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Cultural Cohesion The Essential Essays

Author : Clive James
ISBN : 9780393346367
Genre : Literary Collections
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The noted critic offers a collection of his poetry, film, culture, and fiction criticism, including forty-nine essays on such figures as Judith Krantz, James Agee, D.H. Lawrence, and W.H. Auden.

Cultural Boundaries And The Cohesion Of Canada

Author : Raymond Breton
ISBN : UVA:X000421154
Genre : Canada
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Making Something Of Ourselves

Author : Richard M. Merelman
ISBN : 9780520331419
Genre : Social Science
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This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press’s mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand technology. This title was originally published in 1984.

Disjoined Partners

Author : Peter Katzenstein
ISBN : 9780520304239
Genre : Political Science
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Is there a natural tendency toward the political integration of states that are united in culture but divided in politics? Disjoined Partners arrives at a largely negative response. In an application of political science techniques to a subject traditionally in the domain of history, Peter J. Katzenstein analyzes Austro-German relations since 1815 in six chronologically arranged case studies. Asking why these partners remain disjoined, Katzenstein finds the answer in the persistence of Austria’s political autonomy. In an appendix, the author illustrates how this type of analysis could be extended to include an examination of the unification of Germany and of Italy in the middle of the nineteenth century and of the fragmentation of Sweden-Norway and England-Ireland at the beginning of the twentieth. His study sheds new light on the reasons for the continued political autonomy of nation-states. Disjoined Partners derives from the author's dissertation, which was awarded the Charles Sumner Prize at Harvard and the American Political Science Association’s Helen Dwight Reid Award for the best dissertation of the year in the field of international relations, law, and politics. This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press’s mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand technology. This title was originally published in 1976.

The Oxford Handbook Of Global Justice

Author : Thom Brooks
ISBN : 9780198714354
Genre : Political Science
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Global justice is an exciting area of refreshing, innovative new ideas for a changing world facing significant challenges. Not only does work in this area often force us to rethink about ethics and political philosophy more generally, but its insights contain seeds of hope for addressing some of the greatest global problems facing humanity today. The Oxford Handbook of Global Justice has been selective in bringing together some of the most pressing topics and issues in global justice as understood by the leading voices from both established and rising stars across twenty-five new chapters. This Handbook explores severe poverty, climate change, egalitarianism, global citizenship, human rights, immigration, territorial rights, and much more.

Education And Multicultural Cohesion In The Caribbean The Case Of Belize 1931 1981

Author : Peter Hitchen
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Filthy Material

Author : Chris Forster
ISBN : 9780190840860
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Modernist literature is inextricable from the history of obscenity. The trials of figures like James Joyce, D. H. Lawrence, and Radclyffe Hall loom large in accounts twentieth century literature. Filthy Material: Modernism and The Media of Obscenity reveals the ways that debates about obscenity and literature were shaped by changes in the history of media. Judgments about obscenity, which hinged on understanding how texts were circulated and read, were often proxies for the changing place of literature in an age of new technological media. The emergence of film, photography, and new printing technologies shaped how literary value was understood, altering how obscenity was defined and which texts were considered obscene. Filthy Material rereads the history of obscenity in order to discover a history of technological media behind debates about moral corruption and sexual explicitness. The shift from the intense censorship of the early twentieth century to the effective 'end of obscenity' for literature at the middle of the century, it argues, is not simply a product of cultural liberalization but of a changing media ecology. Filthy Material brings together media theory and archival research to offer a fresh account of modernist obscenity and novel readings of works of modernist literature. It sheds new light on figures at the center of modernism's obscenity trials (such as Joyce and Lawrence), demonstrates the relevance of the discourse obscenity to understanding figures not typically associated with obscenity debates (like T. S. Eliot and Wyndham Lewis), and introduces new figures to our account of modernism (like Norah James and Jack Kahane). It reveals how modernist obscenity reflected a contest over the literary in the face of new media technologies.

Education Social Cohesion And Economic Growth

Author : Mark Gradstein
ISBN : UVA:X006125835
Genre : Communities
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Labor Law And Practice In Spain

Author : Gustav Adolph Sallas
ISBN : PURD:32754069080558
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Pacific Sociological Review

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ISBN : UCSC:32106005507303
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Social Cohesion And Economic Prosperity

Author : Jeff Dayton-Johnson
ISBN : PSU:000044347642
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Economists traditionally claim that free markets are the key to prosperity. Now many are coming to realize the importance of the social relationships that underpin all human activities—including the marketplace. Drawing on an array of new economic studies, this book explains the concept of social cohesion and explores its impact on economic performance. It includes case studies linking social cohesion to workplace productivity, school quality, health and the welfare of children. Later chapters examine the origin of social cohesion and the factors that favour or diminish it, with special attention to the fate of social cohesion in the globalizing world. Social Cohesion and Economic Prosperity examines our increasingly frayed social fabric and explores ways in which an emphasis on social cohesion can promote a happier and more prosperous society.

Education Conflict And Social Cohesion

Author : International Bureau of Education
ISBN : UOM:39015059173974
Genre : Political Science
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This publication contains a number of paper which explore educational issues in societies emerging from violent conflict situations, including Bosnia, Guatemala, Lebanon, Northern Ireland and Rwanda. The papers examine the role of education in contributing to reconciliation and peacebuilding, and the challenges in curriculum policy including the determination of language policies in multilingual and multicultural societies, the teaching of national history, and the development of a sense of common citizenship and share identity.

Warsaw Pact The Question Of Cohesion Union Of Soviet Socialist Republics; Bulgaria Czechoslovakia And Hungary ; Bibliography

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When Culture Becomes Politics

Author : Thomas Pedersen
ISBN : UCSC:32106019879235
Genre : Social Science
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What do Europeans have in common apart from the rights and duties deriving from the treaties? Is there such a thing as 'Europeanness' in the sense of a common identity? Can rights serve as a unifying factor in the new EU of 27 member states? And what are the sources of human identity as such?

Growth Human Development Social Cohesion

Author : Canada. Privy Council Office. Policy Research Committee
ISBN : MINN:31951D01577587L
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The Policy Research Committee was created in July 1996 as part of a project to understand the policy environment over the medium term and to begin planning for the next decade. The mandate of the Committee is to prepare a report on the pressure points likely to arise in Canadian society by the year 2005 as a result of economic, demographic, and social trends, and to make recommendations regarding an interdepartmental research agenda and work program to address gaps in knowledge. This interim report presents the Committee's overview and interpretation, along with suggestions on what policy-makers will need to know in the future. Chapter 1 reviews medium-term pressure points with regard to underlying forces, growth, human development, and social cohesion. Chapters 2-12 focus on individual topics such as sustainable development, the fiscal environment, productivity, the labour market, health, Aboriginal issues, culture and values, and regions and communities. The final chapter considers options for an interdepartmental framework and process to co-ordinate policy research.

Academic Mobility In A Changing World

Author : Ulrich Teichler
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The Process Of Territorial Cohesion In Europe

Author : Luisa Pedrazzini
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Managing Across Cultures

Author : Pat Joynt
ISBN : UCSD:31822023914930
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This reader brings together international writers to comment on cross-cultural management. It should lay the foundations for research and debate in the field, showing how management thinking has changed and adapted to new cross-cultural issues.

Cultural Information Exchange And Adaptability Of Third Generation Dutch Canadian Immigrant Families

Author : Leni De Mik
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The Spatial Organisation Of Culture

Author : Ian Hodder
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