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Nations, States, and Violence

David D. Laitin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199228232
eISBN:
9780191696312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228232.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book presents a revisionist view of the sources of nationalism, the relationship of the nation to culture, and the implications of nationalism and cultural heterogeneity for the future of the ... More


Civil and Political Justice

Simon Caney

in Justice Beyond Borders: A Global Political Theory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198293507
eISBN:
9780191602337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829350X.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Having argued, in Ch. 2, that there are universal moral values, the next logical step is to ask what these universal moral values are; this question is pursued in Chs 3 and 4, which consider ... More


The Mechanism

Daniel Berkowitz and Karen B. Clay

in The Evolution of a Nation: How Geography and Law Shaped the American States

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136042
eISBN:
9781400840540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136042.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter argues that initial conditions associated with trade and agriculture shaped the occupational distributions of early state elites who, in turn, influenced the subsequent evolution of ... More


Conclusions

Robert Garland

in Wandering Greeks: The Ancient Greek Diaspora from the Age of Homer to the Death of Alexander the Great

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161051
eISBN:
9781400850259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161051.003.0012
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This concluding chapter argues that the brilliance of Greek civilization was predicated in part upon the shiftlessness of its population. Being Greek meant facing the prospect of being displaced at ... More


Incremental Homogeneity in the Semantics of Aspectual for‐Phrases *

Fred Landman and Susan Rothstein

in Lexical Semantics, Syntax, and Event Structure

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199544325
eISBN:
9780191720536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544325.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter argues that the constraint on the distribution of for phrases, and thus a relevant definition of atelicity is best phrased using a notion of incremental homogeneity which we define and ... More


From ergative case marking to semantic case marking: the case of historical Basque

Gontzal Aldai

in The Typology of Semantic Alignment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199238385
eISBN:
9780191716768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238385.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

Tundra Nenets intransitive verbs are divided into three classes: A-verbs, B-verbs and A&B-verbs, according to their compatibility with one of the two intransitive paradigms. This chapter investigates ... More


Media Franchising: Creative License and Collaboration in the Culture Industries

Derek Johnson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814743478
eISBN:
9780814743492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814743478.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

While immediately recognizable throughout the United States and many other countries, media mainstays like X-Men, Star Trek, and Transformers achieved such familiarity through constant reincarnation. ... More


Investigating Variation: The Effects of Social Organization and Social Setting

Nancy C. Dorian

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195385939
eISBN:
9780199870141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385939.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Linguistic variation has been studied primarily in communities with the dominant social organization of our time: ethnic diversity, socioeconomic stratification, and a population size precluding ... More


Perceptions of Similarity and Agreement in Partisan Groups

Eric A. Whitaker and John M. Fulwider

in Improving Public Opinion Surveys: Interdisciplinary Innovation and the American National Election Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151458
eISBN:
9781400840298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151458.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines whether there are perceptual differences in how partisan identifiers think about the in-group and out-group, and whether these judgments relate reliably to other attitudes and ... More


Socially Neutral Linguistic Variation: Where, Why, What For, and How?

Nancy C. Dorian

in Investigating Variation: The Effects of Social Organization and Social Setting

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195385939
eISBN:
9780199870141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385939.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Exclusive experience with standardized languages produces an expectation that speech community members will assess competing variants by their supposed correctness. This does not happen in the ... More


Entry and Exit

John A. Hall

in The Importance of Being Civil: The Struggle for Political Decency

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153261
eISBN:
9781400847495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153261.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses how the rules of civility can vary, making them at times very hard to understand, let alone to accept. A contrast is drawn between the differential abilities of the European ... More


Did Ethnic Cleansing Succeed?

Gerard Toal and Carl T. Dahlman

in Bosnia Remade: Ethnic Cleansing and its Reversal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199730360
eISBN:
9780199895250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730360.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter reflects on the legacies of the double effort to remake Bosnia-Herzegovina since 1990 and outlines a qualified answer to the question of whether ethnic cleansing succeeded or not. ... More


Introduction: Regionalism and the Reading Class

Wendy Griswold

in Regionalism and the Reading Class

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226309224
eISBN:
9780226309262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309262.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

People have voiced concerns that global cultural homogeneity is obliterating people's “sense of place” since the colonial-era condemnation of cultural imperialism. However, a considerable amount of ... More


Analysing disordered structures

Reinhard B. Neder and Thomas Proffen

in Diffuse Scattering and Defect Structure Simulations: A cook book using the program DISCUS

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199233694
eISBN:
9780191715563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233694.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

This chapter addresses the question of how to visualize a large disordered structure and how to extract information describing the disorder from a large model crystal. Topics include the ... More


Public Interraciality: Navigating Racially Homogeneous Social Spaces

Amy C. Steinbugler

in Beyond Loving: Intimate Racework in Lesbian, Gay, and Straight Interracial Relationships

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199743551
eISBN:
9780199979370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743551.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter begins to examine the practice of racework by considering a type of racework used by interracial couples in many public places—navigating racial homogeneity. It distinguishes between the ... More


The Comparative Homogeneity of the East Asian NIC Exports of Similar Manufactures

Peter C. Y. Chow and Mitchell H. Kellman

in Trade—The Engine of Growth in East Asia

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078954
eISBN:
9780199855001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078954.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The issue of the comparative homogeneity of the NICs' manufactured exports are explored in this chapter. The hypothesis that the export responses of the four tigers to changes in the U.S. market ... More


Mass Terms: A Philosophical Introduction

Francis Jeffry Pelletier

in Kinds, Things, and Stuff: Mass Terms and Generics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195382891
eISBN:
9780199870493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382891.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter introduces the logical, linguistic, and philosophical considerations relevant to mass terms. The various tests used to identify mass versus count terms, categorized as syntactic, ... More


Indigenous Cosmolectics: Kab'awil and the Making of Maya and Zapotec Literatures

Gloria Elizabeth Chacón

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469636795
eISBN:
9781469636856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636795.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

Latin America's Indigenous writers have long labored under the limits of colonialism, but in the late twentieth and twenty-first centuries, they have constructed a literary corpus that moves them ... More


Companions and Brothers

Sarah Kay

in The Chansons de Geste in the Age of Romance: Political Fictions

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151920
eISBN:
9780191672903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151920.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

It can be observed that certain horizontal ties such as friendship, brotherhood, and companionship are formed between characters – junior men – who belong to the same age group and share the same ... More


Contexts of Caretaking: Privatism, Diversity, and Households in Social Provision

Nanneke Redclift

in Social Provision in Low-Income Countries: New Patterns and Emerging Trends

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242191
eISBN:
9780191697050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242191.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Although in the southern hemisphere an extended household is regarded as a vital determinant of caretaking, its purposes and underlying processes have not been sufficiently explored. Propositions ... More


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