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Postcolonial Finance

The Political History of ‘Risk-Versus-Reward’ Investment in Emerging Markets

Cecilia Schultz

river is quiet, men cannot take precautions with both embankments and dykes, so that when waters rise … their fury is neither so wild not so damaging. The same things happen about Fortune. She shows her power where strength and wisdom do not prepare to

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Decolonising Borders

Re-imagining Strangeness and Spaces

John Sodiq Sanni

ends. The colonialists’ ideological division, necessary for the oppression of Africans, remains within the consciousness of Africans. Nkrumah identifies the strength in unity when he argues that, ‘Just as our strength lies in a unified policy and action

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Daryl Glaser

interests. It is argued here that all five exercises exhibit democratic strengths and weaknesses, and choosing between them involves trading off democratic values. To this extent the article reveals a landscape of democratic complexity. It welcomes the

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Leslie Paul Thiele and Marshall Young

’s interpretations of ancient Roman and Renaissance history offered a form of secondhand experience to those he counselled. This was particularly important for aspiring youth, who might boast strength, courage and passion, but lack worldly knowhow. Biography

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Ajume H. Wingo

question of how the relative strength of states determines their relationship (as was the case with African states and their colonial masters), and considering the normative question of when it is legitimate to exercise power over individuals or states

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Marcelo Hoffman

innovation. The revolutionary minority finds itself isolated, confronted by a leadership, frightened and anguished at the idea that it could be swept away in a whirlwind whose nature, strength and direction are beyond its imagining’ ( 2004: 77 ). This

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The Ambiguity of Subversion

Resistance through Radio Broadcasting

Gisli Vogler

subversive actor. Second, the article draws on alternative conceptions of subversion and the literature on non-heroic, everyday resistance to bring out how subversion as a form of resistance gains its strength precisely from being implicated in some form of

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Pascah Mungwini

the Jewish Holocaust as ‘memorials of suffering’. To this day, the holocaust retains its symbolic meaning among Jews as a collective trauma of epic proportions in human history which they also evoke to symbolise their moral and spiritual strength as a

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’Tis but a Habit in an Unconsolidated Democracy

Habitual Voting, Political Alienation and Spectatorship

Anthony Lawrence A. Borja

Aldrich et al. (2011: 540 ) arguing for a contextual understanding of habitual voting; specifically, they illustrated that the strength of habit ‘derives from repetition of the behavior in a similar context of choice’. To elaborate, for Aldrich et al

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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

, strengths and weaknesses of Rorty's philosophical project, even as it notes a feature of Rorty's thought that he has in common with Habermas, namely, an instrumental or strategic relation to other philosophers and social or political theorists in which they