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Teaching internationalisation?

Surveying the lack of pedagogical and theoretical diversity in American International Relations

Christopher R. Cook

. (2011: 437) argue ‘realist [as a specific school] research never made up more than 15 per cent of published articles in any time period’. They argue that while most articles ‘are non-paradigmatic’ the journals still favoured rationalism, positivism and

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Becoming a Gentleman

Adolescence, Chivalry, and Turn-of-the-Century Youth Movements

Kent Baxter

both sides of the Atlantic, the fascination with medieval mentalities revealed the complexities of the revolt against positivism. Often perceived as displaying childlike traits, the peasants, saints, and seers of the Middle Ages focused reactions to the

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Maureen Mulligan

, “Imagination and memory are motivating forces behind O’Brien’s travel writing and not the linear, chronological positivism of the didactic travel text” (1993: 141). It is difficult to know if her work had an impact in Spain. According to Reynolds, Farewell

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Eugenia Gay, Philipp Nielsen, Emanuel Richter, and Gregor Feindt

. Turnaoğlu proceeds to tease them out in chapters 4 and 5 under the Young Turks up to and after the 1908 Revolution (emphasizing the liberal strand, influenced by French positivism), in chapters 6 and 7 during the Balkan Wars and World War I (where she sees a

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The Will of the People?

Carl Schmitt and Jean-Jacques Rousseau on a Key Question in Democratic Theory

Samuel Salzborn

positivism while proposing a process-oriented dynamic in the political sphere, one that could not be understood through a purely positivist analysis. In Schmitt’s analysis of political systems, more important than the positivist definition of norms is the

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Alexander Weiss

Shissler 2015 ). Renan gave a famous lecture on “Islam and Science” at the Sorbonne in which he turns his devotion to positivism against Islam by arguing that Islam provided inherent obstacles against any form of science and modernity. Al-Afghānī, an

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Environmental Expertise as Group Belonging

Environmental Sociology Meets Science and Technology Studies

Rolf Lidskog and Göran Sundqvist

ways to control risks is questioned. Reflexive modernization means an end of “true-false positivism” in which science has the exclusive right to judge what should be seen as a risk. In Ulrich Beck’s (1994: 29) words, “People must say farewell to the

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Monumental Misunderstandings

The Material Entextualization of Mutual Incomprehension in Sino-Mozambican Relations

Morten Nielsen and Mikkel Bunkenborg

: Positivism and Its Epistemological Other , ed. George Steinmetz , 59 – 88 . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Küchler , Susanne . 1987 . “ Malangan: Art and Memory in a Melanesian Society .” Man (n.s.) 22 ( 2 ): 238 – 255 . 10

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Sensing evil

Counterterrorism, techno-science, and the cultural reproduction of security

Mark Maguire and Pete Fussey

as basic emotional states, deception cues, and, potentially, emotional signs of hostile intent. Today, in a re-imagining of centuries-old criminological positivism, the techno-scientific projects emerging from homeland security include AVATAR

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Crisis? How Is That a Crisis!?

Reflections on an Overburdened Word

Michael Freeden

“tension” or “strain” would do equally. 28 Habermas, to the contrary, offers a highly systematic analysis of crisis that is distinguished from Lipset’s positivism by giving it, as Habermas puts it, a tacit normative meaning—as indeed do Marxists