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Introduction

Simon Andrew Avenell

in Making Japanese Citizens: Civil Society and the Mythology of the Shimin in Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262706
eISBN:
9780520947672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262706.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is a history of the activists, intellectuals, politicians, bureaucrats, and advocates who invoked and deployed the shimin idea and the civic movements and public programs in which it found ... More


Before the Shimin: The Dark Energy of the People

Simon Andrew Avenell

in Making Japanese Citizens: Civil Society and the Mythology of the Shimin in Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262706
eISBN:
9780520947672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262706.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Earlier or in the exact year of 1960, the conservative behavior of the shimin idea and civic activism started with anti-security treaty protest. In the past, the word shimin was not used by many ... More


Introduction: The Multiple Meanings of Culture, Community, Religion, and Reform

Elizabeth Hayes Turner

in Women, Culture, and Community: Religion and Reform in Galveston, 1880–1920

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086881
eISBN:
9780199854578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086881.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses women who made a difference in a New South city. It gives an overview on how the movement for change by women in the South played out in a local setting where they lived and ... More


Friedrich Schiller: The Citizen and the Dancer

Fania Oz-salzberger

in Translating the Enlightenment: Scottish Civic Discourse in Eighteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205197
eISBN:
9780191676543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205197.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter presents an account of German philosopher Friedrich Schiller as a reader of Adam Ferguson's works. It analyses Schiller's place in the context of contemporary German discourse and the ... More


Cuba on the Verge: Martyrdom, Political Culture, and Civic Activism, 1946–1951

Lillian Guerra

in Heroes, Martyrs, and Political Messiahs in Revolutionary Cuba, 1946-1958

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300175530
eISBN:
9780300235333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175530.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter argues that the reason for Eddy Chibás's appeal—indeed, the reason he was seen as a selfless loco or madman amid hordes of self-interested hypocrites—lay in the crushing weight of ... More


Heroes, Martyrs, and Political Messiahs in Revolutionary Cuba, 1946-1958

Lillian Guerra

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300175530
eISBN:
9780300235333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175530.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book sheds light on the experiences of ordinary Cubans in the unseating of the dictator Fulgencio Batista. This book fills a significant gap in historical and political literature, illuminating ... More


Diversity in Diaspora: Hmong Americans in the Twenty-First Century

Mark Edward Pfeifer, Monica Chiu, and Kou Yang (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835972
eISBN:
9780824871390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835972.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book wrestles with Hmong Americans' inclusion into and contributions to Asian American studies, as well as to American history and culture and refugee, immigrant, and diasporic trajectories. It ... More


Conclusion: On moral selves and moral communities

Emmanuel David

in Women of the Storm: Civic Activism after Hurricane Katrina

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041266
eISBN:
9780252099861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041266.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The conclusion reflects upon Women of the Storm’s activities and accomplishments, arguing that in a post-disaster context, elite women’s creative energies and invisible labor were channeled into ... More


Emergence: In which it occurs to a New Orleans philanthropist, in the wake of disaster, to form a group

Emmanuel David

in Women of the Storm: Civic Activism after Hurricane Katrina

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041266
eISBN:
9780252099861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041266.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter introduces Anne Milling, the New Orleans civic activist who founded Women of the Storm. The chapter presents her brief biography before delving into the early history of the formation of ... More


Civic Values and Political Engagement in Two Hmong American Communities

Carolyn Wong

in Diversity in Diaspora: Hmong Americans in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835972
eISBN:
9780824871390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835972.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter surveys political and civic activism, examining how Hmong politicians and communities mobilize Hmong American engagement in politics, including an investigation of references to a Hmong ... More


German Environmentalism in Mid Passage

Frank Uekötter

in The Greenest Nation?: A New History of German Environmentalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027328
eISBN:
9780262322409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027328.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Germany's commitment to environmental causes looks stable for the foreseeable future, and yet a feeling of discontent has spread since the 1990s. German environmentalism is in crisis, with the ... More


American Creed: Philanthropy and the Rise of Civil Society, 1700–1865

Kathleen D. McCarthy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226561981
eISBN:
9780226561998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226561998.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Since the dawn of the republic, faith in social equality, religious freedom, and the right to engage in civic activism have constituted the national creed of the United States. This book traces the ... More


Women of the Storm Return: Involving another trip to Washington and some concrete achievements

Emmanuel David

in Women of the Storm: Civic Activism after Hurricane Katrina

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041266
eISBN:
9780252099861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041266.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines Women of the Storm’s second trip to Washington, which occurred shortly after the one-year anniversary of Katrina. It recounts the limited group successes and the additional ... More


Citizen: Jane Addams and the Struggle for Democracy

Louise W. Knight

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226446998
eISBN:
9780226447018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226447018.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Jane Addams was the first American woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. This biography reveals Addams's early development as a political activist and social philosopher. In this book we observe a ... More


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