Aristotle was a student of Plato and a teacher of Alexander the Great. His writings include philosophy, logic, rhetoric, government, biology and zoology. This treatise is one of the most influential texts on the history of political thought. By examining how societies are run from the simple household to large city-states the reader can gain insight into how groups are organized and governed. Aristotle discussed establishing a constitution and upholding it. Many of the ideas set forth by Aristotle hold true in our modern quest for a stable government
Theater and Cultural Politics for a New World presents a radical re-examination of the ways in which demographic shifts will impact theatre and performance culture in the 21st century.
Editor Chinua Thelwell brings together the revealing insights of artists, scholars and organisers to produce a unique intersectional conversation about the transformative potential of theatre.
Opening with a case study of the New WORLD Theater and moving on to a fascinating range of essays, the book looks at five main themes:
This inter-disciplinary edited volume critically examines the dynamics of the War on Terror, focusing on the theme of the politics of response.
The book explores both how responses to terrorism - by politicians, authorities and the media - legitimise particular forms of sovereign politics, and how terrorism can be understood as a response to global inequalities, colonial and imperial legacies, and the dominant idioms of modern politics.
The investigation is made against the backdrop of the 7 July 2005 bombings in London and their aftermath, which have gone largely unexamined in the academic literature to date. The case offers a provocative site for analysing the diverse logics implicated in the broader context of the War on Terror, for examining how terrorist events are framed, and how such framings serve to legitimise particular policies and political practices.
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