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Dialogue With African States

Michael Banton

in International Action against Racial Discrimination

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280613
eISBN:
9780191598760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280610.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The collection of census data on the ethnic origin of the population poses political problems for many black African states. The discrimination that led towards genocide in Rwanda and Burundi was of ... More


Cultural Integration in Germany

Amelie Constant, Olga Nottmeyer, and Klaus Zimmermann

in Cultural Integration of Immigrants in Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660094
eISBN:
9780191748936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660094.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

This chapter studies the integration process of immigrants in Germany by comparing certain immigrant groups to natives, differentiating them by gender and immigrant generation. The indicators that ... More


Anti-Discrimination Law and the European Union

Mark Bell

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199244508
eISBN:
9780191697371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244508.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

The 1999 Treaty of Amsterdam expanded significantly the legal competence of the European Union for combatting discrimination. Traditionally, EU law has concentrated on discrimination between women ... More


Lenin, Jews, and Power

Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern

in Lenin's Jewish Question

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300152104
eISBN:
9780300168600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300152104.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Vladimir Lenin's connection with the Jews. It explains that Lenin's parents belonged to the well-educated Russian cultural elite and speak of someone's ethnic origin in the ... More


Factors related to height

Roberto J. Rona and Susan Chinn

in The National Study of Health and Growth

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192629197
eISBN:
9780191723612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629197.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

One of the important aims of the study was to assess the factors which influenced height and height gain. These assessments were carried out in two separate samples: the representative and the ... More


Anthropometric Status: An Incomplete Indicator of Undernutrition

Peter Svedberg

in Poverty and Undernutrition: Theory, Measurement, and Policy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292685
eISBN:
9780191596957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292686.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter addresses conceptual issues related to the use of anthropometric measures as indicators of nutritional status. One problem is that there is no consensus on whether children of different ... More


In the Sultan’s Service

Tobias P. Graf

in The Sultan’s Renegades: Christian-European Converts to Islam and the Making of the Ottoman Elite, 1575-1610

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198791430
eISBN:
9780191833908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791430.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

This chapter investigates the ways in which Christian-European converts were integrated into Ottoman elite society and the sultan’s service. From an Ottoman point of view, such ‘foreigners’ were ... More


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