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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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Hyslop [née Reid], Janet Kerr [Jenny] (1898–1989), community activist

Neil Rafeek.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law. 923 words.

Hyslop [née Reid], Janet Kerr [Jenny] (1898–1989), community activist, was born on 13 July 1898 at 90 Westmoreland Street, Gorbals, Glasgow, the only daughter and youngest of three children...

Asher, Asher (1837–1889), physician and community worker

Kenneth E. Collins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Medicine and Health; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics. 1068 words.

Asher, Asher (1837–1889), physician and community worker, was born on 16 February 1837 in Glasgow, the first son of Philip Asher, son of Rabbi Zev Wolf of Lublin, and his wife, Hannah, a...

A Historical Perspective on Violence Against and Policing of LGBTQ Communities

Courtenay W. Daum.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Politics and Law. 10485 words.

Law enforcement has a lengthy history of policing LGBTQ communities. Throughout the 20th century, police utilized laws prohibiting same-sex sexual conduct to criminalize LGBTQ individuals,...

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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.

ABSTRACT

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

Alexander, David Lindo (1842–1922), lawyer and Jewish community leader

Sharman Kadish.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1188 words.

Alexander, David Lindo (1842–1922), lawyer and Jewish community leader, was born at 6 South Street, London, on 5 October 1842, second son in the large family of solicitor Joshua Alexander...

Montefiore, Sir Moses Haim (1784–1885), financier and Jewish community leader

Geoffrey Alderman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Social and Cultural History; Banking; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics. 1998 words.

Montefiore, Sir Moses Haim (1784–1885), financier and Jewish community leader, the eldest son of Joseph Elias Montefiore, a London businessman, and Rachel, the daughter of Abraham Lumbroso...

Waley, Jacob (1818–1873), barrister and Anglo-Jewish community leader

Geoffrey Alderman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 699 words.

Waley, Jacob (1818–1873), barrister and Anglo-Jewish community leader, was the elder son of Solomon Jacob Waley (d. 1864), of London, and his wife, Rachel Hort. Simon Waley, pianist and...

James, Clara Grace [Claire] (1866–1954), trade unionist and community activist

Gerry Holloway.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics and Law. 832 words.

James, Clara Grace [Claire] (1866–1954), trade unionist and community activist, was born at 24 John Street, Deptford, Kent, on 30 October 1866, the daughter of George James, journeyman...

Abendana, Jacob (c. 1630–1685), leader of the Sephardi Jewish community in London

David S. Katz.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics. 393 words.

Abendana, Jacob (c. 1630–1685), leader of the Sephardi Jewish community in London, was born in Spain and was taken with his brother Isaac Abendana to Hamburg, Germany, as a child. Jacob...

Ekarte, George Daniel [known as Daniels Ekarte] (1896/7–1964), minister and community worker

Marika Sherwood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Religion and Education. 847 words.

Ekarte, George Daniel [known as Daniels Ekarte] (1896/7–1964), minister and community worker, was born in west Africa, possibly in the Calabar region of Nigeria. His early years were spent...

Eveske, Elias l' (d. in or after 1259), financier and leader of the Jewish community in England

Robert C. Stacey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Banking; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics. 633 words.

Eveske, Elias l' (d. in or after 1259), financier and leader of the Jewish community in England, was the eldest of the several sons of Benedict l'Eveske of London. Born before 1200, he...

NEOCONSERVATISM

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law. 1200 words.

Neoconservatism is a faction of American conservatism rooted in the New York Jewish intellectual community. During the 1930s and

Constituent power, cosmopolitan constitutionalism, and post-positivist law

Mattias Kumm.

in International Journal of Constitutional Law

July 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law; Politics and Law. 7859 words.

In the modern constitutionalist tradition, the concept of constituent power imagined to be held by “We the People” is widely held to be foundational for the legitimate authority of...

Squaring the circle: How the right to refuge can be reconciled with the right to political identity

Sergio Dellavalle.

in International Journal of Constitutional Law

November 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law; Politics and Law. 16411 words.

Abstract

From the perspective of the dichotomy between the paradigms of international law and relations—particularism, on the one hand, and universalism on the...

Subregional courts in Africa: Litigating the hybrid right to free movement of persons

Laurence R Helfer.

in International Journal of Constitutional Law

May 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law; Politics and Law. 9206 words.

Abstract

Human rights attorneys and civil society groups in Africa have recently focused their advocacy efforts on subregional courts associated with economic...

Wald, George

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Politics and Law. 1739 words.

Wald, George (18 November 1906–12 April 1997), biologist, was born on the Lower East Side of New York City to Isaac Wald, a Polish immigrant who worked as a tailor in a garment factory, and...

Going global, turning back national: Towards a cosmopolitan administrative law?

Giulio Napolitano.

in International Journal of Constitutional Law

April 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law; Politics and Law. 1232 words.

Ten years ago, the global administrative law project represented a new promised land for administrative lawyers, escaping the crisis that was affecting the fundamental pillars of...

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Fulbright, J. William

Randall Bennett Woods.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Politics and Law. 2210 words.

Fulbright, J. William (09 April 1905–09 February 1995), educator, U.S. senator, and Vietnam-era dissenter, was born James William Fulbright in Sumner, Missouri, the son of Jay Fulbright, a...

Counterterrorism and International Law

Andrea Bianchi.

in The Oxford Handbook of Terrorism

March 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Political Behaviour; Politics and Law. 8755 words.

This chapter is an attempt at assessing the overall response provided by the international community, and the main normative strategies pursued by international law in countering...

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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...