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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


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


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


More than Half of You Can't Read This

Peter Wright (ed.)

in Shadows of the New Sun: Wolfe on Writing/Writers on Wolfe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846310577
eISBN:
9781846314056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310577.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Responding to a request by the Writers of the Future Contest on Palm Sunday, 1987, Wolfe demonstrates his love of puns by offering five predictions for the next twenty-five years: one for each ... 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


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


Sites of Pluralism: Community Politics in the Middle East

Firat Oruc (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190052713
eISBN:
9780190077921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052713.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Scholars and policymakers, struggling to make sense of the ongoing chaos in the Middle East, have focused on the possible causes of the escalation in both inter-state and intra-state conflict. But ... 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


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


The Ottoman Culture of Defeat: The Balkan Wars and their Aftermath

Eyal Ginio

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190264031
eISBN:
9780190638498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264031.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book deals with military defeat and national catastrophe, and their implications for society. When the First Balkan War broke out in October 1912, few Ottomans anticipated that it would prove to ... More


Panda Nation: The Construction and Conservation of China's Modern Icon

E. Elena Songster

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199393671
eISBN:
9780199393701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199393671.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Panda Nation links the emergence of the giant panda as a national symbol to the development of nature protection in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), 1949-present. The panda’s transformation into ... More


Peoples of the Book: Religion, Language, Nationalism, and the Politics of Sacred Text Translation1

Martin J. Wein and Benjamin Hary

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

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888208272
eISBN:
9789888313129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208272.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 1 is a cultural critique on the phenomenon of sacred text translation, centering on the enormous global Bible translation project, but also including comparative references to the Qur‘an, and ... More


Jews and Muslims: Collaboration through Acknowledging the Shoah

Mehnaz M. Afridi

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

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888208272
eISBN:
9789888313129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208272.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses tensions between Jews and Muslims concerning issues such as genocide and politics. This account of contemporary research will conclude that collaboration can occur if one can ... More


How Health and Disease Defi ne the Relationship among the Abrahamic Religions in the Age of Diaspora

Sander L. Gilman

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

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888208272
eISBN:
9789888313129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208272.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 3, an essay on the politics of circumcision in the contemporary Western Diaspora of Jews and Muslims, frames the debates about religious practice and ideas of health and illness and reflects ... More


Inimical Friendships?—Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy, Franz Rosenzweig, and Dialogue between the West and Islam

Wayne Cristaudo

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

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888208272
eISBN:
9789888313129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208272.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The world of interreligious relationships is the theme of Chapter 4. The author focuses on the intimate relationship between Christian thinker Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy and his intimate correspondent ... More


Collaborating and Conflicted: Being Jewish in Secular and Multicultural Hong Kong

Zhou Xun

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

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888208272
eISBN:
9789888313129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208272.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This essay looks into the conflicts and collaborations amongst different Jewish groups in Hong Kong from the second half of the nineteenth century to the years following Hong Kong’s handover to the ... More


Terrorists in the Village?: Negotiating Jewish-Muslim Relations in South Asia

Yulia Egorova

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

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888208272
eISBN:
9789888313129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208272.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter call attention to the fluid, processual, and context-dependent nature of Jewish-Muslim relations. The author will focus on a number of historical and ethnographic episodes pertaining to ... More


The Damascus Affair and the Debate on Ritual Murder in Early Victorian Britain

David Feldman

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

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888208272
eISBN:
9789888313129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208272.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This reading of the Damascus Affair reveals that the Jews’ victory does not provide a last vestige of support for an interpretation of the affair as a victory for the progress of reason and ... More


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