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INTRODUCTION: Political Mobilization in the Urban Landscape

Benjamin L. Carp

in Rebels Rising: Cities and the American Revolution

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304022
eISBN:
9780199788606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304022.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book begins by describing the eighteenth‐century American city and its cultural landscape. The introduction discusses the social, economic, political, cultural, and military importance of the ... More


Social Unrest in the Wake of IMF Structural Adjustment Programs

Caleb Stroup and Ben Zissimos

in The Economics of Conflict: Theory and Empirical Evidence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026895
eISBN:
9780262321976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026895.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter examines the relationship between the imposition of the International Monetary Fund’s Structural Adjustment Programs (SAPs) and the occurrence of social unrest, and identifies a ... More


The East German Leadership and the Division of Germany: Patriotism and Propaganda 1945-1953

Dirk Spilker

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284122
eISBN:
9780191712579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284122.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Would it have been possible to build a unified and democratic Germany half a century before the fall of the Berlin Wall? This book reassesses this question by exploring Germany's division after World ... More


The Violence of an Urban and Rural Aristocracy

Alan Ryder

in The Wreck of Catalonia: Civil War in the Fifteenth Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199207367
eISBN:
9780191708718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207367.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on conflicts in the lesser towns and cities that lent crucial weight to the forces that were tearing Catalonia apart. The example of Girona illustrates the condition of these ... More


Unemployment, crime and recession

Ross Fergusson

in "Young people, welfare and crime": Governing non-participation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447307013
eISBN:
9781447311713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307013.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter Five considers the impact of economic recession on the unemployment-crime relationship. An initial review assesses its historical and recent effects on the incidence of crime and its possible ... More


Concerning Social Problems

Steve Bein

in Purifying Zen: Watsuji Tetsuro's Shamon Dogen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835101
eISBN:
9780824868505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835101.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter considers what are Dōgen's reflections about social problems. Dōgen does not try to alleviate the social unrest of the secular world by means of secular excellence, since the root of ... More


Black Country Élites: The Exercise of Authority in an Industrialized Area, 1830-1900

Richard H. Trainor

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203551
eISBN:
9780191675850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203551.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book is a study of the people who ran Victorian industrial towns. It also examines the institutions, policies, rituals, and networks these urban elites deployed to cope with urban growth, social ... More


The Economic and Political Order of Colonial Morocco

Stacy E. Holden

in The Politics of Food in Modern Morocco

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033730
eISBN:
9780813039398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033730.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

After the protectorate's establishment in 1912, the French ruled on behalf of the Alaouites, incorporating Fez's elite in local and national government. To prevent social unrest among common peoples, ... More


Aristocratic Government in the Age of Reform: Whigs and Liberals 1830-1852

Peter Mandler

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217817
eISBN:
9780191678288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217817.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book challenges the view that there was a smooth and inevitable progression towards liberalism in early nineteenth-century England. It examines the argument used by the high Whigs that the ... More


The Problem of the Masses

Timothy E. W. Gloege

in Guaranteed Pure: The Moody Bible Institute, Business, and the Making of Modern Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621012
eISBN:
9781469623191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621012.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter charts rising labor unrest and its role in the development of the Moody Bible Institute. Industrialization and large-scale manufacturing had given way to widening class divides that ... More


Conclusion Imagining a Water-Secure World

Karen Piper

in The Price of Thirst: Global Water Inequality and the Coming Chaos

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816695423
eISBN:
9781452949635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695423.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The conclusion presents some alternative solutions. 1. Stop climate change. 2. Stop throwing people off their land. 3. Recognize indigenous knowledge. 4. Revive traditional solutions. 5. Regulate the ... More


Selling the Citizen Homeowner: The Civic Roots of the American Dream

Brian J. McCabe

in No Place Like Home: Wealth, Community and the Politics of Homeownership

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190270452
eISBN:
9780190270490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270452.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter traces the ideological roots of the American commitment to homeownership as a tool for strengthening citizenship. Two major homeownership campaigns of the early twentieth century ... More


The Functional Underclass

John Kenneth Galbraith

in The Culture of Contentment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171654
eISBN:
9781400889020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171654.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter considers the nature and services of the so-called functional underclass. The underclass refers to individuals and families that do not share the comfortable well-being of the ... More


Bustamante and the Politics of Power

Colin A. Palmer

in Freedom's Children: The 1938 Labor Rebellion and the Birth of Modern Jamaica

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469611693
eISBN:
9781469615301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469611693.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter talks about Bustamante's arrest, as the governor employed the state's power to crush the social unrest that he had predicted. Edward Denham's pejorative comments about Bustamante and the ... More


Controlling Paris: Armed Forces and Counter-Revolution, 1789-1848

Jonathan M. House

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479881154
eISBN:
9781479836635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881154.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

When not at war, armies are often used to control civil disorders, especially in eras of rapid social change and unrest. But in nineteenth-century Europe, without the technological advances of modern ... More


The Political Economy of Muslim Politics in Turkey

Joshua D. Hendrick

in Gülen: The Ambiguous Politics of Market Islam in Turkey and the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770986
eISBN:
9780814760475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770986.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter discusses the political economy of Muslim politics that gave rise to the Gülen Movement's (GM) collective mobilization. It situates the GM in its proper milieu by explaining how Turkey's ... More


Feeling ‘Ghostlike’: Carlyle and his Exposure to the ‘Condition-of-England-Question’

Clare Williams (ed.)

in Shaping Belief: Culture, Politics, and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Writing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311369
eISBN:
9781846315688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846315688.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines fractured social identities by focusing on Thomas Carlyle and his involvement in the ‘Condition–of–England–Question’, which addressed the condition of the working class and its ... More


Blueprint for Disaster: The Unraveling of Chicago Public Housing

D. Bradford Hunt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226360850
eISBN:
9780226360874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360874.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Now considered a dysfunctional mess, Chicago's public housing projects once had long waiting lists of would-be residents hoping to leave the slums behind. So what went wrong? To answer this ... More


The Price of Thirst: Global Water Inequality and the Coming Chaos

Karen Piper

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816695423
eISBN:
9781452949635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695423.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you could not afford the water from your tap? What if your water bill was a third of your monthly income, and you had to choose between water and food? ... More


The Crisis

Robert Garland

in Julius Caesar

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675020
eISBN:
9781781380611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675020.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter describes the crisis of the late Republic. In Caesar's day the Republic was coming under increasing strain, largely due to the fact that it could no longer cope with the administration ... More


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