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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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Community Resolve

in Planning Derry

March 2000; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 3445 words.

This chapter discusses the importance of community involvement in the urban redevelopment of Londonderry. It highlights the contribution of Londonderry's civic leaders in the implementation...

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Entitlement Community

Mark Edele.

in Soviet Veterans of World War II

November 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 12661 words.

Like elsewhere, organized veterans were a minority among returned soldiers. The vast majority was not part of an organized veterans' movement and for most of the postwar years they did not...

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Contagious Communities

Roberta Bivins.

September 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); History of Science and Technology. 448 pages.

It was only a coincidence that the NHS and the Empire Windrush (carrying 492 migrants from Britain’s West Indian colonies) arrived together. As the ship’s passengers disembarked in June...

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Home, neighbourhood and community

Louise Jackson and Angela Bartie.

in Policing youth

June 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 11949 words.

This chapter offers a micro-political analysis of the regulation of young people in post-war Britain, examining models of authority and discipline, firstly within home and family, then in...

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The failure of community relations

John Belchem.

in Before the Windrush

June 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 9006 words.

This chapter considers why prescient warnings from Liverpool went largely unheeded. Blighted by recession and shunned by ‘new Commonwealth’ migrants, Liverpool was in seemingly unstoppable...

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The Community Care Solution

Mathew Thomson.

in The Problem of Mental Deficiency

March 1998; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 12971 words.

This chapter discusses how the shortcomings in the administrative and institutional provisions of the 1913 Mental Deficiency Act in Great Britain ...

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Care in the Community

DAVID WRIGHT.

in Mental Disability in Victorian England

October 2001; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 9517 words.

The movement to community care for mentally disabled persons in the last quarter of the 20th century has precipitated a reevaluation of the asylum era. Recent research has revealed that...

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A Community Apart

Mary Heimann.

in Catholic Devotion in Victorian England

September 1995; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 16828 words.

This chapter discusses the life of an individual Catholic during the nineteenth century. It shows that the more devout a Catholic aspired to be, the more he was thrown back into the company...

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Households and Communities

Roderick Floud.

in The People and the British Economy, 1830–1914

April 1997; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 6393 words.

This chapter discusses the development of housing and communities in Britain from 1830–1914. It shows that households in Victorian and Edwardian Britain invested in their own housing, in...

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Creating a community

Claire Eldridge.

in From Empire to Exile

August 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 9761 words.

Today the pied-noir community are known for their vocal mobilisation in the fields of memory and commemoration. But when the former settlers first arrived in France in 1962, their concerns...

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The Boundaries of Community

James Krapfl.

in Revolution with a Human Face

September 2013; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 19262 words.

This chapter examines the evolution of thinking about identity and the boundaries of community in Czechoslovakia from the beginning of the revolution to the spring of 1990. It suggests that...

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Coroners and Communities

Matthew Lockwood.

in The Conquest of Death

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 21229 words.

If we are to fully understand the process through which a monopoly of violence was established in early modern England, it is first crucial to understand the nature of the office that was...

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Languages of Community

Hillel Kieval.

December 2000; p ublished online March 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 322 pages.

This book examines the contours and distinctive features of Jewish experience in the lands of Bohemia and Moravia (the present-day Czech Republic), from the late eighteenth to the late...

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Credit and Community

Sean O'Connell.

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Book. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 320 pages.

This book examines credit in working class communities since 1880, focusing on forms of borrowing that were dependent on personal relationships and social networks. It provides an extended...

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The Community of Language

Ross McKibbin.

in Classes and Cultures

March 1998; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History. 19081 words.

This chapter deals with the community of language — what people read and how they spoke. It looks at the development of a middlebrow literary culture and examines its social and political...

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The PSNI and ‘Community Policing’

Kevin Hearty.

in Critical Engagement

May 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 12864 words.

This chapter critically evaluates how the interaction between memory politics and police reform processes shapes current views of community policing within Irish republican communities....

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Policing the Irish community in Britain

Nadine Finch.

in The Northern Ireland Troubles in Britain

December 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 6705 words.

The Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act 1974 and its successors was only part, albeit an important part, of the methodology used to control the Irish community. Very few...

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Community, authority, and parochial realms

Kathryn Gleadle.

in Borderline Citizens

September 2009; p ublished online February 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 15083 words.

Within their communities, women could act as authoritative public figures in ways that were strikingly at odds with the highly feminized modes of action with which they were associated in...

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Visions of Community in Nazi Germany

Edited by Martina Steber and Bernhard Gotto.

May 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 356 pages.

When the Nazis seized power in Germany in 1933 they promised to create a new, harmonious society under the leadership of the Führer, Adolf Hitler. The concept of Volksgemeinschaft, lit....

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Introduction Language, Community, and Experience

Hillel J. Kieval.

in Languages of Community

December 2000; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 3681 words.

This chapter is concerned with the changing nature of collective and individual identities, the shifting attachments to “community” and to “place”, the breakdown and reconstruction of...

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