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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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Hively v Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

Donlu Thayer.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

June 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law; Human Rights; Law and Society. 870 words.

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Federal statutory law – Employment – Equal rights under the law – Discrimination on basis of sex – Federal rules of procedure – Waiver – null...

Test of Faith: Haredi Communities and the Right to Education

Shmuel Levin.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

December 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 16701 words.

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Ultra-orthodox Jewish (‘Haredi’) communities shun any outside influence or external media and maintain traditional customs, dress codes, and strict...

Traditional Knowledge, Indigenous Peoples, and Local Communities

Susy Frankel.

in The Oxford Handbook of Intellectual Property Law

April 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Intellectual Property Law; Law and Society. 17873 words.

This chapter situates the claims for protection of traditional knowledge in the international intellectual property (IP) context. Drawing on examples, it discusses the meaning of...

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Does Citizenship Matter?

Irene Bloemraad.

in The Oxford Handbook of Citizenship

August 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Law and Society. 11180 words.

Does holding citizenship matter? Do countries reap benefits or face disadvantages from extending citizenship status? A “postnational” or “denationalized” view holds that citizenship’s...

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The Place of Territory in Citizenship

Neil Walker.

in The Oxford Handbook of Citizenship

August 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Law and Society. 9754 words.

The idea that political community implies a special connection to a particular territory supplies a key dimension of traditional conceptions of citizenship, and was consolidated under the...

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Citizenship and Membership Duties Toward Quasi-Citizens

Rogers Smith.

in The Oxford Handbook of Citizenship

August 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Law and Society. 9345 words.

In the 20th century, nation-states became the dominant form of political community around the world. Yet, aided by transportation and communications innovations, many 21st century states...

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Secular and Religious Citizenship

Bryan S. Turner.

in The Oxford Handbook of Citizenship

August 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Law and Society. 9588 words.

Citizenship, having antecedents in the ancient world and in the Enlightenment, is often understood in political theory as a secular framework of rights and duties. This chapter argues that...

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Citizenship For Sale?

Ayelet Shachar.

in The Oxford Handbook of Citizenship

August 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Law and Society. 12746 words.

“There are some things that money can’t buy.” Is citizenship among them? This chapter explores this question by highlighting the core legal and ethical puzzles associated with the surge in...

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The Past, Present, and Future of Race-Conscious Policies for Addressing Racial Segregation in K–12 Schools

Chloe Latham Sikes and Liliana M. Garces.

in The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Education Law

P ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Law and Society. 8452 words.

Schools in America today face challenges similar to those over sixty years ago. Thought to be remedied by the landmark decision in Brown v. Board of Education (1954), racial and ethnic...

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Citizenship and State Transition

Oxana Shevel.

in The Oxford Handbook of Citizenship

August 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Law and Society; Law and Politics. 10869 words.

This chapter analyzes the national citizenship regimes adopted by newly independent states and factors that influence the content of these regimes. The chapter examines how the goal of...

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Gender, Justice, and Youth Development

Francine T. Sherman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Children and the Law

P ublished online May 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society. 11755 words.

From the time the first US training school for girls was opened in 1856 to today, girls have been over-represented in the juvenile justice system for behaviors that stem from trauma, and...

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Re-Scaling the Geography of Citizenship

Alexander C. Diener.

in The Oxford Handbook of Citizenship

August 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Law and Society; Law and Politics. 10019 words.

Rather than following a linear narrative, this discussion of rescaling citizenship reveals varied modes socio-spatial organization and belonging that, at times, coincide with the dominant...

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Political Membership and Democratic Boundaries

Rainer Bauböck.

in The Oxford Handbook of Citizenship

August 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Law and Society; Law and Politics. 9969 words.

The chapter focuses on citizenship as membership in a political community. It starts from a critical discussion of the “democratic boundary problem” and argues that principles of democratic...

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Global Legal Pluralism: What’s Law Got To Do With It?

Michael Giudice.

in Oxford Journal of Legal Studies

September 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Law and Society. 9397 words.

This review article examines the conceptual possibility of ‘cosmopolitan pluralism’, a jurisprudential theory developed by Paul Schiff Berman in his recent book, Global Legal Pluralism: A...

The Significance of the Common Understanding in Legal Theory

NW Barber.

in Oxford Journal of Legal Studies

December 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Law and Society. 12456 words.

This paper examines the role that the common understanding of an institution or principle should play in formulating an account of that entity. The paper begins by surveying the claims made...

The Social Isolation Impact Project: Motion Picture & Television Fund Engages the Industry and Community in Staying Connected

Connie Corley, Maureen Feldman and Scott Kaiser.

in Public Policy & Aging Report

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Society; Geriatric Medicine; Public Policy; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 1064 words.

Minorities and Law: Past and Present

Maleiha Malik.

in Current Legal Problems

January 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law. 13262 words.

Recent discussions have presented non-state legal orders of minorities such as Jews and Muslims as a parallel legal system and an ominous threat to liberal political order. I argue that the...

Shari‘a in Australia

Abdullah Saeed.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islamic Law

November 2018; p ublished online October 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Law and Society; Family Law; Financial Law. 10337 words.

This article examines the place of “shari‘a law” in Australian society, where Muslims are a minority. It begins by considering a paradox: some aspects of shari‘a are viewed positively,...

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J v B (Ultra-Orthodox Judaism: Transgender)

Beheshteh Engineer.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

June 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law; Human Rights; Law and Society. 618 words.

Abstract

Human rights – Freedom of religion and belief – Sex Discrimination (Gender reassignment) – Family from ultra-orthodox Jewish community (‘Charedi...

The General Conference of the New Church and Bristol City Council

Emma Jones.

in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

October 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Law; Human Rights; Law and Society. 359 words.

Places of religious worship – Registration – Church building – Statute requiring local authorities to maintain list of assets of community value – Assets of community value...