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Against Collective Rights

Yael Tamir

in Multicultural Questions

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296102
eISBN:
9780191599583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829610X.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Yael Tamir argues that the notion of collective rights, understood as entitlement bestowed on a group rather than the individuals that make up a group, should be rejected in principle. According to ... More


 The Ark, Communal Well‐being, and Women: Pattern 7

Paul Borgman

in David, Saul, and God: Rediscovering an Ancient Story

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331608
eISBN:
9780199868001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331608.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The ark makes a significant appearance in five major sequences within the broader David story. Taken together, these five sequences involving the ark indicate the centrality of communal concerns in ... More


The Administration of Justice in Medieval Egypt: From the 7th to the 12th Century

Yaacov Lev

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474459235
eISBN:
9781474480789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459235.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book discusses how justice was administrated and applied in medieval Egypt. The model that evolved during the early middle ages involved four judicial institutions: the cadi, the court of ... More


The Administration of Justice in a Broader Perspective

Yaacov Lev

in The Administration of Justice in Medieval Egypt: From the 7th to the 12th Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474459235
eISBN:
9781474480789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459235.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The chapter examines the medieval system of administration of justice in comparative framework and from longue durée perspective. The chapter also discusses the nature of medieval communal identities.


Life, Emergent: The Social in the Afterlives of Violence

Yasmeen Arif

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781517900540
eISBN:
9781452955308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517900540.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Life, Emergent advocates for an affirmative life-politic that places the social squarely in the ‘meaning of life’, animating contemporary theory and practice on life in unexplored terrains. It ... More


The Kingdom of God: The Authority of Peter, James, and John

Michael Hubbard MacKay

in Prophetic Authority: Democratic Hierarchy and the Mormon Priesthood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043017
eISBN:
9780252051876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043017.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores Joseph Smith’s overarching narrative of priestly power by identifying a continuous chain of authority back to Adam in Mormon scripture. A crucial component of that chain was the ... More


Lucknow

Halidé Edib

in Inside India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699999
eISBN:
9780199080540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699999.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In this chapter, the author narrates her travel to Lucknow, where she knew a couple of Begams: Professor Mujeeb's wife and his sister Shakira. She stayed at a house called ‘Dali-Bag’ (Dolly's ... More


Constitutional Reforms and the Sikhs

Khushwant Singh

in A History of the Sikhs: Volume 2: 1839-2004

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673098
eISBN:
9780199080595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673098.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter centres on the constitutional reforms and the response of the Sikhs to these reforms. The first section reveals that the Sikhs were the least responsive of the Punjabis towards the ... More


Profile of Individual Water User

Dora P. Crouch

in Water Management in Ancient Greek Cities

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072808
eISBN:
9780197560266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072808.003.0036
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

One way to show our understanding of ancient Greek management of water is to follow an ordinary person in her daily patterns, observing when and how she ... More


The Dedication of the New Synagogue in Poznań (Posen)

Antony Polonsky

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 20: Making Holocaust Memory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113058
eISBN:
9781800342613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113058.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter cites the Jewish Communal Body (Gemeinde) in Poznan, which included both those who would now be described as Orthodox and more progressive and also Reform Jews. It talks about Rabbi Wolf ... More


From Thick to Thin: The Seven Dimensions of Communality

Taylor Dotson

in Technically Together: Reconstructing Community in a Networked World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036382
eISBN:
9780262340861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036382.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter attempts to break away from the narrow and vague definitions of community that plague scholarship as much as popular thought. Rather than reduce community to a single facet of social ... More


Techniques and Gadgets: Socializing Individuals or Developing Communitarian Beings?

Taylor Dotson

in Technically Together: Reconstructing Community in a Networked World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036382
eISBN:
9780262340861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036382.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter begins with the observation that people must learn the dispositions, expectations and capacities necessary for thick communal life. Hence, the techniques and tools that make up everyday ... More


Overview of Sectarian Incidents (2008–2011)

Mariz Tadros

in Copts at the Crossroads: The Challenges of Building Inclusive Democracy in Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165917
eISBN:
9781617975479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165917.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Looking at the final 3 years of Mubarak rule, this chapter provides a quantitative description of the nature of sectarian incidents: their frequency, causes, actors, locations, and key ... More


Mitigation, Management, and Resolution of Sectarianism under Mubarak

Mariz Tadros

in Copts at the Crossroads: The Challenges of Building Inclusive Democracy in Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165917
eISBN:
9781617975479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165917.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter takes a micro-level look at the causes of communal violence against Copts: places of worship, the escalation of petty, non-sectarian disputes, and gender relations in which women are ... More


Eating Animals-Eating God-Eating Man: Variations on the Last Supper, or, the Cultural Techniques of Communion

Bernhard Siegert

in Cultural Techniques: Grids, Filters, Doors, and Other Articulations of the Real

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263752
eISBN:
9780823268962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263752.003.0003
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter investigates the cultural techniques that constitute the shared meal as a ritual of community founding (for which the Last Supper provides the model for Christian-occidental culture). ... More


Foodways

Anna Servaes

in "Franco-American Identity, Community, and La Guiannée"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462104
eISBN:
9781626745599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462104.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter considers food along the Guiannée’s journey on New Year’s Eve. Traditionally, food was offered during the carnival time to nourish the community, including the indigent, during the ... More


1940–1948: National Strength through Communal Unity

Noah Haiduc-Dale

in Arab Christians in British Mandate Palestine: Communalism and Nationalism, 1917-1948

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748676033
eISBN:
9780748684304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676033.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Despite cooperation on anti-British actions during the revolt, Muslim-Christian tensions push Christians toward new levels of communal organization. During the 1940s many Christians, particularly ... More


The Iraq Connection: Abu’l-Wafaʾ Taj al-ʿArifin and the Wafaʾi Tradition

Ayfer Karakaya-Stump

in The Kizilbash-Alevis in Ottoman Anatolia: Sufism, Politics and Community

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781474432689
eISBN:
9781474476799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474432689.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In the oldest cluster of the recently surfaced Kizilbash/Alevi documents(mainly Sufi diplomas (ijāzas) and genealogies (shajaras), or fragments thereof(Abu’l-Wafaʾ Taj al-ʿArifin, the eponym of the ... More


Rescripting What It Means to Be Southern: Musical Performance as Border Narrative

Mary Weaks-Baxter

in Leaving the South: Border Crossing Narratives and the Remaking of Southern Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819598
eISBN:
9781496819635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819598.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter looks at the role of music and performance in border crossings. Focusing on Southern Border Narratives in blues and country music, the chapter examines how those narratives re-defined ... More


Building Community on the White River in Central Indiana: Structures as Reflective of Societal Change at the Late Prehistoric Castor Farm Site

Robert G. McCullough

in Building the Past: Prehistoric Wooden Post Architecture in the Ohio Valley-Great Lakes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060408
eISBN:
9780813050645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060408.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

A process of settlement aggregation occurred at about A.D. 1050 when groups related to the Western Basin Tradition moved south into the West Fork of the White River in central Indiana. Judging by the ... More


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