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Social and Economic Issues in the Development of Steppe Scythia

N. A. GAVRILYUK

in Classical Olbia and the Scythian World: From the Sixth Century BC to the Second Century AD

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264041
eISBN:
9780191734311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264041.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Studies of the social and economic issues of the early societies emerged from the encounter of archaeology with other disciplines which are concerned with the sociological aspects of traditional ... More


Rethinking Religion and World Affairs

Timothy Samuel Shah, Alfred Stepan, and Monica Duffy Toft (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827978
eISBN:
9780199933020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827978.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In recent years, the importance of religion in the study and conduct of international affairs has come precipitously into view. This book seeks both to interrogate the problematic neglect of religion ... More


Kenya: Economic Decline and Ethnic Politics  

JENI KLUGMAN

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/9780198297406.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Kenya has been known for its absence of violent conflicts, and this can be attributed to its independence – both certainly and absolutely – from its neighbouring countries. Kenya did not experience a ... More


Memories of Underdevelopment: What Has Marxism Done for Medieval History, and What Can It Still Do?

Chris Wickham

in Marxist History-writing for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264034
eISBN:
9780191734601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264034.003.0003
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter examines the medieval history of Europe within the context of Marxism, discussing the changes in class conflicts and their role in determining the socio-economic developments of European ... More


The new knowledge-based economy

Graham Room

in The European challenge: Innovation, policy learning and social cohesion in the new knowledge economy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347398
eISBN:
9781447303787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347398.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses the role of the new information technologies as a general purpose technology pervading all areas of production, distribution, consumption, and governance. It notes that the ... More


Benchmarking and governance

Graham Room

in The European challenge: Innovation, policy learning and social cohesion in the new knowledge economy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347398
eISBN:
9781447303787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347398.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter focuses on the role of benchmarking in relation to governance. It notes that if benchmarking of the new knowledge-based economy and policy learning are to be ‘intelligent’, they must ... More


Indian Muslims and the Politics of Affirmative Action

Maidul Islam

in Indian Muslim(s) After Liberalization

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199489916
eISBN:
9780199097197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489916.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Chapter 3 assesses the underlying political logic of community-based affirmative action and reservation that is promoted as the new ameliorative policy, addressing the deprivation of Indian Muslims ... More


Locating Mecca: Religious and Political Discord in the Javanese Community in Pre-Independence Suriname

Rosemarijn Hoefte

in Islam and the Americas

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060132
eISBN:
9780813050584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060132.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Hoefte focuses on the religious and political schisms in the Javanese Muslim community in Suriname in the 1940s and 1950s. Though the overwhelming majority of Javanese were Muslim at this time, ... More


How the Body Speaks

Veena Das

in Affliction: Health, Disease, Poverty

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823261802
eISBN:
9780823268917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261802.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the ways in which illness is made knowable in the course of clinical and social transactions by focusing on one of the neighborhoods in East Delhi, Bhagwanpur Kheda. More ... More


The Higher Civil Service since Independence

S.R. Maheshwari

in Public Administration in India: The Higher Civil Service

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195683769
eISBN:
9780199080373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195683769.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the structure and evolution of higher civil service in India since independence. With the exit of the British from India in 1947, the highly restricted objectives of governance ... More


Public Opinion towards Integrative Policies

Christian Albrekt Larsen

in The Rise and Fall of Social Cohesion: The Construction and De-construction of Social Trust in the US, UK, Sweden and Denmark

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199681846
eISBN:
9780191761683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681846.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter argues that the stability of the current high-trust and low-trust environment is dependent on the policies in place. Thus – if the electorates could be persuaded – one could imagine that ... More


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