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 Unusual Strugglings of Mind

Monica Najar

in Evangelizing the South: A Social History of Church and State in Early America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195309003
eISBN:
9780199867561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309003.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the vital paradoxes in Baptists' understanding of the relationship between religious and political authority. It begins by examining the debates over church and state in ... More


Peace and Conflict‐Resolution Organizations in Northern Ireland

Feargal Cochrane and Seamus Dunn

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:
10.1093/0195125924.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The “democratic deficit” and significant British and European financial support for civil society have led to the growth of a large voluntary sector in Northern Ireland, including a diverse ... More


Conclusion

Jack Knight and James Johnson

in The Priority of Democracy: Political Consequences of Pragmatism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151236
eISBN:
9781400840335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151236.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This concluding chapter assesses the ways in which this study's pragmatist account might answer the practical question about the acceptance of democratic politics. Unlike most normative arguments, ... More


Newspapers, Politics, and Public Opinion in Late Eighteenth-Century England

Hannah Barker

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207412
eISBN:
9780191677663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207412.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Historians have traditionally attributed great influence to newspapers in late eighteenth-century England. Yet in spite of the power they were supposed to wield, very ... More


American Insecurity: Why Our Economic Fears Lead to Political Inaction

Adam Seth Levine

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162966
eISBN:
9781400852130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162966.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Americans today face no shortage of threats to their financial well-being, such as job and retirement insecurity, health care costs, and spiraling college tuition. While one might expect that these ... More


Conclusions

Regina Grafe

in Distant Tyranny: Markets, Power, and Backwardness in Spain, 1650-1800

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144849
eISBN:
9781400840533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144849.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This concluding chapter shows how it is impossible to ignore that the political, economic, social, linguistic, and cultural relations between center and periphery are to this day the single most ... More


The ‘evill time’; Spenserian Community in the 1620s

Michelle O'Callaghan

in The ‘Shepheards Nation’: Jacobean Spenserians and Early Stuart Political Culture 1612-25

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186380
eISBN:
9780191674549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186380.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

As certain political issues were amplified by the Bohemian crisis, English politics shifted their attention to coming up with measures that would put an end to the crisis and other various conflicts. ... More


The Debate Within: White Backlash, the New Thing, and Economics

INGRID MONSON

in Freedom Sounds: Civil Rights Call Out to Jazz and Africa

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195128253
eISBN:
9780199864492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128253.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

One of the most notable differences between the Down Beat of the 1950s and that of the 1960s is the amount of space devoted to public forums which aired intense and racially polarized debates on ... More


Conclusion

John Miller

in Cities Divided: Politics and Religion in English Provincial Towns 1660-1722

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199288397
eISBN:
9780191710902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288397.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. The period 1660-1722 saw political debate and discord become a normal part of English urban life. National politics impinged far more ... More


Introduction: Language Acquisition

Tony Crowley

in Wars of Words: The Politics of Language in Ireland 1537-2004

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273430
eISBN:
9780191706202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273430.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter presents the broad outlines of the book by giving specific historical examples of the type of debates under consideration. Working within the broad limits of the field of the politics of ... More


Internally Displaced Population in Colombia: A Case Study on the Domestic Aspects of Indicators as Technologies of Global Governance

René Urueña

in Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199658244
eISBN:
9780199949915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers the roles played by the indicators of the circumstances and numbers of internally displaced persons in Colombia, which is an issue of great importance in the country, and is a ... More


Social Science and Academic Freedom

Jose Harris

in William Beveridge: A Biography

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206859
eISBN:
9780191677335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206859.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The debate on the nature of the social sciences was the most prolonged and all-pervasive of all the disputed subjects which concerned Beveridge. Beveridge as a young man had firmly attached himself ... More


Muslim Identity in the West

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/9780199753918.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores the identity of Muslims in the West as both “newcomers” and “outsiders.” It explores the meaning of shari’a—guidelines for living as a good Muslim—for Muslims in non-Muslim ... More


Freedom of Expression in Political Contexts: Some Reflections on the Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights

Victor Ferreres Comella

in Political Rights Under Stress in 21st Century Europe

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199296033
eISBN:
9780191700736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296033.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In its case law concerning freedom of expression, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has linked this right both to collective and to individual interests. It has held that freedom of ... More


Disabled people and European human rights: A review of the implications of the 1998 Human Rights Act for disabled children and adults in the UK

Luke Clements

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344250
eISBN:
9781447302087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344250.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Over the past two decades, there has been increasing recognition of the ways in which disabled children and adults have been denied human and civil rights that others take for granted. In the year ... More


The Europeanization of the National Political Debate

Hanspeter Kriesi and Edgar Grande

in Democratic Politics in a European Union Under Stress

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198724483
eISBN:
9780191792106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724483.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter shows that the euro crisis has been boosting the Europeanization of the political debate in EU member states, but that Europeanization is not coterminous with politicization. With ... More


Five From Public Sphere to Public Will: The Elections to the Russian State Duma and the Politicization of Ethnicity

in Barricades and Banners: The Revolution of 1905 and the Transformation of Warsaw Jewry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763837
eISBN:
9780804781046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763837.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter focuses on the political debates aired in the Jewish political sphere during the elections to the first two Russian State Dumas in 1906 and 1907. It shows how participatory politics and ... More


Introduction

John Tobin

in The Right to Health in International Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603299
eISBN:
9780191731662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603299.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter seeks to locate the place and status of the right to health within contemporary social and political debates. A picture emerges of the right to health that is far more ... More


Human Rights Concepts in Australian Political Debate

MARK A. NOLAN and PENELOPE J. OAKES

in Protecting Human Rights: Instruments and Institutions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264063
eISBN:
9780191718304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264063.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter begins by describing human rights use as a psychological response to injustice and is then followed by a discussion of the empirical findings. It presents empirical findings that suggest ... More


Celticism, Aestheticism and Nationalism

W. B. Yeats

in Ethnicity and Cultural Authority: From Arnold to Du Bois

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622054
eISBN:
9780748651993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622054.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter discusses the relationship between culture and ethnicity within W. B. Yeats's idea of ‘the Celt’. It is primarily focused on the 1890s and the early 1900s, and considers the role of ... More


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