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viii, 258 pages ; 24 cm.
  • 1. The 2016 Presidential Campaign, the News, and the Republic Jim A. Kuypers 2. Fact or Fiction: Defining Fake News during the 2016 US Presidential Election Abe Aamidor 3. The Othering of Donald Trump and His Supporters Stephen D. Cooper 4. Donald J. Trump's Use of Twitter in the 2016 Campaign Katherine Haenschen, Mike Horning, Jim A. Kuypers 5. The Pundit Problem: A Look at Bias and Negativity in Cable News Coverage as the 2016 Election Came to a Close Mike Horning 6. News Media Framing of the Donald J. Trump and Hillary Clinton 2016 Presidential Nomination Acceptance Speeches: Terministic Screens and the Discovery of the Worldview and Bias of the Press Jim A. Kuypers 7. Social Media Candidate Attacks and Hillary Clinton's Failed Narrative in the 2016 Presidential Campaign Stephanie A. Martin and Andrea J. Terry 8. Iconographic Tracking of Pepe the Frog Meme through the 2016 Presidential Campaign Natalia Mielczarek 9. Entertainment News and Satire in the 2016 Presidential Election Joseph M. Valezano III and Chad Painter 10. Journalistic Hegemony of "Blue Privilege:" Tracing the Use of Identity Politics toward a Political Economy of News Coverage Ben Voth 11. Sports Figures, Social Commentary, and the Role of Sports Journalism during the 2016 Presidential Election Erin Whiteside Index About the Contributors.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498565110 20180514
This book examines perhaps the most contentious election in modern US history--the 2016 United States presidential election. It is unique in its discussion of a wide range of issues affecting the news media coverage of the election, coming from an equally diverse range of intellectual perspectives including the rhetorical, social-scientific, communication studies, and media studies. With eleven chapters grounded in hard evidence and communication theory, The 2016 American Presidential Campaign and the News: Implications for American Democracy and the Republic examines significant topics such as fake news, media construction of Hillary Clinton's and Donald Trump's campaign personalities, media bias, visual meme depictions of the candidates, identity politics in the news, Trump's Twitter use, entertainment news, and social media as news. These chapters individually and collectively provide a direct commentary on the implications of the 2016 campaign news coverage for the future of the American Republic and political communication in the media.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498565110 20180514
Green Library
x, 331 pages ; 24 cm.
Looks at all aspects of the pivotal intellectual relationship between two key figures of the EnlightenmentThis collection brings together an international and interdisciplinary group of Adam Smith and Jean-Jacques Rousseau scholars to explore the key shared concerns of these two great thinkers in politics, philosophy, economics, history and literature.Rousseau (1712 78) and Smith (1723 90) are two of the foremost thinkers of the European Enlightenment. They both made seminal contributions to moral and political philosophy and shaped some of the key concepts of modern political economy. Among Smith's first published works was a letter to the 'Edinburgh Review' where he discusses Rousseau's 'Discourse on the Origin of Inequality'. Smith continued to engage with Rousseau's work and to explore many shared themes such as sympathy, political economy, sentiment and inequality. Though we have no solid evidence that they met in person, we do know that they shared many friends and interlocutors. In particular, David Hume was Smith's closest intellectual associate and was also the one who arranged for Rousseau's stay in England in 1766.ContributorsTabitha Baker, University of Warwick, UK.Christel Fricke, University of Oslo, Norway.Charles L. Griswold, Boston University, USA.Ryan Patrick Hanley, Marquette University, USA.Mark Hill, London School of Economics, UK.Mark Hulliung, Brandeis University, USA.Jimena Hurtado, Universidad de los Andes, Columbia.John McHugh, Denison University, USA.Jason Neidleman, University of La Verne, USA.Maria Pia Paganelli, Trinity University, USA.Dennis C. Rasmussen, Tufts University, USA. Neil Saccamano, Cornell University, USA. Michael Schleeter, Pacific Lutheran University, USA. . Adam Schoene, Cornell University, USA. Craig Smith, University of Glasgow, UK.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781474422857 20180423
Green Library
ix, 215 pages ; 25 cm
  • Introduction: The new subjectivism / C.G. Prado
  • Truth claims, interpretation, and addiction to conviction / Mark Kingwell
  • Because I say so: media authenticity in the age of post-truth and fake news / Greg Kelly
  • Post-truth: Marcuse and new forms of social control / Lisa Portmess
  • Extraordinary popular delusions and the manipulation of crowds / Sergio Sismondo
  • The post-truth temperament: what makes belief stray from evidence? And what can bring them back together? / Juan Pablo Bermúdez
  • Reality for the people / Khadija Coxon
  • Truth and trolling / Jason Hannan
  • Truth, post-truth, and subscriptions: consensus, truth, and social norms in algorithmic media / Alex Leitch
  • Lords of mendacity / Paul Fairfield
  • Losing the feel for truth in post-truth "democracies": when macro data harvesting and micro-targeting befuddle democratic thought / Chris Beeman
  • Brazen new world: a Peircean approach to post-truth / Mark Migotti
  • The fallacy of post-truth / Lawrie McFarlane.
