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The Anglo-Irish Agreement: Folly or Statecraft?

John McGarry and Brendan O'Leary

in The Northern Ireland Conflict: Consociational Engagements

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199266579
eISBN:
9780191601446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266573.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter analyses the significance of the Anglo-Irish Agreement of 1985, and using research and interview material critically assesses explanations as to why it was signed. It evaluates the ... More


Identity and Exchange: Person Identities and Power Use

Scott V. Savage and Jan E. Stets

in New Directions in Identity Theory and Research

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190457532
eISBN:
9780190627157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190457532.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

According to identity theory, social structure influences the identities individuals will invoke in a situation. Once invoked, these identities guide behavior. Despite acknowledging the importance of ... More


The anatomy of government failure

Timothy Besley

in Principled Agents?: The Political Economy of Good Government

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199283910
eISBN:
9780191700279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283910.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter focuses on government failure. Most economists now agree that the idea of government failure needs to be placed alongside the idea of market failure in discussions of government ... More


The Changing Face of Discipline: Industrial Relations and Public Order

Richard H. Trainor

in Black Country Élites: The Exercise of Authority in an Industrialized Area, 1830-1900

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203551
eISBN:
9780191675850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203551.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines public order and industrial relations in the Black Country in England during the period from 1830 to 1900. During this period, there was a close connection between the workplace ... More


A Prehistoric State

Nam C. Kim

in The Origins of Ancient Vietnam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199980888
eISBN:
9780190268879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199980888.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the theoretical implications of the Co Loa case for research on archaic states. Archaeological evidence supports the conclusion that Co Loa was the capital of an early state, ... More


Legal Theory and the Image of Legality

Roger Cotterrell

in Law's Community: Legal Theory in Sociological Perspective

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264903
eISBN:
9780191682858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264903.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

What kind of legal theory is needed to take account of changes in the nature of regulation discussed in the previous chapter? It must be theory focusing on the complexity, diversity, and indefinite ... More


Sara Paretsky: Detective fiction as trauma literature

Cynthia S. Hamilton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096952
eISBN:
9781781708729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096952.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is the first book-length study of Sara Paretsky’s detective fiction. Paretsky is known for her influential V.I. Warshawski series, which transformed the masculine hard-boiled detective formula ... More


Conquer and Govern: Early Chinese Military Texts from the Yi Zhou shu

Robin McNeal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831202
eISBN:
9780824869441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831202.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

China's Warring States era (c. fifth–third centuries BCE) was the setting for an explosion of textual production, and one of the most sophisticated and enduring genres of writing from this period was ... More


Conflict Theory of Corporal Punishment

Randall Collins

in Corporal Punishment of Children in Theoretical Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300085471
eISBN:
9780300133806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300085471.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter argues that conflict operates analogously on all levels, with differences in significance only relevant because they affect the strength of the variables, not the shape of the conflict ... More


Normalizing Suffering, Robadas, Coercive Power, and Marital Unions Among Ladinas in Eastern Guatemala

Cecilia Menjívar

in Marital Rape: Consent, Marriage, and Social Change in Global Context

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190238360
eISBN:
9780190615208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238360.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Based on her fieldwork and intensive interviews, Menjívar examines the intimate partner violence (rape) of nonindigenous (Ladina) women in Eastern Guatemala. Featured is the practice of robadas, or ... More


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