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Spectacles of Sweetness: Race, Civics, and the Material Culture of Eating Sugar after the Turn of the Century

April Merleaux

in Sugar and Civilization: American Empire and the Cultural Politics of Sweetness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622514
eISBN:
9781469622538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622514.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines how race and civics intertwined with the material culture of sugar consumption during the years before World War I. In particular, it considers the ways that diverse consumers, ... More


Civic Jazz: American Music and Kenneth Burke on the Art of Getting Along

Gregory Clark

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226218182
eISBN:
9780226218359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226218359.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This book weaves three inquiries into an argument about how individuals can preserve and improve civic life in democratic cultures. The term “civic life” refers here to the interaction of citizens ... 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


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


Galveston, Texas: Managed Civics and Biodefense

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/9780804784429.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Chapter 5 empirically assesses civic response in Galveston where a managed civics and discourse predominated, wherein the civically engaged mostly downplayed the risks posed by federal biodefense ... More


The Israeli response to extremism: the social sphere

Ami Pedahzur

in The Israeli Response to Jewish Extremism and Violence

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063725
eISBN:
9781781700303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063725.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on civics education. By means of a historical and textual analysis of school curricula on the subject of civic studies in the State of Israel in the first decades of its ... More


Brazil Counts on Its Sons for Redemption: Moral, Civic, and Countersubversive Education

Benjamin A. Cowan

in Securing Sex: Morality and Repression in the Making of Cold War Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627502
eISBN:
9781469627526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627502.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter Six investigates the impact of moralistic countersubversion in a more public arena: rightists’ push to mandate Moral and Civic Education as a broad counterattack designed to reach each and ... More


The Crises of Liberal Citizenship: Religion and Education in Israel

Shlomo Fischer

in Religious Education and the Challenge of Pluralism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199359479
eISBN:
9780199359509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359479.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this chapter, the author discusses developments in citizenship education in Israel during, as well as beyond, the past fifteen years. The author discusses elemental basics of collective identity ... More


Creating Citizens and Workers: Curriculum Reform and the Aims of Education in a Democracy

in School, Society, & State: A New Education to Govern Modern America, 1890 – 1940

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226772097
eISBN:
9780226772127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226772127.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1894, the National Education Association (NEA) Committee of Ten on Secondary School Studies released a report stating that all subjects should be held in “equal rank for the purposes of admission ... More


Exploring the Effects of Combat Exposure on American Civic Life

Christopher S. Parker

in Veterans' Policies, Veterans' Politics: New Perspectives on Veterans in the Modern United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042077
eISBN:
9780813043456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042077.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Military service is believed to contribute to civic life on veterans’ return to civil society: it is believed to produce productive, allegiant citizens. What if exposure to combat also damages the ... More


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