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European Defence Policy: Beyond the Nation State

Frédéric Mérand

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533244
eISBN:
9780191714474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533244.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

This book explains the creation of the European Union's Security and Defense Policy—to this day the most ambitious project of peacetime military integration. Whether hailed as a vital step in the ... More


British Sociology Seen from Without and Within

A H Halsey and W G Runciman (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263426
eISBN:
9780191734298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263426.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

These eleven chapters look at sociology in Britain from a number of intriguing perspectives. How important is it for British sociologists to be aware of the historical development of their subject in ... More


Trust and Democratic Transition in Post-Communist Europe

Ivana Markova (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263136
eISBN:
9780191734922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263136.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The ten chapters in this book are concerned with theoretical and empirical analyses of trust and distrust in post-Communist Europe after the collapse of the Soviet bloc in 1989. The contributors come ... More


Neither Jew Nor Gentile: Exploring Issues of Racial Diversity on Protestant College Campuses

Yancey George Allan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199735433
eISBN:
9780199866267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735433.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the racial climate on Protestant colleges and universities. It examines why these institutions succeed or fail to attract students of color and why students of color who attend ... More


A View from Europe

Colin Crouch (ed.)

in British Sociology Seen from Without and Within

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263426
eISBN:
9780191734298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263426.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The history of sociology can be likened to the history of the Habsburg Empire, which claimed to have legitimate sovereignty over the whole of Europe but eventually became a discontented jumble of ... More


Durkheim

Gianfranco Poggi

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198780878
eISBN:
9780191695391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198780878.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book presents an account of Emile Durkheim's work, focusing on a reassessment of his central ideas and arguments. Durkheim can undoubtedly be considered one of the most significant social ... More


Celebrated Sociologists

A. H. Halsey

in A History of Sociology in Britain: Science, Literature, and Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266609
eISBN:
9780191601019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266603.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Who among their British and foreign colleagues are held by the professors of sociology in Britain in the highest esteem either as teachers (‘mentors’) or the most notable contributors (‘models’) to ... More


Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Geetha B. Nambissan and Srinivasa Rao (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This volume examines the history and research on the sociology of education (SoE) in India. It analyses the influence of culture, identities, structural inequalities, and poverty on education, and ... More


The Management of Innovation

Tom Burns and G. M. Stalker

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288787
eISBN:
9780191684630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288787.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Organization Studies

First published in 1961, this book is a very influential book on organization theory and industrial sociology. The central theme of the book is the relationship between an organization and its ... More


Believing in Belonging: Belief and Social Identity in the Modern World

Abby Day

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199577873
eISBN:
9780191731143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577873.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The book draws on empirical research exploring mainstream religious belief and identity in Euro-American countries. Starting from a qualitative study based in northern England, and then broadening ... More


Alternative Explanations of Corporate Governance: A Critique of the Literature

Roger M. Barker

in Corporate Governance, Competition, and Political Parties: Explaining Corporate Governance Change in Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576814
eISBN:
9780191722509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576814.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The proposed hypothesis of European corporate governance change is contrasted with existing explanations of corporate governance from a range of academic disciplines. It is argued that, although the ... More


Conditional Spaces: Hong Kong Lesbian Desires and Everyday Life

Denise Tse-Shang Tang

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083015
eISBN:
9789882209855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083015.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Dense living conditions in Hong Kong do not provide much privacy for lesbians and other sexual minorities living with their families. As a result, lesbians often locate alternative spaces to develop ... More


A History of Sociology in Britain: Science, Literature, and Society

A. H. Halsey

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266609
eISBN:
9780191601019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266603.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Literary claims to ownership of the third culture of sociology are considered and the rise of scientific method traced. The institutional history is summarized from the establishment of a chair of ... More


British Post-war Sociologists

A. H. Halsey

in A History of Sociology in Britain: Science, Literature, and Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266609
eISBN:
9780191601019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266603.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

A dozen sociologists attended LSE in the aftermath of the Second World War. They were the first generation of professional sociologist in Britain. This chapter offers an account of their origins, the ... More


Revolt 1968–75

A. H. Halsey

in A History of Sociology in Britain: Science, Literature, and Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266609
eISBN:
9780191601019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266603.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Between the Robbinsian expansion of the 1960s and the restrictions of the 1980s there was, among other social dramas, a period of student rebellion, imported largely from California and France. ... More


Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity: Journeys between Cultures

Charles Forsdick

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160144
eISBN:
9780191673795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160144.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

From his premature death in 1919 until the final decades of the twentieth century, the French traveller, author, and naval doctor Victor Segalen remained relatively ... More


Teaching Ritual

Catherine Bell (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195176452
eISBN:
9780199785308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176452.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Many teachers share an interest in bringing a better appreciation of ritual into their religious studies classes, but are uncertain how to do it. Religious studies faculty know how to teach texts, ... More


Ernst Troeltsch and Liberal Theology: Religion and Cultural Synthesis in Wilhelmine Germany

Mark Chapman

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246427
eISBN:
9780191697593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246427.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This book discusses the ethical implications of German liberal theology in the early years of the 20th century. It seeks to understand a much neglected period on its own terms. The leading figure, ... More


Introducing the Old Testament

R. J. Coggins

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192132543
eISBN:
9780191670053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192132543.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Study of the Old Testament has long been dominated by what is sometimes called the ‘historical-critical method’: careful analysis of individual books in order to discover their component sources, ... More


Pierre Bourdieu, a Theoretician of Change? The View from Régulation Theory

Robert Boyer

in The Institutions of the Market: Organizations, Social Systems, and Governance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199231423
eISBN:
9780191710865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231423.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter examines the relationship between regulation theory and Bourdieu's sociology. Bourdieu's detractors have often taken the titles of his works at face value. While these titles may ... More


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