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Introduction: Multicultural Questions

Christian Joppke and Steven Lukes

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.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Although multicultural claims are widely accepted by liberal states, debates about their range, coherence, and effects continue. This introductory chapter offers an outline of the four multicultural ... More


Language and Ethnic Minority Rights

Lionel Wee

in Language without Rights

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199737437
eISBN:
9780199827107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737437.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter traces three identifiably distinct groups or movements associated with the concept of language rights and reviews the differences and similarities between these groups. Despite their ... More


Language Education in China: Policy and Experience from 1949

Agnes S.L. Lam

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622097506
eISBN:
9789888180271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097506.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book is unprecedented as a comprehensive study of the multilingual circumstances in China. It tracks policy changes in the learning of Chinese, foreign languages and minority ethnic languages in ... More


Protestants and Anglicans

Arun W. Jones

in Christianity in South and Central Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439824
eISBN:
9781474465366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439824.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Asian churches created numerous and vigorous Christian communities that by the seventh century were spread from Iran to China, India and Sri Lanka. Over the centuries, Roman Catholic Church, various ... More


The Future of Christianity in South and Central Asia

Savithri Sumanthiran

in Christianity in South and Central Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439824
eISBN:
9781474465366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439824.003.0038
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Christianity in Central Asia has had to negotiate between militant atheism and Islam. The challenge in the region remains the proclamation of the gospel amidst diverse ideologies. However, the ... More


Conflictual memories and migration between Greece and Albania

Pierre Sintès

in Chasing the Past: Geopolitics of Memory on the Margins of Modern Greece

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781786940896
eISBN:
9781786944962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940896.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Drawing on his research on the Albanian migration to Greece in 1999 after the fall of the Iron Curtain and after the collapse of pyramid schemes resulting in violent outbreaks in Albania, Pierre ... More


The Jewish community of Rhodes: a revitalised fragment of the Greek mosaic

Pierre Sintès

in Chasing the Past: Geopolitics of Memory on the Margins of Modern Greece

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781786940896
eISBN:
9781786944962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940896.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Pierre Sintès explores the study undertaken in Rhodes in 2006, considering the conditions to which memory can be expressed by the descendants of the Jewish population of Rhodes who come to the island ... More


Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain

Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327134
eISBN:
9781447327158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327134.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book examines minority women’s experiences of and activism within the austerity regimes of France and Britain. Through in depth case studies of the particular dynamics of austerity and activism ... More


Hidden Texts, Hidden Nation: (Re)Discoveries of Wales in Travel Writing in French and German (1780-2018)

Kathryn N Jones, Carol Tully, and Heather Williams

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621433
eISBN:
9781800341395
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621433.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This book examines the representation of Wales and ‘Welshness’ in texts by French (including Breton) and German-speaking travellers from 1780 to the present day, focusing on key points in the period ... More


The British tradition of minority government

Timothy Noël Peacock

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526123268
eISBN:
9781526138903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123268.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Conservative plans for a coalition government, a snap General Election, Prime Ministers considering whether to resign after an electoral or referendum defeat, and the contemplation of both Labour and ... More


Minority Rights

David Sorkin

in Jewish Emancipation: A History Across Five Centuries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691164946
eISBN:
9780691189673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164946.003.0023
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter studies how the Paris Peace Conference introduced national minority rights, thereby guaranteeing Jews equality under the League of Nations' supervision. Yet the signatory successor ... More


Gaelic in Scotland: Policies, Movements, Ideologies

Wilson McLeod

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474462396
eISBN:
9781474491396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474462396.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This the first comprehensive study of the Gaelic language in modern Scotland, covering the period from 1872 to the present. It considers in detail the changing role of Gaelic in modern Scotland - ... More


Developing Minority Languages and Bilingualism

Agnes S. L. Lam

in Language Education in China: Policy and Experience from 1949

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622097506
eISBN:
9789888180271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097506.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In this chapter, the policy periods were first identified. Linguistic work on describing minority languages was then described in greater detail. To date, there are still twenty-four ethnic groups ... More


Republican Senate

Peter Dunbar and Mike Haridopolos

in The Modern Republican Party in Florida

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066127
eISBN:
9780813058337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066127.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter chronicles the partisan composition of the Florida Senate from the era of the Pork Chop Gang to the emergence of a meaningful Republican minority. It describes the philosophical kinship ... More


The Impact of the Occupation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip on the Political Discourse of the Palestinians in Israel

Muhammad Amara and Mohanad Mostafa

in The Impacts of Lasting Occupation: Lessons from Israeli Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199862184
eISBN:
9780199979950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862184.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter describes the impact of the Israeli occupation on the Palestinian-Arab citizens of Israel. It focuses on the reflections of the political discourse in the political organization of the ... More


Resistance in a Minority Language

Erin Twohig

in Contesting the Classroom: Reimagining Education in Moroccan and Algerian Literatures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620214
eISBN:
9781789629576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620214.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The fourth chapter examines the role of marginalized characters in Moroccan novels about education. Leila Abouzeid’s Al Fasl al-akhir (The Last Chapter) and Brick Oussaïd’s Les coquelicots de ... More


Judaism, Christianity and Islam: Collaboration and Conflict in the Age of Diaspora

Sander L. Gilman (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888208272
eISBN:
9789888313129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208272.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Islam, Christianity and Judaism share several common features, including their historical origins in the prophet Abraham, their belief in a single divine being, and their modern global expanse. Yet ... More


Environmental concerns, identities and practices

Ann Phoenix, Uma Vennam, Catherine Walker, and Janet Boddy

in Environment in the Lives of Children and Families: Perspectives from India and the UK

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447339199
eISBN:
9781447339229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339199.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter explains how narratives of environmental concern that derive from particular Minority world contexts are not truly global. Popular images of an apparently depopulated pristine nature, ... More


Negotiating environments in children’s and families’ everyday lives

Ann Phoenix, Uma Vennam, Catherine Walker, and Janet Boddy

in Environment in the Lives of Children and Families: Perspectives from India and the UK

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447339199
eISBN:
9781447339229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339199.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter demonstrates how, through in-depth qualitative research with 24 families who live in differing contexts in India and the UK, environmental practices are inextricably relational, and ... More


Rewriting political mythology in 2017

Timothy Noël Peacock

in The British tradition of minority government

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526123268
eISBN:
9781526138903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123268.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The rereading of Minority Governments in 1970s Britain, through declassified papers and a wide range of publicly available sources, provides an invaluable perspective on subsequent British political ... More


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