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The Perils of Joy
Language: en
Pages: 290
Authors: Samuli Schielke
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-13 - Publisher: Syracuse University Press

Mulids, festivals in honor of Muslim "friends of God," have been part of Muslim religious and cultural life for close to a thousand years. While many Egyptians see mulids as an expression of joy and love for the Prophet Muhammad and his family, many others see them as opposed to
The Perils of Federalism
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Lisa L. Miller
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-09-29 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

In the past dozen years, a number of American cities plagued by gun violence have tried to enact local laws to stem gun-related crime. Yet policymakers at the state and federal levels have very frequently stymied their efforts. This is not an atypical phenomenon. In fact, for a whole range
The Perils of Identity
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Caroline Dick
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-15 - Publisher: UBC Press

Many liberal theorists consider group identity claims a necessary condition of equality in Canada, but do these claims do more harm than good? To answer this question, Caroline Dick examines the identity-driven theories of Charles Taylor, Will Kymlicka, and Avigail Eisenberg in the context of Sawridge Band v. Canada, a
The Politicization of Safety
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Jane K. Stoever
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-26 - Publisher: NYU Press

A look at gun control, campus sexual assault, immigration, and more that considers the future of responses to domestic violence Domestic violence is commonly assumed to be a bipartisan, nonpolitical issue, with politicians of all stripes claiming to work to end family violence. Nevertheless, the Violence Against Women Act expired
The Gender Politics of Development
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Shirin M. Rai
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-04 - Publisher: Zed Books Ltd.

In The Gender Politics of Development Shirin Rai provides a comprehensive assessment of how gender politics has emerged and developed in post-colonial states. In chapters on key issues of nationalism and nation-building, the third wave of democratization and globalization and governance, Rai argues that the gendered way in which nationalist