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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


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


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


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


. 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


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


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


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