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Distinctiveness and Cohesion of Parties

Hermann Schmitt and Jacques Thomassen

in Political Representation and Legitimacy in the European Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296614
eISBN:
9780191600227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296614.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter is the first of six on the question of political representation in the EU, and the first of four that put the five requirements of the Responsible Party Model (outlined in this chapter) ... More


Guilds and Growth

Sheilagh Ogilvie

in The European Guilds

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691137544
eISBN:
9780691185101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137544.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses different measures of guild strength, in terms of guild numbers, producer—merchant relations, guilds' internal cohesiveness, their relationship with the state, characteristics ... More


Group, Leadership, and Individual Antecedents of Mobbing

Maureen Duffy and Len Sperry

in Mobbing: Causes, Consequences, and Solutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195380019
eISBN:
9780199932764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380019.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter builds on the perspective of the previous one and incorporates a discussion of how individual and group dynamics interact with organizational dynamics in the development of the social ... More


Not Under My Roof: Parents, Teens, and the Culture of Sex

Amy T. Schalet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226736181
eISBN:
9780226736204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226736204.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

For American parents, teenage sex is something to be feared and forbidden: most would never consider allowing their children to have sex at home, and sex is a frequent source of family conflict. In ... More


Firms and Corporations

Geoffrey M. Hodgson

in Conceptualizing Capitalism: Institutions, Evolution, Future

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226168005
eISBN:
9780226168142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226168142.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter considers the nature of the firm and the corporation. A firm is defined as a legal unit, set up to produce goods or services for sale. A corporation is a special type of firm, involving ... More


Modernity’s Deficiencies

Peter N. Stearns

in Satisfaction Not Guaranteed: Dilemmas of Progress in Modern Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783627
eISBN:
9780814783634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783627.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter sketches measurable deteriorations under modernity's shadow, which are capable of at least recurrently affecting resultant overall satisfaction. Deteriorations of community cohesiveness, ... More


Al Qaeda

in Cutting the Fuse: The Explosion of Global Suicide Terrorism and How to Stop It

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226645605
eISBN:
9780226645643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226645643.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the suicide terrorism campaign of Al Qaeda. It outlines the group's origins, its visionary goals of restoring the Caliphate, its strategic calculus aimed at removing Western ... More


Shared fluency theory of social cohesiveness

Rolf Reber and Ara Norenzayan

in Metacognitive Diversity: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198789710
eISBN:
9780191841675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789710.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

A shared fluency theory of social cohesiveness is outlined that accounts for disparate phenomena under a unified framework. This starts from the well-known metacognitive feeling of processing fluency ... More


Killing and Cohesion in Close Combat: Contexts and Concepts from the First World War to the Present

Rob Johnson

in Frontline: Combat and Cohesion in Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198719663
eISBN:
9780191788680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719663.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Killing in close combat presents significant problems in the interpretative frameworks adopted by scholars, not least because both archival and oral records are distorted. Responses to killing and ... More


Nation, Culture, and Education

Mrinal Miri

in Philosophy and Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199452767
eISBN:
9780199084616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452767.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Nation building is a challenge for all of us, and how education helps us meet this challenge is the concern of Chapter 3. If ours is a nation that is based on the idea of a cultural cohesiveness, ... More


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