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Learning to Judge Politics

Professor John Dunn (Interviewed by Professor Lawrence Hamilton)

John Dunn and Lawrence Hamilton

? JD: Well, there used to be such a mechanism in this country. There used to be mass political parties. Mass political parties precisely operated in that way. If you turn political parties – as is the current practice – into quite small structures

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Marcelo Hoffman

pastorate to these institutions by the end of the seventeenth century ( 2007: 197 ). Foucault exemplified this shift in part through a discussion of the metamorphosis of secret societies into political parties ( 2007: 198– 199 ). In this context, he

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Kenneth Bo Nielsen

Assembly appointed as president. The movement attracted considerable public attention and the support of different political parties, trade unions, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and civil society organizations. Yet in December 2006 the land was

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Sheikhs and the City

Urban Paths of Contention in Sidon, Lebanon

Are John Knudsen

came from the turmoil inside Dar al-Fatwa, Lebanon's highest Sunni religious authority, which spurred internal rivalry and caused popular discontent. Finally, the crisis in the Future Movement, Lebanon's foremost Sunni political party, stifled reform

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Commoning in New York City, Barcelona, and Paris

Notes and observations from the field

Ida Susser

including the emergence of Podemos as a national leftist political party. In Spain, alternative visions of collective responsibility and reinterpretations of profit and debt can be traced historically through anarchism, communism, and the resistance to

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Wolfgang Merkel and Jean-Paul Gagnon

democracies in crisis would mean that if political parties or politicians don’t do something dramatically important to cure this crisis then democracy will die; meaning that it would transcend into authoritarian regimes such as 1933 Germany, 1936 Spain, 1967

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Pulling up the Drawbridge

Anti-Immigrant Attitudes and Support for the Alternative for Germany among Russian-Germans

Michael A. Hansen and Jonathan Olsen

analysis includes two dependent variables: 1) first vote; and 2) second vote. The political party choices that citizens were offered in the 2017 German federal election include the Left Party, the Greens, the Social Democratic Party ( spd ), the cdu / csu

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Zilka Spahić Šiljak

mandatory gender quota imposed on political party voting lists by the OSCE in 1997 and confirmed later by the Gender Equality Law of BiH of 2003. 6 The problem in BiH is not democracy, and the authors never speak against democracy; the problem is the

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Resist and Revivify

Democratic Theory in a Time of Defiance

Jean-Paul Gagnon and Emily Beausoleil

2014 ) and a difficulty in relating to dominant political parties ( Gauja 2016: 89 ) leading to low voter turnout, especially in subnational elections ( Green and Gerber 2015: 174–177 ), 1 as well as a sense that certain political practices are behind

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War Veterans and the Construction of Citizenship Categories

Nikkie Wiegink, Ralph Sprenkels, and Birgitte Refslund Sørensen

traumatized veterans and reconciliation ( Burnell et al. 2006 ; Hoge 2010 ; Tick 2012 ). Recently, a large body of work on the roles and characteristics of political parties spawned by armed struggle has also emerged ( Berti 2013 ; Ishiyama and Batta 2011