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Discrimination and Human Rights: The Case of Racism

Sandra Fredman (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199246038
eISBN:
9780191697531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246038.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book provides an important contribution to the debate about the role of human rights law in combating racism. The first chapter examines the right to equality in the context of racism, drawing ... More


Physical Fairness: Science, Feminism, and Sex Differences, 1950–2005

Martha H. Verbrugge

in Active Bodies: A History of Women’s Physical Education in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195168792
eISBN:
9780199949649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168792.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 8 (the counterpart to Chapter 2) explores physical educators’ ideas about sex differences and active womanhood during the second half of the twentieth century. In each decade, teachers ... More


Looking Forward

Julie Macfarlane

in Islamic Divorce in North America: A Shari’a Path in a Secular Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199753918
eISBN:
9780199949588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753918.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

As the nature of religious practice changes, so does the meaning of secularism. This study reflects the private character of faith for many respondents who were not traditionally observant and in ... More


Herder’s Heritage

Andreas Wimmer

in Ethnic Boundary Making: Institutions, Power, Networks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199927371
eISBN:
9780199980536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927371.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Social Theory

Major paradigms in immigration research, including assimilation theory, multi-culturalism, and ethnic studies, take it for granted that dividing society into ethnic groups is analytically and ... More


Religion and faith-based welfare: From wellbeing to ways of being

Rana Jawad

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847423900
eISBN:
9781447307747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423900.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This original book makes a timely and potentially controversial contribution both to the teaching of social policy and the wider debates surrounding it in Britain today. It offers a critical and ... More


Finding a Role?: The United Kingdom 1970-1990

Brian Harrison

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199606122
eISBN:
9780191804632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199606122.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1970 the ‘cold war’ was still cold, Northern Ireland's troubles were escalating, the UK's relations with the European Economic Community (EEC) were unclear, and corporatist approaches to the ... More


The State, Nationalism, and Anglican Identities

Matthew Grimley

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume IV: Global Western Anglicanism, c.1910-present

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199641406
eISBN:
9780191838958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641406.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Throughout the twentieth century, the ties between Anglicanism and nationalism were remarkably durable, even where it was not the Established Church. Anglicans commonly assumed their right to speak ... More


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