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out-group

Overview page. Subjects: Sociology.

In his classic study of Folkways (1906), William Graham Sumner observed that people tend to like their own group (the in-group) over other competing or opposing groups (the out-group). The...

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Disenchanted Classical Liberalism as a Political Vision

Robert Adcock.

in Liberalism and the Emergence of American Political Science

April 2013; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 14440 words.

This chapter uses William Graham Sumner and A. Lawrence Lowell to elucidate disenchanted classical liberalism as a late-century liberal political vision. It first charts changes in Sumner’s...

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Introduction: Sumner's Conjecture

in Us Against Them

January 2009; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 1492 words.

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about the role of ethnocentrism in contemporary American public opinion, and explains that although ethnocentrism is an...

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Four Theories in Search of Ethnocentrism

in Us Against Them

January 2009; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 10203 words.

This chapter analyzes four theories that claim to speak to ethnocentrism. These theoretical perspectives include ethnocentrism as a consequence of realistic group conflict, as an outgrowth...

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Political Science and Political Economy in the Age of Academic Reform

Robert Adcock.

in Liberalism and the Emergence of American Political Science

April 2013; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 14497 words.

This chapter examines the growth of universities and developments within the nascent domain of political science in the post-Civil War decades. It contrasts the ways in which Andrew D....

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forgotten

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The Forgotten Army the British army in Burma after the fall of Rangoon in 1942 and the evacuation west, and the subsequent cutting by the Japanese of the supply link from India to...

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Things Fall Apart

Gina M. Rossetti.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Literary Naturalism

March 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 4845 words.

A review of the texts that comprise the American naturalist canon suggests a preoccupation with a culture in retrograde. So much of this concern manifests itself in the era, where anxieties...

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History of Political Philosophy as a Discipline

John G. Gunnell.

in The Oxford Handbook of the History of Political Philosophy

May 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Non-Western Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy. 6341 words.

Whether one speaks of the study of the history of political philosophy, the history of political theory, or the history of political thought, the reference is typically to one basic...

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Work, Monroe N.

Akilah S. Nosakhere.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 879 words.

sociologist, bibliographer, minister, teacher, writer, and human rights activist. Monroe Nathan Work was born in Iredell County, North Carolina, to the former slaves Alexander Work and...

Race, Theories of

Paul Finkelman and Matthew Wilhelm Kapell.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 5634 words.

The first African slaves in the New World were brought to the Caribbean in 1502. By the time of English settlement, in 1607, African slaves were found throughout Central and South...

McFerrin, Robert Sr.

Christopher Wells.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 785 words.

opera singer and educator, was born in Marriana, Arkansas, the son of Melvin McFerrin, a Baptist minister, and Mary McKinley McFerrin. McFerrin grew up in a musical family as his parents...

Roberts, Robert

Graham Russell Gao Hodges.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1105 words.

The early years of Robert Roberts's life are largely unknown. He claimed later to have been freeborn in Charleston, South Carolina, but could not name his parents. Around 1802 to 1804,...

Race, Hierarchy and International Law: Lorimer’s Legal Science

Martti Koskenniemi.

in European Journal of International Law

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 7642 words.

The international lawyers of the late 19th century – the ‘Gentle Civilizers’ – had no doubt about the superiority of European culture over alternative ways of life and regularly supported...

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Divine Immanence: The Evangelical Foundations of Modern Anglo-American Approaches to International Law

John D. Haskell.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

September 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 18821 words.

In this article, I hypothesize that against mainstream secularization accounts concerning the 19th-century development of modern international law, especially within the Anglo-American...

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Part V Conclusion, 10 Conclusion

Daniel Clarry.

in The Supervisory Jurisdiction Over Trust Administration

December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 34 pages. 21042 words.

This concluding chapter reflects on the claims and themes developed throughout the chapters but also explores the implications that this work holds for the development of trust law,...

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Franklin, John Hope (1915 - 2009), Historian, Educator

Paul Finkelman.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 4723 words.

the most influential African American historian of the twentieth century. The son of Buck Colbert Franklin, a lawyer, and Mollie Lee Parker Franklin, a schoolteacher, John Hope...