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4. Psycho-social and cultural explanations

4. Psycho-social and cultural explanations  

Leslie Holmes

in Corruption: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2015
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Apr 2015
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9780191785214
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199689699.003.0004
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9780199689699
Any serious attempt to explain corruption has to be holistic. People are corrupt for numerous reasons, and even where there is an identifiable primary motivation—such as greed or ... More
6. Religious terror

6. Religious terror  

Charles Townshend

in Terrorism: A Very Short Introduction (3rd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
May 2018
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May 2018
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9780191846724
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198809098.003.0006
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9780198809098
In the early 21st century, the world faced a revival of religious fundamentalism. The liberal assumption that the rise of modern society and the demise of religion came hand in hand was ... More
2. Fear of the dark?: blacks, Jews, and barbarians

2. Fear of the dark?: blacks, Jews, and barbarians  

Ali Rattansi

in Racism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2007
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Sep 2013
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9780191776137
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192805904.003.0003
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9780192805904
The concept of race long preceded the invention of the term. The idea that human biological characteristics such as skin colour, facial features, hair, and skull size were associated with ... More
8. Fascism, women, and gender

8. Fascism, women, and gender  

Kevin Passmore

in Fascism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
May 2014
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May 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779848
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199685363.003.0008
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9780199685363
‘Fascism, women, and gender’ explores fascism's attitude to women. Historic fascists generally argued that women's primary function was domestic and reproductive. Whether in Germany, Italy, ... More
4. Utopianism in other traditions

4. Utopianism in other traditions  

Lyman Tower Sargent

in Utopianism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780191777615
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199573400.003.0005
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9780199573400
Are utopias a Western creation? Most scholars argue that utopian traditions have existed in other cultures such as Buddhism, Confucian, Hinduism, Japanese Shintoism, and Islam. ‘Utopianism ... More
5. Utopianism in Christian traditions

5. Utopianism in Christian traditions  

Lyman Tower Sargent

in Utopianism: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780191777615
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10.1093/actrade/9780199573400.003.0006
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Judaism and Christianity are permeated with utopian imagery. The idea of a utopian past and future is central to Christianity. ‘Utopianism in Christian traditions’ considers the place of ... More
4. Deflating nationalism and fundamentalism

4. Deflating nationalism and fundamentalism  

Colin Ward

in Anarchism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2004
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Sep 2013
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9780191776069
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804778.003.0004
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9780192804778
Anarchists believe that popular self-organization could provide new systems of social organization replacing those the state has tried to provide. But sceptics dismiss anarchism as a ... More
3. Colonial India: religious and caste divides

3. Colonial India: religious and caste divides  

Craig Jeffrey

in Modern India: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2017
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Nov 2017
eISBN: 
9780191822414
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198769347.003.0003
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9780198769347
India is often identified as a Hindu country, but there are many other religions in India including Buddhism, Jainism, Islam, Sikhism, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, and Christianity. ‘Colonial ... More
7. Fascism, nation, and race

7. Fascism, nation, and race  

Kevin Passmore

in Fascism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
May 2014
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May 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779848
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199685363.003.0007
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9780199685363
Nationalism and racism pervade all aspects of fascist practice, from welfare provision and family policy to diplomacy. ‘Fascism, nation, and race’ explores the relationship between fascism, ... More
A Very Short Introduction

A Very Short Introduction  

John Monaghan and Peter Just

in Social and Cultural Anthropology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2000
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Sep 2013
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9780191776335
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853462.003.0001
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9780192853462
The introduction outlines the approach taken in this VSI andexaplins the focus on the ‘big’ questions that have occupied anthropologists since the beginnings of the discipline: what is ... More
6. Bodies matter: dilemmas and controversies

6. Bodies matter: dilemmas and controversies  

Chris Shilling

in The Body: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2016
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Jan 2016
eISBN: 
9780191802164
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198739036.003.0007
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9780198739036
‘Bodies matter: dilemmas and controversies’ considers three key questions—are mediated bodies immoral? How do people manage bodily change? Have our bodies become sacred? They each show how ... More
6. Whose god is mightier?

6. Whose god is mightier?  

Steven Grosby

in Nationalism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776281
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10.1093/actrade/9780192840981.003.0006
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9780192840981
‘Whose god is mightier?’ studies the effects of religion on nationhood. Religion is simultaneously integral and at odds with nation building. Monotheism's worship of one singular god (and ... More
7. Human divisiveness

7. Human divisiveness  

Steven Grosby

in Nationalism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776281
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10.1093/actrade/9780192840981.003.0007
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9780192840981
‘Human divisiveness’ asks: Why do humans divide themselves? Many believe it is a natural process due to either racial difference (a view which is now widely discredited) or evolutionary ... More
5. The diffusion of fascism

5. The diffusion of fascism  

Kevin Passmore

in Fascism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
May 2014
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May 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779848
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199685363.003.0005
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9780199685363
‘The diffusion of fascism’ considers the ‘fascist’ or ‘national socialist’ movements that appeared all over Europe, the Americas, and in colonized countries during the inter-war years. ... More
3. Educating bodies

3. Educating bodies  

Chris Shilling

in The Body: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2016
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Jan 2016
eISBN: 
9780191802164
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198739036.003.0004
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9780198739036
The matter of education raises broader issues about how profit or value is extracted from or added to embodied subjects. Educational institutions seek to structure and direct people’s ... More

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