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The Capacity ContractIntellectual Disability and the Question of Citizenship

The Capacity Contract: Intellectual Disability and the Question of Citizenship

Stacy Clifford Simplican

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693979
eISBN:
9781452950839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693979.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the first sustained examination of disability through the lens of political theory, The Capacity Contract shows how the exclusion of disabled people has shaped democratic politics. Stacy Clifford ... More

Orientalists, Propagandists, and IlustradosFilipino Scholarship and the End of Spanish Colonialism

Orientalists, Propagandists, and Ilustrados: Filipino Scholarship and the End of Spanish Colonialism

Megan C. Thomas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816671908
eISBN:
9781452947013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816671908.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The writings of a small group of scholars known as the ilustrados are often credited for providing intellectual grounding for the Philippine Revolution of 1896. This book shows that the ilustrados’ ... More

The Parent as CitizenA Democratic Dilemma

The Parent as Citizen: A Democratic Dilemma

Brian Duff

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672721
eISBN:
9781452947280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672721.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

When leaders and citizens in the United States articulate their core political beliefs, they often do so in terms of parenthood and family. But while the motives might be admirable, the results of ... More

Unconditional EqualityGandhi's Religion of Resistance

Unconditional Equality: Gandhi's Religion of Resistance

Ajay Skaria

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816698653
eISBN:
9781452953687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698653.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Unconditional Equality explores Gandhi’s critique of liberal conceptions of freedom and equality, and his practice of another freedom and equality organized around religion. Liberal traditions affirm ... More

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