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2. Between the crime and the court

2. Between the crime and the court  

Julian V. Roberts

in Criminal Justice: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2015
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Aug 2015
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9780191785092
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10.1093/actrade/9780198716495.003.0002
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9780198716495
‘Between the crime and the trial’ discusses the procedures undertaken by the police and prosecution services after a crime has taken place and before court proceedings begin. Out of court ... More
8. Early 20th-century feminism

8. Early 20th-century feminism  

Margaret Walters

in Feminism: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776106
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10.1093/actrade/9780192805102.003.0009
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9780192805102
‘Early 20th-century feminism’ surveys the achievements of women in Britain during this period, including legal and civil equality (1919, the Sex Discrimination (Removal) Act), and the vote. ... More
2. Law and African American slavery

2. Law and African American slavery  

G. Edward White

in American Legal History: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2013
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Dec 2013
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9780199375240
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10.1093/actrade/9780199766000.003.0002
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9780199766000
‘Law and African American slavery’ illustrates how the colonial heritage of slavery in America helped foster the population growth, expansion of the labour force, extraction of abundant ... More
4. Adam and Eve, Hijra, LGBTQs, and the shake-up of gender identities

4. Adam and Eve, Hijra, LGBTQs, and the shake-up of gender identities  

Florian Coulmas

in Identity: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2019
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Feb 2019
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9780191867033
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10.1093/actrade/9780198828549.003.0004
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9780198828549
Like race, gender seems to be an immutable element of our identity, while in both cases natural and socio-cultural determinants interact. ‘Adam and Eve, Hijra, LGBTQs, and the shake-up of ... More
3. Colonial India: religious and caste divides

3. Colonial India: religious and caste divides  

Craig Jeffrey

in Modern India: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2017
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Nov 2017
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9780191822414
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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
Modern India: A Very Short Introduction

Modern India: A Very Short Introduction  

Craig Jeffrey

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Nov 2017
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Nov 2017
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9780191822414
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198769347.001.0001
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9780198769347
India has become one of the world’s emerging powers, rivalling China in terms of global influence. Yet people still know relatively little about the economic, social, political, and ... More
7. Youth

7. Youth  

Craig Jeffrey

in Modern India: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2017
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Nov 2017
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9780191822414
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10.1093/actrade/9780198769347.003.0007
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9780198769347
One in ten people in the world are an Indian youth aged under 30. This enormous population is poised to make a major contribution to the future of their country and the world. In India, as ... More
1. Introducing criminal justice

1. Introducing criminal justice  

Julian V. Roberts

in Criminal Justice: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2015
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Aug 2015
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9780191785092
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10.1093/actrade/9780198716495.003.0001
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9780198716495
The criminal justice system (CJS) is wide-ranging and involves numerous components and professionals. ‘Introducing criminal justice’ outlines the objectives of criminal justice; how crime ... More
5. Representation

5. Representation  

David J. Bodenhamer

in The U.S. Constitution: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2018
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Apr 2018
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9780190865689
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10.1093/actrade/9780195378320.003.0005
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9780195378320
More than most constitutional issues, questions of representation and suffrage have exposed the fault lines of class, race, and gender in American society. Popular sovereignty was the ... More
8. The future of international migration

8. The future of international migration  

Khalid Koser

in International Migration: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jun 2016
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Jun 2016
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9780191815409
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198753773.003.0008
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9780198753773
The evidence on the positive economic impact of migration has become stronger; yet anti-immigration politics and sentiments have increased. ‘The future of international migration’ explores ... More
9. ‘They don’t speak our language’identity in linguistics

9. ‘They don’t speak our language’: identity in linguistics  

Florian Coulmas

in Identity: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2019
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Feb 2019
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9780191867033
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10.1093/actrade/9780198828549.003.0009
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9780198828549
‘ “They don’t speak our language”: identity in linguistics’ considers the relationship between language and identity. For individuals and groups, language has instrumental and symbolic ... More
Criminal Justice: A Very Short Introduction

Criminal Justice: A Very Short Introduction  

Julian V. Roberts

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Aug 2015
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Aug 2015
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9780191785092
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198716495.001.0001
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9780198716495
The criminal justice system (CJS) is wide ranging: it covers crimes, policing, the sentencing of offenders, and prisons. Criminal Justice: A Very Short Introduction draws upon the latest ... More
2. The creation of the World Trade Organization

2. The creation of the World Trade Organization  

Amrita Narlikar

in The World Trade Organization: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776168
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10.1093/actrade/9780192806086.003.0002
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9780192806086
‘The creation of the World Trade Organization’ outlines the creation and structure of the World Trade Organization (WTO), which replaced the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) in ... More
4. Rights and the ‘right to have rights’

4. Rights and the ‘right to have rights’  

Richard Bellamy

in Citizenship: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2008
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Sep 2013
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9780191775604
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10.1093/actrade/9780192802538.003.0004
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9780192802538
We frequently identify citizenship with rights. What are these rights? They can differ between countries and even within a country. When people invoke rights as the basis of citizenship, ... More
8. Resource allocation

8. Resource allocation  

Charles Foster

in Medical Law: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191778322
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10.1093/actrade/9780199660445.003.0008
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9780199660445
There is an infinite amount of suffering in the world and there is a distinctly finite amount of resources to deal with it. How do we decide who gets what? ‘Resource allocation’ considers ... More
3. Producers

3. Producers  

Avinash Dixit

in Microeconomics: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2014
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Apr 2014
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9780191779824
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10.1093/actrade/9780199689378.003.0003
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9780199689378
‘Producers’ addresses production, an activity that transforms inputs (raw materials and other produced goods, as well as services of labour, land, and capital) into outputs. Producers must ... More
5. Children's rights

5. Children's rights  

Jonathan Herring

in Family Law: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2014
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Feb 2014
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9780191779657
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10.1093/actrade/9780199668526.003.0006
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9780199668526
‘Children's rights’ looks at different definitions of childhood that exist in the law and the rights that a child has in today's family law. Children have a right to life and the right not ... More
6. ‘Your station in life’social identities in our time

6. ‘Your station in life’: social identities in our time  

Florian Coulmas

in Identity: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2019
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Feb 2019
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9780191867033
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10.1093/actrade/9780198828549.003.0006
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9780198828549
Social identity is to do with membership in groups that are horizontally and vertically structured, internally and in relation to each other. Taken together these groupings constitute a ... More
Conclusion: The Identity of Identity

Conclusion: The Identity of Identity  

Florian Coulmas

in Identity: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2019
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Feb 2019
eISBN: 
9780191867033
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198828549.003.0011
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chapter
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9780198828549
The word ‘identity’ suggests immutability, self-sameness, and permanency, while in fact it does what other words also do: it changes its meaning, now so rapidly that it is hard to keep ... More
6. Equality

6. Equality  

David J. Bodenhamer

in The U.S. Constitution: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2018
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Apr 2018
eISBN: 
9780190865689
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195378320.003.0006
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chapter
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9780195378320
Equality was not an explicit core value of the Constitution, nor was it a basic condition of republican governments. The framers, living in a world based on class distinctions, rejected ... More

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