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/ IDEAS: Franklin Roosevelt's Progressive Era Influences

Neil M. Maher

in Nature's New Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps and the Roots of the American Enviromental Movement

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195306019
eISBN:
9780199867820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306019.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter One examines the ideological origins of New Deal conservation and the CCC. It begins by showing how the idea for the Corps originated both from Roosevelt's early experiences with the ... More


Speech out of Thin Air: , 530 U.S. 640 (2000)

Randall P. Bezanson

in Too Much Free Speech?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037115
eISBN:
9780252094224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037115.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the Supreme Court's decision in Boy Scouts of America v. Dale. Since age eight, James Dale had been a Scout in his home town of Monmouth, New Jersey. By 1988, when he finished ... More


The Fit Male Body, Nation, and Empire

Ina Zweiniger‐Bargielowska

in Managing the Body: Beauty, Health, and Fitness in Britain 1880-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199280520
eISBN:
9780191594878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280520.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The question of national physique was catapulted to the forefront of public debate amidst revelations of high rejection rates among military recruits during the Boer War, 1899‐1902. Military ... More


Mobilized Childhood Responds to the Threat

Margaret Peacock

in Innocent Weapons: The Soviet and American Politics of Childhood in the Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618579
eISBN:
9781469618593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618579.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the shift in image of the Cold War child into an activist for the promotion of government-led peace around the world and a symbol of international legitimacy for the Soviet ... More


Engaging Debates Concerning Public Catholicism

Nicholas K. Rademacher

in Paul Hanly Furfey: Priest, Scientist, Social Reformer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276769
eISBN:
9780823277292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276769.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Paul Hanly Furfey chose to pursue Social Work in his doctoral studies as a way to best witness to the Christian tradition. As a graduate student, Furfey served in a parish near the university and ... More


On My Honor: Boy Scouts and the Making of American Youth

Jay Mechling

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226517049
eISBN:
9780226517032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226517032.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book explores the folk customs of adolescent males in the Boy Scouts of America during a summer encampment in California's Sierra Nevada. Drawing on more than twenty years of research and ... More


Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: "Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910-1930"

Benjamin René Jordan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627656
eISBN:
9781469627670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627656.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Contrary to works arguing that both Boy Scouting and mainstream American manhood emphasized primitive virility and martial aggression in the early twentieth century, this book demonstrates that the ... More


Signs of the Times: The Dale Opinion

Andrew Koppelman and Tobias Barrington Wolff

in A Right to Discriminate?: How the Case of Boy Scouts of America v. James Dale Warped the Law of Free Association

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121278
eISBN:
9780300155921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121278.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the reasoning in Boy Scouts of America v. Dale. It argues that the Supreme Court's opinion in the case offers a useful cautionary lesson in First Amendment jurisprudence: ... More


Jack and Esther’s Paths to Activism and Each Other

Sara Rzeszutek Haviland

in James and Esther Cooper Jackson: Love and Courage in the Black Freedom Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166254
eISBN:
9780813166735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166254.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

James Jackson and Esther Cooper were raised in similar middle-class, talented-tenth black households with politically engaged parents. Jack grew aware of race, segregation, and economic inequality by ... More


Reviving England

Simon Featherstone

in Englishness: Twentieth-Century Popular Culture and the Forming of English Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623655
eISBN:
9780748651764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623655.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines three private initiatives of national recovery during the main period of English revivalism. It states that the Boy Scouts of Robert Baden-Powell and the English folk-dance ... More


Character Is Capital: Manufacturing Habit in Mark Twain’s Character Factory

James B. Salazar

in Bodies of Reform: The Rhetoric of Character in Gilded Age America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741306
eISBN:
9780814786536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741306.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the pedagogy of “habit” through a reading of Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1889). By tracing the novel's formal inversion of the realist modes of ... More


A Right to Discriminate?: How the Case of Boy Scouts of America v. James Dale Warped the Law of Free Association

Andrew Koppelman and Tobias Wolff

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121278
eISBN:
9780300155921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121278.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Should the Boy Scouts of America and other noncommercial associations have a right to discriminate when selecting their members? Does the state have a legitimate interest in regulating the membership ... More


Is the BSA Being as Bad as Racists?: Judging the BSA's Antigay Policy

Andrew Koppelman and Tobias Barrington Wolff

in A Right to Discriminate?: How the Case of Boy Scouts of America v. James Dale Warped the Law of Free Association

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121278
eISBN:
9780300155921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121278.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter argues that the Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) policy is, in pertinent ways, the moral equivalent of racial discrimination. It begins by identifying what is essentially morally malignant ... More


Education: The Making of Active Citizens in Mind and Body

Carey Anthony Watt

in Serving the Nation: Cultures of Service, Association and Citizenship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195668025
eISBN:
9780199081905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195668025.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter explores how education was used to train both the mind and body to promote active participation in society, a belief common to Indian and Western understandings of the connection between ... More


The First Amendment: Freedom of Association

Ronald J. Colombo

in The First Amendment and the Business Corporation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199335671
eISBN:
9780199361915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335671.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Company and Commercial Law

Freedom of association is not explicitly mentioned in the First Amendment. This freedom makes its first Supreme Court appearance in the 1927 case Whitney v. California. Over time, culminating in the ... More


Modern times: the Victorian cave man’s long afterlife

Andrew Horrall

in Inventing the Cave Man: From Darwin to the Flintstones

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526113849
eISBN:
9781526128225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113849.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter shows that the war consolidated the cave man’s status as a global cultural character. Cave men have since been frequently depicted on stage, in films, in advertisements, literature, and ... More


The Solomon Amendment Litigation and Other Consequences of Dale

Andrew Koppelman and Tobias Barrington Wolff

in A Right to Discriminate?: How the Case of Boy Scouts of America v. James Dale Warped the Law of Free Association

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121278
eISBN:
9780300155921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121278.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the Court's latest foray into the freedom of association question in Rumsfeld v. FAIR. It argues that the Court in that case restrained the worst excesses of Dale while leaving ... More


Word Play

Caryl Rivers and Rosalind C. Barnett

in The Truth About Girls and Boys: Challenging Toxic Stereotypes About Our Children

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151634
eISBN:
9780231525305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151634.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the issue of boys and books, either they are reading too much, not reading enough, or just reading badly. According to experts, boys need to learn from male role models and not ... More


Introduction

Joe Sutliff Sanders

in The Comics of Hergé: When the Lines Are Not So Clear

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781496807267
eISBN:
9781496807304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807267.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Although Hergé is most famous for crystalizing and popularizing the “clear line” art style, the lines of his life and work are anything but clear. His lifelong gratitude to the Boy Scouts for their ... More


Brazil Counts on Its Sons for Redemption: Moral, Civic, and Countersubversive Education

Benjamin A. Cowan

in Securing Sex: Morality and Repression in the Making of Cold War Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627502
eISBN:
9781469627526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627502.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter Six investigates the impact of moralistic countersubversion in a more public arena: rightists’ push to mandate Moral and Civic Education as a broad counterattack designed to reach each and ... More


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