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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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International Studies and the Global Community: Transforming the Agenda

Heidi H. Hobbs, Harry I. Chernotsky and Darin H. Van Tassell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political Institutions. 7238 words.

International Studies majors evolved as a reflection of broader trends toward internationalizing higher education in the United States. However, International Studies has historically...

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Citizenship, Community and Constitutionalism

TREVOR SMITH.

in Parliamentary Affairs

April 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 0 words.

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Public Policy and Normative Language: Utility, Community and Nation in the Debate over the Construction of Tryweryn Reservoir

Michael Cunningham.

in Parliamentary Affairs

October 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 5697 words.

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The flooding of the community of Capel Celyn in North Wales to create a reservoir in the early 1960s to provide water for Liverpool provoked much...

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Citizens, Doing It for Themselves? The Big Society and Government through Community

Michael Lister.

in Parliamentary Affairs

April 2015; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 7941 words.

Since its launch, David Cameron's flagship Big Society agenda has attracted hostility and incomprehension in roughly equal measure. An important criticism of the Big Society is that it...

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Parliamentary Sovereignty and the European Community: The Unfinished Revolution?

IAN LOVELAND.

in Parliamentary Affairs

October 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 0 words.

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Networks

Francesca Panzironi.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Political Institutions. 9320 words.

A network may refer to “a group of interdependent actors and the relationships among them,” or to a set of nodes linked by a web of interdependencies. The concept of networks has its...

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The English School of International Relations: Historical Development

Hidemi Suganami.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Political Institutions. 12564 words.

The “English School” of International Relations is a historically formed community with somewhat uncertain—even disputed—beginnings. The awareness that there was such a network of scholars...

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Norms and Social Constructivism in International Relations

Matthew J. Hoffmann.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Political Institutions. 9762 words.

Social norms were conceptualized as aspects of social structure that emerged from the actions and beliefs of actors in specific communities; norms shaped those actions and beliefs by...

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MPs and their Constituencies

David Judge and Rebecca Partos.

in Exploring Parliament

February 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Institutions. 5085 words.

This chapter examines what ‘constituency’ means for Members of Parliament (MPs) and their local electorates, and how perceptions of locality affect the work of MPs and the expectations of...

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Modernity and Modernization

Robbie Shilliam.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Political Institutions. 11163 words.

Modernity is defined as a condition of social existence that is significantly different to all past forms of human experience, while modernization refers to the transitional process of...

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Articulations of Sovereignty

Claudia Aradau.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political Institutions. 11410 words.

Sovereignty has been variously understood as the given principle of international relations, an institution, a social construct, a performative discourse subject to historical...

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Electronic Commerce

Sarah Cleeland Knight and Catherine L. Mann.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Political Institutions. 10689 words.

Electronic commerce (or e-commerce) is the purchase or sale of goods or services over any kind of computer network. Possible networks include the Internet; an extranet, which is a private...

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International Relations and the Study of History

Constantinos Koliopoulos.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Political Institutions. 9909 words.

International relations and history are inextricably linked, and with good reason. This link is centuries old: Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War, one of the very earliest and one...

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Civic Engagement

Lynn M. Kuzma.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Political Institutions; Research Methods. 8581 words.

There is a body of evidence that suggests that young Americans are disengaged from communal life. Since the late 1980s, college students have been described as materialistic, self-absorbed,...

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The Capitol complex

Donald A. Ritchie.

in The U.S. Congress

July 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Institutions; US Politics. 6446 words.

“The Capitol complex” describes the multitude of office buildings linked by tunnels that have steadily expanded to accommodate the extended community of senators, representatives, staff,...

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The Capitol complex

Donald A. Ritchie.

in The U.S. Congress

July 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Institutions; US Politics. 6453 words.

To accommodate the extended community of senators, representatives, staff, journalists, and lobbyists, as well as the many visitors to the Capitol, ‘The Capitol Complex’ has steadily...

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Regional Security Complexes and Organizations

Matteo Legrenzi and Fred H. Lawson.

in The Oxford Handbook of International Security

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: International Relations; Political Institutions. 6238 words.

Regional dimensions of international security have become increasingly salient since the end of the Cold War. Some groups of states have coalesced into regional formations that resemble...

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Cochran, John

Morris H. Saffron.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1182 words.

Cochran, John (01 September 1730–16 April 1807), physician and hospital director, was born in the area of Sadsbury (now Cochranville), Chester County, Pennsylvania, the son of Ulster...

Direct Democracy and LGBT Politics

Daniel C. Lewis.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Institutions. 7545 words.

While many landmark policies affecting LGBT rights have been determined by legislatures and courts, voters have also often played a more direct role in LGBT politics through direct...

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Austria and the European Union

Paul Luif.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Political Institutions; International Relations. 10277 words.

Austria was occupied at the end of World War II by the four Allies, but in contrast to Germany the four powers left in 1955—the condition being its declaration of permanent neutrality, on...

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