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Human Groups and Genocide

Dr. David Nersessian

in Genocide and Political Groups

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199588909
eISBN:
9780191594557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588909.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter analyses whether political groups merit equal treatment to the four groups enumerated in the Genocide Convention. It first discusses what human ‘groups’ really are and the inherent ... More


Political Genocide and Customary International Law

Dr. David Nersessian

in Genocide and Political Groups

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199588909
eISBN:
9780191594557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588909.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter addresses the question of whether, as some suggest, political genocide is prohibited already by virtue of post-Convention developments in customary international law. It discusses the ... 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


Genocide and Political Groups

David L. Nersessian

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199588909
eISBN:
9780191594557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588909.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This book provides an examination of the crime of genocide in connection with political groups. It offers an empirical study of the current status of political groups under customary international ... More


The Role of Other International Crimes

Dr. David Nersessian

in Genocide and Political Groups

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199588909
eISBN:
9780191594557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588909.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter explores the relationship between genocide and other offences under international law, focusing on crimes against humanity (e.g., extermination, torture, and other forms of group ... More


The Way Forward: Rethinking the Crime of Crimes

Dr. David Nersessian

in Genocide and Political Groups

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199588909
eISBN:
9780191594557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588909.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter proposes an optional protocol to the 1948 Genocide Convention paired and an amendment to the ICC Statute to address political genocide. It considers several potential objections to ... More


Political Tolerance

Robert Rohrschneider

in Learning Democracy: Democratic and Economic Values in Unified Germany

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295174
eISBN:
9780191685088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295174.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the commitment of eastern and western Germans to the democratic creed by examining their willingness to extend democratic rights to unpopular political groups. It looks into the ... More


The Case for a Crime of Political Genocide

Dr. David Nersessian

in Genocide and Political Groups

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199588909
eISBN:
9780191594557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588909.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter discusses why political genocide should be proscribed as a separate international crime. It evaluates political genocide in light of the underlying theoretical justifications for ... More


Defining a Crime Without a Name

Dr. David Nersessian

in Genocide and Political Groups

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199588909
eISBN:
9780191594557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588909.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter details the rapid development of genocide from an academic concept to a substantive international crime. It provides a brief overview of the etymology of the term ‘genocide’ following ... More


Coalitional Effects on Reciprocal Fairness in the Ultimatum Game: A Case from the Ecuadorian Amazon

John Q. Patton

in Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small-Scale Societies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199262052
eISBN:
9780191601637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262055.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Data are reported from an Ultimatum Game played in the community of Conambo, in a remote corner of the Ecuadorian Amazon, in the summer of 1998. The Conambo comprise two ethnic/political groups (the ... More


The Lineaments of Politics

Matthew Cragoe

in Culture, Politics, and National Identity in Wales 1832-1886

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207542
eISBN:
9780191716737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207542.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the electoral system, which changed dramatically as the century progressed, transforming Britain from an oligarchy into something like a democracy in little ... More


The Quest for Statehood: Korean Immigrant Nationalism and U.S. Sovereignty, 1905-1945

Richard S. Kim

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195369991
eISBN:
9780199918263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369991.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Asian History

This book traces the development of Korean immigrant nationalism within the context of the Korean independence movement which sought to liberate Korea from Japanese colonial rule. Regarding Japanese ... More


Political Opinions, Observations, and Activities

BONNIE S. McDOUGALL

in Love-Letters and Privacy in Modern China: The Intimate Lives of Lu Xun and Xu Guangping

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256792
eISBN:
9780191698378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256792.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses Lu Xun and Xu Guangping's political beliefs, activities, and observations. Lu Xun's animus against colleagues such as Gu Jiegang appeared to have political overtones. It was ... More


The extreme right party family

Cas Mudde

in The Ideology of the Extreme Right

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719057939
eISBN:
9781781700082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719057939.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Studies of political parties have been based on a multiplicity of both scholarly and political theories, and have focused on a variety of internal and external aspects. There is a wide variety of ... More


The Organization of Empowerment

James I. Charlton

in Nothing About Us Without Us: Disability Oppression and Empowerment

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520207950
eISBN:
9780520925441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520207950.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Disability rights activists have made different choices over the years on how and what to organize. Many of these organizations started as a response to the simple need for survival, and their goals ... More


‘Amicitia’

Luciano Canfora and Julian Stringer (eds)

in Julius Caesar: The People's Dictator

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619368
eISBN:
9780748670734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619368.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The functioning of Roman public life depended on amicitia. The fulcrum of the political groups, amicitia also humanised and strengthened relations between representatives of different alignments. ... More


Prospects for Peace in Sri Lanka

G. H. Peiris

in Twilight of the Tigers: Peace Efforts and Power Struggles in Sri Lanka

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699456
eISBN:
9780199080229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699456.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter begins with a brief recapitulation of the conditions that prevailed in Sri Lanka in the period leading up to the peace efforts initiated in December 2001. It focuses on both the basic ... More


Indonesia: Moral Force Politics and the Struggle Against Authoritarianism

Edward Aspinall

in Student Activism in Asia: Between Protest and Powerlessness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679683
eISBN:
9781452948515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679683.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses moral force as the primary nature of student activism in Indonesia. Moral force implies that student activist movements are motivated solely by moral principles and ethics, ... 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


Centralizing the Political Jewish Voice in Post-Holocaust France: Discretion and Development

Samuel Ghiles-Meilhac

in Post-Holocaust France and the Jews, 1945-1955

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479835041
eISBN:
9781479814954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835041.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter details the creation of the Conseil représentatif des israélites de France (Representative Council of French Israelites, CRIF) in 1934–44, which resulted as a response to anti-Semitic ... More


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