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Steven K. Green

in The Second Disestablishment: Church and State in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195399677
eISBN:
9780199777150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399677.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter considers the reaction among conservative evangelicals to perceived secularization in the closing decades of the nineteenth century. It traces the rise of new moral reform societies and ... More


Who Will Guard the Guardians? Indian Policy on Trial, 1924–1928

Tanis C. Thorne

in The World's Richest Indian: The Scandal over Jackson Barnett's Oil Fortune

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182989
eISBN:
9780199789030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182989.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Barnett case caught the attention of Congress and Indian rights activists and became the lightning rod for a national reform movement. For Progressive congressmen like Robert La Follette of ... More


“The Amendmentists”

Steven K. Green

in The Bible, the School, and the Constitution: The Clash that Shaped Modern Church-State Doctrine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827909
eISBN:
9780199932849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827909.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter considers a related issue to the School Question: the competing efforts of Protestant conservatives and religious skeptics to amend the United States Constitution to guarantee that the ... More


Widow (or, the Virtue of Leadership)

Gail Hershatter

in The Gender of Memory: Rural Women and China's Collective Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267701
eISBN:
9780520950344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267701.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how Chinese village women campaigned and embodied state initiatives in a localized, even personalized way. It describes the situation of women against the backdrop of the ... More


Poland: redefining social policies

Irena Wóycicka and Maciej Grabowski

in The Europeanisation of social protection

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420206
eISBN:
9781447303794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420206.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Poland's official position on the European social policy initiatives is difficult to pinpoint because of the radical political transformation that happened when the right-wing Law and Justice Party ... More


Aftershocks: Great Powers and Domestic Reforms in the Twentieth Century

Seva Gunitsky

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172330
eISBN:
9781400885329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172330.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Over the past century, democracy spread around the world in turbulent bursts of change, sweeping across national borders in dramatic cascades of revolution and reform. This book offers a new ... More


China The Competition Law System and the Country's Norms

Jessica Su and Xiaoye Wang

in The Design of Competition Law Institutions: Global Norms, Local Choices

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199670048
eISBN:
9780191744341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670048.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Competition Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the history, institutional structure, mandate, procedural characteristics, and agency performance of China's competition law system. China's s Anti-Monopoly Law (AML) became ... More


Theodore Roosevelt: Preacher of Righteousness

Joshua David Hawley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120103
eISBN:
9780300145144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120103.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Often dismissed by scholars as an opportunistic politician whose ideas lacked historical import, Theodore Roosevelt has been underestimated as a thinker. But this book states that to disdain his ... More


The Czech Republic: tradition compatible with modernisation?1

Martin Potůček

in The Europeanisation of social protection

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420206
eISBN:
9781447303794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420206.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Compared to other national models, the Czech social policy model is an outcome of historical legacies, decisions made at several times by different actors filtered by street-level implementation of ... More


Los Angeles and New York City Schools

Julia Wrigley

in New York and Los Angeles: The Uncertain Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199778386
eISBN:
9780199332588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778386.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the public school systems of Los Angeles and New York. The huge public school systems of New York and Los Angeles rank first and second in the nation in size, with New York ... More


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