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Beyond Religious Freedom: The New Global Politics of Religion

Elizabeth Shakman Hurd

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691166094
eISBN:
9781400873814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166094.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In recent years, North American and European nations have sought to legally remake religion in other countries through an unprecedented array of international initiatives. Policymakers have rallied ... More


Anglo-Scottish Relations, from 1900 to Devolution and Beyond

William L Miller (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263310
eISBN:
9780191734144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263310.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The chapters in this book trace the changing relationship between Scotland and England following the unifying reign of Queen Victoria, through the debates over devolution, and into a future where the ... More


Witchcraft and the Community in France and French-speaking Europe

Robin Briggs

in Communities of Belief: Cultural and Social Tensions in Early Modern France

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206033
eISBN:
9780191676932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206033.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

More than three centuries have passed since Colbert and Louis XIV put an end to the legal persecution of witches in France in the 1670s, and by the same period trials had largely died out in the ... More


Tension and Revolt, 1370–1415

R. R. Davies

in The Age of Conquest: Wales 1063-1415

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208785
eISBN:
9780191678141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208785.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Wales may have been at peace in the fourteenth century; but that did not mean, of course, that all sources of social tension and friction had been removed. Far from it. The rapidly expanding corpus ... More


Conclusion

Daniel Finke, Thomas König, Sven-Oliver Proksch, and George Tsebelis

in Reforming the European Union: Realizing the Impossible

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153926
eISBN:
9781400842506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153926.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter summarizes key themes and considers the implications of the Treaty of Lisbon both generally and specifically against the background of Europe's future policy agenda. It argues ... More


Contemporary Social Tensions (i.e., Economic Crises, Breakdown of Traditional Family Structure)

Amos N. Guiora

in Tolerating Intolerance: The Price of Protecting Extremism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199331826
eISBN:
9780199347254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199331826.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines contemporary social tensions, based on interviews with a broad range of both subject matter and country-specific experts conducted in Holland, Norway, the UK, and Israel. It ... More


Mind and Body: Popular Physiology and the Health of a Nation

Stephen P. Rice

in Minding the Machine: Languages of Class in Early Industrial America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227811
eISBN:
9780520926578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227811.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on health and human physiology education in America during the 1800s. Like proponents of manual labor schools, writers and lecturers on health and physiology encouraged Americans ... More


Wealth Defense and the Complicity of Liberal Democracy

Jeffrey A. Winters

Jack Knight and Melissa Schwartzberg (eds)

in Wealth: NOMOS LVIII

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479827008
eISBN:
9781479849291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479827008.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Sustaining extreme material inequality is neither easy nor automatic. It requires constant and active strategies of wealth defense by the rich, including using their money to hire protective services ... More


Conclusion

Leslie Dossey

in Peasant and Empire in Christian North Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254398
eISBN:
9780520947771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254398.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some concluding thoughts from the author. The question posed at the beginning of this book was why people began to worry about peasant ... More


In Pursuit of Privilege: A History of New York City's Upper Class and the Making of a Metropolis

Clifton Hood

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231172165
eISBN:
9780231542951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172165.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A history that extends from the 1750s to the present, In Pursuit of Privilege recounts upper-class New Yorkers’ struggle to create a distinct world guarded against outsiders, even as economic growth ... More


Introduction

Bruce E. Stewart

in Moonshiners and Prohibitionists: The Battle over Alcohol in Southern Appalachia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130002
eISBN:
9780813135670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130002.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines the origins and expansion of the antidistiller movement in western North Carolina during the nineteenth century. In the late eighteenth century, most Carolina highlanders regarded ... More


Lessons for Europe

Anne Power, Jörg Plöger, and Astrid Winkler

in Phoenix cities: The fall and rise of great industrial cities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426833
eISBN:
9781447302964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426833.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the lessons that can be learned by European cities from the recovery of U.S. cities from urban crisis and industrial decline. The core lesson seems to be that change is ... More


Stepping Up and Out: White Women in the Church, 1800–1820

Kyle T. Bulthuis

in Four Steeples over the City Streets: Religion and Society in New York's Early Republic Congregations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479814275
eISBN:
9781479894178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479814275.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores the place of women in the churches in the growing city. Women constituted a numerical majority in each congregation. After 1800, wealthy women quietly entered the public sphere. ... More


Sharing worlds: managing complex community relationships in challenging times

Hen Wilkinson

in Public engagement and social science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447306863
eISBN:
9781447311546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306863.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter provides an account of the author’s organisation’s work in managing community conflict and the ways in which different methods may be drawn upon to mitigate some of the social tensions ... More


Continuity and Instability: The Spiral Sets In

Andrea Lorenzo Capussela

in The Political Economy of Italy's Decline

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198796992
eISBN:
9780191838620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796992.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems, Public and Welfare

This chapter reviews the 1964–79 period, during which the social tensions accumulated over the previous decades erupted, a wave of political violence without parallel in Europe shook the country, and ... More


Taking Refuge in Empire

Caroline Shaw

in Britannia's Embrace: Modern Humanitarianism and the Imperial Origins of Refugee Relief

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190200985
eISBN:
9780190201012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190200985.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines refuge once the initial fanfare for refugees’ causes subsided. Enthusiasm for long-term relief was possible because Chartists, mainstream philanthropists, and officials worked ... More


A Future for Policing in England and Wales

Timothy Brain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199684458
eISBN:
9780191807497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199684458.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Encapsulating new policing developments under the Coalition government, this book examines the major reform proposals and reports brought in since May 2010, including the Winsor Report and the 2010 ... More


‘A metaphysical edge’: Seascape: Needle’s Eye

Peter Nicholls

in George Oppen and the Fate of Modernism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199678464
eISBN:
9780191803727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199678464.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter explains that after George Oppen Settled in San Francisco, he was fascinated anew by the city of his adolescence and especially by an acute sense of being at the edge of the continent. ... More


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