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European Defence Policy: Beyond the Nation State

Frédéric Mérand

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533244
eISBN:
9780191714474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533244.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

This book explains the creation of the European Union's Security and Defense Policy—to this day the most ambitious project of peacetime military integration. Whether hailed as a vital step in the ... More


Linguistic Justice: International Law and Language Policy

Jacqueline Mowbray

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646616
eISBN:
9780191745485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646616.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

As globalisation and migration produce societies of increasing linguistic diversity, the issue of how to ensure justice between speakers of different languages becomes a pressing social concern. ... More


What She Knew in Her Body: An Introduction

Jennifer A. Glancy

in Corporal Knowledge: Early Christian Bodies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195328158
eISBN:
9780199777143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328158.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Early Christian Studies

Arguing that social location is a kind of knowledge borne in the body, chapter 1 demonstrates the significance of that insight for a cultural history of Christian origins. The chapter’s theoretical ... More


From the Self to the Shared

Troels Engberg‐Pedersen

in Cosmology and Self in the Apostle Paul: The Material Spirit

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558568
eISBN:
9780191720970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558568.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter considers how the various features of Paul's objective cosmology enter into three themes that belong directly to the level of the Pauline text itself: (i) Paul's accounts of his own ... More


Social Capital and Organizational Embeddedness

Mario Luis Small

in Unanticipated Gains: Origins of Network Inequality in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195384352
eISBN:
9780199869893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384352.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Standard models of social capital have said little about how actors form the ties that generate social capital. This chapter proposes a model based on three assumptions: Actors may form ties either ... More


An Alternative View of Culture and Cultural Change in Eleven Propositions

James Davison Hunter

in To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity Today

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730803
eISBN:
9780199777082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730803.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Ideas do have consequences in history, yet not because those ideas are inherently truthful or obviously correct but rather because of the ways they are embedded in very powerful institutions, ... More


Rethinking Gender, History, and Women’s Religions in the Greco-Roman Mediterranean

Ross Shepard Kraemer

in Unreliable Witnesses: Religion, Gender, and History in the Greco-Roman Mediterranean

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199743186
eISBN:
9780199894680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743186.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

Drawing on previous chapters, this chapter explores further the relationships between religion and ancient constructions of gender. Most religion in the ancient Mediterranean was gender-specific. ... More


In the House of War: Dutch Islam Observed

Sam Cherribi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734115
eISBN:
9780199866113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734115.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book exposes the “trifecta of coercion”—the triple pressures of Muslim orthodoxy’s expectations for individuals, Dutch—and European, in general—expectations for immigrants, and the individual’s ... More


Conclusion: The Vanishing Muslim Individual

Sam Cherribi

in In the House of War: Dutch Islam Observed

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734115
eISBN:
9780199866113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734115.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The concluding chapter assumes that it is possible to dismantle the trifecta of coercion, and if we’re going to save the individuality that our rapidly developing world will so desperately need in ... More


Lordship and Literature: John Gower and the Politics of the Great Household

Elliot Kendall

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199542642
eISBN:
9780191715419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542642.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book explores the importance of the great household to late 14th-century English culture and society. A sustained new reading of John Gower's major English poem, Confessio Amantis, shows how ... More


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