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Against the MassesVarieties of Anti-Democratic Thought Since the French Revolution

Against the Masses: Varieties of Anti-Democratic Thought Since the French Revolution

Joseph V. Femia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280637
eISBN:
9780191599231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280637.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Given the almost universal assumption that democracy is a ‘good thing’, the goal of mankind, it is easy to forget that ‘rule by the people’ has been vehemently opposed by some of the most ... More

Against the Odds?Social Class and Social Justice in Industrial Societies

Against the Odds?: Social Class and Social Justice in Industrial Societies

Gordon Marshall, Adam Swift, and Stephen Roberts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292401
eISBN:
9780191684913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292401.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

What is the relation between social class and social justice? This is currently a matter of public as well as academic controversy. While nobody would deny that the distribution of rewards in ... More

Agamben and the Politics of Human RightsStatelessness, Images, Violence

Agamben and the Politics of Human Rights: Statelessness, Images, Violence

John Lechte and Saul Newman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748645725
eISBN:
9780748689163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645725.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Most commentators agree that human rights today are in crisis. Virtually everywhere one looks, there is violence, deprivation and oppression, which human rights norms – prominent as they are in the ... More

The Agartala DoctrineA Proactive Northeast in Indian Foreign Policy

The Agartala Doctrine: A Proactive Northeast in Indian Foreign Policy

Subir Bhaumik (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463800
eISBN:
9780199086535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463800.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The book revolves round the role played by Tripura in Indian foreign policy on East Pakistan, later Bangladesh. The ‘Agartala Doctrine’, that emerges from the policy of successive Tripura ... More

The age of internationalism and Belgium, 1880-1930Peace, progress and prestige

The age of internationalism and Belgium, 1880-1930: Peace, progress and prestige

Daniel Laqua

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088834
eISBN:
9781781706183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088834.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This study investigates internationalism through the prism of a small European country. It explores an age in which many groups and communities – from socialists to scientists – organised themselves ... More

The Age of ObamaThe Changing Place of Minorities in British and American Society

The Age of Obama: The Changing Place of Minorities in British and American Society

Tom Clark, Robert D. Putnam, and Edward Fieldhouse

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082771
eISBN:
9781781702901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082771.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Drawing on collaborative research from a team at Harvard and Manchester universities, this book asks how two very different societies are responding to the tide of diversity that is being felt around ... More

Agrarianism and the Good SocietyLand, Culture, Conflict, and Hope

Agrarianism and the Good Society: Land, Culture, Conflict, and Hope

Eric T. Freyfogle

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124391
eISBN:
9780813134888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124391.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Every society expresses its fundamental values and hopes in the ways it inhabits its landscapes. In this exploration, this book raises difficult questions about America's core values while ... More

Aid Dependence in CambodiaHow Foreign Assistance Undermines Democracy

Aid Dependence in Cambodia: How Foreign Assistance Undermines Democracy

Sophal Ear

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161121
eISBN:
9780231530927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161121.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book reveals the pernicious effects of aid dependence and its perversion of Cambodian democracy. It analyzes the period since international intervention liberated Cambodia from pariah state ... More

The al-Qaeda FranchiseThe Expansion of al-Qaeda and Its Consequences

The al-Qaeda Franchise: The Expansion of al-Qaeda and Its Consequences

Barak Mendelsohn

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190205607
eISBN:
9780190462215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205607.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The al-Qaeda Franchise asks why al-Qaeda adopted a branching-out strategy, introducing seven franchises spread over the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia. After all, transnational terrorist ... More

Al-Shabaab in SomaliaThe History and Ideology of a Militant Islamist Group, 2005-2012

Al-Shabaab in Somalia: The History and Ideology of a Militant Islamist Group, 2005-2012

Stig Jarle Hansen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199327874
eISBN:
9780199388103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327874.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book explores the history of the Somalia based Al Harakat Al Shabaab from 2005 to 2012, offering the first in-detail history of one of the most important Al-Qaeda affiliates today and the first ... More

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