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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


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


Paths to the February 15 Protest: Social or Political Determinants?

Donatella della Porta

in The World Says No to War: Demonstrations against the War on Iraq

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650958
eISBN:
9781452946030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650958.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the degrees and forms of participation among the February 15, 2003 demonstrators. Strong identification with and deep embeddedness in movement networks are the best predictors ... More


Identity politics, community participation and the making of new places: examples from Taiwan

Yi-Ling Chen

in "Politics, power and community development"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447317364
eISBN:
9781447317395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317364.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explores a new cultural strategy in Taiwan since the 1990s that emphasizes local identities and community participation, and has resulted in the creation of new urban places. Within the ... More


My Life as a Wonk

Colin Gordon

in Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In this chapter, the author describes the two-way relationship that can exist between scholarship and engagement by drawing on his experience as an engaged scholar. He recounts how his traditional ... More


Communication in the Lives of the Globe

Emile G. McAnany

in Saving the World: A Brief History of Communication for Development and Social Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036774
eISBN:
9780252093876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036774.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book examines the history of the role of communication as a tool for bringing development and social change. Drawing on the author's own experience accumulated over the past almost fifty years ... More


Another Paradigm: Participatory Communication

Emile G. McAnany

in Saving the World: A Brief History of Communication for Development and Social Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036774
eISBN:
9780252093876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036774.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter focuses on the rise of the participation paradigm from the early 1980s through the end of the 1990s, noting that it is still the dominant discourse within the field of communication for ... More


Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Carisa R. Showden and Samantha Majic (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Negotiating Sex Work provides a timely and necessary intervention in to current public and political debates about sex work, debates which are primarily divided between those who view selling sexual ... More


Researching Sexuality: The Politics-of-Location Approach for Studying Sex Work

Tracy Berger Michele and Guidroz Kathleen

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Michele Tracy Berger and Kathleen Guidroz use their own experiences researching street-level and indoor prostitution and telephone sex work to discuss how standard research approaches taught in ... More


Beyond Prescientific Reasoning: The Sex Worker Environmental Assessment Team Study

Lutnick Alexandra

in Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689583
eISBN:
9781452949338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689583.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Raven Bowen and Tanara O’Doherty analyze their participatory research with PACE Society, a grassroots, sex workers-driven organization in Vancouver, BC. The chapter describes how they operationalized ... More


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