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 Bringing Race to the Center: Extrareligious Activities

Korie L. Edwards

in The Elusive Dream: The Power of Race in Interracial Churches

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195314243
eISBN:
9780199871810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314243.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter investigates interracial churches' participation in extra‐religious activities, paying particular attention to the ways in which they address issues of race and racial inequality. ... More


Conclusion: Toward Progressive Women's Communities

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/9780195086881.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter shows how the progressive women's communities emerged during the Progressive Era. Galveston supplied an environment conducive to middle and upper-class women's advancement from ... More


Mobilizing New York: AIDS, Antipoverty, and Feminist Activism

Tamar W. Carroll

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619880
eISBN:
9781469619903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619880.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Examining three interconnected case studies, this book demonstrates the ability of grassroots community activism to bridge racial and cultural differences and effect social change. Drawing on an ... More


Conclusion:: the Occupy movement, community activism and ‘incompetent’ public spheres

John Michael Roberts

in New media and public activism: Neoliberalism, the state and radical protest in the public sphere

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447308225
eISBN:
9781447311911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308225.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This concluding chapter argues that one way forward in positively developing and furthering the relationship between new media and public activism is to forge links between movement activism, ... More


From an Activist’ s Point of View: Experiencing Transnational Dynamics among African Migrant Communities in the UK

Ijeoma Ajibade

in Strings Attached: AIDS and the Rise of Transnational Connections in Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265680
eISBN:
9780191771910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265680.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This essay provides a practical illustration of how transnational dynamics are taking place within African migrant communities in the UK. It discusses the work of three community organisations from ... More


Class and Community Organizations

Gregory Smithsimon

in September 12: Community and Neighborhood Recovery at Ground Zero

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740842
eISBN:
9780814771129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740842.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines how physical space and the socioeconomic class of residents shaped community activism in Battery Park City before and after September 11. It compares the activism of Battery ... More


Public and private on the housing estate: small community groups, activism and local officials

Eleanor Jupp

in Rethinking the public: Innovations in research, theory and politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424167
eISBN:
9781447303275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424167.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter presents an enthnographic study of community activism in the UK, showing how local women and officials mediated the governmental turn to ‘community’ through their work with teenagers and ... More


Safe spaces and community activism

Zanib Rasool

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities: Connecting Rotherham through Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333302
eISBN:
9781447333357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333302.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter tells the story of community development in Rotherham and discusses some implications for policy and practice. The 1990s saw a decline in community development due to a lack of funding ... More


. Alpha Kappa Alpha, Community, and Professionalism: Constructing the Significance of BGLO Involvement in the Life of Loraine Richardson Green

Yolanda Y. Johnson

in Black Greek-Letter Organizations 2.0: New Directions in the Study of African American Fraternities and Sororities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739213
eISBN:
9781604739220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739213.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the interrelationships among membership, professionalism, and community activism in black Greek-letter organizations (BGLOs) by focusing on the life of Loraine Richardson Green, ... More


Introduction: Magic Mineral

Thomas W. Pearson

in When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816699919
eISBN:
9781452958903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699919.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Provides an overview of frac sand mining, its rapid growth in western Wisconsin, and its role within the wider fracking commodity chain. Also paints a historical backdrop and situates the author as a ... More


Socio-structural violence against the poor

Jane Jones and Cathy McCormack

in Health Inequalities: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198703358
eISBN:
9780191772603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703358.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter is approached from the critical perspective of community activism and popular education, with which the authors have been involved for over 30 years. It is informed by their working ... More


Combating Mountaintop Removal: New Directions in the Fight against Big Coal

Bryan T. McNeil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036439
eISBN:
9780252093463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036439.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Drawing on powerful personal testimonies of the hazards of mountaintop removal in southern West Virginia, this book critically examines the fierce conflicts over this violent and increasingly ... More


“Prisoners Rise, Rise, Rise!”: Hip Hop as a Ciceronian Approach to Prison Protest and Community Care

Craig Lee Engstrom and Derrick L. Williams

in Working for Justice: A Handbook of Prison Education and Activism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037702
eISBN:
9780252094965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037702.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter provides a rhetorical analysis of “consciousness-raising hip-hop.” Merging personal stories with an encyclopedic knowledge of contemporary pop culture, it argues that a politically savvy ... More


Introduction

Tom Adam Davies

in Mainstreaming Black Power

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292109
eISBN:
9780520965645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292109.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter briefly captures the major themes covered in this book. It explores three key concepts regarding Black Power: how the ideas, tactics, and language readily associated with ... More


New Left politics and Women’s Liberation

Celia Hughes

in Young Lives on the Left: Sixties Activism and the Liberation of the Self

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091940
eISBN:
9781781708989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091940.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter sets out the political transition on the left following the disintegration of the VSC in 1969, and explores the cultural and emotional changes accompanying this. Introducing the ‘new ... More


Confronting the Next Boom

Thomas W. Pearson

in When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816699919
eISBN:
9781452958903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699919.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Describes the recent downturn of the frac sand mining industry, the broader significance of struggles over local control and local democracy, and promising directions for grassroots activism.


Constructing Affirmative Action: The Struggle for Equal Employment Opportunity

David Hamilton Golland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129976
eISBN:
9780813135472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129976.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Between 1965, when President Lyndon B. Johnson defined affirmative action as a legitimate federal goal, and 1972, when President Richard M. Nixon named one of affirmative action's chief antagonists ... More


Promoting public understanding of population health

Stephen Bezruchka

in Social inequality and public health

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423207
eISBN:
9781447303398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423207.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Arguing the science behind the new public health is one thing; getting policy makers and the public to listen is quite another. Most of the countries of the world today are either democracies or, ... More


When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community

Thomas W. Pearson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816699919
eISBN:
9781452958903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699919.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

When the Hills Are Gone tells the story of Wisconsin’s sand mining wars. Providing on-the-ground accounts from both the mining industry and the concerned citizens who fought back, Thomas W. Pearson ... More


Save Our Hills

Thomas W. Pearson

in When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816699919
eISBN:
9781452958903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699919.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Recounts the origins and early success of grassroots activism that developed in response to one of the first proposed frac sand operations in the region. Identifies the factors that led to citizens ... More


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