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The European Union After Amsterdam: Towards a Theoretical Approach to (Differentiated) Integration

Sieglinde Gstöhl

in The State of the European Union: Risks, Reform, Resistance, and Revival

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297574
eISBN:
9780191598982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297572.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter presents a theoretical framework to analyse the interaction between ‘history-making’ and ‘everyday’ practices of integration in the EU. The framework, based on liberal ... More


Conclusion: What Is Success?

Rebecca Sager

in Faith, Politics, and Power: The Politics of Faith-Based Initiatives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391763
eISBN:
9780199866304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391763.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the beginning, there were many who believed in these faith‐based policies — not as symbolic actions to alter the norm of church‐state separation, but as serious social policy offering help to the ... More


The Spiritual Body

Peter van der Veer

in The Modern Spirit of Asia: The Spiritual and the Secular in China and India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128146
eISBN:
9781400848553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128146.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers how, in the current phase of globalization, there is a fast spread of forms of evangelical and charismatic Christianity as well as pietistic Islam. While much attention is ... More


Parting Ways: New Rituals and Celebrations of Life's Passing

Denise Carson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520251083
eISBN:
9780520949416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251083.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the emergence of new end-of-life rituals in America that celebrate the dying and reinvent the roles of family and community at the deathbed. The author of this book contrasts her ... More


From Charity to Social Change: Trends in Arab Philanthropy

Barbara Ibrahim and Dina H. Sherif (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162077
eISBN:
9781617970283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162077.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Persistent societal problems and wealth creation in the Arab region are driving a new generation of actors to commit their resources for the greater public welfare. Widely known as philanthropy, ... More


Egypt and Mesopotamia

Victor J. Katz and Karen Hunger Parshall

in Taming the Unknown: A History of Algebra from Antiquity to the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149059
eISBN:
9781400850525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149059.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter explores the beginnings of algebra in Egypt and Mesopotamia. They are the earliest civilizations to have left written mathematical records, and they date back thousands of years. From ... More


The United Nations, Intra-state Peacekeeping and Normative Change

Esref Aksu

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067488
eISBN:
9781781700525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067488.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This study explores the normative dimension of the evolving role of the United Nations in peace and security and, ultimately, in governance. What is dealt with here is both the UN's changing raison ... More


Theology versus Sociology and Psychology

Philip Waller

in Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541201
eISBN:
9780191717284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541201.003.0028
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores how writers dealt with religion. It shows how a long list of authors, led by Dickens and George Eliot, provided unsympathetic portraits of Nonconformists, fixing on their ... More


Why Cooperate? (1974–1982)

Ulrich Krotz

in Flying Tiger: International Relations Theory and the Politics of Advanced Weapons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199759934
eISBN:
9780199897193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759934.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, European Union

This chapter investigates the early years of French, German, and Franco-German second-generation combat helicopter politics. It begins with French and German defense planners' demands for new ... More


Becoming Reality (1988–2009)

Ulrich Krotz

in Flying Tiger: International Relations Theory and the Politics of Advanced Weapons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199759934
eISBN:
9780199897193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759934.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, European Union

This chapter covers Franco-German political developments around the Tiger combat helicopter from 1988 to 2009. Focusing on these years' historical processes illustrates—notably through the evolving ... More


The choice

Paul Sinclair

in Rethinking palliative care: A social role valorisation approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349217
eISBN:
9781447303244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349217.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter looks to the future. Since this book is the first formal, scholarly application of Social Role Valorisation (SRV) to palliative care, other beginning moves in the crossover between SRV ... More


European Cities: Social Conflicts and Governance

Patrick Le Galès

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243570
eISBN:
9780191697265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243570.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

European cities are on the rise, and are taking advantage of the opportunities of the European integration and globalization processes. But they also face economic changes, social inequalities, ... More


Congo (Zaire): Corruption, Disintegration, and State Failure

N. F. Emizet Kisangani

in War, Hunger, and Displacement: Volume 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297406
eISBN:
9780191685330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297406.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

When General Mobutu Sese Seko took over Congo on November 24, 1965 for 31 years, he practiced building the state by exercising terrorism and institutionalized corruption, and he did not mind that ... More


Schooling Selves: Autonomy, Interdependence, and Reform in Japanese Junior High Education

Peter Cave

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226367729
eISBN:
9780226368054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226368054.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This book is an ethnography of lower secondary education in contemporary Japan, exploring the competing demands of autonomy, group socialization, and control in junior high school. It is based on ... More


Structural Exclusion in Everyday Institutional Life: Labelling of Stigmatized Groups in an IIT

Geetha B. Nambissan and S. Srinivasa Rao

in Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines how institutions becomes sites for structural discrimination and labelling by describing the reasons for the failure of students from Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes ... More


What Is Social Epistemology? a Smorgasbord of Projects

Alvin I. Goldman

in Pathways to Knowledge: Private and Public

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138795
eISBN:
9780199833252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138791.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Philosophers, sociologists of knowledge, and other academics pursue the topic of social epistemology, but often in entirely disparate fashions. “Knowledge” is usually central to social epistemology, ... More


Toward a Sociology of Decision Making

Phaedra Daipha

in Masters of Uncertainty: Weather Forecasters and the Quest for Ground Truth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226298542
eISBN:
9780226298719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226298719.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

The book’s last chapter provides a more systematic presentation of the call for a sociology of decision-making in three interrelated ways. First, it formulates and schematically articulates how the ... More


International Organizations as Law-makers

José E. Alvarez

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198765639
eISBN:
9780191710070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198765639.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book addresses how international organizations with a global reach, such as the UN and the WTO, have changed the mechanisms and reasoning behind the making, implementation, and enforcement of ... More


The Modalities of Geographical Mobility in China and their Impacts, 1980–2010

Dorothy J. Solinger

in China–India: Pathways of Economic and Social Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265673
eISBN:
9780191771903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265673.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Geographical mobility in China–the critical component of which is rural to urban movement–and the problem of the migrants’ inclusion into the ranks of city citizens have always been, at base, matters ... More


Between Global Intentions and National Persistence: From Special Education to Inclusive Education?

in Comparing Special Education: Origins to Contemporary Paradoxes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760737
eISBN:
9780804779135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760737.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This concluding chapter ties the themes and threads of the book in the discussion of the origins and development of special education worldwide. It discusses the gap between inclusive education and ... More


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