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The Plurinational State: A Normative Challenge

STEPHEN TIERNEY

in Constitutional Law and National Pluralism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298617
eISBN:
9780191708855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298617.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 2 discusses the continued resilience of nationalism and national identity and explores how theorists of nationalism from the liberal tradition have constructed an argument to the effect that ... More


1956: The End of Community: The Quest for the English Middletown

Mike Savage

in Identities and Social Change in Britain since 1940: The Politics of Method

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587650
eISBN:
9780191740626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587650.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines how a new breed of social scientists in Great Britain during the 1950s sought to define an ordinary, average, national society. It suggests that outside influences were to be ... More


The Quintessence of Parnellism: The Search for an Irish Theatre, 1890–1897

BEN LEVITAS

in The Theatre of Nation: Irish Drama and Cultural Nationalism 1890-1916

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253432
eISBN:
9780191719196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253432.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the early debates over the need for an Irish national theatre. It suggests that the crisis surrounding the Parnellite split of 1890 and death of C. S. Parnell in 1891 was key. ... More


Theories of Nationalism and National Identity

STEPHEN TIERNEY

in Constitutional Law and National Pluralism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298617
eISBN:
9780191708855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298617.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter addresses how liberal nationalist theorists have constructed an argument to the effect that sub-state national societies constitute a distinct category of group, distinguishable from ... More


Sub-state National Societies and Contemporary Challenges to the Nation-state

STEPHEN TIERNEY

in Constitutional Law and National Pluralism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298617
eISBN:
9780191708855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298617.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter illustrates that sub-state national societies in states such as Canada, Spain, and the UK are fully engaged with the modern challenges which face any polity in the age of ‘late ... More


The Process of Constitutional Change in Plurinational States

STEPHEN TIERNEY

in Constitutional Law and National Pluralism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298617
eISBN:
9780191708855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298617.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter addresses the processes by which constitutions have recently been amended in plurinational states. It considers the process of constitutional change in terms of two sets of important ... More


Substantive Constitutional Accommodation: Autonomy, Representation and Recognition

STEPHEN TIERNEY

in Constitutional Law and National Pluralism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298617
eISBN:
9780191708855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298617.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter addresses the substantive constitutional status of Catalonia, Quebec, and Scotland. It focuses on the ways in which, in all three states, informal constitutional practices and processes ... More


The Lancasterian Controversy and Religious Education

James E. Crimmins

in Secular Utilitarianism: Social Science and the Critique of Religion in the Thought of Jeremy Bentham

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277415
eISBN:
9780191684173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277415.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that Bentham's ideas on systematic education did not precede the ‘schools for all’ controversy, but rather developed as a consequence of his interest in this issue. Far from being ... More


Czechoslovakia in a Nationalist and Fascist Europe, 1918–1948

Mark Cornwall and R J W Evans (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263914
eISBN:
9780191734359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263914.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the history of Czechoslovakia, a state neglected in British historiography, but which is vital for understanding Europe after 1918. The country twice lost its independence, firstly ... More


Atheists: Charles Bradlaugh, Annie Besant, and ‘this indictable book’

Timothy Larsen

in A People of One Book: The Bible and the Victorians

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199570096
eISBN:
9780191725661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570096.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Biblical Studies

Charles Bradlaugh was the most important leader of organized atheism in nineteenth-century Britain, and for some years Annie Besant was the most popular speaker in the movement after him. Bradlaugh ... More


The Great War

Zbyněk Zeman and Antonín Klimek

in The Life of Edvard Beneš 1884–1948: Czechoslovakia in Peace and War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205838
eISBN:
9780191676802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205838.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the great war of 1914 which came to Europe from the Balkans. The idea of an Austro-Hungarian melting-pot had never before been considered by any of the philosophers of ... More


Synge and Edwardian Theatre

Adrian Frazier

in Synge and Edwardian Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609888
eISBN:
9780191731778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609888.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

While the plays of J. M. Synge are normally seen in the context of the ‘Irish dramatic revival,’ or the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, this chapter relates them to a wider spectrum of theatrical ... More


The Heroic Phase (1): Corporate Redefinition and Controversy, 1810–20

Bob Tennant

in Corporate Holiness: Pulpit Preaching and the Church of England Missionary Societies, 1760-1870

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199567850
eISBN:
9780191747366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567850.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter gives an account of the stabilizing of the CMS as a force in the Church of England’s religious and social mission and its relationship with existing and developing organizations within ... More


Epilogue: Grinnell’s Achievements

Carolyn Merchant

in Spare the Birds!: George Bird Grinnell and the First Audubon Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215458
eISBN:
9780300224924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215458.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This concluding chapter discusses the achievements made by Grinnell and the fruit of his efforts, which continue to thrive to the present day in today's National Audubon Society and its Audubon ... More


“Should Not a Nation Be Just to All of Her Citizens?”: The Afro-American Council’s Legal Work, 1898–1908

Susan D. Carle

in Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This chapter focuses on the National Afro-American Council's legal work and assesses its shortfalls and its contributions. It argues that the Afro-American Council's experiments with both test case ... More


A National Code of Medical Ethics

Robert Baker

in Before Bioethics: A History of American Medical Ethics from the Colonial Period to the Bioethics Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199774111
eISBN:
9780199369508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199774111.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter recounts the story of the creation of a national medical society and a national code of medical ethics. It highlights the role played by four key actors: Nathan Smith Davis (1817–1904), ... More


‘At eventide there will be light’: June 1906–March 19181

Maureen Wright

in Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy and the Victorian Feminist Movement: The Biography of an Insurgent Woman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081095
eISBN:
9781781700037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081095.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

Though Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy privately lamented the loss of her husband, she seldom reflected on their lives together in her correspondence after 1906. As always, she resolutely overcame ... More


Walt Kelly, Pragmatic Auteur

Kerry D. Soper

in We Go Pogo: Walt Kelly, Politics, and American Satire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032844
eISBN:
9781617032851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032844.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter begins with a review of the principle of auteurship and how it applies to comics in general and Kelly’s work specifically. It then explores how Kelly’s engagement with the craft and ... More


Adjusting the Lens: Documentaries

Marcel Chotkowski Lafollette

in Science on American Television: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226921990
eISBN:
9780226922010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922010.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the history of the science-related documentary programs in the United States. It explains that television documentaries offered exciting opportunities to accompany researchers ... More


‘Laughter – tears – curtain’: Topsy-Turvy

Tony Whitehead

in Mike Leigh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072369
eISBN:
9781781703298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072369.003.0038
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter illustrates that with the film Topsy-Turvy. Mike Leigh emerged from the closet, firmly declaring his long-standing delight in the comic operas of librettist William Schwenck Gilbert and ... More


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