This book presents absorbing and critical expert perspectives on the post-truth phenomenon that has infiltrated the US political system, media, and populace. * Analyzes Trump-administration-generated mistruths in a discussion of post-truth America * Presents varied concerns, perspectives, and thought-provoking topics in clear, accessible, and engaging words * Explains the historical and social circumstances that led to post-truth * Details why some people are more apt to embrace and spread post-truth * Outlines actions to defeat post-truth.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781440862724 20180618
Green Library
vii, 205 pages ; 24 cm
  • Introduction: Beyond Politics / Part I / 1. Carl Schmitt: The General Economy of the Political / 2. Michel Foucault: Power and Biopolitics / 3. Jean-Luc Nancy: Primordial Politics of Being-With / 4. Massimo Cacciari and Roberto Esposito: The Category of the Impolitical / 5. Giorgio Agamben: Bare Life and Form-of-Life / Part II / 6. The Great Outdoors of Politics: Quentin Meillassoux on Ancestrality, Justice, and Extinction / 7. Unpolitical Life: Michel Henry and the Real Limits of Biopolitics / 8. Decolonizing Political Thought: Buddhist Compassion at the Limits of Western Politics / Conclusion / References / Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781786604569 20180430
The question of the limits of the political permeates the history of western political thought and has been at the forefront of debates in contemporary political philosophy, especially in French and Italian contexts. This book argues that the question of radical political exteriority fell into neglect despite post-War critiques of totalitarian political ontology. The notion of 'the political' developed into a new form of totality, one which admits the impossibility of closure and yet refuses to let go of its totalizing ambition. Inna Viriasova addresses this problem by offering a critical introduction to the debate on the concept of the political in contemporary continental philosophy, and develops an innovative perspective that allows us to rethink the limits of the political in affirmative and realist terms. The book explores such recent developments as Roberto Esposito's notion of the impolitical, Giorgio Agamben's concept of bare life, Michel Henry's radical phenomenology of life, the speculative realist philosophy of Quentin Meillassoux, as well as Buddhist political thought. The book makes a vital contribution to an emerging body of literature in contemporary philosophy that renews the fundamental questions of political ontology in response to the multiplying crises of inclusion that challenge democratic communities today.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781786604569 20180430
Green Library
xxvii, 518 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • List of Illustrations Foreword by Troy Duster Acknowledgments Note to Readers Introduction - Osagie K. Obasogie and Marcy Darnovsky Part I. The Biopolitical Critique of Bioethics: Historical Context 1. The Biological Inferiority of the Undeserving Poor - Michael B. Katz 2. Making Better Babies: Public Health and Race Betterment in Indiana, 1920-1935 - Alexandra Minna Stern 3. Eugenics and the Nazis: The California Connection - Edwin Black 4. Why the Nazis Studied American Race Law for Inspiration - James Q. Whitman 5. Constructing Normalcy: The Bell Curve, the Novel, and the Invention of the Disabled Body in the Nineteenth Century - Lennard J. Davis 6. The Eugenics Legacy of the Nobelist Who Fathered IVF - Osagie K. Obasogie Part II. Bioethics and its Discontents 7. A Sociological Account of the Growth of Principlism - John H. Evans 8. Why a Feminist Approach to Bioethics? - Margaret Olivia Little 9. Disability Rights Approach toward Bioethics? - Gregor Wolbring 10. Differences from Somewhere: The Normativity of Whiteness in Bioethics in the United States - Catherine Myser 11. Bioethical Silence and Black Lives - Derek Ayeh 12. The Ethicists - Carl Elliott Part II. Emerging Biotechnologies, Extreme Ideologies: The Recent Past and Near Future 13. The Genome as Commons - Tom Athanasiou and Marcy Darnovsky 14. Yuppie Eugenics - Ruth Hubbard and Stuart Newman 15. Brave New Genome - Eric S. Lander 16. Can We Cure Genetic Diseases without Slipping into Eugenics? - Nathaniel Comfort 17. Cyborg Soothsayers of the High-Tech Hogwash Emporia: In Amsterdam with the Singularity - Corey Pein Part IV. Markets, Property, and The Body 18. Flacking for Big Pharma - Harriet A. Washington 19. Your Body, Their Property - Osagie K. Obasogie 20. Where Babies Come From: Supply and Demand in an Infant Marketplace - Debora Spar 21. Dear Facebook, Please Don't Tell Women to Lean In to Egg Freezing - Jessica Cussins 22. The Miracle Woman - Rebecca Skloot Part V. Patients As Consumers in The Gene Age 23. What Is Your DNA Worth? - David Dobbs 24. Should Patients Understand That They Are Research Subjects? - Jenny Reardon 25. Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests Should Come with a Health Warning - Jessica Cussins 26. Genetic Testing for All Women? Not a Solution to the Breast Cancer Epidemic - Karuna Jaggar 27. Welcome, Freshmen: DNA Swabs, Please - Troy Duster 28. Me Medicine - Donna Dickenson 29. Public Health in the Precision-Medicine Era - Ronald Bayer and Sandro Galea Part VI. Seeking Humanity in Human Subjects Research 30. Medical Exploitation: Inmates Must Not Become Guinea Pigs Again - Allen M. Hornblum and Osagie K. Obasogie 31. The Body Hunters - Marcia Angell 32. Guinea-Pigging - Carl Elliott 33. Human Enhancement and Experimental Research in the Military - Efthimios Parasidis 34. Non-Consenting Adults - Harriet A. Washington Part VII. Baby-Making in The Biotech Age 35. Generation I.V.F.: Making a Baby in the Lab-10 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me - Miriam Zoll 36. Queering the Fertility Clinic - Laura Mamo 37. Reproductive Tourism: Equality Concerns in the Global Market for Fertility Services - Lisa Chiyemi Ikemoto 38. Make Me a Baby as Fast as You Can - Douglas Pet 39. Let's Get Rid of the Secrecy in Donor-Conceived Families - Naomi Cahn and Wendy Kramer Part VIII. Selecting Traits, Selecting Children 40. Disability Equality and Prenatal Testing: Contradictory or Compatible? - Adrienne Asch 41. The Bleak New World of Prenatal Genetics - Marcy Darnovsky and Alexandra Minna Stern 42. Have New Prenatal Tests Been Dangerously Oversold? - Beth Daley 43. Sex Selection and the Abortion Trap - Mara Hvistendahl 44. A Baby, Please: Blond, Freckles-Hold the Colic - Gautam Naik Part IX. Reinventing Race in The Gene Age 45. Straw Men and Their Followers: The Return of Biological Race - Evelynn M. Hammonds 46. The Problem with Race-Based Medicine - Dorothy Roberts 47. Race in a Bottle - Jonathan Kahn 48. The Science and Business of Genetic Ancestry Testing - Deborah A. Bolnick et al. 49. All That Glitters Isn't Gold - Osagie K. Obasogie and Troy Duster 50. High-Tech, High-Risk Forensics - Osagie K. Obasogie Part X. Biopolitics and The Future 51. Die, Selfish Gene, Diem - David Dobbs 52. Toward Race Impact Assessments - Osagie K. Obasogie 53. Human Genetic Engineering Demands More Than a Moratorium - Sheila Jasanoff, J. Benjamin Hurlbut, and Krishanu Saha 54. "Moral Meanings of an Altogether Different Kind": Progressive Politics in the Biotech Age - Marcy Darnovsky Afterword by Patricia J. Williams List of Contributors Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780520277847 20180521
For decades, the field of bioethics has shaped the way we think about ethical problems in science, technology, and medicine. But its traditional emphasis on individual interests such as doctor-patient relationships, informed consent, and personal autonomy is minimally helpful in confronting the social and political challenges posed by new human biotechnologies such as assisted reproduction, human genetic modification, and DNA forensics. Beyond Bioethics addresses these provocative issues from an emerging standpoint that is attentive to race, gender, class, disability, privacy, and notions of democracy-a "new biopolitics." This authoritative volume provides an overview for those grappling with the profound dilemmas posed by these developments. It brings together the work of cutting-edge thinkers from diverse fields of study and public engagement, all of them committed to this new perspective grounded in social justice and public interest values.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780520277847 20180521
Green Library
xx, 301 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Varying shades of green
  • Green governmentality
  • Green scare
  • Fascist earth
  • Commonism
  • Welcome to the dark side of dignity and development
  • Urban clear-cutting
  • Protest without people
  • So to speak
  • Afterword.
