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Muslim Political Participation in Europe

Jorgen S. Nielsen (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646944
eISBN:
9780748684281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646944.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

After an introduction by the editor this book presents fifteen studies from across Europe, including the eastern part, many of them comparative across countries. The chapters are arranged in four ... More


The European Court of Human Rights: Implementing Strasbourg's Judgments on Domestic Policy

Dia Anagnostou

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748670574
eISBN:
9780748689101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670574.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

One of the most remarkable characteristics of the European Convention of Human Rights and its highly acclaimed judicial tribunal in Strasbourg is the extensive obligations of the contracting states ... More


Beyond Expectations: Second-Generation Nigerians in the United States and Britain

Onoso Imoagene

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520292314
eISBN:
9780520965881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292314.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

More Than Just Black delves into the experiences of second generation Nigerian adults in the United States and Britain, examining how race, ethnicity, and class (both parental and individual) affect ... More


States of Separation: Transfer, Partition, and the Making of the Modern Middle East

Laura Robson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292154
eISBN:
9780520965669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292154.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In the interwar Eastern Mediterranean, European colonial modes of establishing land claims and controlling populations converged with a recent Ottoman past featuring desperate and violent efforts at ... More


Social Turmoil Brings New Opportunities for Women and Minorities

Mollie Gregory

in Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166223
eISBN:
9780813166759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166223.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This period saw a short-lived African American film boom (Black Caesar, Coffy). Social turmoil in the 1970s influenced the movies, and drug use became more common on the set. Some members of the ... More


Policies and Institutional Frameworks for Protecting the Disadvantaged

Zoya Hasan

in Politics of Inclusion: Castes, Minorities, and Affirmative Action

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076964
eISBN:
9780199080274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076964.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines how the Indian state has dealt with the discrimination, deprivation, and exclusion suffered by lower castes and religious minorities. It looks at constitutional provisions and ... More


Between Mediation and NegotiationHCNM Interventions in Identity Conflicts

Fedor Meerts and Tassos Coulaloglou

in The Slippery Slope to Genocide: Reducing Identity Conflicts and Preventing Mass Murder

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199791743
eISBN:
9780199919222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791743.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter analyzes the unique role of the High Commissioner on National Minorities (HCNM) of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) as an external intervener in internal ... More


Tolerance and Diversity In Ireland, North and South

Iseult Honohan and Nathalie Rougier (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097201
eISBN:
9781526103994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097201.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines the treatment of cultural and religious diversity - indigenous and immigrant - on both sides of the Irish border in order to analyse the current state of tolerance, and the kinds ... More


Political Strategy for Grievance Redressal

A. G. Noorani

in The Muslims of India: A Documentary Record

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670561
eISBN:
9780199080618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670561.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter presents several documents focusing on efforts to addresses the grievances of Indian Muslims. Some of these include Muslim leaders’ decry over the suspension of various civil liberties ... More


Introduction

Iseult Honohan and Nathalie Rougier

in Tolerance and Diversity In Ireland, North and South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097201
eISBN:
9781526103994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097201.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The introduction outlines the rationale for the volume – to consider normative issues of tolerance and acceptance in their concrete social and political contexts – in this case in the Republic of ... More


Prejudice and (in)tolerance in Ulster

Neil Jarman

in Tolerance and Diversity In Ireland, North and South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097201
eISBN:
9781526103994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097201.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Northern Ireland is a contradictory society in which prejudice and tolerance exist as uneasy neighbours, but where expressions of intolerance dominate public and media perceptions of the norms of ... More


Conclusion

Iseult Honohan and Nathalie Rougier

in Tolerance and Diversity In Ireland, North and South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097201
eISBN:
9781526103994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097201.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The conclusion draws out some comparisons and contrasts between the preceding chapters, and between the responses to the various challenges that have arisen in Ireland, North and South in order to ... More


State violence and China’s unfinished national unification: conflict with minorities

Terry Narramore

in Violence and the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097027
eISBN:
9781526103987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097027.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Violence was a widespread and fundamental part of the reconstitution of the state and attempts to build national unification in the People’s Republic of China (PRC).Emerging from a prolonged period ... More


Panda Nation: The Construction and Conservation of China's Modern Icon

E. Elena Songster

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199393671
eISBN:
9780199393701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199393671.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Panda Nation links the emergence of the giant panda as a national symbol to the development of nature protection in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), 1949-present. The panda’s transformation into ... More


The Ottoman Culture of Defeat: The Balkan Wars and their Aftermath

Eyal Ginio

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190264031
eISBN:
9780190638498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264031.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book deals with military defeat and national catastrophe, and their implications for society. When the First Balkan War broke out in October 1912, few Ottomans anticipated that it would prove to ... More


Islam in Indonesia: The Contest for Society, Ideas and Values

Carool Kersten

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190247775
eISBN:
9780190638528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247775.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Islam in Indonesia maps the debates between progressive and reactionary Muslims in Indonesia since the regime change of 1998 and the start of a democratization process in the world’s largest Muslim ... More


Copts at the Crossroads: The Challenges of Building Inclusive Democracy in Egypt

Mariz Tadros

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165917
eISBN:
9781617975479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165917.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In the light of the escalation of sectarian tensions during and after Mubarak’s reign, the predicament of the Arab world’s largest religious minority, the Copts, has come to the forefront. This book ... More


The First Crisis of the Rimlands

Levene Mark

in Devastation: Volume I: The European Rimlands 1912-1938

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683031
eISBN:
9780191763120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683031.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

This chapter considers the immediate 1918-22 impact of imperial Ottoman Austrian and Russian collapse -as well as German defeat in the rimlands' arena and the reformulation of polities in this ... More


The Long 1890s in Egypt: Colonial Quiescence, Subterranean Resistance

Marilyn Booth and Gorman Anthony (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748670123
eISBN:
9781474405973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670123.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Thirteen chapters on fin-de-siecle Egypt tackle an important but relatively neglected decade in its history, as the editors’ introduction argues through an assessment of previous scholarship. ... More


Reforging a Forgotten History: Iraq and the Assyrians in the 20th Century

Sargon Donabed

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748686025
eISBN:
9781474408646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686025.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Who are the Assyrians and what role did they play in shaping modern Iraq? Were they simply bystanders, victims of collateral damage who played a passive role in the history of the country? How have ... More


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