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Africa and Deliberative Politics  

Emmanuel Ani

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Sep 2018
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Oct 2018
This chapter shows that deliberative democracy is an important consideration for African nations, especially with an eye on the divisive effects of aggregative politics on democracies ... More

Africa and the Contestation of Sexual and Gender Diversity: Imperial and Contemporary Regulation  

Monica Tabengwa and Matthew Waites

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May 2020
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Jun 2019
This chapter considers sexualities and genders in Africa by exploring the relationship between precolonial, colonial, and current forms of regulation. The field of research on sexual and ... More

Deliberative Democracy in East Asia: Japan and China  

Beibei Tang, Tetsuki Tamura, and Baogang He

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Sep 2018
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Oct 2018
Japan and China offer two interesting case studies of Asian “deliberative turn” and represent different potential paths to deliberative democracy in Asia. Japanese public deliberation ... More

Deliberative Democracy in India  

Ramya Parthasarathy and Vijayendra Rao

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Sep 2018
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Oct 2018
This chapter traces the evolution of deliberative institutions in India, as well as the ways in which deliberative bodies influence, and are in influenced by, entrenched social inequality. ... More

Deliberative Democracy in Latin America  

Thamy Pogrebinschi

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Sep 2018
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Oct 2018
Latin America is a recurring reference among scholars of deliberative democracy, mostly due to the participatory budgeting, which was created in Brazil, and quickly spread around the world. ... More

The Expansion of LGBT Rights in Latin America and the Backlash  

Javier Corrales

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May 2020
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Jun 2019
After two and a half decades of progress, the struggle for LGBT rights in Latin America started to experience a new form of backlash in the mid-2010s. Backlashes against LGBT progress are ... More

Global LGBT Politics at Scale: Memory and Rights in Early Twenty-First Century Peru  

Justin Perez

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May 2020
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Nov 2019
This chapter illuminates one dynamic of the global emergence and successes of LGBT politics in the early twenty-first century: how LGBT communities remember and narrate the emergence of ... More

Indigenous Environmental Movements and the Function of Governance Institutions  

Kyle Powys Whyte

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Jan 2016
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Mar 2016
Indigenous environmental movements have been important actors in twentieth- and twenty-first-century global environmental politics and environmental justice. Their explicit foci range from ... More

Introducing Environmental Political Theory  

Teena Gabrielson, Cheryl Hall, John M. Meyer, and David Schlosberg

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Jan 2016
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Mar 2016
This introductory chapter offers an overview of the context, content, and history of environmental political theory (EPT) as a field of study within political science. It starts by ... More

LGBT Rights, Sexual Citizenship, and Blacklighting in the Anglophone Caribbean: What Do Queers Want, What Does Colonialism Need?  

Cornel Grey and Nikoli A. Attai

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May 2020
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Jun 2019
This chapter takes up questions of sexual citizenship by examining the desire for and impact of LGBT rights discourses in the Anglophone Caribbean. The chapter works through the ... More

LGBTQ Politics in Anglo-American Democracies  

Miriam Smith

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May 2020
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Jun 2019
This chapter surveys LGBTQ politics in the Anglo-American democracies, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. Political change has followed a ... More

The Nigerian Novel and the Anticolonial Imagination  

Cajetan Iheka

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Oct 2018
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Nov 2018
This chapter focuses on two Nigerian narratives, namely Chinua Achebe’s Arrow of God and Flora Nwapa’s Efuru. If the success of the colonial event was premised not only on military ... More

The State of Being LGBT in the Age of Reaction: Post-2011 Visibility and Repression in the Middle East and North Africa  

Mehmet Sinan Birdal

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May 2020
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Nov 2019
This chapter provides an overview of LGBT politics in the Middle East and North Africa region, with a specific focus on Egypt, Lebanon, Tunisia, and Turkey. It argues that LGBT movements in ... More

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