In response to unprecedented environmental degradation, activists and popular movements have risen up to fight the crisis of climate change and the ongoing devastation of the earth. The environmental movement has undeniably influenced even its adversaries, as the language of sustainability can be found in corporate mission statements, government policy, and national security agendas. However, the price of success has been compromise, prompting soul-searching and questioning of the politics of environmentalism. Is it a revolutionary movement that opposes the current system? Or is it reformist, changing the system by working within it? In Birth of a New Earth, Adrian Parr argues that this is a false choice, calling for a shift from an opposition between revolution and incremental change to a renewed collective imagination. Parr insists that environmental destruction is at its core a problem of democratization and decolonization. It requires reckoning with militarism, market fundamentalism, and global inequality and mobilizing an alternative political vision capable of freeing the collective imagination in order to replace an apocalyptic mindset frozen by the spectacle of violence. Birth of a New Earth locates the emancipatory work of environmental politics in solidarities that can bring together different constituencies, fusing opposing political strategies and paradigms by working both inside and outside the prevailing system. She discusses experiments in food sovereignty, collaborative natural-resource management, and public-interest design initiatives that test new models of economic democratization. Ultimately, Parr proclaims, environmental politics is the refusal to surrender life to the violence of global capitalism, corporate governance, and militarism. This defiance can serve as the source for the birth of a new earth.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780231180092 20171211
Law Library (Crown)
xx, 301 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Varying Shades of Green 2. Green Governmentality 3. Green Scare 4. Fascist Earth 5. Commonism 6. Welcome to the Dark Side of Dignity and Development 7. Urban Clear-Cutting 8. Protest Without People 9. So to Speak Afterword Notes Bibliography Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780231180092 20171211
In response to unprecedented environmental degradation, activists and popular movements have risen up to fight the crisis of climate change and the ongoing devastation of the earth. The environmental movement has undeniably influenced even its adversaries, as the language of sustainability can be found in corporate mission statements, government policy, and national security agendas. However, the price of success has been compromise, prompting soul-searching and questioning of the politics of environmentalism. Is it a revolutionary movement that opposes the current system? Or is it reformist, changing the system by working within it? In Birth of a New Earth, Adrian Parr argues that this is a false choice, calling for a shift from an opposition between revolution and incremental change to a renewed collective imagination. Parr insists that environmental destruction is at its core a problem of democratization and decolonization. It requires reckoning with militarism, market fundamentalism, and global inequality and mobilizing an alternative political vision capable of freeing the collective imagination in order to replace an apocalyptic mindset frozen by the spectacle of violence. Birth of a New Earth locates the emancipatory work of environmental politics in solidarities that can bring together different constituencies, fusing opposing political strategies and paradigms by working both inside and outside the prevailing system. She discusses experiments in food sovereignty, collaborative natural-resource management, and public-interest design initiatives that test new models of economic democratization. Ultimately, Parr proclaims, environmental politics is the refusal to surrender life to the violence of global capitalism, corporate governance, and militarism. This defiance can serve as the source for the birth of a new earth.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780231180092 20171211
Green Library
288 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Introduction : l'ontologie historique de l'appareil mental -- De la formation de l'opinion publique à l'avènement de la société au cours des lumières tardives -- L'internalité de l'appareil mental (le paradigme Lockien) -- Le pouvoir de l'imagination -- La connexion mentale -- L'activité du moi -- Une "ontologie historique de nous-mêmes" (Foucault) : la question centrale de l'intentionnalité -- De l'ontologie historique à la cognition sociale -- De l'esprit objectif à l'esprit subjectif -- Une approche linguistique, sociologique et philologique de l'historicité de l'appareil mental -- La part langagière -- La part sociologique -- La part philologique -- Le moment nominaliste des années 1770-1780 -- L'avènement de la métaphysique politique -- L'héritage des lumières -- L'ordre analytique -- L'autoinstitution du social -- Le tournant nominaliste -- Un double préalable en esprit et en imagination -- Le nominalisme de Condillac -- La construction de la nation -- La mise en place d'un socle sociologique -- La promotion du fait -- La formation de la figure de l'individu-peuple -- Le travail de l'esprit politique -- La primauté du langage d'action -- Un dispositif spécifique -- La figure centrale du législateur -- L'historicité