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  1. Review of Drutman, Breaking the Two-Party Doom Loop. [REVIEW]Walter Horn - 2021 - A Hornbook of Democracy Book Reviews, 3:16 AM.
  2. May Lockean Doughnuts Have Holes? The Geometry of Territorial Jurisdiction: A Response to Nine.Hillel Steiner - 2008 - Political Studies 56 (4):949-956.
    The traditional Lockean account of a state's territorial rights construes them as arising from, and coextensive with, the property rights of whichever set of landowners mutually contract to form that state. The coherence of this individualistic account has recently been challenged by Cara Nine. I argue that the reasons offered in support of that incoherence charge are unpersuasive.
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  3. Review of Duncan Bell, Reordering the World: Essays on Liberalism and Empire. [REVIEW]Duncan Ivison - 2017 - Journal of British Studies 56:892-4.
  4. Intentional (Nation‐)States: A Group‐Agency Problem for the State’s Right to Exclude.Matthew R. Joseph - 2021 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 38 (1):73-87.
    Most philosophical defences of the state’s right to exclude immigrants derive their strength from the normative importance of self-determination. If nation-states are taken to be the political institutions of a people, then the state’s right to exclude is the people’s right to exclude – and a denial of this right constitutes an abridgement of self-determination. In this paper, I argue that this view of self-determination does not cohere with a group-agency view of nation-states. On the group-agency view that I defend, (...)
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  5. Continuity Through Change: State Social Research and Sociology in Portugal.Frederico Ágoas - forthcoming - History of the Human Sciences:095269512092209.
    This article examines the development of empirical social research in Portugal over about a century and its relation to the early institutionalization of sociology at the tail end of that period. Relying on new empirical data, coupled with a critical reading of the main sources on the topic, it brings to light some epistemic invariants in a disparate body of research, acknowledging the initial persistence of Le Play-inspired as well as properly Le Playsian research methods. Furthermore, it identifies the general (...)
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  6. Can Liberal States Accommodate Indigenous Peoples?Duncan Ivison - 2020 - Cambridge, UK: Polity.
    The original – and often continuing – sin of countries with a settler colonial past is their brutal treatment of indigenous peoples. This challenging legacy continues to confront modern liberal democracies ranging from the USA and Canada to Australia, New Zealand and beyond. Duncan Ivison’s book considers how these states can justly accommodate indigenous populations today. He shows how indigenous movements have gained prominence in the past decade, driving both domestic and international campaigns for change. He examines how the claims (...)
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  7. From Individual to Collective Consent: The Case of Indigenous Peoples and UNDRIP.Richard Healey - 2020 - International Journal on Minority and Group Rights 27 (2):251-269.
    Much of the debate around requirements for the free, prior, and informed consent of indigenous peoples has focused on enabling indigenous communities to participate in various forms of democratic decision-making alongside the state and other actors. Against this backdrop, this article sets out to defend three claims. The first two of these claims are conceptual in nature: (i) Giving (collective) consent and participating in the making of (collective) decisions are distinct activities; (ii) Despite some scepticism, there is a coherent conception (...)
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  8. Poglądy wybranych intelektualistów afrykańskich na temat wpływu mocarstw kolonialnych na rozwój państwa w Afryce pokolonialnej.Krzysztof Trzcinski - 2012 - In A. Żukowski (ed.), „Stare” i „nowe” mocarstwa w Afryce. Olsztyn: pp. 61-83.
    [Selected African intellectuals' views on the impact of colonial powers on the development of a postcolonial African state]. This article provides an analysis of a Nigerian political thinker Claude Ake's and Sierra Leonian philosopher George M. Carew's views concerning the impact of colonial powers on the political and, to a lesser extent, economic development of a postcolonial African state. According to their opinions, colonial powers are responsible for introducing in their African colonies during the period of decolonization democratic institutions and (...)
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  9. What is Power Sharing? Consociationalism, Centripetalism, and Hybrid Power Sharing.Krzysztof Trzcinski - 2018 - Studia Polityczne 46 (3):9-30.
