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The Efficacy of the Peace and Conflict‐Resolution Organizations: A Comparative Perspective

Benjamin Gidron, Stanley N. Katz, and Yeheskel Hasenfeld

in Mobilizing for Peace: Conflict Resolution in Northern Ireland, South Africa, and Israel/Palestine

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125924
eISBN:
9780199833894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125924.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Assessing the efficacy of peace and conflict‐resolution organizations (P/CROs) in South Africa, Northern Ireland, and Israel/Palestine was difficult because the regions shared no common definition of ... More


Cultural Interaction between China and Central Asia during the Bronze Age: Elsley Zeitlyn Lecture on Chinese Archaeology and Culture

Jianjun Mei

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 121, 2002 Lectures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263037
eISBN:
9780191734007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263037.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses some preliminary observations on the early cultural relationship between China and Central Asia in the light of the most recent archaeological discoveries from Northwest China. ... More


Summing-Up

M. L. Gasparov

in A History of European Versification

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198158790
eISBN:
9780191673368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158790.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, European Literature

The first chapter talked about the national versification systems in Europe as they exist in a close inter-relationship. The next chapter focused on the development of one or another verse form in ... More


Hormones and Parenting

Melissa Hines

in Brain Gender

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195188363
eISBN:
9780199865246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188363.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Development

This chapter discusses sex differences in parenting. Animal models of parenting, sex differences in parenting in humans, and social and cultural influences on human parenting are discussed. Some ... More


Calcutta Lives

Peter Robb

in Sex and Sensibility: Richard Blechynden's Calcutta Diaries, 1791-1822

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075110
eISBN:
9780199080885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075110.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explains the historical relevance of Richard Blechynden’s diaries. It argues that Blechynden’s diaries provide insights into colonial impact, cross-cultural influences, social spheres ... More


The Conceptual Allure of the West: Dilemmas and Ambiguities of Crypto-Colonialism in Thailand

Michael Herzfeld

in The Ambiguous Allure of the West: Traces of the Colonial in Thailand

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091214
eISBN:
9789882207493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091214.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the indeterminacy of cultural influence, arguing that in matters as apparently discrete as the use of space, dress, and eating habits and the language of popular science, a ... More


Introduction

in Jazz, Rock, and Rebels: Cold War Politics and American Culture in a Divided Germany

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520211384
eISBN:
9780520920088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211384.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The aim of this book is to explain to readers how and why, in the postwar period, East and West German encounters with American popular culture were crucial to constructions of German identities in ... More


Cultural issues in palliative care for non-cancer patients

Peter W. Speck

in Palliative Care for Non-cancer Patients

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192629609
eISBN:
9780191730054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629609.003.0022
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Most studies of cultural influences in palliative care have related mainly to people coming to terms with a cancer-related diagnosis. Some of the work undertaken can be applied to non-cancer patients ... More


American Culture and Religion

James L. Heft S.M.

in Catholic High Schools: Facing the New Realities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199796656
eISBN:
9780199919352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796656.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter highlights five general themes in contemporary US culture that leaders of Catholic high schools need to understand. The first two are clearly historically rooted: the stress on ... More


Lonely Crowds and Skeptical Generations: Depoliticizing and Repoliticizing Cultural Consumption

Uta G. Poiger

in Jazz, Rock, and Rebels: Cold War Politics and American Culture in a Divided Germany

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520211384
eISBN:
9780520920088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211384.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the year 1956, as youth riots were shaking both Germanies, the West German paper Hamburger Anzeiger illustrated an article about the psychology of German adolescent rebels who they call ... More


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