The Sovereign and the Social: Arendt`s
... hypothetical norm upon which all other norms (of a single legal
system) would be based (1960, 627). Hannah Arendt formulated another
critique of sovereignty. After World War II, she expressed the
widespread belief that sovereignty was no longer a workable concept. In
her work, Arendt refers to state ...
International Relations, Political Theory and the problem of Order
... rounded the whole lot off with some more general discussions, about political and
international theory and their possible trajectories.
Given my remarks above, few will be surprised that the overall purpose of the
book is to engage in a critique of the literature of IR theory, though I hope a
Can Tocqueville Karaoke? Global Contrasts of
... rest of the volume, which make possible building a new framework that can span and join
at least the three subfields of citizen participation: innovation in economic development,
and arts and cultural activities.
Section II of this volume extends a second line of theorizing that stresses not
Reading Dewey`s Political Philosophy Through
... primarily with their political philosophies, with politics understood as a necessary, though
limited component of democracy as a way of life.2 Addams gives elements of her political
philosophy in a number of essays she wrote defending her participation in the 1912 Progressive
Party convention, and D ...
Text - CentAUR - University of Reading
... Studies under the title ‘The Age of Liberal Wars’. 1 Freedman argues that Western liberaldemocracies are increasingly engaged in wars that are justified under the ‘normative stream
of human security’, with a specific remit to ‘protect the weak and the vulnerable’, and that
these conflicts can be pro ...
David Hume and contemporary realism in political theory
... choices” (Pasquino 1996: 22). Yet it is also undeniable that the great historical
works of political theory ”continues to provide food for thought for a much larger
public than that for which it was written”, and in that sense the contextual
dimension ”does not exhaust the significance of the text” ...
Discourse Theory: Achievements, Arguments, and Challenges
... mediated practices in terms of speech, writing, images, and gestures that
social actors draw upon in their production and interpretation of meaning.
Discursive practices are said to be ideological in so far as they contribute to
the naturalization of contingently constructed meanings. Social classes ...
Convergence and Consensus in Public Reason
... may enter into public political life, consensus theorists deprive citizens of the power to object to
coercive laws on the basis of their private values. Consequently, consensus theorists may have
difficulty justifying the traditional liberal practice of religious accommodation. Public reason liberal ...
The Political Elites` Discourse of Right
... Denmark and Sweden. If we find that there is a difference between the dominant discourses
regarding the political elites’ acceptance of right-wing populist parties in Denmark and Sweden,
then we are interested in discussing possible explanations out of many as to why this difference
appear. It is do ...
A Physics Solution to the Hardest Problem in Social Science
... political science: what is the nature of human conflicts? What is the human natural in the
new framework of quantum politics? What is the physics nature of human free wills?
How to apply PLSS to solve political problems?
After these most fundamental questions of political science are answered with
conceptual analysis and research design for politologists
... On the other hand, it was difficult to avoid the impression that political science had
become a weapon of American academic imperialism and a threat to pre-existing programs
in Western Europe, India, and Latin America that were anchored in the more traditional
disciplines of moral philosophy, civil ...
Consociational Democracy: The Views of Arend Lijphart and
... political elites. "That is the secret of its success." (Politics 1968, 103)
Accommodation means "settlement of divisive issues and conflicts, where only a minimal consensus exists. " (Politics 1968, 103)
The key word is "pragmatism," based on "a minimum of agreement
on fundamentals," (Politics 1968, ...
The Impacts of Political Socialization on People`s Online and Offline
... parents and adolescent political participation (Hwang & Kiousis, 2010). An individual’s school experience also has significant impact on his or her future political participation (Humphries, Muller, & Schiller, 2013). Studies have pointed
out that political behavior is acquired through learning from ...
Paper-1, COMPARATIVE POLITICS
... For the traditional scholars, the geographical and horizontal scope of
comparative governments and laws of the western countries where the
political institutions were quite developed and data were easily available for
the study. The traditional scholars felt that studying politics outside the
Noble Identities from the Sixteenth to the Twentieth Century
... Libro del Cortegiano, though by no means depicting what courtiers in Mantua, Florence or Rome were really like, became an instant bestseller and conveyed an extremely long-lasting image of nobility. 13 Whether this is also true
for the modest Protestant gentleman from north of the Alps who considere ...
The consolations of`neoliberalism`
... a straightforward shift from the left to the right, from values of collectivism to values
of individualism, or as a re-imposition of class power. The emergence and
generalization of this populist ethos has much longer, deeper, and wider roots than
those ascribed to “hegemonic neoliberalism”. And it ...
Matravers comments on Weale
... common property resource regimes. But, by itself, this gives us no reason to think that such
equality is a value or that such equality is a reason to look to common property resource
regimes as our model rather than to other (‘unjust’) contracts.
In short, Weale’s account of equality of power explai ...
A Powerful Public Sphere? - VBN
... inadequate. One central aspect of the theoretical elaboration is this terminological shift
and another is the precise use of several parameters as explained in the following. I agree
with Eriksen and Fossum that the term general forms a more precise characterization in
describing a type of public sp ...
“DENATURALISING THE VISUAL”: THE ESSAY FILM AS
... medium of which ‘intentions’ can be revealed through attentive and observant ways of
seeing and through socio-historical as well as conceptual contextualisation.
Thus the leading question is not how political critique can be performed against
the image but through the image. Political critique thro ...
critical political ecology
... This book seeks to question how far it is still possible to base explanations of environmental
degradation upon such far-reaching criticisms of modernity industrial society (see also
Castree, 1995; Vogel, 1996; Gandy, 1997). By so doing, this book does not question the need
to consider the impacts o ...
Johannes Andersen THE POLITICS OF DAILY LIFE
... And this is true both for institutions
and for individuals.
This entails that
is left to his own devices, to a greater and greater degree of
reflexivity and strategic thinking as more and more choices of action open
up. One is forced to understand the world around one by reflexive tho ...
Beyond the Third Way - European Consortium for Political Research
... In order to bring radicalism back to the left he explored the implications of
manufactured risk/uncertainty on a variety of policy arenas, particularly the welfare
state. He argued that the left had to abandon its traditional defence of the welfare state
and replace them with ideas of “positive welf ...
The Significance of Race and Class for Political Participation Jane
... educational attainment and income – is strongly and positively related to political participation,
is uncontroversial. Rather, the contours of the debate are perhaps best illuminated by contrasting
perspectives about expectations for the relationship between indicators of class and trends over
IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSR-JBM)
... Chief determinants of values in a democratic political community as the primary source of basic…
1.2.1 Some pertinent background aspects of the article
In this disputation, we are concerned with what we have called the basis theory of Public
Administration in an earlier context. This is the area of ...
Post-politics refers to the critique of the emergence, in the post-Cold War period, of a politics of consensus on a global scale: the dissolution of the Eastern Communist bloc following the collapse of the Berlin Wall instituted a post-ideological consensus based on the acceptance of the capitalist market and the liberal state as the organisational foundations of society. Generated by a cohort of radical philosophers – namely Jacques Rancière, Alain Badiou and Slavoj Žižek – and their concern with politics as the institution of radical, active equality, this critique claims that the post-ideological politics of consensus has occasioned the systematic foreclosure of the properly political moment: with the institution of a series of new “post-democratic” governmental techniques, politics proper is reduced to social administration. Meanwhile, with the rise of the postmodernist “politics of self” comes a concomitant new “politics of conduct”, in which political values are replaced by moral ones (what Chantal Mouffe terms “politics in the register of morality”).