    In this article, the author analyzes the term "power-sharing" in the context of power exercised within a state. He first examines the term in the very general sense, in which it can be applied to all types and dimensions of sharing of power between various groups and institutional entities. Second, the author examines the meaning of the term in the narrow sense, that is, the phenomenon of systemic sharing of power by groups (segments) whose membership is based on ascribed criteria (...)
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  10. The Real Promise of Federalism: A Case Study of Arendt’s International Thought.Shinkyu Lee - forthcoming - European Journal of Political Theory:147488512090605.
    For Hannah Arendt, the federal system is an effective mode of organizing different sources of power while avoiding sovereign politics. This article aims to contribute two specific claims to the burgeoning scholarship on Arendt’s international federalism. First, Arendt’s international thought calls for the balancing of two demands: the domestic need for human greatness and flourishing, and the international demand for regulation and cooperation. Second, her reflections on council-based federalism offer a nuanced position that views the dual elements of equality in (...)
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  11. Freedom, the State, and War: Hegel’s Challenge to World Peace.Shinkyu Lee - 2017 - International Politics 54 (2):203-220.
    Several conflict theorists have appropriated Hegel’s ‘struggle for recognition’ to highlight the healthy dimensions of conflict and to explore ways of reaching reconciliation through mutual recognition. In so doing, some scholars attend to the interpersonal dimension of reconciliation, while others focus on the interstate dimension of reconciliation. This paper argues that both approaches miss important Hegelian insights into the modern state. Hegel understands that freedom must be situated and bounded in order to take a concrete form. He believes that concrete (...)
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  12. The Lex of the Earth? Arendt’s Critique of Roman Law.Shinkyu Lee - forthcoming - Journal of International Political Theory:175508821989823.
    How political communities should be constituted is at the center of Hannah Arendt’s engagement with two ancient sources of law: the Greek nomos and the Roman lex. Recent scholarship suggests that Arendt treats nomos as imperative and exclusive while lex has a relationship-establishing dimension and that for an inclusive form of polity, she favors lex over nomos. This article argues, however, that Arendt’s appreciation occurs within a general context of more reservations about Rome than Roman-centric interpretations admit. Her writings show (...)
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  13. Response to Amy Hollywood.Rowan Williams - 2020 - Modern Theology 36 (1):53-55.
  14. Secular Translations: Nation‐State, Modern Self, and Calculative Reason by TalalAsad , Vii + 222 Pp.Timothy Jenkins - 2020 - Modern Theology 36 (1):218-220.
  15. Volatile State: Iran in the Nuclear Age. By David Oualaalou. Pp. Xi, 218, Bloomington, Indiana, Indiana University Press, 2018, $20.00. [REVIEW]Patrick Madigan - 2019 - Heythrop Journal 60 (6):982-983.
  16. Where We Are: The State of Britain Now. By Roger Scruton. Pp. Vii, 242, London: Bloomsbury Continuum, 2017, £16.99.Peter Admirand - 2019 - Heythrop Journal 60 (6):991-992.
  17. Conspiring with the Enemy: The Ethic of Cooperation in Warfare.Yvonne Chiu - 2019 - New York, NY, USA: Columbia University Press.
    *North American Society for Social Philosophy (NASSP) Book Award 2019.* -/- *International Studies Association (ISA) - International Ethics Section Book Award 2021.* -/- Although military mores have relied primarily on just war theory, the ethic of cooperation in warfare (ECW)—between enemies even as they are trying to kill each other—is as central to the practice of warfare and to conceptualization of its morality. Neither game theory nor unilateral moral duties (God-given or otherwise) can explain the explicit language of cooperation in (...)
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  18. البحث عن معنى - Searching for a Meaning.Salah Osman - 2019 - Alexandria, Alexandria Governorate, Egypt: منشأة المعارف بالإسكندرية The Establishment of Knowledge (Munsha't al-Ma'arif).
