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Containing Nationalism

Michael Hechter

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247516
eISBN:
9780191599460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924751X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Nationalism has become a prevalent source of conflict and violence in the world. Scholarship has provided scant guidance about the prospect of containing its dark side. Departing from the usual ... More


Causes of Nationalism

Michael Hechter

in Containing Nationalism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247516
eISBN:
9780191599460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924751X.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Short of the grant of outright sovereignty, nationalist violence can be contained only by processes that inhibit nation formation, reduce the demand for autonomy or sovereignty among national ... More


Group Solidarity: All for One and One for All

Raimo Tuomela

in Social Ontology: Collective Intentionality and Group Agents

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199978267
eISBN:
9780199367788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199978267.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

The main problem of the chapter is to give an account of when a group is internally solidary (rather than solidary toward other parties). Such group solidarity involves members’ solidarity ... More


Ethnicity and Social Work with Groups

Carole B. Cox and Paul H. Ephross

in Ethnicity and Social Work Practice

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195099317
eISBN:
9780199864744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099317.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

People are born into groups, develop in groups, and for the most part, die in groups with group identity intact. Individuality is defined in a large part by group membership. Group experiences are ... More


Democratic promises and practices: some empirical evidence

Darren Halpin

in Groups, Representation and Democracy: Between Promise and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076527
eISBN:
9781781701690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076527.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter establishes how the solidarity versus representation distinction can be applied to empirical cases. Moreover, it illustrates that while the conceptual categories have some currency in ... More


The Metaethnic Frontier Theory

Peter Turchin

in Historical Dynamics: Why States Rise and Fall

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691180779
eISBN:
9781400889310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180779.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter describes a theory that specifies the variables responsible for the increase or decline of asabiya—the metaethnic frontier theory. According to the metaethnic frontier theory, metaethnic ... More


Christopher Pallis

in Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow: Left-Libertarian Thought and British Writers from William Morris to Colin Ward

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310256
eISBN:
9781846312557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310256.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Christopher Pallis was the principal writer, translator and thinker of the Solidarity Group, which has a great influence in Britain during the 1960s and the first half of the 1970s. This chapter ... More


Creating Alternative Economic Spaces: The Socially Innovative Practices of Solidarity Purchasing Groups

Lara Maestripieri

in Creating Economic Space for Social Innovation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198830511
eISBN:
9780191868702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830511.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Solidarity Purchasing Groups (SPGs) are emblematic of social innovation in agriculture. Scholars coined the term to refer to groups of individuals who organize themselves to collectively buy primary ... More


Petitions, Litigation, and Social Control in Roman Egypt

Benjamin Kelly

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599615
eISBN:
9780191731525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599615.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book examines the contribution that petitioning and litigation made to the maintenance of the social order in Roman Egypt (30 BC-AD 284). It does this by exploiting the many hundreds of legal ... More


The Evolution of Prosocial Religions

Edward Slingerland, Joseph Henrich, and Ara Norenzayan

in Cultural Evolution: Society, Technology, Language, and Religion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262019750
eISBN:
9780262318297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019750.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Building on foundations from the cognitive science of religion, this chapter synthesizes theoretical insights and empirical evidence concerning the processes by which cultural evolutionary processes ... More


Beyond Haidt’s New Synthesis

John C. Gibbs

in Moral Development and Reality: Beyond the Theories of Kohlberg, Hoffman, and Haidt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199976171
eISBN:
9780190256272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199976171.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the neo-nativist and enculturative themes of Jonathan Haidt's theory of morality, with particular emphasis on his argument that the field of moral development and education has ... More


Social Innovation and Agency

Nadia von Jacobi, Enrica Chiappero-Martinetti, Rafael Ziegler, Martijn van der Linden, and Cees van Beers

in Creating Economic Space for Social Innovation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198830511
eISBN:
9780191868702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830511.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter provides empirical insights of agency and empowerment in social innovation across Europe. We apply portions of the theoretical framework developed in CrESSI to investigate whether social ... More


Conclusion: Latino Muslim Identity and Solidarity

Harold D. Morales

in Latino and Muslim in America: Race, Religion, and the Making of a New Minority

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190852603
eISBN:
9780190852634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190852603.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The conclusion provides a summary of key developments in the history of Latino Muslim communities and also critically explores future possibilities. While weaving a trail among the history of Islamic ... More


Final Days

M. Laetitia Cairoli

in Girls of the Factory: A Year with the Garment Workers of Morocco

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035611
eISBN:
9780813039206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035611.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The chapter discusses the events in the follow-up to the final days the author spent in the garment factory. The author narrates her interviews with workers waiting in the lunchroom. The packing ... More


Silence Speaks Volumes: Elite Responses to AIDS in Highlands Papua

Leslie Butt

in Making Sense of AIDS: Culture, Sexuality, and Power in Melanesia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831936
eISBN:
9780824869229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831936.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explores the elite responses to HIV/AIDS in Highlands Papua. The concern of elite Papuans over the rapid spread of HIV in the province of Papua has generated a discourse that appears ... More


In Captivity

John Boje

in An Imperfect Occupation: Enduring the South African War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039560
eISBN:
9780252097652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039560.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the life of Boers held captive by the British during the South African War, with particular emphasis on inmates’ grievances relating to water, meat, clothing, work, and lack of ... More


Individual Dispute Resolution

Wenfang Tang

in Populist Authoritarianism: Chinese Political Culture and Regime Sustainability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190205782
eISBN:
9780190461928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205782.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 7 continues the theme of contentious politics by focusing on dispute resolution at the individual level. This chapter demonstrates at least three interesting findings. First, labor disputes ... More


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