des notions et des institutions -- Le régime de vérité des notions de la politique révolutionnaire -- L'antécédence sémiotique de l'individu sur la performativité de la Déclaration des droits -- Un monde d'institutions -- Le principe de concrétude -- L'invention de la sociologie -- L'espace néologique de l'ordre social -- La nouveauté du paradigme social -- L'espace analytique du néologisme -- Tableau analytique : reproduction du manuscrit avec "sociologie" -- Des moeurs aux institutions sociales -- L'expression analytique des moeurs -- Les moeurs en société, objet de la sociologie -- Les institutions au fondement de la sociologie -- L'ordre local, univers de la sociologie -- Une logique d'ordre -- L'ordre dans tous ses états -- La reconnaissance de "l'ordre de la vraie dignité" -- Le paradigme de la reconnaissance sociale -- Un moi confronté à la duperie mondaine -- L'ordre des idées : la prééminence de la relation d'ordre -- L'ordre des idées comme méditation sur la nature des choses -- L'ordre de la nature : valeurs et rapports -- La suite naturelle de l'ordre des choses -- L'ordre pratique -- L'ordre politique -- L'ordre moral : de l'individu empirique à l'institution morale -- Le législateur sur la voie de l'individu empirique -- La convention sociale au fondement de l'institution morale -- L'ordre général -- Les ordres de la cognition -- L'ordre des besoins, au fondement de l'ordre des choses -- Le gouvernement des individus -- Le peuple et l'opinion publique, points de repos -- Le peuple en partage -- Les Peuples et la servitude politique avant 1789 -- L'identification du Peuple à la Nation en 1789 -- Le peuple, point de comparaison -- De "l'acte de volonté du Peuple français" -- Les Français inventent l'individu-nation -- L'opinion publique en comparaison -- Le temps de la formation -- Les moeurs et l'opinion publique -- Un principe de changement
  • Le mouvement libéral -- Du bon gouvernement (Pierre Rosanvallon) au gouvernement des hommes (Michel Foucault) : l'actualité du libéralisme de Sieyès -- Les fondements du mouvement libéral -- La liberté métaphysique -- La volonté active de l'homme expérimenté -- La procuration de droit : de l'ordre naturel à l'ordre politique -- De la délibération au gouvernement -- Le mouvement de la délibération -- Un gouvernement qui ne gouverne pas -- Le gouvernement de l'esprit -- Le gouvernement des gens d'esprit (Duclos) -- Le gouvernement de l'esprit politique (Marx).
"Après la publication d'une biographie intellectuelle de Sieyès, sous le titre Sieyès et l'ordre de la langue (Kimé, 2002), le présent ouvrage sur Cognition et ordre social chez Sieyès. Penser les possibles s'intéresse à la conception sieyèsienne du travail de l'esprit social et politique. Il situe d'abord l'invention du mot "sociologie" par Sieyès dans le contexte historique et intellectuel des années 1770-1780, caractérisé par l'ampleur de la conflictualité sociale et une nouvelle manière d'observer la société. Prenant en compte conjointement les écrits manuscrits et les publications imprimées de Sieyès, cet ouvrage précise ensuite ce que peut et doit être l'ordre politique selon Sieyès, avec en son centre la figure du législateur. Il en ressort une manière nouvelle de penser les possibles et leur opérativité sociale au sein du tout politique."--Page 4 of cover.
Green Library

9. Compromise [2018]

xi, 308 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Preface / Jack Knight
  • 1. The problem of clean hands : negotiated compromise in lawmaking / Eric Beerbohm
  • 2. Third parties to compromise / Anton Ford
  • 3. The moral distinctiveness of legislated law / David Dyzenhaus
  • 4. On compromise, negotiation, and loss / Amy J. Cohen
  • 5. Compromise in negotiation / Simon Căbulea May
  • 6. Uncompromising democracy / Melissa Schwartzberg
  • 7. Democratic conflict and the political morality of compromise / Michelle M. Moody-Adams
  • 8. The challenges of conscience in a world of compromise / Amy J. Sepinwall
  • 9. Necessary compromise and public harm / Andrew Sabl
  • 10. Compromise and representative government : a skeptical perspective / Alexander S. Kirshner.
"Do lawmakers have a greater ethical responsibility to compromise than ordinary citizens? How does one rectify what is at stake when lawmakers concede to compromise for the sake of reaching resolution? Is compromise necessarily equalizing and is it a reasonable mode of problem solving and dispute resolution? In this latest installment from the NOMOS series, distinguished scholars across the fields of political science, law, and philosophy tackle the complex set of questions that relate to the practice of compromise and its implications for social and political life in modern societies. The volume, edited by Jack Knight, brings together a range of perspectives--in both disciplinary and substantive terms--on representation, political morality, disagreement, negotiation, and various forms of compromise. The ten essays reflect a variety of considerations across interdisciplinary lines, and provide a new and thought-provoking discussion of the policy, practice, and philosophy of compromise, covering a number of specific topics including alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and conscientious objection. Examining these issues and more, Compromise offers new and thought provoking insights into the pressing issue of the importance of compromise in social and political affairs." -- Publisher's website.
Philosophy Library (Tanner)
330 pages : illustrations, portrait, charts ; 24 cm.
