The Power of Memory in Democratic Politics

Offers an examination of ancient, modern, and contemporary political theories and practices in order to develop a more expansive way of conceptualizing memory, how political power influences the presence of the past, and memory's ongoing ...

The Power of Memory in Democratic Politics

Offers an examination of ancient, modern, and contemporary political theories and practices in order to develop a more expansive way of conceptualizing memory, how political power influences the presence of the past, and memory's ongoing impact on democratic horizons.

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The Power of Memory in Democratic Politics
Language: en
Pages: 234
Authors: P. J. Brendese
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher: Boydell & Brewer

Offers an examination of ancient, modern, and contemporary political theories and practices in order to develop a more expansive way of conceptualizing memory, how political power influences the presence of the past, and memory's ongoing impact on democratic horizons.
Race and the Politics of Solidarity
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Juliet Hooker
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-02-03 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Solidarity--the reciprocal relations of trust and obligation between citizens that are essential for a thriving polity--is a basic goal of all political communities. Yet it is extremely difficult to achieve, especially in multiracial societies. In an era of increasing global migration and democratization, that issue is more pressing than perhaps
A Political Companion to James Baldwin
Language: en
Pages: 424
Authors: Susan J. McWilliams
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-15 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

“Uniformly excellent” essays on the work of the renowned author and his “extraordinary relevance in the present moment” (Choice). In seminal works such as Go Tell It on the Mountain, Notes of a Native Son, and The Fire Next Time, acclaimed author and social critic James Baldwin expresses his profound
Mapping South-South Connections
Language: en
Pages: 294
Authors: Fernanda Peñaloza, Sarah Walsh
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-15 - Publisher: Springer

This book explores contemporary cultural, historical and geopolitical connections between Latin America and Australia from an interdisciplinary perspective. It seeks to capitalise on scholarly developments and further unsettle the multiple divides created by the North-South axis by focusing on processes of translocal connectivities that link Australia with Latin America. The
Radical Future Pasts
Language: en
Pages: 542
Authors: Romand Coles, Mark Reinhardt, George Shulman
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-10 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

Written by both well-established and rising scholars, Radical Future Pasts seeks to open up new possibilities for theoretical inquiries and engagements with practical political struggles. Unlike conventional "state of the discipline" collections, this volume does not summarize the history of political theory. Rather than accept traditional ideas about the political