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Small Towns in the Political Economy The Qasbah Under Pressure

C. A. Bayly

in Rulers, Townsmen and Bazaars: North Indian Society in the Age of British Expansion 1770-1870

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077466
eISBN:
9780199081110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077466.003.0024
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the political economy of small towns in north India and the political pressure experienced by the qasbah. It suggests that the history of gentry qasbah and commercial city ... More


Dynamics of Small-Town Change

Sonya Salamon

in Newcomers to Old Towns: Suburbanization of the Heartland

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226734125
eISBN:
9780226734118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226734118.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the dynamics of small town-change in the U.S. and analyzes how and why rural places are transformed. It describes rural communities as being characterized by tension between ... More


The Urban Provincial Periphery in Iran: Revolution and War in Ramhormoz

Ehsani Kaveh

in Contemporary Iran: Economy, Society, Politics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195378481
eISBN:
9780199852345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378481.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter sheds light on some of the developments that have affected provincial Iran since the 1979 revolution. Postrevolution Iran is socially and geographically a far more integrated society ... More


Citizenship, community and participation in small towns: a case study of regeneration partnerships

Bill Edwards, Mark Goodwin, and Michael Woods

in Urban renaissance?: New Labour, community and urban policy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343802
eISBN:
9781447304159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343802.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines community participation in regeneration partnerships in small towns in England and Wales. It explores the assumption that the concepts of town and community are almost ... More


Newcomers to Old Towns: Suburbanization of the Heartland

Sonya Salamon

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226734125
eISBN:
9780226734118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226734118.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Although the death of the small town has been predicted for decades, during the 1990s the population of rural America actually increased by more than three million people. This book explores these ... More


Who are the SNP Members?

James Mitchell, Lynn Bennie, and Rob Johns

in The Scottish National Party: Transition to Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580002
eISBN:
9780191731099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580002.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter provides a socio-demographic overview of the membership based on the survey: the party emerges as a male-dominated party with a high average age. A socio-economic profile shows the party ... More


Introduction

Amy Hill Shevitz

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the main purpose of this book, which is to present a study of Jews in small-town communities in a specific place across time. The twenty-four communities that are strung along ... More


Attendance: The Context of Community

in Real Democracy: The New England Town Meeting and How It Works

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226077963
eISBN:
9780226077987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077987.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The remarkable democratic potential of Vermont's geography was compromised from the beginning when the Crown-appointed governor of New Hampshire formed Vermont's 251 towns in a checkerboard of 251 ... More


Maintaining Community

Amy Hill Shevitz

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter provides a description of the Jewish communities in America during the nineteenth century. The small Jewish communities showed remarkable institutional persistence, holding together to ... More


If You Build It, Let Them Play

in Real Democracy: The New England Town Meeting and How It Works

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226077963
eISBN:
9780226077987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077987.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Beyond town size, issues are the single most important variable that draws citizens to town meeting. Beyond meeting size, issues are the most important determinant of discussion at town meeting. ... More


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