  • Écrire l'Histoire. Retour sur des terrains sensibles -- Le "grand récit de France", récit idéologique de l'extrême droite française / Bruno Goyet -- L'historiographie du 6 février 1934 - Michel Dobry et les dynamiques relationnelles des crises politiques / Brian Jenkins -- La grande pitié de "la thèse immunitaire" / Zeev Sternhell -- Penser des lois dans les crises. Enjeux théoriques et épistémologiques -- Un épisode de la querelle des universaux. Dobry critique de Passeron sur la possibilité d'une connaissance nomologique en sciences sociales / Jean-Philippe Heurtin -- Comment le monde vacille ou tient? Liaisons et ruptures intersectorielles / Assia Boutaleb et Violaine Roussel -- Histoire sociale des idées politiques, crises politiques et catégories de perception / Frédérique Matonti -- Ouvrir les terrains d'enquête. À propos de la sectorisation du monde social -- Crises et "quasi-crises." Réflexions sur la sociologie des crises politiques de Michel Dobry, à partir de l'expérience historique brésilienne / Sebastiao Velasco E Ccruz -- Jeux pervers et charme discret de la planification. Les transformations de la gestion de l'économie dans l'URSS de Khrouchtchev (1962-1964) / Carole Sigman -- Février 2012 et rélargissement de l'Union européenne à la Serbie. Coups imbriqués et connexions d'enjeux / Yves Buchet De Neuilly -- Repenser les mobilisations. Action collective et mouvements sociaux -- Filiation, précédent : quelle continuité dans les mobilisations petit-patronales? Quelques hypothèses sur les relations du Cidunati au poujadisme / Annie Collovald -- Les vertus du point de vue relationnel. Le cas de l'extrême droite radicale contemporaine / Lilian Mathieu -- Les formes autolimitées de Faction collective. Sur le fonctionnement de l'espace protestataire marocain / Frédéric Vairel.
"L'oeuvre dé Miche1 Dobry apparaît comme une des plus singulières et fécondes dans l'univers de la science politique contemporaine. Les réflexions tirées de Sociologie des crises politiques, récemment réédité, sont soumises ici à des épreuves empiriques et des questions théoriques renouvelées. Les hypothèses et méthodes proposées dans le livre de 1986 y résistent bien : elles permettent de saisir les logiques des basculements historiques, de ces moments où les repères ordinaires s'effondrent et où la légitimité des dirigeants s'épuise brutalement. Et parce que cette sociologie nous engage à saisir l'effectuation même de ces processus d'écroulement, sans postuler qu'ils doivent tout à des causes lointaines, sans faire du résultat des crises le moteur de leur déroulement, elle est un des remèdes efficaces contre ces lectures étiologiques et rétrospectives qui encombrent l'histoire des révolutions. D'autres points sont soumis à la question : comment la sociologie des crises s'accommode-t-elle d'une sociologie de l'habitus avec qui elle entend cohabiter, ou encore comment intègre-t-elle l'historicité des sciences sociales : est-on voué à penser la crise sur le mode de la contingence ou faut-il viser une épistémologie à prétention nomologique souvent laissée aux seules sciences dures ? Nul doute qu'il y a là des interrogations qui traversent les sciences sociales contemporaines et auxquelles un entretien avec Michel Dobry, publié en fin de volume, apporte quelques réponses."--Page 4 of cover.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
ix, 50 pages ; 23 cm
  • Careers in political science
  • Political science as a degree
  • Acing the interview
  • Choosing a graduate school.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
346 pages ; 21 cm.
  • List of tables
  • Acknowledgements
  • Foreword by Alexander Etkind
  • Introduction
  • Complex modernity and Eastern European political cultures
  • Eastern Europe between progress and demodernization
  • Systemic corruption and the Eastern European social contract
  • The language of Dystopia
  • War, peace and applied enlightenment
  • Post-Soviet parliamentarism
  • Making sense of Ukrainian revolutions
  • Revolutionary cycles : dialectics of liberation and liberty in Ukraine
  • The evolution of Ukrainian oligarchy
  • The color revolutions in post-Soviet countries
  • Euromaidan and after
  • Images of the West and Russia among supporters and opponents of the Euromaidan
  • Ukraine's government, civil society and oligarchs after Euromaidan
  • Risks for Ukrainian democracy after Euromaidan
  • (Dys)Assembling Europe
  • The impact of Russia's Ukraine policy on the post-Soviet order
  • The Novorossiya myth from a transnational perspective
  • Dynamic obstacles for integration between the European union and Eurasian economic union
  • The Eastern European 20th century : lessons for our political creativity
  • Overcoming European extremes : in place of a conclusion
  • Bibliography.
