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Crossing the Ethnic Divide: The Multiethnic Church on a Mission

Kathleen Garces-Foley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195311082
eISBN:
9780199785322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311082.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

While religious communities often stress the universal nature of their beliefs, it remains true that people choose to worship alongside those they identify with most easily. Multiethnic churches are ... More


‘Paradise Lost’?

Carl-Ulrik Schierup

in Migration, Citizenship, and the European Welfare State: A European Dilemma

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780198280521
eISBN:
9780191603730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280521.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The ‘Swedish Model’ has been taken to represent the quintessential social democratic welfare regime. Sweden enjoys a reputation for having one of the world’s most far-sighted immigration policies and ... More


Britain's ‘Neo‐American’ Trajectory

Carl-Ulrik Schierup

in Migration, Citizenship, and the European Welfare State: A European Dilemma

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780198280521
eISBN:
9780191603730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280521.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The ‘Thatcher revolution’ and its continuation by New Labour make Britain a kind of master model for the neo-liberalization or Americanization of European welfare states. This chapter examines ... More


People and Places

Thomas Barfield

in Afghanistan: A Cultural and Political History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145686
eISBN:
9781400834532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145686.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter provides a basic outline of Afghanistan's land and peoples. It describes how the various tribal and ethnic groups of Afghanistan work, because they have all played key roles in ... More


Does Structure Matter?: Local Labor Markets and Social Mobility

Giuliano Elise

in Constructing Grievance: Ethnic Nationalism in Russia's Republics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801447457
eISBN:
9780801460722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801447457.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter explores whether adverse economic conditions in republican labor markets at the end of the Soviet era inspired people to support nationalism. It first considers socioeconomic ... More


Conclusions and Implications

John S. Ahlquist and Margaret Levi

in In the Interest of Others: Organizations and Social Activism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158563
eISBN:
9781400848652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158563.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter pulls all the findings together and extends the reasoning to other circumstances, including the future of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Waterside Workers' ... More


Orbits of Power

R.R. Davies

in The First English Empire: Power and Identities in the British Isles 1093-1343

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257249
eISBN:
9780191698439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257249.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Since the British Isles are made up of Britain, Ireland, and a number of various surrounding islands, it would be difficult to come up with a concrete idea about how such a geographical complex could ... More


The Goals of Constitutional Processes

Donald L. Horowitz

in Constitutional Processes and Democratic Commitment

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300254365
eISBN:
9780300258097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300254365.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter starts from the fact that there is no generally accepted process for making a new constitution. Taking the overall objective to be democracy and, in societies severely divided along ... More


Working at Creating a Culture of Hatred

Samuel Cohn

in All Societies Die: How to Keep Hope Alive

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755903
eISBN:
9781501755927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755903.003.0037
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter analyzes the culture of hatred. The Canadian sociologist Matthew Lange has found that ethnic supremacist education is a fundamental source of division in some of the most ethnically ... More


Consensus and Defection: The Case of Sri Lanka

Donald L. Horowitz

in Constitutional Processes and Democratic Commitment

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300254365
eISBN:
9780300258097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300254365.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Tracing the course of a badly needed, initially quite promising, but ultimately aborted constitutional process in Sri Lanka, this chapter reveals several hazards of constitutional processes. A ... More


What Links These Stories?

Samuel Cohn

in All Societies Die: How to Keep Hope Alive

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755903
eISBN:
9781501755927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755903.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter looks at the common threads that unite the various disaster stories of ancient Byzantium, the Middle East, the French Revolution, and modern-day Somalia. First, cooperation helps; ... More


Hanging Together: Unity and Diversity in American Culture

John Higham

Carl Guarneri (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088182
eISBN:
9780300129823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088182.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

How has America, with its many ethnic, class, and ideological divisions, allowed divergent groups to “hang together” as Americans? This book explores the ways in which Americans have conceived of a ... More


Whose Bosnia?: Nationalism and Political Imagination in the Balkans, 1840-1914

Edin Hajdarpasic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453717
eISBN:
9781501701115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453717.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

As the site of the assassination that triggered World War I and the place where the term “ethnic cleansing” was invented during the Yugoslav wars of the 1990s, Bosnia has become a global symbol of ... More


Communities: Places and Politics in Diaspora

Kay Kaufman Shelemay

in Sing and Sing On: Sentinel Musicians and the Making of the Ethiopian American Diaspora

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226810164
eISBN:
9780226810331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226810331.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter traces the processes through which new Ethiopian communities were founded in American urban areas and discusses the role of music and musicians within them. The chapter highlights the ... More


Winners and losers: young people in the ‘new economy’

Harriet Bradley

in Young people in Europe: Labour markets and citizenship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345882
eISBN:
9781447304371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345882.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter explores the notion of winners and losers in relation to the changing labour-market situation of young people. It details the impact of labour market changes on various groups of young ... More


Meghalaya’s Fluid Party Alignments

R.K. Satapathy

in Party Competition in Indian States: Electoral Politics in Post-Congress Polity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198099178
eISBN:
9780199082988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099178.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter attempts to explain the electoral politics of Meghalaya during the last ten years. Meghalaya is one of the few states in India where coalition and instability have been the norms since ... More


Life Away from Work, 1900–1920

Henry M. Mckiven

in Iron and Steel: Class, Race, and Community in Birmingham, Alabama, 1875-1920

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807845240
eISBN:
9781469603711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807879719_mckiven.12
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter illustrates the profound and lasting change brought about by the growth of Birmingham's iron and steel industry during the first two decades of the twentieth century. Companies built new ... More


Miles to Go, Promises to Keep

Mushirul Hasan

in Moderate or Militant: Images of India's Muslims

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195695311
eISBN:
9780199081509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195695311.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Looking at the history of ethnic division and anti-Islamic prejudice, this chapter notes four points by way of concluding observations. First, Islam in South Asia is a living tradition, howsoever ... More


Class and Division

John Parrington

in Mind Shift: How culture transformed the human brain

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198801634
eISBN:
9780191926082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801634.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses how the structure of current society is relevant to discussions about human brain function. One feature of the human brain that might explain why many working people can accept ... More


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