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Case Stories: Repetition and Renewal

Moshe Simon-Shoshan

in Stories of the Law: Narrative Discourse and the Construction of Authority in the Mishnah

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199773732
eISBN:
9780199933129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773732.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter deals with a second genre of mishnaic story, the case stories. In particular it deals with a sub-genre of case story known as the double-ended case story. These stories present two ... More


Women, Sacred Texts, and Religious Organization

Susan Starr Sered

in Priestess, Mother, Sacred Sister: Religions Dominated by Women

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195104677
eISBN:
9780199853267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104677.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter looks at a few examples that illustrate the lack of centralization which characterizes women's religions. Among the Black Caribs no one tries to compel conformity in beliefs about the ... More


Urbanization in Etruria

Tom Rasmussen

in Mediterranean Urbanization 800-600 BC

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263259
eISBN:
9780191734618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263259.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines the process of urbanization in Etruria. There is general agreement that, in Etruria, urbanization was well under way by the end of the seventh century BC. During this period ... More


The Euthanasia of Government1: Classical Anarchism Reconsidered

Saul Newman

in The Politics of Postanarchism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634958
eISBN:
9780748652846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634958.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter revisits the classical anarchism of such thinkers as Godwin, Bakunin, Proudhon, and Kropokin, examining the key elements of their political philosophy: the rejection of the state and ... More


Introduction

Saul Newman

in The Politics of Postanarchism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634958
eISBN:
9780748652846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634958.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The central claim of anarchism – that life can be lived without a state, without centralised authority – has been an anathema not only to more mainstream understandings of politics, which bear the ... More


Legal Obstacles

Kenneth Stow

in Anna and Tranquillo: Catholic Anxiety and Jewish Protest in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300219043
eISBN:
9780300224719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300219043.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses how the law confers privileges on the Jews as cives, except in the spiritual forum. Nonetheless, while in the Papal State, the privileges of being cives were never entirely ... More


Introduction

Bilge Yesil

in Media in New Turkey: The Origins of an Authoritarian Neoliberal State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040177
eISBN:
9780252098376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040177.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, namely to provide a systematic analysis of Turkey's media system, its reconfiguration under domestic and international dynamics, the political ... More


Divide and Conquer

Adam Slez

in The Making of the Populist Movement: State, Market, and Party on the Western Frontier

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190090500
eISBN:
9780190090531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090500.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the process of field formation on the western frontier, focusing in particular on the process through which the physical environment was transformed into territories and states, ... More


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