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Robert W. Glover

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Games Without Frontiers?: Democratic Engagement, Agonistic Pluralism, And The Question Of Exclusion, Robert W. Glover Dec 2011

Games Without Frontiers?: Democratic Engagement, Agonistic Pluralism, And The Question Of Exclusion, Robert W. Glover

Robert W. Glover

In recent years a growing number of democratic theorists have proposed ways to increase citizen engagement, while channeling those democratic energies in positive directions and away from systematic marginalization, exclusion and intolerance. One novel answer is provided by a strain of democratic theory known as agonistic pluralism, which valorizes adversarial engagement and recognizes the marginalizing tendencies implicit in drives to consensus and stability. However, the divergences between competing variants of agonistic pluralism remain largely underdeveloped or unrecognized. In this article, I address this shortcoming, examining these strains of agonism around the constraints placed upon democratic discourse. I argue that the ...


Constructing The “Domestic Abroad”: Reexamining The Role Of Diasporas In International Relations, Robert W. Glover Dec 2011

Constructing The “Domestic Abroad”: Reexamining The Role Of Diasporas In International Relations, Robert W. Glover

Robert W. Glover

Review of The Domestic Abroad: Diasporas in International Relations. Latha Varadarajan. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.


Ditching The Script: Moving Beyond Automatic Thinking In Introductory Political Science Courses., Robert W. Glover, Daniel Tagliarina Dec 2010

Ditching The Script: Moving Beyond Automatic Thinking In Introductory Political Science Courses., Robert W. Glover, Daniel Tagliarina

Robert W. Glover

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Review: William Connolly--A World Of Becoming, Robert W. Glover Dec 2010

Review: William Connolly--A World Of Becoming, Robert W. Glover

Robert W. Glover

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Radically Rethinking Citizenship: Disaggregation, Agonistic Pluralism, And The Politics Of Immigration In The United States, Robert W. Glover Dec 2010

Radically Rethinking Citizenship: Disaggregation, Agonistic Pluralism, And The Politics Of Immigration In The United States, Robert W. Glover

Robert W. Glover

The status of citizenship and the rights extended to non-citizens are among the most contentious and hotly-debated political issues in numerous Western polities. Some scholars, most notably Seyla Benhabib, have deemed the contemporary changes a ‘disaggregation of rights claims’, in which the interplay between ideals of particularism and universalism lead to an ‘unbundling’ of civil, political, and social rights with formal national membership. Yet this theoretical framing harbors deficiencies which complicate our understanding of the contemporary politics of immigration. In this piece, I critically examine this account to show both its theoretical shortcomings and the incomplete explanations to which these ...