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“Like a thief in the night”: Self-help, Magisterial Authority, and Civilian Policing

Christopher J. Fuhrmann

in Policing the Roman Empire: Soldiers, Administration, and Public Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737840
eISBN:
9780199928576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737840.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter considers the diversity of policing and public order measures in the many areas of the Roman Empire that did not have soldier-police, including religion as social control, self-help, ... More


More than tropical?: Modern housing, expatriate practitioners and the Volta River Project in decolonising Ghana

Viviana d’Auria

in Cultures of Decolonisation: Transnational productions and practices, 1945-70

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096525
eISBN:
9781526104335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096525.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

With a focus on ‘practised architecture’, this chapter contests the understanding of physical things as mere mirrors of social norms and economic interests, stretching the analysis of decolonisation ... More


Fifty years ahead of its time? The provident dispensaries movement in Manchester, 1871–85

Martin Hewitt

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719090356
eISBN:
9781526124081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090356.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Martin Hewitt’s chapter on the history of the provident dispensary movement, initiated in the 1870s by the social reformer, Dr John Watts asks why provident dispensaries, unlike the Hospital Funds ... More


The neoliberalisation of civil society: community-based organisations, contractor NGOs and class relations

Jonathan Pattenden

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719089145
eISBN:
9781526109583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089145.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter argues that many civil society organisations in rural India have been neoliberalised. Rather than organisations seeking to redistribute power and resources towards labourers, NGOs have ... More


The New Development Architecture and the Post-Political in the Global South

Sangeeta Kamat

in The Post-Political and Its Discontents: Spaces of Depoliticization, Spectres of Radical Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748682973
eISBN:
9781474406475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682973.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The majority of the literature on the post-political is focused on Europe and North America. This chapter draws on the case of India to argue that processes of post-politicisation are equally ... More


Poverty as a Frame Continuum

Sandra L. Barnes

in Live Long and Prosper: How Black Megachurches Address HIV/AIDS and Poverty in the Age of Prosperity Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249565
eISBN:
9780823252619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249565.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter focuses on frame analysis to uncover how the Black megachurches respond to poverty in the Black community. This subject is important considering the emphasis on godly favor among churches ... More


Sources of Black Nationalism from the 1950s to the 1970s

Jeffrey Helgeson

in Crucibles of Black Empowerment: Chicago’s Neighborhood Politics from the New Deal to Harold Washington

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226130699
eISBN:
9780226130729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226130729.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter argues that the growing radicalism of black urban politics in the 1950s and 1960s reflected the long-term development of black nationalism as a product of direct experiences of ... More


Advocacy and Democratic Participation in a Changing Environment: Room for Challenge?

Linda Milbourne

in Voluntary sector in transition: Hard times or new opportunities?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847427236
eISBN:
9781447310952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427236.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Successive governments have turned to voluntary sector organisations to address concerns about civic and civil participation and this chapter examines voluntary sector advocacy work. The chapter ... More


Sā Vidyā Yā Vimuktaye

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in The Holy Grail: India's Quest for Universal Elementary Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463473
eISBN:
9780199087129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463473.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

After outlining the genesis of Mahila Samakhya, an exceptional programme for women’s empowerment initially funded by the Dutch and later by the British, this chapter offers a critique and compares it ... More


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