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Poverty and Shame

Poverty and Shame: Global Experiences

Elaine Chase and Grace Bantebya-Kyomuhendo (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199686728
eISBN:
9780191766800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686728.001.0001

Poverty and Shame: Global Experiences draws on substantive empirical evidence to demonstrate how paying greater attention to the psychological and social consequences of poverty provides new insights ... More

The Varieties of Religious Repression

The Varieties of Religious Repression: Why Governments Restrict Religion

Ani Sarkissian

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199348084
eISBN:
9780190216368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348084.001.0001

Religious repression-defined as the nonviolent suppression of civil and political rights-is a growing global phenomenon, but one that has not received as much attention as violent religious ... More

Democratic Politics in a European Union Under Stress

Democratic Politics in a European Union Under Stress

Olaf Cramme and Sara B. Hobolt (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198724483
eISBN:
9780191792106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724483.001.0001

This book offers a political analysis of the euro crisis that erupted in Greece in 2010 and subsequently threatened the very survival of the euro area. It has left a profound mark on democratic ... More

The Power of Gifts

The Power of Gifts: Gift Exchange in Early Modern England

Felicity Heal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199542956
eISBN:
9780191780646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542956.001.0001

The book explores the role of gifts and gift-exchange in English society and politics between the reign of Henry VIII and the Restoration. Beginning from theories of the gift derived from both modern ... More

Shanghai Future

Shanghai Future: Modernity Remade

Anna Greenspan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780190206697
eISBN:
9780190235659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190206697.001.0001

China is in the midst of the fastest and most intense process of urbanization the world has ever known, and Shanghai — its biggest, richest and most cosmopolitan city — is positioned for acceleration ... More

Bollywood Sounds

Bollywood Sounds: The Cosmopolitan Mediations of Hindi Film Song

Jayson Beaster-Jones

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199993468
eISBN:
9780190200701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993468.001.0001

This book surveys the music of seventy years of Hindi films and provides a long-term investigation of film songs and their musical and cinematic conventions. Focusing on the music of Hindi language ... More

The Papacy in the Age of Totalitarianism, 1914-1958

The Papacy in the Age of Totalitarianism, 1914-1958

John Pollard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199208562
eISBN:
9780191785580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208562.001.0001

This is the history of the papacy under three popes, Benedict XV (1914–58), Pius XI (1922–39), and Pius XII (1939–58), who faced the strains imposed on the worldwide Church by total war—two world ... More

Suspect Race

Suspect Race: Causes and Consequences of Racial Profiling

Jack Glaser

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780195370409
eISBN:
9780190221058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370409.001.0001

This book provides a clear understanding of how stereotypes, even those operating outside of conscious awareness or control, can cause police to make discriminatory judgments and decisions about whom ... More

Cutting the Gordian Knot of Economic Reform

Cutting the Gordian Knot of Economic Reform: When and How International Institutions Help

Leonardo Baccini and Johannes Urpelainen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199388998
eISBN:
9780199389018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388998.001.0001

During the past two decades, governments across the developing world have implemented many liberal economic reforms, including microeconomic policies that reduce direct state intervention in ... More

Global Salafism

Global Salafism: Islam's New Religious Movement

Roel Meijer (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333431
eISBN:
9780190235680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333431.001.0001

Salafism has attracted a lot of attention lately. This is because it appeals to Muslims who believe that through Salafism they gain direct access to the truth. In contrast to the Muslim Brotherhood, ... More

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