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Global Social Democracy

Richard W. Miller

in Globalizing Justice: The Ethics of Poverty and Power

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199581986
eISBN:
9780191723247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581986.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

If the established institutions of great powers, including the United States, are an enduring source of global injustice, social movements hold special promise as means of progress. The history of ... More


“The Ranting of the Black-Hearted Villains”: Soldiers and the Anti-War Movement

Steven J. Ramold

in Across the Divide: Union Soldiers View the Northern Home Front

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729199
eISBN:
9780814760178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729199.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the Union soldiers' opposition to the anti-war movement that emerged during the Civil War. It considers how Union soldiers came to despise those who espoused peace at any cost, ... More


A Cresting Wave, 1967–1970

Daniel Burton-Rose

in Guerrilla USA: The George Jackson Brigade and the Anticapitalist Underground of the 1970s

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264281
eISBN:
9780520936485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264281.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The threat of a large-scale white riot prompted by United States policies in Indochina cropped up for the first time in the planning of the October 1967 march on Washington. Dave Dellinger, a Quaker ... More


The Regret of a Nation

Song-Chuan Chen

in Merchants of War and Peace: British Knowledge of China in the Making of the Opium War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390564
eISBN:
9789888390274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390564.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Warlike party did not get its way entirely. To further elaborate the history of the Pacific party’s efforts in arguing against the war, this chapter shows how the British public opposed the war. ... More


The Respect experiment

Sarah Glynn

in Class, ethnicity and religion in the Bengali East End: A political history

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719095955
eISBN:
9781781707432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095955.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 9 looks at the attempt by some on the left (especially the Socialist Workers’ Party) to build on the movement against the Iraq war and create a new political party combining socialists and ... More


Peace Corps Fantasies: How Development Shaped the Global Sixties

Molly Geidel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816692217
eISBN:
9781452952468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692217.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

To tens of thousands of volunteers in its first decade, the Peace Corps was “the toughest job you’ll ever love.” In the United States’ popular imagination to this day, it is a symbol of selfless ... More


Merchants of War and Peace: British Knowledge of China in the Making of the Opium War

Song-Chuan Chen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390564
eISBN:
9789888390274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390564.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book challenges conventional arguments that the major driving forces of the First Opium War were the infamous opium smuggling trade, the defence of British national honour, and cultural ... More


Across the Divide: Union Soldiers View the Northern Home Front

Steven J. Ramold

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729199
eISBN:
9780814760178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729199.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Union soldiers left home in 1861 with expectations that the conflict would be short, the purpose of the war was clear, and public support back home was universal. As the war continued, however, Union ... More


Labour Politics and the Dundee Working Class c.1895‒1936

Kenneth Baxter and William Kenefick

in Jute No More: Transforming Dundee

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860905
eISBN:
9781474406031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860905.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter suggests that increasing concerns over poverty, housing, and worsening economic conditions combined with the aspirations and political demands of a Labour movement laid the solid ... More


Special Relations: The Americanization of Britain?

Howard Malchow

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773997
eISBN:
9780804777834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773997.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book reevaluates Anglo-American cultural exchange by exploring metropolitan London's culture and counterculture from the 1950s to the 1970s. It challenges a tendency in cultural studies to ... More


The Dawn of a Conservative Era: Gaining Power, 1968 to 1972

Bryan Hardin Thrift

in Conservative Bias: How Jesse Helms Pioneered the Rise of Right-Wing Media and Realigned the Republican Party

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049311
eISBN:
9780813050133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049311.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In retrospect, 1968 was the year a conservative era dawned. The year was so promising that Helms considered a run for governor. From 1968 until Helms’s election to the Senate in 1972, public anxiety ... More


Gershom Scholem and Leo Strauss: Notes toward a German-Jewish Dialogue

in Reading Leo Strauss: Politics, Philosophy, Judaism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226764023
eISBN:
9780226763903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226763903.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Gershom Scholem and Leo Strauss, the two most important Jewish thinkers, whose prominence, if not preeminence, among the most important German Jewish thinkers is already ... More


Tomás Irish, <i>The university at war, 1914–25. Britain, France, and the United States</i> (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), x + 254 pp. ISBN: 9781137409447: Tomás Irish, (Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 2015), xix + 300 pp. ISBN: 9781908996787

Robert Anderson

in History of Universities: Volume XXX / 1-2

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198807025
eISBN:
9780191844812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807025.003.0021
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter reviews the books The university at war, 1914–25. Britain, France, and the United States (2015) and Trinity in war and revolution, 1912–1923 (2015), both by Tomás Irish. In The ... More


Radical

Michael E. Staub

in Rethinking Therapeutic Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226249933
eISBN:
9780226250274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226250274.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This essay investigates how radicals in the 1960s and 1970s sought to use various forms of therapy to combat the emotional ills wrought by a society they believed had itself gone insane. Across the ... More


Taking It Big: C. Wright Mills and the Making of Political Intellectuals

Stanley Aronowitz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231135412
eISBN:
9780231509503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231135412.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

C. Wright Mills (1916–1962) was an intellectual who transformed the independent American Left in the 1940s and 1950s. Often challenging the established ideologies and approaches of fellow leftist ... More


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