggled to establish a stable, well-functioning democratic system. Turkey’s founding leader, Mustafa Kemal—who was given the...

Autocracy

Erica Frantz.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Theory. 7675 words.

Dictatorships have dominated global politics for hundreds of years, from the pharaohs of Egypt to the absolute monarchs of Europe. Though democracy has since spread to much of the world,...

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Axel Honneth, The Struggle for Recognition

D. Clifton Mark.

in The Oxford Handbook of Classics in Contemporary Political Theory

P ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Political Theory; Comparative Politics. 6821 words.

Axel Honneth’s The Struggle for Recognition develops an empirically anchored theory of social conflict based on Hegel’s theory of recognition. In this book, he argues for an intersubjective...

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Bhutan’s Nascent Democracy

William J. Long.

in Tantric State

January 2019; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Theory. 16991 words.

Moving from theory to practice, Chapter 4 considers Bhutan’s approach to democracy. Beginning with a brief historical sketch, this chapter concentrates on Bhutan’s adoption of a democratic...

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