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7 Conclusion: A Different Perspective

Adiel Schremer

in Brothers Estranged Heresy: Christianity and Jewish Identity in Late Antiguity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195383775
eISBN:
9780199777280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383775.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter suggests that the rabbinic discourse of minut offers an important point of view on the social-historical meaning of discourses of identity more broadly. For minut, in Tannaitic sources, ... More


Punjab Reconsidered: History, Culture, and Practice

Anshu Malhotra and Farina Mir (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078012
eISBN:
9780199080984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078012.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This interdisciplinary volume seeks to consider the notion of ‘Punjabiyat’, a loosely defined term often used to describe a sentiment of belonging or attachment to Punjab and/or the foundations of a ... More


Introduction: The Federal Vision, Levels of Governance, and Legitimacy

Robert Howse and Kalypso Nicolaidis

in The Federal Vision: Legitimacy and Levels of Governance in the United States and the European Union

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245000
eISBN:
9780191599996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245002.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Describes the aim of the book as a contribution towards articulating a federal vision of governance in the USA and in the European Union, and addressing the complex and changing relationship between ... More


 Deopatan Revisited

Axel Michaels

in Siva in Trouble: Festivals and Rituals at the Pasupatinatha Temple of Deopatan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195343021
eISBN:
9780199866984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343021.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter presents new material on architectural and ritual transformations in the Field of Paśupati (Paśupatikṣetra) that were caused by the political changes in Nepal after the deprivation of ... More


How Needs Can Motivate Intergroup Reconciliation in the Face of Intergroup Conflict

Felicia Pratto and Demis E. Glasford

in The Social Psychology of Intergroup Reconciliation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195300314
eISBN:
9780199868698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300314.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the thesis that intergroup conflict may incite needs that can be met through intergroup reconciliation. In particular, it reviews research that suggests three needs that are ... More


We in the Union: A Polish perspective on identity

Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk Barbara and Jerzy Tomaszczyk

in European Identity: What the Media Say

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199602308
eISBN:
9780191739156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602308.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

Chapter 8 examines the extent to which Polish newspapers concentrate on European matters, and to what extent they reveal the construction of a European identity of the Poles. Furthermore, it ... More


Who Belongs?

Kathleen M. Blee

in Democracy in the Making: How Activist Groups Form

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199842766
eISBN:
9780199951161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842766.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explores how emerging activist groups develop an organizational character as they wrestle with issues of belonging, membership, and recruitment. It explains how activist groups decide ... More


Conclusion: A Way Forward: Rousseau and 21st‐Century Democracy

Mark S. Cladis

in Public Vision, Private Lives: Rousseau, Religion, and 21st-Century Democracy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125542
eISBN:
9780199834082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125541.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Can we achieve a common life and also support thriving private lives? In this concluding chapter, I ask if Rousseau held a dominant, normative view that informed his various depictions of social and ... More


Ethics in the Public Domain: Essays in the Morality of Law and Politics

Joseph Raz

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260691
eISBN:
9780191682148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260691.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This new collection opens with a pivotal chapter, not previously published, on the implications of the moral duties which arise out of concern for the well-being of others. The first part of the book ... More


National Identity and the Appeal of Nationalism

Patrick Mitchel

in Evangelicalism and National Identity in Ulster, 1921-1998

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256150
eISBN:
9780191602115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256152.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The functions and structure of a modern nationalist ideology are revealed through analysis of its national identity. Six components of national identity are explored; the ‘search for belonging’; ... More


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