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From Black Power to Class Action: The International Association of Black Professional Firefighters and the Rise of Fire Department Discrimination Litigation

David Goldberg

in Black Firefighters and the FDNY: The Struggle for Jobs, Justice, and Equity in New York City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633626
eISBN:
9781469633633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633626.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the influence that the Black Power movement and rise of employment discrimination litigation had on the Vulcan Society and Black firefighters across the country. The ... More


Inventing Society

Eric R. Wolf

in Pathways of Power: Building an Anthropology of the Modern World

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223332
eISBN:
9780520924871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223332.003.0024
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

The concept of Society has a history, a historical function within a determinate context, in a particular part of the world. This chapter explores the implications of one of the basic concepts, that ... More


Self Realization

Simine Short

in Locomotive to Aeromotive: Octave Chanute and the Transportation Revolution

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036316
eISBN:
9780252093326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036316.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes Octave Chanute's search for accomplishments beyond a successful career. While the engineering profession gave him administrative experience, personal contacts, and status, he ... More


The balancing act of European civil society: Between professionalism and grass roots

Beate Kohler-Koch and Vanessa Buth

in De-Mystification of Participatory Democracy: EU-Governance and Civil Society

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674596
eISBN:
9780191756221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674596.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The democratic quality of civil society input cannot be deduced from the analysis of their participation in EU governance. Rather, it is necessary to know whom they represent. The chapter scrutinizes ... More


Involving civil society in EU governance: The consultation regime of the European Commission

Christine Quittkat and Beate Kohler-Koch

in De-Mystification of Participatory Democracy: EU-Governance and Civil Society

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674596
eISBN:
9780191756221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674596.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Over the years, the European Commission has intensified cooperation with social actors. This chapter gives an account of the shifting aims and patterns of civil society consultations and of newly ... More


Hegel and the “Bourgeois-Christian World”

Steven B. Smith

in Modernity and Its Discontents: Making and Unmaking the Bourgeois from Machiavelli to Bellow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300198393
eISBN:
9780300220988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198393.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Hegel represents the apotheosis of the bourgeois world of early modernity in its confidence and optimism. His image of civil society, or burgerliche Gesellschaft, was the site of the rule of law, the ... More


State-market realignment in post-crises east asia: From GNP developmentalism to welfare developmentalism?

Alvin Y. So and Stephen Wing-kai Chiu

in Repositioning the Hong Kong Government: Social Foundations and Political Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083497
eISBN:
9789882209107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083497.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Using theoretical framework expounded by Evans in Chapter 1, this chapter examines how a classic developmental state – South Korea – has, in the wake of the 1997-8 Asian financial crisis, transformed ... More


People, Places and Identities: Themes in British Social and Cultural History, 1700s-1980s

Alan Kidd and Melanie Tebbutt (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719090356
eISBN:
9781526124081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090356.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book of essays on British social and cultural history since the eighteenth century draws attention to relatively neglected topics including personal and collective identities, the meanings of ... More


"Labour, state and society in rural India": A class-relational approach

Jonathan Pattenden

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719089145
eISBN:
9781526109583
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089145.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Intended for researchers, students, policymakers and practitioners, this book draws on detailed longitudinal fieldwork in rural south India to analyse the conditions of the rural poor and their ... More


Governing with the European civil society

Beate Kohler-Koch

in De-Mystification of Participatory Democracy: EU-Governance and Civil Society

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674596
eISBN:
9780191756221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674596.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The second chapter gives an account of how and why the ideas of civil society participation and participatory democracy became prominent in the EU. In less than a decade, actors which previously were ... More


Civil society participation: More democracy or pluralization of the European lobby?

Beate Kohler-Koch

in De-Mystification of Participatory Democracy: EU-Governance and Civil Society

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674596
eISBN:
9780191756221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674596.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The last chapter addresses the overarching question of the book, that is, whether civil society participation in EU policy-making furthers participative democratic governance. Based on the thorough ... More


Constitution-Writing: LEJFARC’s Universal Template

Chibli Mallat

in Philosophy of Nonviolence: Revolution, Constitutionalism, and Justice beyond the Middle East

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199394203
eISBN:
9780199394234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199394203.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Philosophy of Law

When it comes to constitution-writing, the model developed in the Atlantic revolution remains the dominant template in the world. Drawn from the titles of the US Constitution of 1787, the acronym ... More


The politics of civil society: Big society and small government

Fred Powell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447307150
eISBN:
9781447310853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307150.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

2011 shook the world politically. The Occupy Movement, Los Indignados and the Greek Aganaktismenoi (outraged) reacted to zombie capitalis in the West, while the Arab Spring challenged political ... More


Organs—Structure, Competences, and Decision-Making Processes

David S Berry

in Caribbean Integration Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199670079
eISBN:
9780191749452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670079.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

Chapter 4 introduces the primary, secondary, and administrative organs of both CARICOM and the OECS. It examines their natures, competences, and decision-making processes. It contrasts the qualified ... More


The Orthodox Church of Greece

Dimitris Stamatopoulos

in Orthodox Christianity and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century Southeastern Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256068
eISBN:
9780823261307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256068.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides a concise history of the Greek Orthodox Church in the 19th century and an interpretative approach to the problem of the emergence of autocephalous churches in Southeastern ... More


Consultation in daily practice: An in-depth analysis

Christine Quittkat

in De-Mystification of Participatory Democracy: EU-Governance and Civil Society

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674596
eISBN:
9780191756221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674596.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Drawing from a comprehensive data base, this chapter offers a longitudinal analysis of those policy fields which are especially of interest for a broad range of civil societal actors (Social Affairs ... More


Revolutionary Cinema and the Logic of Reform

Blake Atwood

in Reform Cinema in Iran: Film and Political Change in the Islamic Republic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178174
eISBN:
9780231543149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178174.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Establishes reform as a cinematic category, the inheritor of revolutionary cinema in certain state-controlled cinemas. It surveys the contentious position of film in revolutionary discourse in Iran ... More


New instruments serving democracy: Do online consultations benefit civil society?

Christine Quittkat

in De-Mystification of Participatory Democracy: EU-Governance and Civil Society

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674596
eISBN:
9780191756221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674596.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Although depicted as an instrument improving European governance and the democratic quality of European decision-making, the employment of online consultations (OC) by the European Commission is ... More


Information strategies of organized civil society: Does anyone listen?

Christina Altides

in De-Mystification of Participatory Democracy: EU-Governance and Civil Society

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674596
eISBN:
9780191756221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674596.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The chapter puts the focus on the information and communication policy of civil society organizations. Do they contribute to democratic accountability by making EU policies and their own activities ... More


Bangladeshi Migrants in India: Foreigners, Refugees, or Infiltrators?

Rizwana Shamshad

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199476411
eISBN:
9780199090952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199476411.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In January 2011, Felani Khatun was shot dead while attempting to cross the border from India to Bangladesh. Her body remained hung on the fence as a warning to those who illegally crossed an ... More


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