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Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374220-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7422-0
... This chapter argues that market theories of religion that are based on the notion of “rational choice” do not contribute to our understanding of the transcendental value of money and markets in our social life. Such theories depend on a too narrow interpretation of “rationality” and neglect the...
Published: 03 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7422-0
... approaches but also a demonstration of preferable perspectives. This chapter argues that market theories of religion that are based on the notion of “rational choice” do not contribute to our understanding of the transcendental value of money and markets in our social life. Such theories depend on a...
Published: 26 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021254-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2125-4
... was predicated on par tic u lar spatial configurations: the immediacy of the live screening event; the transnational festival cir cuit as a rationale for loosening regulation at home, thus creating unevenly scaled cartographies of cinema censor- ship; the possibilities of educational settings for...
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005605-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0560-5
...9I Have My Choice Behind Every Good Man (1967) and the Black Queer Subject in American Nontheatrical Film N O A H T S I K A To imagine historical subjects as gay, lesbian, or as transgender ignores the radi- cally diff er ent understandings of self and the contexts that underpinned the...
Published: 01 January 1998
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7784-9
... - l•e <C c.. Political Theory and Law Carl Schmitt's Critique of Liberalism Systematic Reconstruction and Countercriticism Heiner Bielefeldt Preliminary Remarks Critique of liberalism has a long tradition. However, those launching critical attacks against...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377849-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7784-9
... makes unequal addressees of the law more un• equal, rather than equalj as a consequence, a differentiation of content becomes necessary. The rationality of law in Weimar manifested itself in the fact that Weimar legislation benefited societal groups that had 204 Legal Theory and Politics...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377849-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7784-9
... Hostis Not Inimicus Toward a Theory of the Public in the Work of Carl Schmitt Ellen Kennedy Der Krieg ist durchaus nicht Ziel und Zweck oder gar Inhalt der Politik, wohl aber ist er die als reale Moglichkeit immer vorhandene Voraussetzung, die das menschliche Handeln und...
Published: 16 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012320-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1232-0
...INTRODUCTION TOWARD A THEORY OF PARASITICAL RESISTANCE The tactics of appropriation have been co- opted. Illegal action has become ad- vertisement. Protest has become cliché. Revolt has become passé. . . . Having accepted these failures to some degree, we can now attempt to define a parasitic...
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012337-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1233-7
..., canonize Eu ro pean film theory, rationalize universal aesthetic values, and promote an inde- pendent experimentalism. This chapter explores major contributing factors in the development of New Era film discourse and practice, which helped mainstream a universal path to modernity, whether cinematic or...
Published: 23 August 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007098-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0709-8
...2What s Critical about Critical Social Theory? Con temporary academia seems awash in the term critical. Books, journals, symposia, and several fields of study use the term critical to distinguish themselves from something that they are not. For example, critical race studies, critical realism...
Published: 01 January 1998
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7784-9
... - I- 0 ~ Legal Theory and Politics Carl Schmitt on Sovereignty and Constituent Power Renata Cristi Schmitt's Verfassungslehre stands as perhaps the most systematic and least circumstantial of his works. While his production is marked, on the whole, by an...
Published: 02 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012863-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1286-3
...1. The Consuming Self on locke, aristotle, feminist theory, and domestic vio lences The settler self is an identity category that is first of all a function of territory. I therefore begin the analy sis from its spatial sites of formation. Furthermore, since at stake for me are primarily the...
Published: 19 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013167-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1316-7
...C H A P T E R f O U R TOWARD A GENERAL THEORY OF ANTIBLACKNESS A N T H O N Y P A U L f A R L E Y Slavery is death, death only, and that continually. Slavery- to- segregation- to- neosegregation is not pro gress; it is only death repeating itself, white- over- black to white- over- black to white...
Published: 23 August 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0709-8
... masculinities, at the intersection of gender, class, and race. Norocel identifies the significance of conceptual meta phor theory for this proj ect: The choice of a certain conceptual meta- phor in a specific social context . . . has a crucial impact on how we structure real ity, determining what is explained...
Published: 09 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005599-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0559-9
...PART III commodified spaces This page intentionally left blank A nation- state s fiscal bound aries and its population s spa- tial imaginaries change with the adoption of neoliberal rationalities. In film, visual traces of privatization and glob- alization pre sent themselves in an altering mise...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377849-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7784-9
... of contem- 138 Political Theory and Law porary parliamentarism in light of its originary values, an inner history and dialectic of the self-annulment of liberalism's ideal premises. He thereby ascertains the self-transcendence of "relative rationalism" as an "absolute rationalism"-in turn...
Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374220-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7422-0
... theory and rational choice theory. ...
Published: 18 September 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388135-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8813-5
... namely, what is called rational choice or rational actor theory, which as you might have guessed, is the one theory I detest even more than sociobiology. In America, and to some extent in the world, we seem to have returned in the last thirty years to something like the last decades of the nine- teenth...
Published: 18 September 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388135-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8813-5
... courses of action back to them.With the aid of social science, ethics canmove beyond its conventional middle-class Christian biases built into some notion of rationality, interest, or the concept of good itself, to a far more sophisticated view of the choices that confront us.27 24 Collins, Conflict...
Published: 18 September 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388135-035
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8813-5
... on, 192; in Weber, 26, 142 All Saints Day, 516 19 Amadae, S. M., 429 31. See also Rational choice theory American Eminence Index, 374 American Empire, 287, 300, 350 56, 371. See also Roman Empire American Indian: colonialism and, 288, 325; communalism and, 306; Jefferson s views on, 309; as source of...