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Networks in Opposition: Linking Organizations through Activists in the Polish People's Republic

Maryjane Osa

in Social Movements and Networks: Relational Approaches to Collective Action

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251780
eISBN:
9780191599057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251789.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Explores changes in the informal networks of overlapping memberships between opposition organizations in Poland between the 1960s and the 1980s. When civic organizations are subject to severe ... More


Civic Organizations in the New Media Environment

Chris Wells

in The Civic Organization and the Digital Citizen: Communicating Engagement in a Networked Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190203610
eISBN:
9780190203658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190203610.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter examines the role that civic organizations have historically played, and continue to play, in American civic engagement. It especially recasts an element of that role that is usually ... More


The Civic Organization and the Digital Citizen: Communicating Engagement in a Networked Age

Chris Wells

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190203610
eISBN:
9780190203658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190203610.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This book investigates the changing relationship between citizens and civic organizations by exploring how social changes and innovations in communication technology are transforming the information ... More


What Makes Women the “Silent Sex” When Their Status Is Low?

Christopher F. Karpowitz and Tali Mendelberg

in The Silent Sex: Gender, Deliberation, and Institutions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159751
eISBN:
9781400852697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159751.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores how women are the “silent sex,” in a manner of speaking. In the settings that characterize most arenas of politics and public affairs, and in many other formal discussions that ... More


Conclusion: The Civic Politics of Risk

Thomas D. Beamish

in Community at Risk: Biodefense and the Collective Search for Security

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804784429
eISBN:
9780804794657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784429.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The Conclusion provides a synoptic comparative account of the book’s findings, arguments, and conclusions. The focus is what an analysis of local civics politics lends to an understanding of risk ... More


Conclusion: Communicating Civic Life to Digital Citizens

Chris Wells

in The Civic Organization and the Digital Citizen: Communicating Engagement in a Networked Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190203610
eISBN:
9780190203658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190203610.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

The book’s final chapter builds on its empirical findings to ask: how do we reconcile a civic-political system fundamentally rooted in institutional bureaucracy with a society whose citizens ... More


Introduction: Islam in Europe

Jytte Klausen

in The Islamic Challenge: Politics and Religion in Western Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199231980
eISBN:
9780191696534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231980.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The voices in this book belong to parliamentarians, city councilors, doctors and engineers, a few professors, lawyers and social workers, owners of small businesses, translators, and community ... More


Civic Traditions in Premodern Italy

Jeff Mielke

in Living on the Edge in Leonardo's Florence: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241343
eISBN:
9780520930995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241343.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Robert Putnam in his fifth chapter of Making Democracy Work argued that the origins of civic society in modern Italy can be traced back to the age of communes in the northern and central regions. ... More


Nonprofit Organizations as Immigrant Rights Advocates

Els de Graauw

in Making Immigrant Rights Real: Nonprofits and the Politics of Integration in San Francisco

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700187
eISBN:
9781501703492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700187.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter studies nonprofit organizations as contemporary agents of the movement for immigrant rights and immigrant integration. Through cross-historical and cross-organizational comparisons with ... More


Conceptual Footings of Risk and Governance

Thomas D. Beamish

in Community at Risk: Biodefense and the Collective Search for Security

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804784429
eISBN:
9780804794657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784429.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Chapter 1 explains the theoretical backdrop and analytical framework that organize the book’s analysis. The chapter begins by outlining contemporary conditions in risk society where societal ... More


How Do Civic Organizations Mobilize?

in Citizen Speak: The Democratic Imagination in American Life

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226660790
eISBN:
9780226660783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226660783.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

To begin the search for the democratic imagination, we need to think strategically. Where should we look for citizens who, though they appear to be similar, think and behave differently from one ... More


Community at Risk: Biodefense and the Collective Search for Security

Thomas D. Beamish

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804784429
eISBN:
9780804794657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784429.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The anthrax attacks of 2001 provoked deep concern and urgency among U.S. security elites regarding bioterrorism. Coming after 9/11 and followed by the successive menace of West Nile virus, SARS, ... More


Combining Services and Organizing: Functional Organizing

Kim Bobo and Marién Casillas Pabellón

in The Worker Center Handbook: A Practical Guide for Starting and Building the New Labor Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704475
eISBN:
9781501705892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704475.003.0026
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explains how worker centers can combine social services and organizing using a model called “functional organizing.” As most worker centers grow and develop, their members want a variety ... More


Power and Great Culture

Melina Pappademos

in Black Political Activism and the Cuban Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834909
eISBN:
9781469602769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869178_pappademos.9
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter shows how black leaders and civic activists advanced the idea that refinement, patriarchy, and bourgeois respectability should be the basis of Cuban leadership, irrespective of a ... More


Jurisdictional disputes

Sally Mayall Brasher

in Hospitals and Charity: Religious Culture and Civic Life in Medieval Northern Italy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526119285
eISBN:
9781526128393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119285.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Chapter five examines the process of greater secularization in the management of the facilities and attempts by the church officials to reassert control and authority over these groups in the late ... More


Better Cities, Better Citizens: The Political Function of Planning

Timothy Hyde

in Constitutional Modernism: Architecture and Civil Society in Cuba, 1933-1959

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678105
eISBN:
9781452947938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678105.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter focuses on the political aspect of national planning. It provides an overview of the Patronato Pro-Urbanismo (Pro-Urban Association), a new civic organization. The Patronato initiated an ... More


Household and City Organization at Olynthus

Nicholas Cahill

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084955
eISBN:
9780300133004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084955.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book explains the relationships between house and city, between household and community, as they were worked out in practice at Olynthus in northern Greece. This polis was occupied for a short ... More


Chicago's Block Clubs: How Neighbors Shape the City

Amanda I. Seligman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226385716
eISBN:
9780226385990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226385990.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Chicagoans have participated in block clubs for a century. Block clubs are small, geographically-based, voluntary organizations dedicated to improving the physical environment and regulating public ... More


Rules and Regulations for Other Secular Organizations and Activities; the Shenzhen Experiments

Karla W. Simon

in Civil Society in China: The Legal Framework from Ancient Times to the "New Reform Era"

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199765898
eISBN:
9780199332540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765898.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the various rules and regulations developed either at the national level or in some localities. These include the local volunteer regulations adopted in various cities beginning ... More


International Flights

Ethelene Whitmire

in Regina Anderson Andrews, Harlem Renaissance Librarian

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038501
eISBN:
9780252096419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038501.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on Regina's involvement with civic organizations, including associated international travels. Throughout her tour of various Asian countries, Regina concentrated on meeting women ... More


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