Political Power and Social Theory Vol: 18


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Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9780762313402
Published:
10 Oct 2006
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
288 pages - 152 x 229 x 20mm
Series:
Political Power and Social Theory

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Volume 18 of the popular "Political Power and Social Theory" series is broken up into three parts examining political power, state formation, and economic development with examples from Africa, Russia, and Chile. It also looks at the status of opposition politics in America. It is suitable for graduate students and researchers in the field of political science and social theory. Part I examines political power, state formation, and economic development with examples from Africa, Russia, and Chile. Part II looks at the history and current status of opposition politics in America. Part III discusses scholarly controversy within the discipline with some of the field's leading thinkers authoring chapters. With its international scope, this volume is a valuable reference for graduate students and researchers in the field of political science and social theory.
PART I: POLITICAL POWER, STATE FORMATION, AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT State Building in Pre-colonial Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of YorubalandE. C. Ejiogu Political Attitudes and Political Participation of Russian Capital Owners: What Matters? Nathalia Rogers Development and Collective Action in Chile's Neoliberal DemocracyPaul W. Posner PART II: OPPOSITION POLITICS IN AMERICA: PAST AND PRESENTThe CIO and Third Party Politics in New York: The Rise and Fall of the CIO-ALPStuart Eimer This is Not your Father's War: The Changing Organization of Militarism and Social MovementsAlec Campbell PART III: SCHOLARLY CONTROVERSY: Modes of Repair: Reparations and Citizenship at the Dawn of the New MillenniumJohn Torpey Reparation as Luxury or as Basic Need: Atonement for Canadians, Redistribution for Africa Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann Republican Meritocracy, Identity Politics and the Idea of Reverse Reparation: Commentary Yossi Yonah Reparations Claims: Politics by Another NameMelissa Nobles Rejoinder John Torpey

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