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Economics

Robert B. Louden

in The World We Want: How and Why the Ideals of the Enlightenment Still Elude Us

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195321371
eISBN:
9780199869787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321371.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines whether Enlightenment hopes for the future in the area of economics have been realized. In particular, their hopes for globalization, trade liberalization for the reduction of ... More


Political Culture: Combining Tradition and Innovation with “Chinese Characteristics”

Zhaohui Hong

in The Price of China's Economic Development: Power, Capital, and the Poverty of Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161150
eISBN:
9780813161181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161150.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Emphasizing the formation of the power-capital culture as the price of China’s economic development, chapter 3 studies the emergence and characteristics of the power-capital culture. It uses the ... More


The Sources of Institutional Support

Robert Rohrschneider

in Learning Democracy: Democratic and Economic Values in Unified Germany

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295174
eISBN:
9780191685088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295174.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines how a person's ideological values affect his institutional support. The first part of the chapter argues that the original formulation of the congruence postulate in Almond and ... More


Emilia-Romagna: From Civic Culture to Global Networks

Philip Cooke and Kevin Morgan

in The Associational Economy: Firms, Regions, and Innovation

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290186
eISBN:
9780191684784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290186.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

Although Emilia-Romagna is a rich region, it was not always so. It became so because of the willingness of its people to learn and change, to take advantage of an initial, long-established social ... More


Civility and Civic Culture in Early Modern England: The Meanings of Urban Freedom

JONATHAN BARRY

in Civil Histories: Essays Presented to Sir Keith Thomas

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207108
eISBN:
9780191677496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207108.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the meaning of urban freedom in the context of civility and civic culture in early modern England. It analyses the meaning of ... More


The (Ambivalent) Tradition of Equality in America

Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady

in The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154848
eISBN:
9781400841912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154848.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter considers the place of equality, in all its complexity, in the American civic culture. It draws evidence from several sources: the debates occasioned by the drafting and ratification of ... More


Prologue

Benjamin R. Barber

in An Aristocracy of Everyone: The Politics of Education and the Future of America

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195091540
eISBN:
9780199854172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195091540.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter argues that the fundamental task of education in a democracy is the apprenticeship of liberty—or learning to be free. It suggests that the autonomy and dignity of all Americans depend on ... More


Conclusion

Ian F. Mcneely

in The Emancipation of Writing: German Civil Society in the Making, 1790s-1820s

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233300
eISBN:
9780520928527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233300.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book has tracked changes in writing practice over a tumultuous period in Germany's history by examining four separate, yet interlocking, aspects of its civic culture. All four of these concepts ... More


High culture and tall chimneys: Art institutions and urban society in Lancashire, 1780-1914

James Moore

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781784991470
eISBN:
9781526138750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991470.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

During the nineteenth century industrial Lancashire became a leading national and international art centre. In 1857 Manchester hosted the international Art Treasures Exhibition at Old Trafford, ... More


The China Mystique: Pearl S. Buck, Anna May Wong, Mayling Soong, and the Transformation of American Orientalism

Karen Leong

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244221
eISBN:
9780520938632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244221.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Throughout the history of the United States, images of China have populated the American imagination. Always in flux, these images shift rapidly, as they did during the early decades of the twentieth ... More


Political transformation

Roderick Martin

in Transforming Management in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775690
eISBN:
9780191695377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775690.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter examines six fundamental political issues in the political transformation process which were significant for enterprise management. The first is the treatment of the ancien régime and ... More


Marathon Japan: Distance Racing and Civic Culture

Thomas R. H. Havens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824841010
eISBN:
9780824869083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824841010.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Japanese have been fervid long-distance runners for many centuries. Beginning with the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, the Japanese government used athletics, especially the marathon, to continue its ... More


“More Terrible than the Sword”: Emotions, Facts, and Gendered New Deal Narratives

Holly Allen

in Forgotten Men and Fallen Women: The Cultural Politics of New Deal Narratives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453571
eISBN:
9780801455841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453571.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the gender and racial contours of civic culture in the New Deal years. It considers how positive feelings of sympathy, pride, and reassurance combined with negative regard for ... More


Lorenzo in Liverpool: William Roscoe, civic myths and the institutionalisation of urban culture

James Moore

in High culture and tall chimneys: Art institutions and urban society in Lancashire, 1780-1914

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781784991470
eISBN:
9781526138750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991470.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

The impact of William Roscoe’s circle in Liverpool is re-examined and, in particular, his particular interpretation of the ‘Florentine model’ which continued to be so influential in the city in the ... More


Bonds of Citizenship: Law and the Labors of Emancipation

Hoang Gia Phan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738474
eISBN:
9780814738931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738474.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book demonstrates how American citizenship and civic culture were profoundly transformed by the racialized material histories of free, enslaved, and indentured labor. It illuminates the ... More


Islam, the “Originaires,” and the Making of Public Space in a Colonial City: Saint-Louis of Senegal1

Mamadou Diouf

in Tolerance, Democracy, and Sufis in Senegal

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162630
eISBN:
9780231530897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162630.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines the formation of a social group of Muslim traders called the doomu ndaar that lived in Saint-Louis during nineteenth and twentieth centuries when the city was still under French ... More


“All America Is One Big Orgone Box”: American Sexual Character Revisited

Miriam G. Reumann

in American Sexual Character: Sex, Gender, and National Identity in the Kinsey Reports

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238350
eISBN:
9780520930049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238350.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The discussion of sex in American culture changed between World War II and the mid-1960s. Historians and observers at the time documented intensified attention to sexual issues in civic culture as ... More


Sleepwalking into a New World: The Emergence of Italian City Communes in the Twelfth Century

Chris Wickham

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691181141
eISBN:
9781400865826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181141.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Amid the disintegration of the Kingdom of Italy in the eleventh and twelfth centuries, a new form of collective government—the commune—arose in the cities of northern and central Italy. This book ... More


Civic Food Culture and the Guilds

C. M. Woolgar

in The Culture of Food in England 1200–1500

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300181913
eISBN:
9780300182361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181913.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the use of food and drink for civic occasions and particularly in the life of the guilds that formed such an important component of the urban community. Food and drink created ... More


Value of Democracy

Sungmoon Kim

in Democracy after Virtue: Toward Pragmatic Confucian Democracy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190671235
eISBN:
9780190671266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190671235.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

Presenting pragmatic Confucian democracy as encompassing both Schumpeterian and Deweyan models of democracy, each focused on political institutions and a way of life respectively, this chapter argues ... More


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