    في معية الإخفاقات الحضارية المتتالية للعقل العربي في عالمنا المعاصر؛ حيث تم تجريد الأشياء – والقضايا والسياسات والمواقف والقرارات والعلاقات – من معانيها، أو بالأحرى تم مسخها بمعانٍ زائفة تُلبي حاجات الزيف الممسك بتلابيب الواقع، واتسعت الفجوة بين كلٍ العقل ومنطقه، والتفكير ومبادئه، والعلم ومنهجه، والدين ورسالته، والإنسان وإنسانيته، وبين ماضي العربي وحاضره، ثم بين حاضره ومستقبله ... يغدو البحث عن معنى – باستقامة معنى «المعنى» وعقلانيته – محاولة أخيرة لإدراك الغاية من الوجود، وإنعاش قلب أوشك نبضه على التوقف، واستعادة (...)
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  19. The Quandary of Multiple States as an Internal and External Limit to Marxist Thought: From Poulantzas to Karatani.Baraneh Emadian - 2019 - Rethinking Marxism A Journal of Economics, Culture and Society 31 (1):72–92.
    At the time of the disintegration of “actually existing socialism” in the 1990s, it appeared that the inexorable flux of globalization was going to consume the nation-state. However, recent years have witnessed the increasing role of the states in both the Global North and South. The relationship between the state and capital is a frequently traversed subject, but what needs further illumination is the persistence of “many states” and its relation to capitalism as both a national and global formation. While (...)
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  20. Making Sense of History? Thinking About International Relations.Fabien Schang - 2014 - In Leonid Grinin, Ilya V. Ilyin & Andrey V. Korotayev (eds.), Globalistics and Globalization Studies. Aspects & Dimensions of Global Views. Volgograd, Oblast de Volgograd, Russie: pp. 50-60.
    Can international relations (IR) be a distinctive discipline? In the present paper I argue that such a discipline would be a social science that could be formulated within the perspective of comparative paradigms. The objections to scientific methods are thus overcome by the logic of international oppositions, in other words a model takes several paradigms into account and considers three kinds of foreign relation (enemy, friend, and rival) in the light of three main questions: what is IR about (ontology); what (...)
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  21. “A Commentary on Anna Stilz, ‘Nations, States, and Territory’ and Lea Ypi, ‘A Permissive Theory of Territorial Rights’”.Alice Pinheiro Walla - 2014 - Territory and Justice Symposia.
    In their commentaries, Alice Pinheiro Walla and Clara Sandelind examine the leading themes and ideas presented by Stilz and Ypi, and identify areas where further analysis is required. Pinheiro Walla suggests that both Stilz's legitimate state theory and Ypi's permissive theory fail to adequately account for limitations on territorial rights. She argues that 'Ypi's permissive theory allows too much arbitrariness in regard to provisional acquisition [and] Stilz's account lacks a more unified approach to occupancy rights'.
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  22. Cosmo-Nationalism: American, French and German Philosophy.Oisin Keohane - 2018 - Edinburgh, UK: Edinburgh University Press.
    Cosmo-nationalism interrogates the rise of national philosophies and their impact on cosmopolitanism and nationalism. -/- The idea of national philosophy carries in it a strange contradiction. We talk about 'German philosophy' or 'American philosophy'. But philosophy has always pictured itself to be the project of universality. It presents itself as something that takes place outside or beyond the national – detachable from language, culture and history. -/- So why do we assign nationalities to philosophies? Building on Jacques Derrida's unpublished seminars (...)
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  23. Mapping Identity in Quebec: France Theoret.Catherine Den Tandt - 1993 - Diacritics 23 (3):91.
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  24. The State of the Art - The Art of the State.Robert von Friedeburg - 2003 - European Journal of Political Theory 2 (2):235-243.
  25. Force and Freedom: Kant’s Legal and Political Philosophy. [REVIEW]Alyssa R. Bernstein - 2010 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 48 (4):531-532.
