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    Constituent Power and Civil Disobedience: Beyond the Nation-State?William E. Scheuerman - 2018 - Journal of International Political Theory 15 (1):49-66.
    Radical democratic political theorists have used the concept of constituent power to sketch ambitious models of radical democracy, while many legal scholars deploy it to make sense of the political and legal dynamics of constitutional politics. Its growing popularity notwithstanding, I argue that the concept tends to impede a proper interpretation of civil disobedience, conceived as nonviolent, politically motivated lawbreaking evincing basic respect for law. Contemporary theorists who employ it cannot distinguish between civil disobedience and other related, yet ultimately different, (...)
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    Theorizing the Politics of Protest: Contemporary Debates on Civil Disobedience.Çiğdem Çıdam, William E. Scheuerman, Candice Delmas, Erin R. Pineda, Robin Celikates & Alexander Livingston - 2020 - Contemporary Political Theory 19 (3):513-546.
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    Judith N Shklar as Theorist of Political Obligation.William E. Scheuerman - 2019 - European Journal of Political Theory 20 (2):366-376.
    The useful publication of Judith N Shklar's final undergraduate lectures at Harvard provides an opportunity to take a careful look at her reflections on political obligation, a matter always of gre...
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    A duty to resist: When disobedience should be uncivil.William E. Scheuerman - 2018 - Contemporary Political Theory 19 (2):126-129.
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    “Political Disobedience and the Climate Emergency”.William E. Scheuerman - 2021 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 48 (6):791-812.
    Climate activists have recently engaged in widely publicized acts of politically motivated lawbreaking. This article identifies and critically analyzes two seemingly overlapping but in fact divergi...
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