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community

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

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; International Relations. 466 words.

A group of people who are socially related by virtue of identity with a particular location. The nature of the social relationship and location are, however, ideologically contested....

Epistemic Communities

in The Oxford Companion to International Relations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Relations. 3846 words.

Epistemic communities are networks of knowledge-based communities with an authoritative claim to policy-relevant knowledge within their domains of expertise. Their

community politics

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; International Relations. 159 words.

Term invented by candidates of the Liberal Party in Britain in the 1970s to denote the tactic of fighting elections on issues of importance to small, local communities. As a process,...

community power

Garrett W Brown, Iain McLean and Alistair McMillan.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; International Relations. 211 words.

The question of who makes decisions within a community was a debate prominent in American political science in the 1950s and 1960s, and reflected in discussions in other countries including...

epistemic communities

Garrett W Brown, Iain McLean and Alistair McMillan.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; International Relations. 105 words.

An epistemic community is defined by Peter Haas as a ‘network of professionals with recognized expertise and competence in a particular domain and an authoritative claim to policy‐relevant...

A North American Community

Robert A. Pastor.

in The North American Idea

July 2011; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Comparative Politics. 9965 words.

This chapter discusses the need for a North American Community. Issues such as drugs, violence, economic progress, immigration, border security, and trade problems cannot be effectively...

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Southern African Development Community

in The Oxford Companion to International Relations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Relations. 1021 words.

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) was founded at a meeting held in Windhoek, Namibia, in August 1992. It

Community Schools in Egypt

Malak Zaalouk.

in The Pedagogy of Empowerment

November 2006; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 27973 words.

The global and national education context for initializing a community school is discussed here to aid with the understanding of the concept of the community school and Egypt's history in...

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Human Rights from Community

Oche Onazi.

June 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Book. Subjects: International Relations. 256 pages.

Despite its predominance, human rights discourse, for all its claims and potential to challenge deep-rooted injustice, continues to develop without significant reference to community. It is...

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Democracy and International Community

Robert Jackson.

in The Global Covenant

March 2003; p ublished online April 2004 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 16609 words.

This chapter explores the issue of democracy as a basis of international community. It reviews the debate on the European Union as a political community, NATO, and a speech by the leader of...

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Religious Communities and Politics

Alison Sharrock.

in The Arab Minority in Israel, 1967–1991

March 1993; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 9191 words.

This chapter examines the religious communities and political condition of the Arab minority in Israel. The modernization of the Israeli society has ...

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Conceptualizing Transborder Communities

Lynn Stephen.

in Oxford Handbook of the Politics of International Migration

June 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; International Relations. 9859 words.

This article develops the concept of “transborder” communities. It first explores the concepts of borders, border crossing, and borderlands as a way of understanding the complexity of...

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Regional Identities and Communities

Jeff Checkel.

in The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Regionalism

February 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; International Relations; Comparative Politics. 9960 words.

In the relation between regional identities and regional institutions, scholars have explored two differing dimensions of it. Political scientists typically consider how and to what degree...

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Local Governance in Transformed Communities

Jie Lu.

in Varieties of Governance in China

December 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Comparative Politics. 10775 words.

This chapter establishes the theoretical foundation and offers a coherent framework to guide subsequent empirical analyses. After reviewing contemporary literature on the origins of and...

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The US Intelligence Community’s Assessments of Soviet Intentions

Keren Yarhi-Milo.

in Knowing the Adversary

July 2014; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 7685 words.

This chapter examines the indicators used by U.S. intelligence organizations to assess the intentions of the Soviet Union. Drawing on National Intelligence Estimates (NIEs) produced on the...

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Electricity for Community by Community: The Co-operative Model

Oche Onazi.

in Human Rights from Community

June 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 7697 words.

This chapter proposes a hypothetical community electricity co-operative model, as a further step towards encouraging participation among individuals in different communities. It uses...

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The British Intelligence Community’s Assessments of Nazi Germany’s Intentions

Keren Yarhi-Milo.

in Knowing the Adversary

July 2014; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 5224 words.

This chapter examines the evolution in the stated beliefs of Britain’s intelligence organizations about the nature and scope of Nazi Germany’s foreign policy plans along with its...

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The US Intelligence Community’s Assessments of Soviet Intentions

Keren Yarhi-Milo.

in Knowing the Adversary

July 2014; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 9088 words.

This chapter examines the indicators used by U.S. intelligence organizations to assess the intentions of the Soviet Union. Drawing on National Intelligence Estimates (NIEs) produced on the...

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Economic Community of West African States

in The Oxford Companion to International Relations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Relations. 1034 words.

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional organization whose main objective is to foster cooperation among

The European Union’s Community Method

Youri Devuyst.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online May 2018 .

Article. Subjects: International Relations. 10899 words.

The Community method is intended to ensure that in the process of making, implementing, and enforcing European Union law and policy (a) the general European interest is safeguarded by the...

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