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Multiculturalism in Germany: Rhetoric, scattered experiments, and future chances

Peter A. Kraus and Karen Schönwälder

in Multiculturalism and the Welfare State: Recognition and Redistribution in Contemporary Democracies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199289172
eISBN:
9780191711084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289172.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the historical factors that explain Germany's resistance to multiculturalism, which are partly rooted in the nature of the German welfare state and German labour relations. It ... More


Still a House Divided: Race and Politics in Obama's America

Desmond S. King and Rogers M. Smith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142630
eISBN:
9781400839766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142630.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Why have American policies failed to reduce the racial inequalities still pervasive throughout the nation? Has President Barack Obama defined new political approaches to race that might spur unity ... More


The Road to Leadership, 1802–1807

E. A. Smith

in Lord Grey 1764–1845

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201632
eISBN:
9780191674969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201632.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter focuses on the Whig's political alliance with the Grenvilles and Grey's political advancement. Grey's presence in the Cabinet of the new ministry, named the ‘Ministry of all the ... More


Alliances and Adversity

Kenneth Robert Janken

in The Wilmington Ten: Violence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624839
eISBN:
9781469624853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624839.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Following the guilty verdict in the trial of the Wilmington Ten, a broad based movement developed in North Carolina, the larger United States, and the world to overturn the convictions on appeal and ... More


Conclusions: The Fall of the House of Leofwine, 1066–1071

Stephen Baxter

in The Earls of Mercia: Lordship and Power in Late Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230983
eISBN:
9780191710940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230983.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter describes the events which led to the fall of the house of Leofwine. It also concludes the book's treatment of the power of earls by showing how Eadwine and Morcar were deprived of it ... More


The Great War and the Beginning of Emancipation

John Tolan, Gilles Veinstein, and Henry Laurens

in Europe and the Islamic World: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147055
eISBN:
9781400844753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147055.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter looks at the Muslim world and Europe during World War I. The mechanisms of the political alliances in Europe during the twentieth century, combined with national passions and the sense ... More


Islamic Banks: The Rise of a New Power Alliance of Wealth and Shari'a Scholarship

Monzer Kahf

in The Politics of Islamic Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618361
eISBN:
9780748653089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618361.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The Islamic banking in the Arab World had created a new political alliance that unexpectedly emerged out of the working relationships between the rich and wealthy on one hand and many shariah ... More


Propositions I: The Ceremonial Gift—Alliance and Recognition

Marcel Hénaff

in The Philosophers' Gift: Reexamining Reciprocity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823286478
eISBN:
9780823288922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286478.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the fundamental features of the ceremonial gift as well as its purpose. Marcel Mauss deserves credit for constituting the epistemological problem of the ritual gift based on the ... More


Sammlungspolitik in the Wilderness The KPD’s Extra-Parliamentary Campaigns

Patrick Major

in The Death of the KPD: Communism and Anti-Communism in West Germany, 1945-1956

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206934
eISBN:
9780191677397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206934.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses the efforts of the Kommunistische Partei Deutschlands (KPD) to establish political alliances outside parliament in West ... More


Free the Wilmington Ten at Once!

Kenneth Robert Janken

in The Wilmington Ten: Violence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624839
eISBN:
9781469624853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624839.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter and the previous one discuss the sophisticated multiyear campaign to free the Wilmington Ten carried out by religious and secular black nationalists, the Communist-affiliated National ... More


Until We Catch Up: The Struggle Continues

Sherie M. Randolph

in Florynce "Flo" Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623917
eISBN:
9781469625119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623917.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter concludes the book by briefly examining Flo Kennedy’s multifaceted political actions in the mid-to-late 1970s and the early 1980s. Specifically focusing on her organizing against racism, ... More


Unarmed Struggle

Thomas M. McKenna

in Muslim Rulers and Rebels: Everyday Politics and Armed Separatism in the Southern Philippines

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520210158
eISBN:
9780520919648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520210158.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the mostly unarmed struggle waged in Cotabato from 1980 until 1986 between the political alliances expressed spatially by the polar positions in Campo Muslim. It discusses the ... More


Political Ecology and Reconstituted ‘Hindu’ Marriage

Indrani Chatterjee

in Forgotten Friends: Monks, Marriages, and Memories of Northeast India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198089223
eISBN:
9780199082551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089223.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter tracks a network of marriages that tied together the Vaisnava-Buddhist households of Kuch Bihar, Tripura, Manipur, Burma, and Assam in the late eighteenth century. It shows the ... More


An Equal Interest in the Soil: Small-Scale Farming and the Work of Nationhood, 1866–1889

David A. Chang

in The Color of the Land: Race, Nation, and the Politics of Landownership in Oklahoma, 1832-1929

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833650
eISBN:
9781469604398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895764_chang.6
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter explores contending visions of Creek nationhood. It turns its sights to the small-scale farmers who made up the majority of the Creek Nation—a nation that included, in the wake of ... More


Europeans and the Interior World

Natale A. Zappia

in Traders and Raiders: The Indigenous World of the Colorado Basin, 1540-1859

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469615844
eISBN:
9781469619842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469615844.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter explores how trade and political alliances forged an interethnic Indian world ultimately leading to the dominance of a few key groups, including the powerful Quechan alliance along the ... More


Introduction

Matt Cole

in Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal Democrats: Unfinished Business

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082535
eISBN:
9781781702024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082535.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume, which is British politician Richard Wainwright and his role in the Liberal Party and the Liberal Democrats. Wainwright joined the Party ... More


The SDP/Liberal Alliance

Matt Cole

in Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal Democrats: Unfinished Business

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082535
eISBN:
9781781702024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082535.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter focuses on the political alliance of the Liberal Party (LP) with the Social Democratic Party (SDP). The launch of the SDP, led by Roy Jenkins, in March 1981 presented Liberals with a ... More


The Unsolved Contradictions of the Modernists

Bruno Amable

in Structural Crisis and Institutional Change in Modern Capitalism: French Capitalism in Transition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198787815
eISBN:
9780191829871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787815.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter exposes the changes that took place during the Hollande presidency. Hollande’s term marked the accomplishment of a long-term strategy of the right wing of the so-called ‘government ... More


“Support All Oppressed Peoples”

Diane C. Fujino

in Samurai among Panthers: Richard Aoki on Race, Resistance, and a Paradoxical Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677863
eISBN:
9781452947839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677863.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter focuses on the birth of the Asian American Political Alliance (AAPA), one of the most important Asian American political groups of the sixties. AAPA’s coining of the term “Asian ... More


Emancipators’ Dilemmas: Democratic Leadership and the Politics of Equal Rights

Rogers M. Smith

in Good Democratic Leadership: On Prudence and Judgment in Modern Democracies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199683840
eISBN:
9780191763397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683840.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 7 discusses the effectiveness or otherwise of historical leadership attempts to promote a progressive agenda in American politics. It specifically focuses on the informal alliance between ... More


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