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Social Structure

Jan‐Erik Lane, David McKay, and Kenneth Newton

in Political Data Handbook: OECD Countries

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198280538
eISBN:
9780191601934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828053X.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

This section presents statistics on the social structure in OECD countries. It features tables on ethno-linguistic structure, religious structure, income distribution, labour force, migration, index ... More


Patterns of Chinese Emigration to Patterns of Chinese Emigration to Southeast Asia, 1869–1939

Kaoru Sugihara

in Japan, China, and the Growth of the Asian International Economy, 1850-1949

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780198292715
eISBN:
9780191602580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292715.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines Chinese migration to Southeast Asia from 1869 to 1939. During this period, complex movements of migrant workers to, from, and within Southeast Asia took place. These were ... More


Frontiers of Violence: Conflict and Identity in Ulster and Upper Silesia 1918-1922

Timothy Wilson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583713
eISBN:
9780191723056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583713.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Both Ulster and Upper Silesia saw conflicts over self-determination in the years after the First World War. The violence in Upper Silesia was more intense both in the numbers killed and in the forms ... More


Introduction

T. K. Wilson

in Frontiers of Violence: Conflict and Identity in Ulster and Upper Silesia 1918-1922

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583713
eISBN:
9780191723056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583713.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The ending of Great War in November 1918 sparked fresh local conflicts along the ethnic frontiers of Europe, including Ulster and Upper Silesia (in the south eastern corner of the German Reich). In ... More


A Framework for Comparison

T. K. Wilson

in Frontiers of Violence: Conflict and Identity in Ulster and Upper Silesia 1918-1922

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583713
eISBN:
9780191723056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583713.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter establishes a comparative framework for evaluating possible explanations for the striking discrepancy in conflict intensity between Ulster and Upper Silesia. It surveys the historical ... More


Conclusion: Retrieved Gauntlets

T. K. Wilson

in Frontiers of Violence: Conflict and Identity in Ulster and Upper Silesia 1918-1922

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583713
eISBN:
9780191723056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583713.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter returns to the theoretical concern with communal boundaries in deeply divided societies that was first raised in the introduction. The argument of Donald Horowitz that it ... More


Courts and Consociations: Human Rights versus Power-Sharing

Christopher McCrudden and Brendan O'Leary

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199676842
eISBN:
9780191757112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676842.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Consociations are power-sharing arrangements, increasingly used to manage ethno-nationalist, ethno-linguistic, and ethno-religious conflicts. Current examples include Belgium, Bosnia, Northern ... More


Translating Locality: The Ethno-Linguistics of Christian Critique

Courtney Handman

in Critical Christianity: Translation and Denominational Conflict in Papua New Guinea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520283756
eISBN:
9780520959514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283756.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the role of SIL translators among Guhu-Samane speakers of Papua New Guinea. The translators worked to develop in local speakers a sense of ethno-linguistic identity that they ... More


States Reorganization and Accommodation of Ethno-Territorial Cleavages in India

Harihar Bhattacharyya

in Territory and Power in Constitutional Transitions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198836544
eISBN:
9780191873737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836544.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines how the so-called “states reorganization” during the 1950s and 1960s and its accommodation of ethno-territorial cleavages has made ethnic peace and political stability possible ... More


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