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The Tie That Bound Us: The Women of John Brown's Family and the Legacy of Radical Abolitionism

Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451614
eISBN:
9780801469442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451614.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

John Brown was fiercely committed to the militant abolitionist cause, a crusade that culminated in Brown's raid on the Federal armory at Harpers Ferry in 1859 and his subsequent execution. Less well ... More


Too Few Women at the Top: The Persistence of Inequality in Japan

Kumiko Nemoto

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702488
eISBN:
9781501706219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702488.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The number of women in positions of power and authority in Japanese companies has remained small despite the increase in the number of educated women and the passage of legislation on gender ... More


Mere Equals: The Paradox of Educated Women in the Early American Republic

Lucia McMahon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450525
eISBN:
9780801465888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450525.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book narrates a story about how a generation of young women who enjoyed access to new educational opportunities made sense of their individual and social identities in an American nation marked ... More


Introduction

Joan C. Tronto

in Who Cares?: How to Reshape a Democratic Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702747
eISBN:
9781501702761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702747.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This introductory chapter sets out the book's central argument. This book argues that care and politics are deeply intertwined, especially in a democracy. What ails our democracy is that we currently ... More


The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Edward Ducler Berenson, Vincent Duclert, and Christophe Prochasson (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the history and meaning of the French Republic and the challenges it has faced. Founded in 1792, the French Republic has been defined and redefined by a succession of regimes and ... More


“The Sweet Tranquility of Domestic Endearment”: Companionate Marriage

Lucia Mcmahon

in Mere Equals: The Paradox of Educated Women in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450525
eISBN:
9780801465888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450525.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explores how the ideals, expectations, and experiences of marriage reflected educated women's search for intellectual and emotional equality. Juxtaposing personal writings and ... More


Equality

Jeremy Jennings

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the concept of equality in republican discourse. Over the last two hundred years and more, republicanism in France has put forward a variety of sometimes conflicting ... More


Introduction: “A Deeper Science”

Gabriel N. Mendes

in Under the Strain of Color: Harlem's Lafargue Clinic and the Promise of an Antiracist Psychiatry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453502
eISBN:
9781501701399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453502.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter recounts how Richard Wright and Dr. Fredric Wertham met black convicted murderer, Clinton Brewer, and discusses how Wright and Wertham succeeded in asking the New Jersey ... More


Institutionally Bounded Entrepreneurship and the Future of American Education Policymaking

Jesse H. Rhodes

in An Education in Politics: The Origins and Evolution of No Child Left Behind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449710
eISBN:
9780801464195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449710.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's main arguments and discusses their implications for future efforts to improve the nation's schools. Stepping away from the case of education, it also ... More


Gambling on a New Home

Mun Young Cho

in The Specter of "the People": Urban Poverty in Northeast China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451652
eISBN:
9780801467431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451652.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that impoverished workers' aspirations for the seemingly impossible dream of wealth are informed by the intersection of their socialist past and the current neoliberal fever of ... More


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