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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

Zachary P. Neal.

in Sociology

P ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Sociology; Comparative and Historical Sociology; Economic Sociology; Gender and Sexuality; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Population and Demography; Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Social Theory. 7975 words.

Community is a broad topic within sociology, the social sciences generally, and indeed even in the natural and physical sciences. This bibliography focuses primarily on human communities,...

American Exceptionalism in Community Supervision

Edward E. Rhine and Faye S. Taxman.

in American Exceptionalism in Crime and Punishment

December 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Theory; Comparative and Historical Sociology. 16763 words.

This chapter explores whether the concept of American exceptionalism applies to the discourse and conduct of community supervision in its main variant—probation—when comparing the United...

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Privatizing the Welfare State: Nonprofit Community-Based Organizations as Political Actors

Nicole P. Marwell.

in Politics and Partnerships

February 2011; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology. 10202 words.

Nonprofit community-based organizations (CBOs) are key players in an expanding arena of public social provision: privately delivered direct services. Devolution has actually decreased the...

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Discourses of History and the Making of Community

P. Sanal Mohan.

in Modernity of Slavery

August 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology. 16621 words.

This chapter discusses how the discourse of history introduced by Yohannan was further developed in the wake of the struggles for equality. The discourses of history provided by upadeshtakk...

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1956: The End of Community: The Quest for the English Middletown

Mike Savage.

in Identities and Social Change in Britain since 1940

May 2010; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology. 14443 words.

This chapter examines how a new breed of social scientists in Great Britain during the 1950s sought to define an ordinary, average, national society. It suggests that outside influences...

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Taking stock of social Europe: is there such a thing as a community social model?

Janine Goetschy.

in Unwrapping the European social model

July 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology. 10181 words.

This chapter presents a detailed analysis of how the European social model (ESM) project has been historically built up. It also describes how this historical construction is the result of...

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Nonprofits and the Reconstruction of Urban Governance: Housing Production and Community Development in Cleveland, 1975–2005

Michael Mcquarrie.

in Politics and Partnerships

February 2011; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology. 12039 words.

The relationship between nonprofits, states, and markets is changing. Researchers' understanding of this relationship conventionally depends on the assumption of sector-specific...

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Denial of Violence

Fatma Muge Gocek.

November 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology; Social Movements and Social Change. 680 pages.

To this day, the Turkish state officially denies that what happened to the Armenians in 1915 was genocide, while the Western scholarly community is almost in full agreement that what...

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The Ismaili Conciliation and Arbitration Boards in India

Arif A. Jamal.

in Being Muslim in South Asia

February 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology. 7042 words.

This chapter describes and analyzes the Ismaili Conciliation and Arbitration Boards (CABs) in India as a variety of community justice. The chapter describes the history, evolution, and...

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The Making of a Diasporic Muslim Family in East Africa

Salim Lakha.

in Being Muslim in South Asia

February 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology. 8962 words.

For many centuries Gujarati Muslims were actively engaged in the Indian Ocean trade which encompassed the mainland of Africa as well as islands off the coast such as Zanzibar. Following the...

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Race, Culture, Language, and ‘Backwardness’

Jayanta Sengupta.

in At the Margins

January 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology. 18684 words.

This chapter examines the cultural politics of Oriya linguistic nationalism in the early-twentieth century by delving into Oriya print-culture and its key contribution to the making of an...

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María del Carmen Mendoza Rangel (Mariacarmen Mendoza), 1998

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne.

in Internationalizing Social Work Education

July 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology. 4373 words.

This chapter contains a brief biography and transcript of an interview with Mariacarmen Mendoza, a leader in Mexican social work education, who was awarded the Katherine Kendall Award of...

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John Maxwell, 2002

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne.

in Internationalizing Social Work Education

July 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology. 3732 words.

This chapter contains a brief biography and transcript of an interview with John Maxwell, a leader in Caribbean social work education who was awarded the Katherine Kendall Award of the...

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Meeting ‘Felt Aspirations’

Dipankar Gupta.

in LEARNING TO FORGET

December 2005; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology. 15568 words.

Globalization can show the way towards an alternative paradigm for development. It draws away from nation-state rhetorics, which is often more obfuscating than illuminating. It also...

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Optimism and liberalism: children of the welfare state, 1945–79

Harry Hendrick.

in Child welfare

February 2003; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology. 18699 words.

This chapter talks about the children of the welfare state from 1945 to 1979, starting with the Curtis Report that was published in 1946. The 1948 Children Act, the differences between...

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Introduction

Misa Izuhara.

in Comparing social policies

February 2003; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology. 6595 words.

This book aims to provide a new perspective on social policy in Britain and Japan, by comparing policies shared between the two countries. Japan has an established but somewhat different...

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The awardees’ contribution reviewed

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne.

in Internationalizing Social Work Education

July 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology. 7835 words.

The chapter presents a content analysis of interviews with most of the awardees and of biographies of others who received the Katherine Kendall Award, summarizing information about them. It...

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Health Performance

HAROLD L. WILENSKY.

in Rich Democracies

January 2002; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology. 34025 words.

This chapter examines the influence of affluence, political economy and public policy on health performance. Although there is much healthy skepticism regarding the effectiveness of the...

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Benchmarking and governance

Graham Room.

in The European challenge

September 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology. 3137 words.

This chapter focuses on the role of benchmarking in relation to governance. It notes that if benchmarking of the new knowledge-based economy and policy learning are to be ‘intelligent’,...

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Lena Dominelli, 2012

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne.

in Internationalizing Social Work Education

July 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology. 4973 words.

This chapter contains a brief biography and transcript of an interview with Lena Dominelli, a leader in British social work education, who was awarded the Katherine Kendall Award of the...

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