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Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Concerns the importance of subjective perspectives of actors for the objective consequences of social interactions. Therefore, if a situation is defined as real, its consequences are real....

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definition of situation

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Concerns the importance of subjective perspectives of actors for the objective consequences of social interactions. Therefore, if a situation is defined as real, its consequences are real....

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definition of the situation

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

A concept first developed by William Isaac Thomas and Florian Znaniecki in The Polish Peasant in Europe and America (1918–20), and now central to symbolic interactionism. It is the idea...

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definition of the situation

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 7 words.

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definition of the situation

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 7 words.

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definition of the situation

John Scott and Gordon Marshall.

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 123 words.

A concept first developed by William Isaac Thomas and Florian Znaniecki in The Polish Peasant in Europe and America (1918–20)

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definition of the situation

Edited by John Scott.

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 123 words.

A concept first developed by William Isaac Thomas and Florian Znaniecki in The Polish Peasant in Europe and America (1918–20)

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definition of the situation

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 150 words.

A social psychological concept associated with *symbolic interactionism, and first used in the study The Polish Peasant in

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definition of the situation

Edited by Craig Calhoun.

in Dictionary of the Social Sciences

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 176 words.

Sociologist William Isaac Thomas's phrase for the way in which persons subjectively construct the meaning of social situations. It

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definition of situation

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 58 words.

Concerns the importance of subjective perspectives of actors for the objective consequences of social interactions. Therefore, if a situation is defined as real, its consequences are real....

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Religion and persecution: should the United States provide refuge to German Scientologists?

AC Helton and J Münker.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

April 1999; p ublished online April 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 0 words.

This article explores whether German members of the Church of Scientology (Scientology) may be eligible for refugee status under United States law. It concludes that Scientology is a...

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Identifying the European Other

Ian Ward.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

April 2002; p ublished online April 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 0 words.

The refugee is not a peculiarly European phenomenon; but the European writing of the refugee is. The purpose of this essay is to explore this writing. The idea of the determinative...

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Refugee Women under German Asylum Law

Birthe Ankenbrand.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 0 words.

In contrast to many Western countries, German asylum law has not yet been revised in order to recognize gender specific persecution. Although the issue of gender related persecution has been...

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The international protection of internally displaced persons

N Geissler.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

July 1999; p ublished online July 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 0 words.

Between twenty and twenty-five million persons have been forced to leave their homes or places of habitual residence in the last few years, because of armed conflicts, internal strife or...

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Terrorism and the Legality of Pre‐emptive Force

Michael Bothe.

in European Journal of International Law

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 0 words.

The use of military force is only lawful if and to the extent that it comes under an accepted exception to the general rule prohibiting the use of force, i.e authorization by the Security...

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The Definition of Non-International Armed Conflict in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court: An Analysis of the Threshold of Application Contained in Article 8(2)(f)

Anthony Cullen.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2007; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 12389 words.

This article puts forward an argument for a particular approach to the interpretation of the definition of non-international armed conflict in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal...

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When is the Involvement of State Officials a Requirement for the Crime of Torture?

Paola Gaeta.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

May 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 5390 words.

Torture is prohibited by a certain number of international instruments — a demonstration of the willingness of the international community to outlaw torture in all its manifestations. Yet...

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The Politics of International Law – 20 Years Later

Martti Koskenniemi.

in European Journal of International Law

February 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 6433 words.

The essay examines some of the changes in my own thinking about the politics of engaging in international law since the original publication of the article that opened the first issue of...

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Problematic Trends in the Analysis of State Protection and Article 1F(a) Exclusion in Canadian Refugee Law

Pia Zambelli.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

July 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 17575 words.

In Canada, recent years have seen a proliferation of both Convention refugee status refusals based on the application of the exclusion clause in Article 1F(a) and refusals based on the...

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Aggression and Legality

Marko Milanovic.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

March 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 11269 words.

This article tests the Kampala compromise on the aggression amendments to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court against the principle of legality, nullum crimen sine lege,...

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