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Constitutional Asymmetries: Communal Representation, Federalism, and Cultural Autonomy

Yash Pal Ghai

in The Architecture of Democracy: Constitutional Design, Conflict Management, and Democracy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246465
eISBN:
9780191600135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246467.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Examines and compares three constitutional mechanisms for the political recognition of ethnic minorities and their potential to ameliorate or aggravate ethnic tensions—communal representation through ... More


The Strong Program In Cultural Sociology: Elements of a Structural Hermeneutics (with Philip Smith)

Jeffrey C. Alexander and Philip Smith

in The Meanings of Social Life: A Cultural Sociology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160840
eISBN:
9780199944156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160840.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter evaluates the competing models or understandings of culture currently available to social theory using the concept of cultural autonomy. It highlights the fundamental flaws that ... More


Non-Territorial Autonomy: The Meaning of ‘(Non-)Territoriality’

Markku Suksi

in Minority Accommodation through Territorial and Non-Territorial Autonomy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198746669
eISBN:
9780191808944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746669.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Comparative Law

Three institutional forms of non-territorial autonomy (NTA) are presented as possible mechanisms of governance: personal autonomy, functional autonomy, and national cultural autonomy. National ... More


Russian National Cultural Autonomy 
in Estonia

Vadim Poleshchuk

in Managing Diversity through Non-Territorial Autonomy: Assessing Advantages, Deficiencies, and Risks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198738459
eISBN:
9780191801747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738459.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Comparative Law

Estonia has implemented the principles of national cultural autonomy in the interwar period and after 1991, that is, when its independence was regained. Cultural autonomy laws of 1925 and 1993 are ... More


Beyond the Strong Program in the Sociology of Religion

David Smilde

in Religion on the Edge: De-centering and Re-centering the Sociology of Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199938629
eISBN:
9780199980758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938629.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the issue of cultural autonomy as it relates to our portrayals of religion. First, it looks at the recent move toward a more robust view of religion and culture. Then it ... More


Non-Territorial Autonomy in 
the Post-Soviet Space

Alexander Osipov

in Managing Diversity through Non-Territorial Autonomy: Assessing Advantages, Deficiencies, and Risks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198738459
eISBN:
9780191801747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738459.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Comparative Law

This chapter addresses non-territorial autonomy (NTA) as a mode of framing ethnic relations; respectively ‘policies of NTA’ are regarded as top-down arrangements which are designed for the ... More


Non-Territorial Autonomy in Croatia

Antonija Petričušić

in Managing Diversity through Non-Territorial Autonomy: Assessing Advantages, Deficiencies, and Risks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198738459
eISBN:
9780191801747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738459.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Comparative Law

This chapter explores mechanisms of realization of national minority cultural autonomy in Croatia that do not bear the traits of a conventional non-territorial autonomy. The competences for ... More


From Empire to Multilateral Player: The Deep Roots of Autonomy in Russia

Bill Bowring

in Minority Accommodation through Territorial and Non-Territorial Autonomy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198746669
eISBN:
9780191808944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746669.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Comparative Law

This chapter focuses on Russia’s unlikely experiment in national cultural autonomy (NCA). It looks at the wide variety of forms of autonomy in the Russian Empire and provides an overview of a number ... More


The Traveller colonised

Mícheál Ó hAodha

in ‘Insubordinate Irish’: Travellers in the Text

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083044
eISBN:
9781781702437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083044.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Gypsy and Traveller cultures were of particular fascination to the Gypsy Lore Society (GLS)'s members. The trope of the ‘doomed primitive’ is still a vibrant designation as attributed to many ... More


The Black Experience in the British Empire, 1680–1810

Philip D. Morgan

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0021
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

During the ‘long’ 18th century, the black presence in the British Empire assumed formidable proportions. Between 1680 and 1810, the Empire’s black population rose elevenfold. Although most Africans ... More


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