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Irene W. Leigh

in A Lens on Deaf Identities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195320664
eISBN:
9780199864584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320664.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter attempts some resolution in dealing with the questions posed in the Preface. The fact that this is an extremely complex area rife with multiple nuances is emphasized. The notion of ... More


Ethnic Conflict and Protest in Tibet and Xinjiang: Unrest in China's West

Ben Hillman and Gray Tuttle (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231169981
eISBN:
9780231540445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169981.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Despite more than a decade of rapid economic development, rising living standards, and large-scale improvements in infrastructure and services, China’s western borderlands are awash in a wave of ... More


Reframing 1968: American Politics, Protest and Identity

Martin Halliwell and Nick Witham (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748698936
eISBN:
9781474445160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698936.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In 1968 a series of local, national and global upheavals coalesced to produce some of the most consequential protest movements in the history of the United States. By examining the impact of 1968 on ... More


The Crucible: Du Bois Versus Washington

Gary Dorrien

in The New Abolition: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Black Social Gospel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300205602
eISBN:
9780300216332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205602.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Booker T. Washington was a towering figure in American life in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and the leader of the dominant form of the black social gospel. All other schools had ... More


In the Spirit of Niagara

Gary Dorrien

in The New Abolition: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Black Social Gospel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300205602
eISBN:
9780300216332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205602.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The civil rights movement began in 1884 with a call for what became the National Afro-American League; it had a brilliant movement of hope in the Niagara Movement of 1905 to 1909; it entered a second ... More


“There Ain’t No Justice, Man”

Shawn Francis Peters

in The Catonsville Nine: An American Story

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827855
eISBN:
9780199950140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827855.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Jim Darst believed that his future lay with the Christian Brothers, a religious order that traced its origins back to the educational innovator St. John Baptist de La Salle. Midway through 1959, he ... More


Protest and the Politics of Space and Place, 1789-1848

Katrina Navickas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097058
eISBN:
9781526104144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097058.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book is a wide-ranging survey of the development of mass movements for democracy and workers’ rights in northern England. It surveys movements throughout the whole period, from the first ... More


Crucibles of liberty and ruin

Katy Layton-Jones

in Beyond the Metropolis: The changing image of urban Britain, 1780-1880

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099694
eISBN:
9781526104038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099694.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In chapter five, attention turns to nineteenth-century attempts to represent the increasingly incendiary politics of urban Britain. The long nineteenth century was a period of significant political ... More


Similarities of the Societal Position of Women and Negroes: Education and Protest in New York City, 1943–1948

Sherie M. Randolph

in Florynce "Flo" Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623917
eISBN:
9781469625119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623917.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Flo Kennedy’s battle to challenge discrimination once she arrived in New York City during World War II. During her first decade in the city, she was an undergraduate at Columbia ... More


Nine: Union in the balance, union accomplished

Christopher A. Whatley

in The Scots and the Union

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748616855
eISBN:
9780748672271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616855.003.0011
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter considers the immediate impact of the Union, and its failure to deliver what was promised. The nature of post-Union patriotism and anti-Unionism are explored. The basis of support in ... More


Revolution and Authoritarianism in North Africa

Frédéric Volpi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190642921
eISBN:
9780190848491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642921.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This book analyses how the Arab uprisings, the sudden wave of leaderless protests that broke out in 2011, could produce regime change in a region until then characterized by authoritarian resilience. ... More


Copts at the Crossroads: The Challenges of Building Inclusive Democracy in Egypt

Mariz Tadros

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165917
eISBN:
9781617975479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165917.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In the light of the escalation of sectarian tensions during and after Mubarak’s reign, the predicament of the Arab world’s largest religious minority, the Copts, has come to the forefront. This book ... More


Coptic Protest and Copts in Protest

Mariz Tadros

in Copts at the Crossroads: The Challenges of Building Inclusive Democracy in Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165917
eISBN:
9781617975479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165917.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter is about agency in the form of resistance, subversion, and protest, exploring Coptic mobilization and specific grievances. It draws a distinction between “Coptic protests” (that fight ... More


“We are against the traffik of men-body” Pennsylvania, 1688–1700

Brycchan Carey

in From Peace to Freedom

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300180770
eISBN:
9780300182279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180770.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the ways in which a minority of Friends raised the slavery issue at a time when it was not a matter of general concern, much less outrage. The opening text of this chapter is ... More


Epilogue: Reconfiguring the System

Jon Schubert

in Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713699
eISBN:
9781501709692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713699.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The epilogue updates the book with the most recent political developments in Angola (2012-2016), focusing on the growing repression of dissidence since the 2012. It appears that the cultivation of ... 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


1941: Pre–Pacific War Australia

Tony Banham

in Reduced to a Symbolical Scale: The Evacuation of British Women and Children from Hong Kong to Australia in 1940

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9789888390878
eISBN:
9789888390489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390878.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter Four observes the evacuees’ environment as they fought to be allowed to return to Hong Kong and made the largely unassisted transition from pre-evacuation Colony to the difficulties (real and ... More


Samuel Roth, Infamous Modernist

Jay A. Gertzman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044170
eISBN:
9780813046181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044170.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Samuel Roth (1894-1974) was an American publisher, whose story moved from a shtetl in Galicia to the Lower East Side of New York, then, briefly, to England during which time he laid groundwork for ... More


Introduction: Understanding the Current Wave of Conflict and Protest in Tibet and Xinjiang

Ben Hillman

in Ethnic Conflict and Protest in Tibet and Xinjiang: Unrest in China's West

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231169981
eISBN:
9780231540445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169981.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter reviews the recent wave of conflict and protest in Tibetan Xinjiang and outlines a framework for understanding the unrest.


Poetry by Mid-Nineteenth-Century Free People of Color

Catharine Savage Brosman

in Louisiana Creole Literature: A Historical Study

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039102
eISBN:
9781621039938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039102.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

An important collective anthology of mostly lyrical poetry, called Les Cenelles (1845), by men belonging to the Free People of Color, or Gens de couleur libres, is the chief subject of this chapter. ... More


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