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From a Theory of Relative Economic Deprivation Towards a Theory of Relative Political Deprivation

Walker Connor

in Minority Nationalism and the Changing International Order

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242146
eISBN:
9780191599651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242143.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Attempts to correct a common tendency to exaggerate the impact of economic factors upon ethno‐national conflict, which stems from a theory of ‘relative economic deprivation’ holding that ... More


 Psychological Mechanisms of Oppression

Ann E. Cudd

in Analyzing Oppression

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195187434
eISBN:
9780199786213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187431.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter is concerned with explaining how our cognitive psychology equips us for oppression, that is, what psychological mechanisms we have that allow and motivate us to oppress or suffer ... More


Keeping Up with the Joneses, Müllers, De Jongs and Svenssons: The Economic Situation of Minority and Majority Youth

Carina Mood

in Growing up in Diverse Societies: The Integration of the Children of Immigrants in England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Sweden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266373
eISBN:
9780191879562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266373.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter studies how economic conditions differ between youth of immigrant background and majority youth in England, Germany, Netherlands and Sweden, with economic resources defined both in terms ... More


Dread Uprising: The Emergence of Rastafari

Ennis Barrington Edmonds

in Rastafari: From Outcasts to Culture Bearers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195133769
eISBN:
9780199834167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133765.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The emergence of Rastafari in Jamaica in the early 1930s must be viewed in the historical and social context of economic deprivation, political marginalization, and cultural alienation of masses of ... More


In search of health

Geoffrey Rose

in Rose's Strategy of Preventive Medicine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630971
eISBN:
9780191723551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630971.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins with a discussion of how populations change. It then explores the scientific justification for change, social engineering versus individual freedom, war as the biggest largest ... More


Conclusion

Christian Goeschel

in Suicide in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532568
eISBN:
9780191701030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532568.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

After the Nazi regime's collapse in 1945, Germans continued to commit suicide, but not in such high numbers as in the Third Reich. The low suicide rates (if compared to the socially and politically ... More


Correlative Duties

Henry Shue

in Basic Rights: Subsistence, Affluence, and U.S. Foreign Policy: 40th Anniversary Edition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691202280
eISBN:
9780691200835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691202280.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines some of the reasons why it sometimes appears that although people have basic security rights, the right, if any, to even the physical necessities of existence like minimal ... More


Sweden: Child Poverty during Two Recessions

Jan O. Jonsson and Carina Mood

in Children of Austerity: Impact of the Great Recession on Child Poverty in Rich Countries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198797968
eISBN:
9780191839276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797968.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

This chapter looks at child poverty trends in Sweden across two recessions, the first (severe) 1991–6, and the second (hardly noticeable) 2008–10, using a number of measures. Absolute (bread-line) ... More


Volunteering: an articulation of caring communities

Irene Hardill and Susan Baines

in Enterprising care?: Unpaid voluntary action in the 21st century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427212
eISBN:
9781447302193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427212.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter focuses on volunteering and the VCS within communities of place. It reviews community studies, and community and public policy. It notes that the case study community of Brightville has ... More


The Muslim Question in the Neoliberal Regime

Maidul Islam

in Indian Muslim(s) After Liberalization

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199489916
eISBN:
9780199097197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489916.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Chapter 1 points out the socio-economic backwardness of Indian Muslims while analysing various data sets from the Census and NSSO reports, the India Human Development Report, various reports prepared ... More


Historic Progress: Public Accommodations and Voting Rights in the Johnson Years

Timothy J. Minchin and John A. Salmond

in After the Dream: Black and White Southerners since 1965

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129785
eISBN:
9780813135625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129785.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Those who advocated civil rights encountered a wide variety of challenges during the Johnson years. Attention was drawn away from issues of race during the summer of 1965 because the United States ... More


Buddhist Resistance against the State

Juliane Schober

in Modern Buddhist Conjunctures in Myanmar: Cultural Narratives, Colonial Legacies, and Civil Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833824
eISBN:
9780824871635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833824.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter looks at the ways in which Buddhist identities helped mobilize resistance against the colonial government and against military regimes throughout the twentieth century. A common theme ... More


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