    This superb, exemplary account of Immanuel Kant’s legal and political philosophy is essential reading not only for Kant scholars, but also for political philosophers and philosophers of law. Lucidly reasoned and written with crystalline clarity, the book is both accessible to non-specialists and a pleasure to read. Ripstein reveals the coherent, systematic structure of thought in Kant’s obscurely written Doctrine of Right, and goes beyond illumination to defense and development of Kant’s conception of equal freedom. In the course of doing (...)
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  26. Reflections on the Responsibility to Resist Oppression, with Comments on Essays by Boxill, Harvey, and Hill.Sarah Buss - 2010 - Journal of Social Philosophy 41 (1):40-49.
  27. The Responsibility of the Oppressed to Resist Their Own Oppression.Bernard R. Boxill - 2010 - Journal of Social Philosophy 41 (1):1-12.
  28. Mother Earth: A Proposal for Permanent Reconstruction of Our Country Life. Montague Fordham.H. Osman Newland - 1909 - International Journal of Ethics 19 (2):260-261.
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  29. The Idea of the State. [REVIEW]Dana Villa - 2006 - Political Theory 34 (6):832-836.
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  30. Realigning Liberalism in the Context of Globalization: Against the Politics of Fear: On Deliberation, Inclusion and the Political Economy of Trust.Albena Azmanova - 2011 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 37 (4):401-412.
    This is an inquiry into the economic psychology of trust: that is, what model of the political economy of complex liberal democracies is conducive to attitudes that allow difference to be perceived in the terms of ‘significant other’, rather than as a menacing or an irrelevant stranger. As a test case of prevailing perceptions of otherness in European societies, I examine attitudes towards Turkey’s accession to the European Union.
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  31. Territorial Adjustments Among the Achuar of Ecuador.Philippe Descola - 1982 - Social Science Information 21 (2):301-320.
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  32. State and Mafia, Differences and Similarities.Vincenzo Alfano - 2015 - Studia Humana 4 (1):3-11.
    The purpose of this article is to investigate about the differences and, if any, the similarities among the modern State and the mafia criminal organizations. In particular, starting from their definitions, I will try to find the differences between State and mafia, to then focus on the operational aspects of the functioning of these two organizations, with specific reference to the effect/impact that both these human constructs have on citizens’ existences, and especially on citizen’s economic lives. All this in order (...)
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  33. Review Article: The Environmental Turn in Territorial Rights. [REVIEW]Alejandra Mancilla - 2016 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 19 (2):221-241.
    Recent theories of territorial rights could be characterized by their growing attention to environmental concerns and resource rights (understood as the rights of jurisdiction and/or ownership over natural resources). Here I examine two: Avery Kolers’s theory of ethnogeographical plenitude, and Cara Nine’s theory of legitimate political authority over people and resources. While Kolers is a pioneer in demanding ecological sustainability as a minimum requirement for any viable theory of territorial rights – building a bridge between environmental and political philosophy – (...)
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  34. Law and the Formation of Modern Europe: Perspectives From the Historical Sociology of Law.Mikael Rask Madsen & Chris Thornhill (eds.) - 2014 - Cambridge University Press.
    Law and the Formation of Modern Europe explores processes of legal construction in both the national and supranational domains, and it provides an overview of the modern European legal order. In its supranational focus, it examines the sociological pressures which have given rise to European public law, the national origins of key transnational legal institutions and the elite motivations driving the formation of European law. In its national focus, it addresses legal questions and problems which have assumed importance in parallel (...)
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  35. Theory of Public Finance in a Federal State.Dietmar Wellisch - 2000 - Cambridge University Press.
    The central question of this book is whether the assignment of government functions to the individual jurisdictions in a federal state can ensure an optimal allocation of resources and a fair income distribution. The analysis thereby gives a new answer to the old question about the optimal degree of fiscal decentralization in a federal state. It shows that fiscal decentralization is a method to disclose the preferences of currently living and future generations for local public goods, to limit the size (...)
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  36. The Referendum in America. Ellis Paxon Oberholtzer.J. R. MacDonald - 1901 - International Journal of Ethics 11 (3):383-388.
