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Three Cases

Axel Hadenius

in Institutions and Democratic Citizenship

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246663
eISBN:
9780191599392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246661.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Analyses democratic development in Africa, Latin America, and India, from the point of view of socioeconomic and institutional conditions. In this comparison, India comes out as a special case. ... More


The Effects of Rural Demographics and Labor on Households' Land

Stephen K. Wegren

in Land Reform in Russia: Institutional Design and Behavioral Responses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300150971
eISBN:
9780300156409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300150971.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the relationship among socioeconomic conditions, rural demographics, and household responses to land reform (land holdings and land expansion). It considers the way responses to ... More


Nordic men on parental leave: can the welfare state change gender relations?

Johanna Lammi-Taskula

in Politicising parenthood in Scandinavia: Gender relations in welfare states

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346452
eISBN:
9781447303015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346452.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter addresses the question: what is the likelihood of changing gender relations with the help of welfare policies such as parental leave? The chapter is concerned with the politicising of ... More


Conclusions

Catherine Hezser

in Jewish Slavery in Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199280865
eISBN:
9780191712852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280865.003.0019
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This book investigates ancient Jewish slavery in the context of slavery in Graeco-Roman society to determine whether and in what regard Jews differed from Romans and early Christians in their ... More


The Sources of Slaves

Catherine Hezser

in Jewish Slavery in Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199280865
eISBN:
9780191712852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280865.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The main source of slaves in antiquity was the enslavement of war captives, which accompanied conquest of foreign territories in the course of imperialist policies. Other forms of enslavement such as ... More


Conclusion

Susan Dewey and Tonia St. Germain

in Women of the Street: How the Criminal Justice-Social Services Alliance Fails Women in Prostitution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479854493
eISBN:
9781479887910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479854493.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Our conclusion questions the utility of an alliance between criminal justice and social services professionals that remains dominated by punitive criminal justice paradigms. The alliance’s ... More


Gender Issues in Rural Egypt

Samiha El Katsha

in Gender, Behavior, and Health: Schistosomiasis Transmission and Control in Rural Egypt

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774247286
eISBN:
9781617970245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774247286.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The links between gender and health are played out in the Egyptian setting against a background of rapid political, social, and economic change. The Revolution of 1952 promised a better life for all ... More


Mississippi in 1965: The Struggle for the Right to Vote

Frank R. Parker

in Black Votes Count: Political Empowerment in Mississippi After 1965

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807842744
eISBN:
9781469603315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869697_parker.6
Subject:
History, African-American History

Prior to the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, racial discrimination in the electoral process had played a critical part in discrimination in the southern states. Blacks in the state of ... More


The African Presence in Yucatan: Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Pilar Zabala

in Natives, Europeans, and Africans in Colonial Campeche: History and Archaeology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034928
eISBN:
9780813039626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034928.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the African roots of the Yucatan and provides fresh insights into the origins, arrival, and integration of Afro Caribs during the colonial period and into the evolving roles ... More


Introduction

Edward A. Sayre and Tarik M. Yousef

in Young Generation Awakening: Economics, Society, and Policy on the Eve of the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190224615
eISBN:
9780190224622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190224615.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter introduces the salient arguments that are found throughout the book and describes the interconnections between demography, economics, and policy that help one to understand the dynamics ... More


Reproductive Strategies in Female Postgenerative Life

Johannes Johow, Eckart Voland, and Kai P. Willführ

in Evolution's Empress: Darwinian Perspectives on the Nature of Women

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199892747
eISBN:
9780199332786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892747.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Women’s postgenerative longevity represents one of the major puzzles in Darwinian theory. This chapter argues that cooperative breeding fits well as an evolutionary explanation for increased ... More


Hip Hop “Speaks” French: Droit de citer

Felicia McCarren

in French Moves: The Cultural Politics of le hip hop

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199939954
eISBN:
9780199347353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939954.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Hip hop is a “Francophone” dance performed by minority dancers linked to an international post-colonial francophonie. In its French version, le hip hop has used the African-American experience at the ... More


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