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The Cultural Foundations of Nationalism

David D. Laitin

in Nations, States, and Violence

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199228232
eISBN:
9780191696312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228232.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

If nations are merely the result of coordination dynamics, as was implied in Chapter 2, do they lack any cultural content? Is the coordination on national membership like coordinating on which side ... More


My Eighteen Days

Walter Armbrust

in Martyrs and Tricksters: An Ethnography of the Egyptian Revolution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691162645
eISBN:
9780691197517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162645.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explains that the first eighteen days of the Egyptian Revolution culminating in the downfall of Hosni Mubarak were important because they created a fund of symbolic resources—stories ... More


Military Integration in Europe

Frédéric Mérand and Kathleen Angers

in Beyond the Regulatory Polity?: The European Integration of Core State Powers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199662821
eISBN:
9780191756016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662821.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Looking at the military as an organization, this chapter shows that the EU plays a modest but not inconsequential role in the integration of armed forces across Europe. The most conspicuous efforts ... More


Race as a Set of Symbolic Resources: Mobilization in the Politics of Eminent Domain

Debbie Becher

in Race and Real Estate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199977260
eISBN:
9780190255251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977260.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Highly publicized conflicts about eminent domain for urban regeneration have seemingly erased race from public discussion by focusing on white property owners, despite a longer publicized history of ... More


Memory in Old Age: A Lifespan Perspective

Dieter Ferring

in Handbook of Culture and Memory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190230814
eISBN:
9780190841157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190230814.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on memory within the context of human aging. It starts with a conception of aging that highlights the interplay of genetics, lifestyles, and culture as fundamental dynamics ... More


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