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Sing the RageListening to Anger after Mass Violence

Sing the Rage: Listening to Anger after Mass Violence

Sonali Chakravarti

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226119984
eISBN:
9780226120041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226120041.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (1996-1998) was an unprecedented step in developing an institution of transitional justice that incorporated emotional responses to mass violence ... More

Sovereignty and the Responsibility to ProtectA New History

Sovereignty and the Responsibility to Protect: A New History

Luke Glanville

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226076898
eISBN:
9780226077086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077086.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book challenges the conventional story of sovereignty told in the field of International Relations. The conventional story holds that sovereignty has “traditionally” entailed unfettered rights ... More

Speak No EvilThe Triumph of Hate Speech Regulation

Speak No Evil: The Triumph of Hate Speech Regulation

Jon B. Gould

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226305530
eISBN:
9780226305134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305134.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Opponents of speech codes often argue that liberal academics use the codes to advance an agenda of political correctness. But this book, based on an enormous amount of empirical evidence, reveals ... More

Specializing the Courts

Specializing the Courts

Lawrence Baum

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226039541
eISBN:
9780226039565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226039565.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Most Americans think that judges should be, and are, generalists who decide a wide array of cases. Nonetheless, we now have specialized courts in many key policy areas. This book provides a ... More

Strengthening Peace in Post-Civil War StatesTransforming Spoilers into Stakeholders

Strengthening Peace in Post-Civil War States: Transforming Spoilers into Stakeholders

Matthew Hoddie and Caroline A. Hartzell (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226351247
eISBN:
9780226351261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226351261.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Among the more frequent and most devastating of conflicts, civil wars—from Yugoslavia to Congo—frequently reignite and even spill over into the international sphere. Given the inherent fragility of ... More

Success and Failure in Limited WarInformation and Strategy in the Korean, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, and Iraq Wars

Success and Failure in Limited War: Information and Strategy in the Korean, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, and Iraq Wars

Spencer D. Bakich

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226107684
eISBN:
9780226107851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107851.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Since World War II, the United States has waged multiple limited wars in regions around the world. Despite its frequent participation however, America has a mixed strategic record in these ... More

Talking about PoliticsInformal Groups and Social Identity in American Life

Talking about Politics: Informal Groups and Social Identity in American Life

Katherine Cramer Walsh

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226872186
eISBN:
9780226872216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226872216.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Whether at parties, around the dinner table, or at the office, people talk about politics all the time. Yet while such conversations are a common part of everyday life, political scientists know very ... More

Talking about RaceCommunity Dialogues and the Politics of Difference

Talking about Race: Community Dialogues and the Politics of Difference

Katherine Cramer Walsh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226869063
eISBN:
9780226869087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226869087.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

It is a perennial question: how should Americans deal with racial and ethnic diversity? More than 400 communities across the country have attempted to answer it by organizing discussions among ... More

Talking TogetherPublic Deliberation and Political Participation in America

Talking Together: Public Deliberation and Political Participation in America

Lawrence R. Jacobs, Fay Lomax Cook, and Michael X. Delli Carpini

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226389868
eISBN:
9780226389899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226389899.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Challenging the conventional wisdom that Americans are less engaged than ever in national life and the democratic process, this book paints a comprehensive portrait of public deliberation in the ... More

The Theological Basis of Liberal Modernity in Montesquieu's “Spirit of the Laws”

The Theological Basis of Liberal Modernity in Montesquieu's “Spirit of the Laws”

Thomas L. Pangle

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226645490
eISBN:
9780226645520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226645520.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Spirit of the Laws—Montesquieu's huge, complex, and enormously influential work—is considered one of the central texts of the Enlightenment, laying the foundation for the liberally democratic ... More

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