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6. New racisms?

6. New racisms?  

Ali Rattansi

in Racism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2007
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776137
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192805904.003.0007
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780192805904
Few people now admit to racist feelings. But even those that might have problems agreeing on how many races there are and how they are to be differentiated from each other. If this ... More
5. La Bose Becomes Bakar: Caste, Class, Tribe, Nation

5. La Bose Becomes Bakar: Caste, Class, Tribe, Nation  

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
eISBN: 
9780191776335
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853462.003.0006
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chapter
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9780192853462
‘La Bose Becomes Bakar’ considers the concepts of caste, ethnicity, race, and nationalism seen in larger, more complex societies. Ethnicity is seen as an identity based on shared blood, ... 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

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775604
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192802538.003.0004
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chapter
ISBN: 
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
5. Patriotism and multinationalism

5. Patriotism and multinationalism  

Stephen Lovell

in The Soviet Union: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2009
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777165
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199238484.003.0006
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chapter
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9780199238484
‘Patriotism and multinationalism’ analyses Soviet efforts to combine one strong state with a multiplicity of ethnic and linguistic groups. Ethnicity was a matter of personal identity, as ... More
The Body: A Very Short Introduction

The Body: A Very Short Introduction  

Chris Shilling

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2016
Published Online: 
Jan 2016
eISBN: 
9780191802164
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198739036.001.0001
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book
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9780198739036
The human body is thought of conventionally as a biological entity, with its longevity, morbidity, size, and even appearance determined by genetic factors immune to the influence of society ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

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/9780198739036.003.0001
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9780198739036
Our embodied existence can be seen as a foundation on which to build an empirically informed yet distinctive approach to the analysis of society, identity, culture, and history. The ... More
5. Bodies as commodities

5. Bodies as commodities  

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/9780198739036.003.0006
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9780198739036
Bodies have been conceptualized and valued in a wide variety of ways across contrasting cultures. There has been a multiplication of methods through which the physical appearance, organs, ... 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. The widening mainstream

6. The widening mainstream  

David A. Gerber

in American Immigration: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365623
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195331783.003.0007
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780195331783
There have always been anxieties among the American population about a perceived unwillingness of immigrants to become Americans. Ethnicity has been a phenomenon common to all immigrant ... More
The History of Childhood: A Very Short Introduction

The History of Childhood: A Very Short Introduction  

James Marten

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2018
Published Online: 
Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780190681418
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190681388.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780190681388
The History of Childhood: A Very Short Introduction describes the differing experiences of childhood across time and place, focusing on conflict, change, war, reform, and the issues and ... More
Citizenship: A Very Short Introduction

Citizenship: A Very Short Introduction  

Richard Bellamy

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2008
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775604
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192802538.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192802538
Citizenship: A Very Short Introduction approaches its subject from a political perspective, to address the complexities behind the major topical issues and to examine the main ... More
3. Membership and belonging

3. Membership and belonging  

Richard Bellamy

in Citizenship: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2008
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775604
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192802538.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192802538
Citizenship involves a sense of belonging to a given political community. Does this link with membership render citizenship ‘exclusive’? This notion has become increasingly controversial of ... More
5. The changing nature of armed conflict

5. The changing nature of armed conflict  

Christopher S. Browning

in International Security: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2013
Published Online: 
Oct 2013
eISBN: 
9780191779930
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199668533.003.0005
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199668533
Traditionally, war has been understood as involving states pitted against each other in armed combat over conflicting interests, with the state's resort to violence generally viewed as ... More
4. Peacekeeping to peacebuilding

4. Peacekeeping to peacebuilding  

Jussi M. Hanhimäki

in The United Nations: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2015
Published Online: 
Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780190222734
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190222703.003.0005
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190222703
Peacekeeping is among the most visible roles of the United Nations. But how much do people trust in UN peacekeeping operations? ‘Peacekeeping to peacebuilding’ shows how the UN has ... More

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