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All You That Labor: Religion and Ethics in the Living Wage Movement

C. Melissa Snarr

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741122
eISBN:
9780814788592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741122.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the early 1990s, a grassroots coalition of churches in Baltimore, Maryland helped launch what would become a national movement. Joining forces with labor and low-wage worker organizations, they ... More


Conclusion: “Come, Walk with Us, the Journey Is Long”

C. Melissa Snarr

in All You That Labor: Religion and Ethics in the Living Wage Movement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741122
eISBN:
9780814788592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741122.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter contemplates on the next stages of the living wage movement. The movement is best seen as a gateway to other worker justice struggles such as raising state and federal minimum ... More


Introduction

C. Melissa Snarr

in All You That Labor: Religion and Ethics in the Living Wage Movement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741122
eISBN:
9780814788592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741122.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter presents three major insights that can be obtained in analyzing religious activists in the living wage movement. First, the roles of religious activists and their ethical ... More


Introduction: Religious Sources for Social Transformation in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

James L. Heft

in Beyond Violence: Religious Sources of Social Transformation in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223336
eISBN:
9780823236596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223336.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the planning, organization, and key events during the “Beyond Violence” international conference held at the University of Southern California in Los ... More


Make Us a Power: Churchwomen's Politics and the Campaign for Women's Rights

Martha S. Jones

in All Bound Up Together: The Woman Question in African American Public Culture, 1830-1900

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831526
eISBN:
9781469605012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888902_jones.8
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter follows the emergence of black churchwomen's political culture from the early 1870s through the late 1880s, a period during which a sustained campaign for the rights of female church ... More


Red Scares and Black Scares

Elizabeth Fones-Wolf and Ken Fones-Wolf

in Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South: White Evangelical Protestants and Operation Dixie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039034
eISBN:
9780252097003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039034.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores two issues that forced the (CIO) religious cadre to make difficult decisions—racial justice and Communism. The Christian values that drove the Community Relations Department ... More


The Refusal to Speculate: Sticking to Simple Things

Harold J. Cook

in Matters of Exchange: Commerce, Medicine, and Science in the Dutch Golden Age

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300117967
eISBN:
9780300134926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300117967.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the period of conservative reaction formed in The Netherlands in the last three decades of the seventeenth century and well into the eighteenth century. The country had been ... More


“Where Two or Three Are Gathered”: Ritualizing Moral Agency

C. Melissa Snarr

in All You That Labor: Religion and Ethics in the Living Wage Movement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741122
eISBN:
9780814788592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741122.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter talks about how activists utilize religious ritual to strengthen moral commitment and moral agency within the movement. Religious ritual gives activists a way to cultivate collective ... More


“Your Daughters Will Prophesy”: Women’s Labor in the Movement

C. Melissa Snarr

in All You That Labor: Religion and Ethics in the Living Wage Movement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741122
eISBN:
9780814788592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741122.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the contributions of feminist organizations to living wage activism and discusses their connections to religious activists. Partially motivated by the feminization of poverty, ... More


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