This book dissectsfrom both philosophical and empirical viewpointsthe peculiar developmental challenges, geopolitical contexts, and dystopic stalemates that post-Soviet societies face during their transition to new political and cultural orders. The principal geographical focus of the essays is Ukraine, but most of the assembled texts are also relevant and/or refer to other post-Soviet countries. Mikhail Minakov describes how former Soviet nations are trying to re-invent, for their particular circumstances, democracy and capitalism while concurrently dealing with new poverty and inequality, facing unusual degrees of freedom and responsibility for their own future, coming to terms with complicated collective memories and individual pasts. Finally, the book puts forward novel perspectives on how Western and post-communist Europe may be able to create a sustainable pan-European common space. These include a new agenda for pan-European political communication, new East-Central European regional security mechanisms, a solution for the chain of separatist-controlled populations, and anti-patronalist institutions in East European countries.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783838211121 20180618
Green Library
760 pages ; 25 cm
Green Library
xvii, 255 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Foreword Jeffrey A. Segal A Festschrift for a Friend [Howard Lavine and Charles S. Taber] Conversations about The Rationalizing Voter [Charles S. Taber] Inside the Black Box with Milt, and Other Lessons Learned [Kathleen M. McGraw] Citizens, Politics, and Process: The Extensive Reach of Milton Lodge [Robert Huckfeldt] The Paradox of Political Knowledge [Jennifer Jerit and Caitlin Davies] Political Expertise and Open-Minded Cognition [Victor Ottati, Chase Wilson, Erika Price, and Nathanael Sumaktoyo] Belief Change: A Bayesian Perspective [Marco R. Steenbergen and Howard Lavine] Motivated Responses to Political Communications: Framing, Party Cues, and Science Information [James N. Druckman, Thomas J. Leeper, and Rune Slothuus] The Effects of First Impressions on Subsequent Information Search and Evaluation [David P. Redlawsk and Douglas Pierce] Racially Motivated Reasoning [Stanley Feldman and Leonie Huddy] All in the Eye of the Beholder: Asymmetry in Ideological Accountability [Gaurav Sood and Shanto Iyengar] (Working toward) Affective Transfer in the Real World [Tessa M. Ditonto and Richard R. Lau].
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780815379393 20180604
This book is an appreciation of the long and illustrious career of Milton Lodge. Having begun his academic life as a Kremlinologist in the 1960s, Milton Lodge radically shifted gears to become one of the most influential scholars of the past half century working at the intersection of psychology and political science. In borrowing and refashioning concepts from cognitive psychology, social cognition and neuroscience, his work has led to wholesale transformations in the way political scientists understand the mass political mind, as well as the nature and quality of democratic citizenship. In this collection, Lodge's collaborators and colleagues describe how his work has influenced their own careers, and how his insights have been synthesized into the bloodstream of contemporary political psychology. The volume includes personal reflections from Lodge's longstanding collaborators as well as original research papers from leading figures in political psychology who have drawn inspiration from the Lodgean oeuvre. Reflecting on his multi-facetted contribution to the study of political psychology, The Feeling, Thinking Citizen illustrates the centrality of Lodge's work in constructing a psychologically plausible model of the democratic citizen.
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Green Library
viii, 193 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction: Foucault and political philosophy
  • Marx: anti-normative critique
  • Lenin: the invention of party governmentality
  • Althusser: the failure to denormativise Marxism
  • Deleuze: denormativisation as norm
  • Rorty: relativising normativity
  • Honneth: the poverty of critical theory
  • Geuss: the paradox of realism
  • Foucault: the lure of neoliberalism
  • Conclusion: What now?
Green Library
vii, 158 pages ; 22 cm.
  • 1. Lies, Damn Lies, Alternative Facts, Fake News, Propaganda, Pinocchios, Pants on Fire, Disinformation, Misinformation, Post-Truth, Data, and Statistics 2. Conduct, Affiliation, and Messages: A Typology of Statutes Addressing Political Deception 3. The Judicial Discourse in the Handling of Political Misinformation (and Disinformation) 4. Three Recent Cases: Alvarez, 281 CARE, and SBAL 5. Conclusion: Two Paths in the Legal Woods.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319698199 20180514
This book examines the history of the legal discourse around political falsehood and its future in the wake of the 2012 US Supreme Court decision in US v. Alvarez through communication law, political philosophy, and communication theory perspectives. As US v. Alvarez confirmed First Amendment protection for lies, Robert N. Spicer addresses how the ramifications of that decision function by looking at statutory and judicial handling of First Amendment protection for political deception. Illustrating how commercial speech is regulated but political speech is not, Spicer evaluates the role of deception in politics and its consequences for democracy in a contemporary political environment where political personalities, partisan media, and dark money donors bend the truth and abuse the virtue of free expression.
