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Prairie Crossing: Creating an American Conservation Community

John Scott Watson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039867
eISBN:
9780252097973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039867.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Carved out of century-old farmland near Chicago, the Prairie Crossing development is a novel experiment in urban public policy that preserves 69 percent of the land as open space. The for-profit ... More


New Paradigms of Civic Participation among Youth: A Study in Mexico City

Norma Del Río

in Citizens in the Present: Youth Civic Engagement in the Americas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037658
eISBN:
9780252094910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037658.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines new paradigms of civic participation among Mexico City's youth. In recent years, international human rights organizations have stressed the need for participative democratic ... More


Civic Participation

John Scott Watson

in Prairie Crossing: Creating an American Conservation Community

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039867
eISBN:
9780252097973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039867.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines local political participation in the Prairie Crossing project and how it differs from national participation. Local political participation is defined as being involved in ... More


Zones, Exchanges, Boundaries, Communities: Thin and Thick Interdisciplinarity

Regina F. Bendix, Kilian Bizer, and Dorothy Noyes

in Sustaining Interdisciplinary Collaboration: A Guide for the Academy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040894
eISBN:
9780252099397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040894.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter spells out the implications of prevailing metaphors for interdisciplinary process: the trading zone or contact zone, which generates pidgin languages; the gift exchange; the encounter of ... More


Conclusion: Global Themes

Meghan Elizabeth Kallman, Terry Nichols Clark, Cary Wu, and Jean Yen-Chun Lin

in The Third Sector: Community Organizations, NGOs, and Nonprofits

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040436
eISBN:
9780252098857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040436.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book has explored how different cultural, economic, and political backgrounds have given rise to very different third sectors worldwide, especially in terms of state involvement with nonprofit ... More


“Our Place”: Women at the Cinema in Rural Australia

Karina Aveyard

in Doing Women's Film History: Reframing Cinemas, Past and Future

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039683
eISBN:
9780252097775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039683.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the role of film and cinema as a force in women's lives by focusing on women as cinema audiences. More specifically, it considers the experiences of a modern-day group of women ... More


Sexualization and participation

Amy Adele Hasinoff

in Sexting Panic: Rethinking Criminalization, Privacy, and Consent

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038983
eISBN:
9780252096969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038983.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the tension between the idea that participatory new media practices typically produce positive, democratic effects and the assumption that sexualization creates a problematic ... More


Imagining the Future

Matthew C. Ehrlich and Joe Saltzman

in Heroes and Scoundrels: The Image of the Journalist in Popular Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039027
eISBN:
9780252096990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039027.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This concluding chapter examines how popular culture has looked at the future of journalism, which itself has been debated by journalism scholars. Speculative fiction's tales about the press draw ... More


The Struggle for Control over Black Politics and Protest

Christopher Robert Reed

in The Rise of Chicago's Black Metropolis, 1920-1929

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036231
eISBN:
9780252093173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036231.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

The 1920s witnessed a dual black presence beyond tokenism in the chambers of the Chicago City Council as well as possessing the nation's sole black voice in the U.S. Congress. Further, the Illinois ... More


Gender and Trade Unionism in Historical Perspective

Ruth Milkman

in On Gender, Labor, and Inequality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040320
eISBN:
9780252098581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040320.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the historical link between gender and unionism by focusing on variations among labor unions in policies and practices affecting women from the late nineteenth to the late ... More


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