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The Jewish Question: Anti-Semitism and the Failure of Assimilation

Jeffrey C. Alexander

in The Civil Sphere

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195162509
eISBN:
9780199943364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162509.003.0035
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines the extraordinary difficulties encountered by the project to incorporate Jewish out-groups into Western civil societies. The discussion covers Jews and the dilemmas of ... More


Economic Well-being

Richard Alba and Nancy Foner

in Strangers No More: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161075
eISBN:
9781400865901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161075.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter looks at the economic situations of the immigrants. They have uprooted themselves in the search for better economic prospects, but profound changes in the economic structures of the rich ... More


Stubborn Roots: Weeding Out Educational Inequality

Prudence L. Carter

in Stubborn Roots: Race, Culture, and Inequality in U.S. and South African Schools

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199899630
eISBN:
9780199951147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899630.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter Seven summarizes the findings and arguments, ranging from cross-national to inter-organizational to between-group analyses. The chapter returns to the question: what are the features of ... More


Encounters with the Other

Jeffrey C. Alexander

in The Civil Sphere

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195162509
eISBN:
9780199943364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162509.003.0033
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

During the three hundred years since the first democratic institutionalizations of civil society emerged the crippling of its utopian promises generated continuous struggle. These have not only been ... More


The Three Pathways to Incorporation

Jeffrey C. Alexander

in The Civil Sphere

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195162509
eISBN:
9780199943364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162509.003.0034
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

In comparative analyses of the United States and France, sociologists, historians, and national intellectuals have argued that incorporation in these nations is different from that in other nations ... More


Answering the Jewish Question in America: Before and After the Holocaust

Jeffrey C. Alexander

in The Civil Sphere

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195162509
eISBN:
9780199943364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162509.003.0036
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The collapse of the civil sphere in Germany, not German anti-Semitism, is what allowed the Holocaust to proceed, this chapter states. That it was problems in the civil sphere that caused the ... More


Caste and Conservation

Madhav Gadgil and Ramachandra Guha

in This Fissured Land: An Ecological History of India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198077442
eISBN:
9780199082155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077442.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Indian subcontinent experienced a major resource crunch between the fourth to tenth centuries of the Christian era. Caste society had developed an elaborate system of the diversified use of living ... More


Migration, Citizenship, and Development: Diasporic Membership Policies and Overseas Indians in the United States

Daniel Naujoks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198084983
eISBN:
9780199082643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198084983.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

An increasing number of countries conceive special citizenship policies for emigrants and their descendants, the so-called diaspora. Migration, Citizenship and Development analyses the effects and ... More


Emotions and Political Identity: Mobilizing Affection for the Polity

Mabel Berezin

in Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226303987
eISBN:
9780226304007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304007.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The collapse of postwar political arrangements in Eastern, and to some extent Western, Europe, the former Soviet Union, Africa, and Asia in the past decade has re-mapped geopolitical space and ... More


Conclusion

Daniel Naujoks

in Migration, Citizenship, and Development: Diasporic Membership Policies and Overseas Indians in the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198084983
eISBN:
9780199082643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198084983.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This final chapter summarizes the key findings of the analysis. The four principal effects, namely the rights effect, the identity effect, the naturalization effect and the good-will effect, are ... More


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