While postcolonial theory is the most obvious body of literature that influenced scholarship on international law and decolonization, most notably through the canon of Third World Approaches to ...
Routine activity theory, like the related lifestyle-exposure theory, emerged as a key theoretical approach in criminology in the late 1970s. Routine activities refer to generalized patterns of social ...
Whether called mass incarceration, mass imprisonment, the prison boom, the carceral state, or hyperincarceration, this phenomenon refers to the current American experiment in incarceration, which is ...
Strategic communication is a term used to denote the higher-level concerns behind communicative efforts by organizations to advance organizational mission. It is, therefore, inherently ...
Postcolonial theory is a body of thought primarily concerned with accounting for the political, aesthetic, economic, historical, and social impact of European colonial rule around the world in the ...
Masterman 1985 is considered the first fully developed contemporary account of media education. The work sets a benchmark for the field and anticipates the discourses that would crystallize in the ...
Natural and human-caused climate changes are strongly linked to the hydrologic cycle and freshwater resources. The hydrological cycle is a core part of climate dynamics involving all three common ...
Democratic peace is the proposition that democracies are more peaceful in their foreign relations. This idea dates back centuries, at least to Immanuel Kant and other 18th-century Enlightenment ...
Although often in the form of introductory articles in journal special issues or edited volumes, summary accounts of South Asian sainthood and hagiography do vary in length and scope. Snell 1994, ...
In 1943, the psychologist Raymond B. Cattell (b. 1905–d. 1998) published a highly influential paper in Psychological Bulletin entitled “The Measurement of Adult Intelligence” (he also presented ...
Social influence refers to the ways people influence the beliefs, feelings, and behaviors of others. Each day we are bombarded by countless attempts by others to influence us, and as such, the study ...
The “public sphere” is generally conceived as the social space in which different opinions are expressed, problems of general concern are discussed, and collective solutions are developed ...