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  37. The Idea of a ‘Just State’.Danie Strauss - 2015 - South African Journal of Philosophy 34 (3):279-288.
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  38. The Profits of Violence: The Minor Gentry in The Rebellion of 1321–1322 in Gloucestershire and Herefordshire*Article Author Querywaugh Sl [Google Scholar].S. Waugh - 1977 - Speculum 52 (4):843-869.
    It has been accepted that economic insecurity, ambition, patronage and social conflict played a fundamental role in the character of gentry society in England during the Middle Ages as well as in the disruption caused by political rebellions from the twelfth century through the Wars of the Roses and on into the sixteenth century, but the essential continuity of that role from times of peace through times of civil strife has not been adequately stressed. The object of this paper, therefore, (...)
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  39. From Pluralist to Patriotic Politics, Putting Practice First.David Archard - 2004 - Contemporary Political Theory 3 (2):212-213.
  40. Nationalist Exclusion and Ethnic Conflict: Shadows of Modernity.Antonia Dodds - 2003 - Contemporary Political Theory 2 (2):251-253.
  41. The Killing State: Capital Punishment in Law, Politics and Culture.Christopher Bennett - 2003 - Contemporary Political Theory 2 (2):255-257.
  42. Referendum Democracy: Citizens, Elites, and Deliberation in Referendum Campaigns.Graham Smith - 2003 - Contemporary Political Theory 2 (1):139-140.
  43. The Political Culture of Leadership in the United Arab Emirates * By ANDREA B. RUGH.K. Al-Azri - 2009 - Journal of Islamic Studies 20 (3):437-439.
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  44. Resource Rights and Territory.Cara Nine - 2016 - Philosophy Compass 11 (6):327-337.
    This essay examines the most recent justifications for a people's exclusive right to resources as part of a territorial right. Divided into eight parts, the discussion covers contemporary philosophical discussion regarding: the conception of natural resources, the conception of resource rights, the general form of arguments supporting resource rights, arguments from self-determination, objections to arguments from self-determination, arguments from residence, arguments from improvement, and new directions for research in the future.
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  45. Global Matrix: Nationalism, Globalism and State Terrorism.Claudia Aradau - 2007 - Contemporary Political Theory 6 (3):370-372.
  46. Stories of Peoplehood: The Politics and Morals of Political Membership.Jonathan Hearn - 2005 - Contemporary Political Theory 4 (2):195-197.
  47. The Critique of the State.Karena Shaw - 2005 - Contemporary Political Theory 4 (2):207-209.
  48. A Political History of National Citizenship and Identity in Italy, 1861–1950.Richard Drake - 2016 - The European Legacy 21 (3):344-345.
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  49. Self-Determination and Resource Rights: In Defence of Territorial Jurisdiction Over Natural Resources.Ayelet Banai - 2016 - Res Publica 22 (1):9-20.
    Is territorial jurisdiction over natural resources justified? This paper argues that a freedom-based account of self-determination coupled with ‘functionalist’ justifications of territorial right support territorial jurisdiction over natural resources. This justification simultaneously gives rise to limits on the permissible exercise of the right: the principles of reciprocity and generality, and of equal freedom. This ‘reciprocal’ view on territorial jurisdiction over natural resources, defended here, differs from two alternatives: the traditional sovereignty view on the one hand and the transnational jurisdiction view—which (...)
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  50. Jus Interruptus Bellum: The Ethics of Truce-Making.Thaddeus Metz - 2017 - Journal of Global Ethics 13 (1):6-13.
    With his new book, A Theory of Truces, Nir Eisikovits has succeed in producing the most comprehensive and insightful book to exist on the nature and morality of truces during international military conflict. In it he plausibly argues that thought about such conflict should avoid binary terms such as long-lasting peace and all-out war, and instead must readily acknowledge conditions “in between” them, such as cease-fires and agreements to limit belligerence to certain times. In this critical notice of Eisikovits’ book, (...)
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