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What Creed in Europe?

Carl-Ulrik Schierup

in Migration, Citizenship, and the European Welfare State: A European Dilemma

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780198280521
eISBN:
9780191603730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280521.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This concluding chapter reviews the overall predicaments of the European dilemma as the EU faces the dual challenge of national-ethnic diversity and social crisis. It focuses on the issues of ... More


Continuities, Changes, and the Vulnerability of Party

Peter Mair

in Party System Change: Approaches and Interpretations

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295495
eISBN:
9780191599804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295499.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This is the first of three chapters on persistence and change in political parties. Its theme is continuities, changes, and the vulnerability of the party in western Europe, and the aim is to ... More


Electoral Markets and Stable States

Peter Mair

in Party System Change: Approaches and Interpretations

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295495
eISBN:
9780191599804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295499.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This is the first of three chapters on political party systems and structures of competition, and looks at electoral markets in Europe. It begins by clarifying the term ‘electoral markets’ in the ... More


European Citizenship: The Relevance of the American Model

Denis Lacorne

in The Federal Vision: Legitimacy and Levels of Governance in the United States and the European Union

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245000
eISBN:
9780191599996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245002.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Draws an analogy between the threats posed by social heterogeneity in the USA and the threats posed by differing national allegiances in the EU. The author reminds USA that core political identities ... More


“Al Gore's our guy”: Linguistically Constructing a Family Political Identity

Deborah Tannen, Shari Kendall, and Cynthia Gordon

in Family Talk: Discourse and Identity in Four American Families

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313895
eISBN:
9780199871940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313895.003.0000
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Researchers have suggested that family discourse can work toward socializing children into the political beliefs of their parents, thereby “reproducing” political values and behaviors across ... More


Hamlet in the Daily Discourse of Arab Identity

Margaret Litvin

in Hamlet's Arab Journey: Shakespeare's Prince and Nasser's Ghost

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137803
eISBN:
9781400840106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137803.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores Hamlet's meaning in today's Arabic political vocabulary. Hamlet has been invoked in reference to nearly every major and minor political crisis touching the Arab world in the ... More


On Global Order: Power, Values, and the Constitution of International Society

Andrew Hurrell

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233106
eISBN:
9780191716287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233106.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book provides an introduction to the analysis of global political order — how patterns of governance and institutionalization in world politics have already changed; what the most important ... More


Political Identity, Culture, and Participation

Lam Wai-man

in Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139477
eISBN:
9789882208681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139477.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter traces the development of specific features of the political identity, culture, and participation in Hong Kong. It highlights the conflicting readings on these areas offered by scholars ... More


The Social Question and the Problem of History after Empire

Uday Singh Mehta

in Lineages of Empire: The Historical Roots of British Imperial Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264393
eISBN:
9780191734571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264393.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Decolonization of the European empires in the twentieth century was spurred by the colonized based on two purposes: the desire for independence, and the desire to build a sovereign political ... More


Gender and Political Identities in Scotland, 1919-1939

Annmarie Hughes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639816
eISBN:
9780748653522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639816.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book offers a unique contribution to gender and Scottish history breaking new ground on several fronts: there is no history of inter-war women in Scotland, very little labour or popular ... More


Introduction: Rereading Whig poetry

Abigail Williams

in Poetry and the Creation of a Whig Literary Culture 1681-1714

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199255207
eISBN:
9780191719837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255207.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The argument of this book turns on the paradox that the political victors of the 18th century have been its literary losers. This chapter begins by questioning the discrepancy between the modern ... More


Growing Up and Away: Narratives of Indian Childhoods Memory, History, Identity

Vijayalakshmi Balakrishnan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071266
eISBN:
9780199080779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071266.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book aims to expand our understanding of the role of institutions, norms, and key players in shaping the evolution of child rights in India. It traces the evolution of the child rights discourse ... More


But Still It Does Not Move: Functional and Identity-Based Determinants of European Identity 1

Pierangelo Isernia, Irena Fiket, Fabio Serricchio, and Bettina Westle

in Citizens and the European Polity: Mass Attitudes Towards the European and National Polities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199602339
eISBN:
9780199949908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602339.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses three set of issues related to European identity. It first reviews the existing theoretical and empirical literature on European identity, organizing it around two major ... More


Identities

David Howell

in MacDonald's Party: Labour Identities and Crisis 1922-1931

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198203049
eISBN:
9780191719530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203049.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In March 1923, Philip Snowden rose in the Commons to propose a motion whose terms demonstrated that, in the complex political arguments and alignments of the 1920s in Britain, socialism and the ... More


Emotions and Political Identity: Mobilizing Affection for the Polity

Mabel Berezin

in Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226303987
eISBN:
9780226304007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304007.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The collapse of postwar political arrangements in Eastern, and to some extent Western, Europe, the former Soviet Union, Africa, and Asia in the past decade has re-mapped geopolitical space and ... More


Introduction

Nadia E. Brown

in Sisters in the Statehouse: Black Women and Legislative Decision Making

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199352432
eISBN:
9780199352456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199352432.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The introduction situates representational identity theory and my conceptualization of a Black political identity in preparation for theorizing Black women’s political behavior. It proposes that ... More


Representation for Whom?

Nadia E. Brown

in Sisters in the Statehouse: Black Women and Legislative Decision Making

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199352432
eISBN:
9780199352456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199352432.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 5 examines how Black women state legislators employ forms of Black political identity when representing their constituents, specifically when it comes to groups that are constructed as ... More


The Wanderer

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/9780691161051.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the centrality of wandering to the experience of being Greek. From earliest times, the Greeks were in restless movement, propelled from their familiar habitat either by human ... More


Germany and the Questione della Lingua

PATRICK STEVENSON

in Language and German Disunity: A Sociolinguistic History of East and West in Germany, 1945-2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299707
eISBN:
9780191708053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299707.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter begins by establishing the historicity of the contentious relationship between language and social and political identities in Germany by taking the debates on language in the first half ... More


The Mountain as Living Environment

Bernard Debarbieux, Gilles Rudaz, and Martin F. Price

in The Mountain: A Political History from the Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226031118
eISBN:
9780226031255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031255.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Another set of policies adopted an alternative conception of the mountain mobilizing a specific kind of knowledge and practice. In several cases, in fact, without neglecting the national interest ... More


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