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Decentralization: Fueling the Fire or Dampening the Flames of Intrastate Conflict?

Dawn Brancati

in Peace by Design: Managing Intrastate Conflict through Decentralization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549009
eISBN:
9780191720307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549009.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter elaborates on the argument regarding how the effect of decentralization on intrastate conflict hinges on regional parties. Brancati argues that the negative effects typically associated ... More


Spain

Dawn Brancati

in Peace by Design: Managing Intrastate Conflict through Decentralization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549009
eISBN:
9780191720307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549009.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents the case study of Spain (1976–present). Spain is widely respected as a successful case of decentralization, which has not only avoided conflict among the country's major ethnic ... More


The Reinvention of Spain: Nation and Identity since Democracy

Sebastian Balfour and Alejandro Quiroga

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199206674
eISBN:
9780191709791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206674.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Unravelling the debate about the Spanish nation and its identity in the new democracy, this book looks at the issue as both a historical debate and a contemporary political problem, made particularly ... More


Globalization in One Country: East Germany Between Moral Economy and Political Economy

Jeffrey Kopstein

in The Politics of Labor in a Global Age: Continuity and Change in Late-Industrializing and Post-Socialist Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241149
eISBN:
9780191598920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241147.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Examines one effect of globalization on labour in the case of unified Germany: the rise of a new particularism. A number of scholars have started to speak of the new divide between eastern and ... More


England the Nation: Language, Literature, and National Identity, 1290-1340

Thorlac Turville-Petre

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122791
eISBN:
9780191671548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122791.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book pays attention to the earlier fourteenth century in England as a literary period in its own right. It surveys the wide range of writings by the generation before Geoffrey Chaucer, and ... More


The Lombard League, 1167–1225

Gianluca Raccagni

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264713
eISBN:
9780191734847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264713.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The Lombard League was an association created by the city republics of northern Italy in the 12th century in order to defend their autonomy and that of the papacy in a struggle against the German ... More


Introduction: Networks and History

Irad Malkin

in A Small Greek World: Networks in the Ancient Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199734818
eISBN:
9780199918553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734818.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter provides the background to applying “network” as a heuristic concept to historical interpretation. Greek colonization dotted the coasts of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea with ... More


Political institutions, public and elite opinions in Wales and Brittany

Alistair Cole

in Beyond Devolution and Decentralisation: Building Regional Capacity in Wales and Brittany

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070921
eISBN:
9781781701362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070921.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter presents findings from opinion surveys commissioned in Wales and Brittany in June 2001 in order to engage in deductive quantitative analysis. Defining support for regional political ... More


Sicily and the Greeks: Apollo Archêgetês and the Sikeliote Network

Irad Malkin

in A Small Greek World: Networks in the Ancient Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199734818
eISBN:
9780199918553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734818.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, European History: BCE to 500CE

In contrast to Rhodes and its back-ripple effect, setting out from different origins, Greeks (Dorians and Ionians from different places) converged on Sicily, where they developed a “positive” ... More


Introduction

Tom Scott

in Regional Identity and Economic Change: The Upper Rhine 1450-1600

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206446
eISBN:
9780191677120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206446.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

Much of the force of contemporary regionalism in Europe derives from its critique of a hegemonic political culture which characterizes states without a devolved structure of power. There is now a ... More


Conclusion

Ian Breward

in A History of the Churches in Australasia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263562
eISBN:
9780191600418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263562.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Roman Catholicism emerged as the largest denomination in the region, while Protestant dominance was seriously weakened by a variety of factors. The 1960s and 1970s were a time of significant ... More


Conclusion: The Production of Region and the Romance with Whiteness

Emily Satterwhite

in Dear Appalachia: Readers, Identity, and Popular Fiction since 1878

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813130101
eISBN:
9780813135854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130101.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This final chapter speculates that Appalachia may be commodified in ways that have the potential to undermine the region as a tool to critique dominant assumptions. The first section, “The Production ... More


The Fracturing of a Regional Identity

Tom Scott

in Regional Identity and Economic Change: The Upper Rhine 1450-1600

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206446
eISBN:
9780191677120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206446.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

From 1300 onwards the shifting balance of political and military fortunes on the Upper Rhine had fostered the growth of regional solidarity. The requirements of public peace on the western frontiers ... More


State Patronage in Norway and the U.S.: With Fredrik Engelstad1

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/9780226309262.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter shows that literary regionalism flourishes only where there are both regional collective identity and institutional support. It attempts to sort out the claims of the experiential and ... More


Regional Identity and Economic Change: The Upper Rhine 1450-1600

Tom Scott

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206446
eISBN:
9780191677120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206446.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

The current debate about the best methods of European organization — central or regional — is influenced by an awareness of regional identity, which offers an alternative to the rigidities of ... More


The Tensions of Class and Region

Hester Barron

in The 1926 Miners' Lockout: Meanings of Community in the Durham Coalfield

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199575046
eISBN:
9780191722196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575046.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the boundaries of region and social class that defined the identity of the Durham miner in the 1920s, and how this affected the positions adopted and choices made in 1926. It ... More


Introduction to the Regional Ethnography of Morelos and the Huasteca

Claudio Lomnitz-Adler

in Exits from the Labyrinth: Culture and Ideology in the Mexican National Space

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077881
eISBN:
9780520912472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077881.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides a description and an analysis of culture and cultural interaction in Morelos and the Huasteca. The regional ethnography of these two regions is specifically covered. It then ... More


Bipolar Identity: Region, Nation and the Kannada Language Film

M.K. Raghavendra

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071587
eISBN:
9780199080793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071587.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The first comprehensive inquiry into the origin and growth of regional language cinema in India, this book traces the development of Kannada cinema from the 1940s to the new millennium. Focusing on ... More


Sicilian Identity in the Hellenistic and Roman Periods: Epigraphic Considerations

Jonathan R. W. Prag

in Epigraphical Approaches to the Post-classical Polis: Fourth Century BC to Second Century AD

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199652143
eISBN:
9780191745935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652143.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter starts from an Attic funerary stele recording one Sōtērēs Sikeliōtis, and the issues this text raises about regional identities. The investigation of the nature and significance of ... More


Geographies of Cubanidad: Place, Race, and Musical Performance in Contemporary Cuba

Rebecca M. Bodenheimer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781628462395
eISBN:
9781626746886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462395.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Derived from the nationalist writings of José Martí, the concept of Cubanidad (Cubanness) has always imagined a unified hybrid nation where racial difference is nonexistent and nationality trumps all ... More


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