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The Politics of Retreatism

Catarina Kinnvall and Paul Nesbitt-Larking

in The Political Psychology of Globalization: Muslims in the West

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199747542
eISBN:
9780199897254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747542.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 5 is designed to profile evidence of patterns of retreatism from across the six countries. The chapter begins with a short elaboration of retreatism and its general characteristics. The ... More


The Politics of Essentialism

Catarina Kinnvall and Paul Nesbitt-Larking

in The Political Psychology of Globalization: Muslims in the West

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199747542
eISBN:
9780199897254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747542.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 6 begins with a short elaboration of essentialism and its general characteristics. The chapter then considers in turn: France, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Denmark, Sweden, and ... More


The Politics of Engagement

Catarina Kinnvall and Paul Nesbitt-Larking

in The Political Psychology of Globalization: Muslims in the West

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199747542
eISBN:
9780199897254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747542.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 7 explores the empirical data on identity strategies of engagement. The chapter begins with a short elaboration of engagement and its general characteristics. It returns briefly to the themes ... More


Converging Worlds of Welfare?: British and German Social Policy in the 21st Century

Jochen Clasen (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199584499
eISBN:
9780191728792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584499.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book compares attitudes towards public and private welfare as well as developments in three social policy domains in the United Kingdom and Germany since the 1990s. Focusing on aspects such as ... More


Turning Wealth into Lifetime Income: The Challenge Ahead

Olivia S. Mitchell and John Piggott

in Securing Lifelong Retirement Income: Global Annuity Markets and Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199594849
eISBN:
9780191729119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594849.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Longevity risk management was a family obligation in the old days; in the twentieth century, as development, migration, and the scattering of families became more common, government and employers ... More


Introduction: Moral Entanglements in Experimental Animal Science

Lesley A. Sharp

in Animal Ethos: The Morality of Human-Animal Encounters in Experimental Lab Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299245
eISBN:
9780520971059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299245.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The moral entanglements of human-animal relations have complex histories, as evidenced in anthropology’s longstanding interest in the relevance of interspecies encounters in shaping social worlds. ... More


Breaking Male Dominance in Old Democracies

Drude Dahlerup and Monique Leyenaar (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199653898
eISBN:
9780191751578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653898.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Has male dominance in political life been broken? Will gender balance in elected assemblies soon be reached? This book analyses the longitudinal development of women’s political representation in ... More


United Kingdom

Tristan Donovan

in Video Games Around the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262527163
eISBN:
9780262328487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0037
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in the United Kingdom, and it contains a description of the UK’s video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual ... More


To Discriminate in Order to Fight Discrimination: Paradox or Abuse?

Dolores Morondo Taramundi

in When Human Rights Clash at the European Court of Human Rights: Conflict or Harmony?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198795957
eISBN:
9780191837135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795957.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter analyses arguments regarding conflicts of rights in the field of antidiscrimination law, which is a troublesome and less studied area of the growing literature on conflicts of rights. ... More


Canada and RDX

Colin F. Baxter

in The Secret History of RDX: The Super-Explosive that Helped Win World War II

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175287
eISBN:
9780813175294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175287.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

The early involvement of Canada in the development of RDX. Dr. J. H. Ross and R. W. Schiessler discovered a different process for making RDX, which for a brief time was considered the most economical ... More


The Future of Religious Freedom

Russell Sandberg

in When Human Rights Clash at the European Court of Human Rights: Conflict or Harmony?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198795957
eISBN:
9780191837135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795957.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter revisits Ladele v. The United Kingdom, contending that the way in which the case was argued at the European Court of Human Rights resulted from a restrictive interpretation of Article 9 ... More


Cultural Diplomacy: A Hundred Years of the British-Spanish Society

Luis G. Martínez del Campo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382752
eISBN:
9781786945266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382752.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In this book, I explore the history of the British-Spanish Society, which played a key role in the cultural relations between Spain and the UK during the 20th Century. I argue that this association ... More


Evans v. UK: Three Grounds for Ruling Differently

Eva Brems

in When Human Rights Clash at the European Court of Human Rights: Conflict or Harmony?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198795957
eISBN:
9780191837135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795957.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the 2007 Grand Chamber judgment of Evans v. The United Kingdom, in which the European Court of Human Rights stated that the destruction of frozen embryos against the will of ... More


Historical Writing in the Low Countries

Jo Tollebeek

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 4: 1800-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533091
eISBN:
9780191804359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533091.003.0015
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes how following Napoleon's defeat in 1815, the Low Countries were reunited in a ‘United Kingdom of the Netherlands’ and became the ‘Southern Netherlands’. This chapter states ... More


Conclusions: Reconfiguring the Politics of English Nationhood

Michael Kenny

in The Politics of English Nationhood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199608614
eISBN:
9780191775208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608614.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The concluding chapter rehearses the principal arguments set out in each of the preceding chapters. It focuses on the question of why English nationalism has not developed as a mass phenomenon in ... More


Law, Dilemmas, and Happy Endings

Lorenzo Zucca

in When Human Rights Clash at the European Court of Human Rights: Conflict or Harmony?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198795957
eISBN:
9780191837135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795957.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Genuine conflicts of rights imply a choice between two valuable goods and an inevitable sacrifice as a consequence. In Evans v. The United Kingdom the choice was between imposing fatherhood on one of ... More


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