Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-7 of 7 items

  • Keywords: Merit x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Khānqāh

Nathan Hofer

in The Popularisation of Sufism in Ayyubid and Mamluk Egypt, 1173-1325

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748694211
eISBN:
9781474416115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694211.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Saladin founded his khānqāh a hospice known as the Saʿīd al-Su ʿadāʾ or al-Íalā ªīya– in 569/1173 in order to house Sufis newly arrived in Cairo. He built it in the heart of the city and funded it ... More


Conduct Unbecoming

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts turns his attention to the struggle for gays and lesbians to remain in active duty for the U.S. military. Shilts highlights the struggles of Edward Modesto, Leonard Matlovich and Margarethe ... More


Interventions in Localism: From Public Goods to Merit Goods

Christopher Ali

in Media Localism: The Policies of Place

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040726
eISBN:
9780252099168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040726.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 7 focuses on two concrete recommendations for policy makers interested in protecting media localism and encouraging local news. The first advocates for comprehensive local media policy ... More


The civil service

Mary Venner

in Donors, Technical Assistance and Public Administration in Kosovo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992729
eISBN:
9781526115317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992729.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter documents the development of the Kosovo civil service under UN administration. It discusses ideas about the role of civil service bureaucracy in economic development and describes the ... More


Kafū: Censored, Dead or Alive (1948–1950, 1973–1980)

Kirsten Cather

in The Art of Censorship in Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835873
eISBN:
9780824871604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835873.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter provides the account of Nagai Kafū, an author known equally well for his immaculate high style as for the rather “maculate contents” of his fiction, as well as for dabbling with the ... More


The Old World Meets the New: Colonial Ethical Ideals before the Revolution

Craig Bruce Smith

in American Honor: The Creation of the Nation's Ideals during the Revolutionary Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638836
eISBN:
9781469638850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638836.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter stretches from the early eighteenth century to the end of the French and Indian War. With a focus on how European ideals permeated early American society, Chapter 1 traces Washington and ... More


Merit Construction and Caste Loopholes in the Indian IT Social Habitus

Marilyn Fernandez

in The New Frontier: Merit vs. Caste in the Indian IT Sector

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199479498
eISBN:
9780199092109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199479498.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The story of the IT merit culture making project, merit valorization, and caste reproduction is contextualized in the historical development of the Indian IT revolution, with its mixed implications. ... More


View: