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Making Sense of the EMU Negotiations

Kenneth Dyson and Kevin Featherstone

in The Road To Maastricht: Negotiating Economic and Monetary Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296386
eISBN:
9780191599125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829638X.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The EMU negotiations are identified as a ‘core executive’ activity and analysed in terms of their structural, strategic, and cognitive dimensions. EMU was a prestructured negotiating process, shaped ... More


An Introduction to the Faith‐Based Initiatives

Rebecca Sager

in Faith, Politics, and Power: The Politics of Faith-Based Initiatives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391763
eISBN:
9780199866304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391763.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

While most research has focused on federal faith‐based initiatives, what has gone largely unnoticed has been how extensive state faith‐based initiatives have become. State faith‐based initiatives are ... More


Symbolic Politics: The Neapolitan Renaissance and the Politics of the New Neapolitan Cinema

Alex Marlow-Mann

in New Neapolitan Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640669
eISBN:
9780748651214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640669.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Following the crisis of Italy's party system precipitated by the tangentopoli scandals of the late 1980s, proposals were made for electoral reforms to move away from a party system based on ... More


Symbolism Over Substance?: Symbols, Space, and Power

Hugo Gorringe

in Panthers in Parliament: Dalits, Caste, and Political Power in South India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199468157
eISBN:
9780199088829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468157.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

One of the key criticisms of Dalit politics across India is that it is too focused on a politics of symbols and identity rather than issues like redistribution. Ambedkar images and statues—or his ... More


Dalit Social Mobilization and Bloc Voting

Amit Ahuja

in Mobilizing the Marginalized: Ethnic Parties without Ethnic Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190916428
eISBN:
9780190916466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916428.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The availability of ethnic blocs is a prerequisite for the success of an ethnic party. This chapter illustrates how Dalits’ historical social mobilization weakens bloc voting. Dalit social movements ... More


A Commercial for Neoliberal Social Policy

Douglas Hartmann

in Midnight Basketball: Race, Sports, and Neoliberal Social Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226374840
eISBN:
9780226375038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226375038.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Chapter 4 puts the early history of midnight basketball in a broader and more explicit political context. Specifically, it argues that these sport-based programs functioned in the media and were used ... More


Introduction

Holger Nehring

in Politics of Security: British and West German Protest Movements and the Early Cold War, 1945-1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681228
eISBN:
9780191761188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681228.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

The Introduction develops the rationale for this book. It highlights the use of sociological conceptions of activism and protest to make sense of how activists campaigned. It stresses the role of ... More


 Vaudeville Revivalism: Billy Sunday, 1916–1917

Margaret Lamberts Bendroth

in Fundamentalists in the City: Conflict and Division in Boston's Churches, 1885-1950

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195173901
eISBN:
9780199835577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195173902.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Evangelist Billy Sunday’s arrival in Boston demonstrated both the ephemeral nature of urban revivals and their complex role in constructing fundamentalist resistance. Dubbed the “Vaudeville ... More


When Is China? (2): Producing and Consuming National Humiliation Days

William A. Callahan

in China: The Pessoptimist Nation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199549955
eISBN:
9780191720314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549955.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Asks the question “When is China?” to show how Chinese people produce and consume national identity on special days like National Humiliation Day. Comparing the differing practices of the holiday as ... More


Demonstrating Security

Holger Nehring

in Politics of Security: British and West German Protest Movements and the Early Cold War, 1945-1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681228
eISBN:
9780191761188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681228.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

This chapter provides a thick description of the symbolic politics and activist experiences at the annual Aldermaston and Easter Marches as well as other protest events. It was primarily on the ... More


Republicans, Prosecutors, and the Carceral Ethos, 1995–2008

Heather Schoenfeld

in Building the Prison State: Race and the Politics of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226520964
eISBN:
9780226521152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226521152.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter describes the punitive political consensus, or “carceral ethos,” that had developed by the mid-1990s and examines the consequences for Florida politics and penal policy. It argues that ... More


Locating Power in the Free Burma Movement

John G. Dale

in Free Burma: Transnational Legal Action and Corporate Accountability

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646463
eISBN:
9781452945897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646463.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter illustrates the representations of the Saffron Revolution by situating it in a transnational rather than a purely domestic context. The emergence of this movement shows how the dominant ... More


Midnight Basketball: Race, Sports, and Neoliberal Social Policy

Douglas Hartmann

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226374840
eISBN:
9780226375038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226375038.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book is about the late night basketball leagues organized in dozens of American cities in the late 1980s and early 1990s for purposes of social intervention, risk prevention, and crime reduction ... More


What Causes Populism?

Takis S. Pappas

in Populism and Liberal Democracy: A Comparative and Theoretical Analysis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198837886
eISBN:
9780191874482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837886.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 3 is largely about the essentials of populism—its nuts and bolts, so to speak, that are absolutely necessary to facilitate its emergence—including notions of the people, political leadership, ... More


Research, ‘Experts’, and the Politics of Migration

Christina Boswell

in Bridging the Gaps: Linking Research to Public Debates and Policy Making on Migration and Integration

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198834557
eISBN:
9780191872655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834557.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter explores the role of research in immigration politics and policy-making. It starts by distinguishing between three different functions of research: as instrumental to adjusting policy ... More


Understanding Anti-Americanism in Central Asia

Edward Schatz

in Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay examines post-Soviet Central Asia and suggests that it is an example that belies typical depictions of the Muslim world. It shows that anti-Americanism is not inherent to the region, to ... More


The Politics of Prostitution and Sex Trafficking

Ko-lin Chin and James O. Finckenauer

in Selling Sex Overseas: Chinese Women and the Realities of Prostitution and Global Sex Trafficking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772577
eISBN:
9780814769683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772577.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses the results of the present study. It first deals with the issue of defining and estimating the volume of sex trafficking. Among the findings of the study are that the women ... More


Mobilization: Standing Up for Women’s Security

Alison Brysk

in The Struggle for Freedom from Fear: Contesting Violence against Women at the Frontiers of Globalization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190901516
eISBN:
9780190901554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901516.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Social mobilization has been the catalyst, guarantor, and pathway for fulfillment of human rights worldwide. Social movements represent marginalized populations, raise consciousness of new issues, ... More


Hidden Gems about Justice Research: The Psychology of Punitiveness

Tom R. Tyler

in Most Underappreciated: 50 Prominent Social Psychologists Describe Their Most Unloved Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199778188
eISBN:
9780190256043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778188.003.0052
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Tom R. Tyler reflects on his most underappreciated work: a paper on criminal justice and the psychology of punitiveness. Tyler collaborated with Robert Boeckmann to explore the psychology of ... More


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