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From a Theory of Relative Economic Deprivation Towards a Theory of Relative Political Deprivation

Walker Connor

in Minority Nationalism and the Changing International Order

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242146
eISBN:
9780191599651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242143.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Attempts to correct a common tendency to exaggerate the impact of economic factors upon ethno‐national conflict, which stems from a theory of ‘relative economic deprivation’ holding that ... More


On Principles

Lea Ypi

in Global Justice and Avant-Garde Political Agency

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199593873
eISBN:
9780191731426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593873.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the causal link between absolute deprivation and relative deprivation and defends the role of this link in asserting an account of global egalitarianism focused on the ... More


Theories and Models of Turnout

Harold D. Clarke, David Sanders, Marianne C. Stewart, and Paul Whiteley

in Political Choice in Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199244881
eISBN:
9780191601521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924488X.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Uses confirmatory factor analysis to locate electoral participation in a broader matrix of political activities, and presents alternative theoretical models that might be used to explain the decline ... More


On the Welfarist Rationale for Relative Poverty Lines *

Martin Ravallion

in Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honor of Amartya Sen: Volume I: Ethics, Welfare, and Measurement

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239115
eISBN:
9780191716935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239115.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews the theory and evidence supporting a relativist approach to poverty measurement. It identifies various sources of welfare interdependence, including the idea of ‘relative ... More


Assessing the contribution of relative deprivation to income differences in health

Monica Åberg Yngwe and Olle Lundberg

in Health inequalities and welfare resources: Continuity and change in Sweden

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347589
eISBN:
9781447302483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347589.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter addresses relative deprivation as a possible mechanism behind the income-health relationship on the individual level. It explains that the analyses review the literature and suggest two ... More


Global Egalitarianism

Lea Ypi

in Global Justice and Avant-Garde Political Agency

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199593873
eISBN:
9780191731426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593873.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the controversy between statists and cosmopolitans with regard to the principles of global justice. It shows how on issues of principle both tend to condemn the consequences ... More


Measuring child poverty and deprivation

David Gordon and Shailen Nandy

in Global Child Poverty and Well-being: Measurement, Concepts, Policy and Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847424822
eISBN:
9781447307235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424822.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The chapter describes how relative deprivation theory can be used to produce valid and reliable estimates of the extent and nature of child poverty both within and between countries. A worked example ... More


Somalia: The Struggle for Resources  

JUHA AUVINEN and TIMO KIVIMäKI

in War, Hunger, and Displacement: Volume 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297406
eISBN:
9780191685330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297406.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Somalia is experiencing a truly complex humanitarian emergency, not only because its people are suffering from war, displacement, hunger, and disease, but also because these factors are complex in ... More


Integration, Social Dynamics, and Strategic Vulnerability

Gurudas Das

in Security and Development in India's Northeast

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198079781
eISBN:
9780199081738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198079781.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The chapter focuses on the political dynamics that emerged out of the efforts of the Indian state to integrate the tribal communities inhabiting the northeastern fringe, and the efforts of the ethnic ... More


Liberation from Monogamous Missionary Sex

Eric Anderson

in The Monogamy Gap: Men, Love, and the Reality of Cheating

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199777921
eISBN:
9780199919062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777921.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explicates all of the research which proves that sexual frequency declines as a couple ages. It shows that this is related to relationship duration and not just a result of the natural ... More


Poverty, Livelihoods, and Violent Conflict

Julie Litchfieldxs

in A Micro-Level Perspective on the Dynamics of Conflict, Violence, and Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199664597
eISBN:
9780191749254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664597.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

There is much debate in the literature about the roles of poverty and inequality as both drivers and consequences of conflict, yet only recently has this literature adopted a micro perspective, ... More


Partisanship

Anthony F. Heath, Stephen D. Fisher, Gemma Rosenblatt, David Sanders, and Maria Sobolewska

in The Political Integration of Ethnic Minorities in Britain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199656639
eISBN:
9780191765247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656639.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In striking contrast to results from some other countries such as the USA, Britain’s ethnic minorities are just as likely as their white British fellow-citizens to identify with a political ... More


Perceiving Unfairness

Kees Van Den Bos

in Why People Radicalize

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190657345
eISBN:
9780190657376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190657345.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 4 describes the core factor in the radicalization process on which this book focuses, namely how people use judgments of unfairness to fuel radical beliefs, extremist behaviors, and ... More


Some Dynamics of Cognition, Judgment, and Bias

Neil J. Smelser and John S. Reed

in Usable Social Science

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273566
eISBN:
9780520954144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273566.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Based mainly but not exclusively on social-psychological research, this chapter summarizes cognitive processes—especially their limitations—and decision making. Topics covered are categorization, ... More


Freedom and the Inescapable Future

Mark Currie

in The Unexpected: Narrative Temporality and the Philosophy of Surprise

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780748676293
eISBN:
9780748684465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676293.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Kazuo Ishiguro's novel Never Let Me Go involves a termporal experiment concerned with reconciling an unexpected revelation with the themes of freedom and fate. This chapter shows that the control of ... More


Deconstructing Intergroup Insult

Karina V. Korostelina

in Political Insults: How Offenses Escalate Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199372812
eISBN:
9780199372836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372812.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 1 presents the theoretical foundation of the analysis of intergroup insult, including its main features, types, forms, and specific dynamics and creates a conceptual framework for the ... More


Impacts of Subsidized Hybrid Seed on Indicators of Economic Well-Being among Smallholder Maize-Growers in Zambia

Nicole M. Mason and Melinda Smale

in Poverty Reduction in the Course of African Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198797692
eISBN:
9780191839054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198797692.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

We test the hypotheses that subsidies for hybrid maize seed change maize production, total household income, the severity of poverty, and relative deprivation among smallholder maize-growers in ... More


Relative deprivation in China

Xi Chen

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199678204
eISBN:
9780191788635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678204.003.0067
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines key measures of relative deprivation (RD) and empirical findings in China. It also discusses some of the most pressing policy issues with regard to RD. RD, also known as ... More


Why Does Intergenerational Social Mobility Matter?

W. G. Runciman

in Very Different, But Much the Same: The Evolution of English Society Since 1714

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198712428
eISBN:
9780191780776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712428.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The movement of individuals between roles located higher or lower in social space, although not systematically studied by sociologists until the mid-twentieth century, was as much a topic of interest ... More


The transition towards the Jasmine Revolution in Tunisia:: The Arab Spring realised?

Sonia L. Alianak

in The Transition Towards Revolution and Reform: The Arab Spring Realised?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748692712
eISBN:
9781474406079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692712.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter introduces the start of the Arab Spring uprisings in Tunisia where people power demonstrations led President Ben Ali to flee the country when the military did not back him in 2011. Ben ... More


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