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The Ambiguity of Subversion

Resistance through Radio Broadcasting

Gisli Vogler

conception of resistance presupposes sovereign agency: resisters are portrayed as acting voluntarily, decisively and autonomously, without fear but at a potentially high personal cost ( Mihai 2020 ). Heroism is often reduced to an individual, one-off act

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Marcelo Hoffman

-war period. Fanon criticised the PCF for failing to offer unconditional support to the struggle for national liberation in Algeria. He claimed that this failure had its roots in fears among its members of American imperialism overtaking Algeria after

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Bertjan Wolthuis

addressed the contentious divisions of his day between religious sects, and between the Crown, aristocracy and middle-classes, the basis of his appeal was self-interest: men’s fear of death and their desire for the means of a commodious life. On this basis

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Interpretation and Rationality

Developing Donald Davidson's Ideas in International Political Theory

Nikolay Gudalov

disrespects pluralism, imposing the interpreter's rationality on the interpreted ( Habermas 2008 ), and enforcing cultural uniformity ( Lukes 2000 ). Dreyfus and Taylor (2015) fear Davidson's ‘ethnocentrism’ and treating others as mere ‘objects’ of

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Anjuli Webster

( Machiavelli and Wootton 1995 ). The foundational violence of conquest must be sutured over and tucked away; the conqueror acquiring authority, if not through love or fear, by the construction of a ‘fictional memory’ which dispenses with the need for legitimate

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Joel Modiri

minimisation of race in ‘South Africa’ also has a powerful psycho-affective dimension underpinned, on the one hand, by guilt, anxiety, fear, melancholia, and fragility (primarily about the unsettling effect of radical race critique on the presence and power of

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Book Roundtable

Discussion text: Chin, C. 2018. The Practice of Political Theory: Rorty and Continental Thought.

Lasse Thomassen, Joe Hoover, David Owen, Paul Patton, and Clayton Chin

what I fear Chin misses by taking Rorty too seriously: Rorty does not give us political tools to move beyond liberal and bureaucratic political systems rooted in territorial nation-states and dependent upon coercive social hierarchies; rather, he gives

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Takamichi Sakurai

, fascism looks slightly different. It means a one-dimensional political form taking on authoritarian character features that emerges from socio-psychological conditions under which the masses with a strong sense of fear and isolation, whose raison d