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Green Library
ix, 295 pages ; 24 cm
Whether as economic interest, sexual drive, or the basic longing for recognition, desire is accepted as a core component of our modern selfidentities, and something we need to cultivate. But as Miguel de Beistegui charts in The Government of Desire, this has not been true in all times and all places. For centuries, as far back as late antiquity and early Christianity, philosophers believed that desire was an impulse that needed to be suppressed in order for the good life, whether personal or collective, ethical or political, to flourish. Though we now take it for granted, it was only in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries that the naturalization of desire took place, and the pillars of the liberal self and form of government were erected. By critically exploring Foucault's claim that Western civilization is a civilization of desire, de Beistegui crafts a provocative and original genealogy of this shift in thinking. He shows how the relationship between identity, desire, and governance has been harnessed and transformed in the modern world, shaping our relations with others and ourselves, and establishing desire as an essential driving force for the constitution of a new and better social order. But is it? The Government of Desire argues that this is precisely what a contemporary politics of resistance must seek to overcome, questioning the supposed universality of a politics based on recognition and the economic satisfaction of desire. Relying on Foucault as well as on Deleuze and Guattari, de Beistegui highlights the need to elaborate a politics of difference and creation, raising the crucial question of how can we manage to be less governed today and positing strategic questions of possible contemporary forms of counter-conduct. Drawing on a host of thinkers from philosophy, political theory, and psychoanalysis, and concluding with a call for a sovereign and anarchic form of desire, The Government of Desire is a groundbreaking account of our freedom and unfreedom, of what makes us both governed and ungovernable.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780226547374 20180709
Green Library
x, 273 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Table of Contents A Note on Conventions Dynasties and Periods Preface Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Enlightened Customary Community Chapter 3 Political Society Chapter 4 the State Chapter 5 Aristocratic Society Chapter 6 Metaphysical Republic Chapter 7 Greater Integrated World Chapter 8 Autocracy Chapter 9 Civil Society or Body Politic Chapter 10 Empire Epilogue: China in Larger Contexts Glossary Works Cited Figures.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780745652467 20180508
China's rapid rise as a regional and global power is one of the most important political developments of the twenty-first century. Yet the West still largely overlooks or oversimplifies the complex ideas and ideals that have shaped the country s national and international transformation from antiquity to the present day. In this beautifully written introductory text, Youngmin Kim offers a uniquely incisive survey of the major themes in Chinese political thought from customary community to empire, exploring their theoretical importance and the different historical contexts in which they arose. Challenging traditional assumptions about Chinese nationalism and Marxist history, Kim shows that "China" does not have a fixed, single identity, but rather is a constantly moving target. His probing, interdisciplinary approach traces the long and nuanced history of Chinese thought as a true tradition anchored in certain key themes, many of which began in the early dynasties and still resonate in China today. Only by appreciating this rich history, he argues, can we begin to understand the intricacies and contradictions of contemporary Chinese politics, economy, and society.
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SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xi, 225 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Part I: On Justice 1. Why Meritocracy? 2. The Metatheory of Justice 3. What We Believe about Justice 4. The Concept of Desert Part II: A Meritocratic Theory of Economic Justice 5. On the Distribution of Income 6. On the Distribution of Jobs 7. Defending Desert from the Left and the Right Part III: Meritocratic Public Policy 8. Public Spending and the Establishment of Equal Opportunity 9. Meritocratic Tax Theory 10. Justice in Our Lifetimes.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138283800 20180625
Like American politics, the academic debate over justice is polarized, with almost all theories of justice falling within one of two traditions: egalitarianism and libertarianism. This book provides an alternative to the partisan standoff by focusing not on equality or liberty, but on the idea that we should give people the things that they deserve. Mulligan sets forth a theory of economic justice-meritocracy-which rests upon a desert principle and is distinctive from existing work in two ways. First, meritocracy is grounded in empirical research on how human beings think, intuitively, about justice. Research in social psychology and experimental economics reveals that people simply don't think that social goods should be distributed equally, nor do they dismiss the idea of social justice. Across ideological and cultural lines, people believe that rewards should reflect merit. Second, the book discusses hot-button political issues and makes concrete policy recommendations. These issues include anti-meritocratic bias against women and racial minorities and the United States' widening economic inequality. Justice and the Meritocratic State offers a new theory of justice and provides solutions to our most vexing social and economic problems. It will be of keen interest to philosophers, economists, and political theorists.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138283800 20180625
Green Library
193 pages ; 25 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)