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Martyrs and Tricksters: An Ethnography of the Egyptian Revolution

Walter Armbrust

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691162645
eISBN:
9780691197517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162645.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The Egyptian Revolution of 2011 began with immense hope, but was defeated in two and a half years, ushering in the most brutal and corrupt regime in modern Egyptian history. How was the passage from ... More


The Limits of Electoral Reform

Shaun Bowler and Todd Donovan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199695409
eISBN:
9780191751486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695409.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Institutions to electoral reform advocates and political scientists#x2014;both argue that variation in electoral institutions affectshow elected officials and citizens behave. Change the rules, and ... More


Troublemakers: The Construction of 'Troubled Families' As A Social Problem

Stephen Crossley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447334729
eISBN:
9781447334774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334729.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The launch of the Troubled Families Programme in the wake of the 2011 riots conflated poor and disadvantaged families with anti-social and criminal families. The programme aimed to ‘turn around’ the ... More


Introduction

Berthold Hoeckner

in Film, Music, Memory

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226649610
eISBN:
9780226649894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649894.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The Introduction establishes how studying the nexus of film, music, and memory participates in a shift from traditional ontological and methodological approaches in film studies toward a “field ... More


Fortran 2018 conformance with ISO/IEC/IEEE 60559:2011

Michael Metcalf, John Reid, and Malcolm Cohen

in Modern Fortran Explained: Incorporating Fortran 2018

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198811893
eISBN:
9780191850028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811893.003.0022
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

A large number of changes to the intrinsic modules ieee_arithmetic, ieee_exceptions, and ieee_features have been made for conformance with the new IEEE standard for floating-point arithmetic ... More


What’s Wrong with (Some) Judges? Al-Skeini, Al-Jedda, Smith, and the Fog of War

Nigel Biggar

in What's Wrong with Rights?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198861973
eISBN:
9780191894770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861973.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What is wrong with rights might lie in several places. Some accuse the very concept of a right belonging to an individual as a kind of property. Chapter 6 considered this charge and found it wanting. ... More


Epilogue: New Directions

Mary Youssef

in Minorities in the Contemporary Egyptian Novel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474415415
eISBN:
9781474449755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415415.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Following the January 2011 events, new directions in Egyptian novelistic production have emerged and, in their turn, commanded visibility and critical attention. This epilogue attends to these new ... More


A Tale of Four Worlds: The Arab Region After the Uprisings

David Ottaway and Marina Ottaway

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190061715
eISBN:
9780190099565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190061715.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

First came the disintegration of the Ottoman Empire following World War I; then, in the 1950s and ’60s, the Nasser-inspired wave of Arab nationalism and socialism. The Arab world’s third great ... More


The Enemy Within

Ozan O. Varol

in The Democratic Coup d'État

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190626013
eISBN:
9780190626051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190626013.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

The armed forces serve as the iron fist of some dictatorships. For several reasons, a military whose primary mission is fighting the political enemy within is in a poor position to serve as a ... More


The United Kingdom, the European Union, and Sovereignty

Paul Craig

in Sovereignty and the Law: Domestic, European and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684069
eISBN:
9780191765865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684069.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Philosophy of Law

The UK has always had a “singular” relationship with the EU but there is little doubt that the relationship has become more troubled in recent years. This Chapter discusses three principal ... More


Conclusion

Stefano Recchia

in Reassuring the Reluctant Warriors: U.S. Civil-Military Relations and Multilateral Intervention

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452918
eISBN:
9781501701559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452918.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This concluding chapter reviews the book's findings, and then briefly examines U.S. decision making in the run-up to the 2003 Liberia and 2011 Libya interventions. Although securing international ... More


Multi-Layered Constitutional Accountability and the Re-financing of Territorial Governance in the UK

Peter Leyland

in Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670024
eISBN:
9780191749414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670024.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explains how devolution has had a major impact on the role of the Westminster Parliament as an oversight body as well as transforming constitutional accountability at sub-national level ... More


Referendums, Popular Sovereignty, and the Territorial Constitution

Peter Leyland

in Sovereignty and the Law: Domestic, European and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684069
eISBN:
9780191765865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684069.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Philosophy of Law

This Chapter considers how referendums have come to be employed in the UK as an expression of popular sovereignty in the domain of territorial governance. It is pointed out that challenges to ... More


Finding a compass and mapping the terrain

Pat O’Connor

in Management and gender in higher education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719083587
eISBN:
9781781706800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083587.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Gender and collegiality/managerialism are used as alternative interpretative frameworks in explaining the under representation of women in senior management. Gender is seen as a multi-level ... More


Policy priorities: instrumentality, scientization, degendering

Pat O’Connor

in Management and gender in higher education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719083587
eISBN:
9781781706800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083587.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Recent higher educational policies cross nationally have been dominated by concerns with instrumentality (as reflected in accountability and governance) and scientizisation (as reflected in the ... More


Reshaping Tunisian identity

Anne Wolf

in Political Islam in Tunisia: The History of Ennahda

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190670757
eISBN:
9780190872588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190670757.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Chapter 6 reveals that Ennahda’s previous underground structures and wide network of sympathisers helped it to quickly gain in relevance after the 2010–11 uprisings. Yet whilst the uprisings took ... More


Introduction

Brian Woodall

in Growing Democracy in Japan: The Parliamentary Cabinet System since 1868

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145013
eISBN:
9780813145327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145013.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter surveys the analytical topography and introduces the conceptual framework that informs this study. Concepts from institutionalization theory and historical institutionalism are fused to ... More


Operative Adaptive Systems: 1999 Duzce, Turkey; 2009 Padang, Indonesia; 2011 Tohoku, Japan; And 2015 Nepal Response and Recovery Systems

Louise K. Comfort

in The Dynamics of Risk: Changing Technologies and Collective Action in Seismic Events

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691165370
eISBN:
9780691186023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165370.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter details the findings and analysis for operative adaptive systems. Four earthquake response and recovery systems included in this study fall in this initial category of operative adaptive ... More


Libya, the “Responsibility to Protect,” and the New Moral Minimum

Michael W. Doyle

in The Question of Intervention: John Stuart Mill and the Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300172638
eISBN:
9780300210781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300172638.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter examines the legal and doctrinal sources of the responsibility to protect people from war crimes, crimes against humanity, ethnic cleansing, and genocide. It explores its practice, most ... More


‘Grab and go’: some sociological musings on the 2011 ‘disturbances’

Steve Hunt

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/9781447306863.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter addresses the 2011 urban ‘disturbances’ or riots in England. It provides an overview of explanations offered by a YouGov poll carried out during the riots. It concludes that the riots ... More


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