Author: Dean Caivano

Dean Caivano (Ph.D.) is a Lecturer of Political Science at California State University, Stanislaus. He is a former visiting fellow at the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies in Monticello and a visiting scholar at the Centennial Center for Political Science and Public Affairs at the American Political Science Association. He has recent publications featured in New Political Science, Spectra, The Journal of Narrative Politics, and is the co-author (with Sarah Naumes) of the forthcoming manuscript, "The Sublime of the Political" (transcript Verlag: 2020).

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The Fear of Domination: Resistance Against Tyranny

The threat of continued oppression and an encroaching condition of slavery was central to the American colonists’ call for separation from Great Britain and the corresponding shift to direct resistance. While the lack of effective political representation was crucial, importantly the colonists held other more acute concerns than the issue of representation in Parliament. Crucially, […]

by Dean Caivano