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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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LGBTQ Politics in America since 1945

Emily K. Hobson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Political History; US Cultural History; Urban History. 11495 words.

Since World War II, the United States has witnessed major changes in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) politics. Indeed, because the history of LGBTQ activism is almost...

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Zoning in 20th-Century American Cities

Christopher Silver.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: US History 1900 - 1945; US History since 1945; Political History; Urban History. 7838 words.

Zoning is a legal tool employed by local governments to regulate land development. It determines the use, intensity, and form of development in localities through enforcement of the zoning...

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