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Trade-Union Strategies

J. E. M. Thirkell, K. Petkov, and S. A. Vickerstaff

in The Transformation of Labour Relations: Restructuring and Privatization in Eastern Europe and Russia

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289791
eISBN:
9780191684760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289791.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, International Business

The aim of the analysis in this chapter is to uncover the processes of strategy formulation and strategic choice in the trade unions, both in the wider context of the political transition as well as ... More


Why the Social Democratic Option Failed: Poland’s Experience of Systemic Change

Tadeusz Kowalik

in Social Democracy in Neoliberal Times: The Left and Economic Policy since 1980

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241378
eISBN:
9780191696923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241378.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Unexpected introduction of social democratic policies, mainly in the form of systemic change, in Poland was caused by the foundations and actions of mass movements, the various events in relation to ... More


Changing Communities: Stories of Migration, Displacement and Solidarities

Marjorie Mayo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447329312
eISBN:
9781447329466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329312.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book brings theoretical understandings of migration and displacement (including displacement as a result of urban redevelopment programmes) together with empirical illustrations of the varying ... More


Solidarity Across Divides: Promoting the Moral Point of View

George Vasilev

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748697304
eISBN:
9781474416153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697304.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book addresses the conceptual and practical challenges surrounding the promotion of solidarity in divided societies. It brings together the normative insights of political theory and the ... More


Negotiating Dissidence: The Pioneering Women of Arab Documentary

Stefanie Van de Peer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696062
eISBN:
9781474434836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696062.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In spite of harsh censorship, conservative morals and a lack of investment, women documentarists in the Arab world have found ways to subtly negotiate dissidence in their films, something that is ... More


Afterword

Thibaut Raboin

in Discourses on LGBT Asylum in the Uk: Constructing a Queer Haven

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099632
eISBN:
9781526121011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099632.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

The afterword reflects on the book’s findings and asks: what are the changes in the structure of public discourses about LGBT asylum in the UK that could empower asylum seekers, allow for a greater ... More


Moving between the Global and the Local: The Industrial Workers of the World and Their Press in Latin America

Anton Rosenthal

in In Defiance of Boundaries: Anarchism in Latin American History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061108
eISBN:
9780813051383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061108.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the role of the Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.), a global, transnational revolutionary movement born in Chicago and present throughout Latin America, and particularly ... More


Ecclesia Militans

Porter-Szücs Brian

in Faith and Fatherland: Catholicism, Modernity, and Poland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195399059
eISBN:
9780199896844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399059.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

A rhetorical militancy has long been a component of Catholic rhetoric, but in different contexts the martial allusions surrounding the concept of the “Ecclesia Milatans” have had different ... More


In the Orbit of Love: Affection in Ancient Greece and Rome

David Konstan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190887872
eISBN:
9780190904579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887872.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, World History: BCE to 500CE

This book is about love in the classical world – not erotic passion but the kind of love that binds together intimate members of a family and very close friends, but which may also be extended to ... More


Openings: Politics, Culture, and Activism in the 1960s

Holger Nehring

in Politics of Security: British and West German Protest Movements and the Early Cold War, 1945-1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681228
eISBN:
9780191761188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681228.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

By the middle of the 1960s, peace activists in Britain and West Germany had turned their attention away from issues of nuclear armaments and focused primarily on the United States’ military ... More


The Geographic Production of Knowledge

Jess Bier

in Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine: How Occupied Landscapes Shape Scientific Knowledge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036153
eISBN:
9780262339957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036153.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine provides an extended critique of the notion that technoscientific facts should function as impartial arbiters in international conflicts. Chapter 6, “The Geographic ... More


Fear, Laughter, and Collective Power: The Making of Solidarity at the Lenin Shipyard in Gdansk, Poland, August 1980

Colin Barker

in Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226303987
eISBN:
9780226304007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304007.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the emotional components of the collective action in Gdansk, Poland in August 1980. Every record of August 1980 at Gdansk, where the Solidarity movement was founded, is packed ... More


Historical Repertoires: Attention Must Be Paid

Alison Brysk

in Speaking Rights to Power: Constructing Political Will

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982660
eISBN:
9780199362523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982660.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter chronicles the historical emergence of repertoires of human rights rhetoric. The foundation of universal solidarity with victims of injustice is laid by the Dreyfus Affair, while norms ... More


Exit and Solidarity: Fugitive Slave Narratives

Jennet Kirkpatrick

in The Virtues of Exit: On Resistance and Quitting Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635392
eISBN:
9781469635408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635392.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines several narratives written by American slaves who escaped captivity prior to the Civil War. It argues that the accounts of former and fugitive slaves are animated by a ... More


History and Scope of This Project

Jeanne Pitre Soileau

in Yo' Mama, Mary Mack, and Boudreaux and Thibodeaux: Louisiana Children's Folklore and Play

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496810403
eISBN:
9781496810441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810403.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the method and manner used in compiling the folklore of South Louisiana children. Using varied means, recordings, note-taking, video, and questionnaires, schoolyard folklore ... More


Japan’s Webs of Nongovernmental Advocacy and Governance

Deborah J. Milly

in New Policies for New Residents: Immigrants, Advocacy, and Governance in Japan and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452222
eISBN:
9780801470790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452222.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter reveals how civil society advocates in Japan have pursued national policy advocacy while drawing on street-level experience and contributing to governance on the ground. It focuses on ... More


Financing the federal system

Arthur B. Gunlicks

in The Länder and German federalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065323
eISBN:
9781781700464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065323.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

According to the official English translation of Article 20, para. 1, of the Basic Law, the Federal Republic of Germany is a ‘democratic and social federal state’. A better translation might be ‘a ... More


The Development of the French Mentality and Identity in the Illinois Country

Anna Servaes

in "Franco-American Identity, Community, and La Guiannée"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462104
eISBN:
9781626745599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462104.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter provides a development of the French mentality during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The French mentality of solidarity developed based on a tripartite agricultural system, ... More


Afro-Ecologism

Carl Death

in The Green State in Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215830
eISBN:
9780300224894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215830.003.0008
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter concludes the argument of the book and shows how environmental politics in Africa is central to the production of state effects, and vice versa. The theoretical framework, inspired by ... More


Spaces of Solidarity, 1956–89

Katherine Lebow

in Unfinished Utopia: Nowa Huta, Stalinism, and Polish Society, 1949-56

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451249
eISBN:
9780801468865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451249.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores Nowa Huta's odyssey from the turbulent month of October 1956 through the collapse of communism in 1989. The generation that made the new town one of the most militant centers of ... More


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