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The Status Quo

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton

in Making Human Rights a Reality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155357
eISBN:
9781400846283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155357.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter considers the status quo—the punishments and rewards used by steward states as part of their foreign policy to advance human rights today. Although they are not the only stewards, the ... More


Roles in Public Worship

Karen B. Westerfield Tucker

in American Methodist Worship

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195126983
eISBN:
9780199834754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512698X.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The leadership of Methodist worship has always involved men and women, lay and clergy, although there have been limitations placed upon certain categories of people at different times. Unordained ... More


Humanity's Place in Creation

Norman Wirzba

in The Paradise of God: Renewing Religion in an Ecological Age

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195157161
eISBN:
9780199835270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157168.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

As creatures made in the “image of God,” we have a unique identity and vocation. After showing that the popular models of ourselves as stewards or citizens of creation is inadequate, a case is made ... More


Tropical Forests and the Human Spirit: Journeys to the Brink of Hope

Roger Stone and Claudia D'Andrea

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217997
eISBN:
9780520936072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217997.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Tropical forests are vanishing at an alarming rate. This book, based on extensive international field research, highlights one solution for preserving this precious resource: empowering local people ... More


The Shop Stewards' Movement, 1917–1919

in The Political Trajectory of J. T. Murphy

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237334
eISBN:
9781846313813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313813.004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The wartime shop stewards in Britain were more concerned with industrial tactics than class struggle. Even J. T. Murphy did not, at least during the war years, progress beyond tactical thinking. ... More


Professor Stewart, the BBC and Tennis 1936

Jonathan Betts

in Time Restored: The Harrison timekeepers and R.T. Gould, the man who knew (almost) everything

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198568025
eISBN:
9780191718144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568025.003.18
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter begins with a discussion of the friendship between Rupert and A. W. Stewart, author and Professor of Chemistry at Queen's University, Belfast. It then details how radio broadcasting made ... More


The Industrial Front and Trade Unionism

Geoffrey G. Field

in Blood, Sweat, and Toil: Remaking the British Working Class, 1939-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604111
eISBN:
9780191731686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604111.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The chapter discusses British industrial mobilization and the introduction of a framework of manpower controls by Ernest Bevin, Minister of Labour. While limiting the freedom of workers, the controls ... More


Missionary Emigrationism: Psalm 68:31 and Uplifting the Ethiopians in Africa

Roy Kay

in The Ethiopian Prophecy in Black American Letters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037325
eISBN:
9780813041582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037325.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter maps the figural readings of Psalm 68:31 that inform narratives of missionary emigrationism, racial fraternity, and Afro-Asiatic mythologies. Starting with Wheatley's letter to Rev. ... More


Vision and Causal Understanding

William Child

in Perception, Causation, and Objectivity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199692040
eISBN:
9780191729713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692040.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

Many of the classic writings on the causal theory of vision date from a period when it was taken for granted that the business of philosophy was conceptual analysis, and that philosophical theories ... More


From Capital to Community: Discipleship as Defection in Jesus’ Parable about a ‘manager of injustice’ (Luke 16:1–13)

Ched Myers

in Radical Christian Voices and Practice: Essays in Honour of Christopher Rowland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199599776
eISBN:
9780191738340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599776.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Theology

The current global economic crisis provides a compelling context to revisit a biblical text that addresses wealth and poverty such as Luke 16. Two of Luke’s three ‘rich man’ parables occur here, ... More


Worker-Citizens at the Community Bargaining Table: The St. Louis Teamsters' Community Stewards Program in the 1950s

Robert Bussel

in Life and Labor in the New New South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037950
eISBN:
9780813043111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037950.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the 1950s in St. Louis, Missouri, Teamsters Local 688 developed an unusual program that sought to enhance the quality of life for union members in their neighborhoods and influence the ... More


Steward’s Fork

James K. Agee

in Steward's Fork: A Sustainable Future for the Klamath Mountains

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251250
eISBN:
9780520933798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251250.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Steward's Fork was the initial name of Stuart Fork, a fork of the Trinity River that ends about five miles upstream of Trinity Lake and about two miles up from the Trinity Alps Resort. Like the many ... More


Proprietors or Priests of Creation?

Metropolitan John

in Toward an Ecology of Transfiguration: Orthodox Christian Perspectives on Environment, Nature, and Creation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251445
eISBN:
9780823252909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251445.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The development of ecological awareness and sensitivity in the last years has led to the use of various models of speaking about the relation of man to nature. The prevailing model is that of ... More


Outsourcing Responsibility: State Stewardship of Behavioral Health Care Services

Cathleen E. Willging and Elise M. Trott

in Unequal Coverage: The Experience of Health Care Reform in the United States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479897001
eISBN:
9781479834402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897001.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Cathleen E. Willging and Elise M. Trott argue that politically driven processes of the past have shaped the current context of mental health care delivery in New Mexico. Provisions of the ACA, ... More


Authority and Social Control

Geoff Pearson

in An ethnography of English football fans: Cans, cops and carnivals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719087219
eISBN:
9781781706145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087219.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter considers the relationship between the carnival fan groups and those responsible for crowd management, control and safety. It looks at how fans viewed the police service and how certain ... More


Reflections on Risk

Michael M. Weinstein and Ralph M. Bradburd

in The Robin Hood Rules for Smart Giving

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158367
eISBN:
9780231535243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158367.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter discusses the issue of risk management in Relentless Monetization (RM), the fact that philanthropists cannot know for sure the impact of their interventions. The following broad points ... More


“Queer Work” and Labor History

Allan Bérubé

in My Desire for History: Essays in Gay, Community, and Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834794
eISBN:
9781469603117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877982_berube.17
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This essay presents how Berube confronted the absence of analyses of what he came to call “queer work.” “How do jobs become queer?” Berube wondered. How do people find such jobs? Are there political ... More


The Early Years in Sheffield, 1888–1917

in The Political Trajectory of J. T. Murphy

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237334
eISBN:
9781846313813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313813.003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

John Thomas Murphy was born in 1888 to a poor family in Wincobank, a small village on the outskirts of Sheffield. He received his elementary education at the Wincobank Council School, where he took ... More


Towards Bolshevism, 1919–1920

in The Political Trajectory of J. T. Murphy

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237334
eISBN:
9781846313813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313813.005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

After World War I, J. T. Murphy became full-time chair of the Sheffield Workers' Committee and assistant secretary of the National Administrative Council of the Shop Stewards' and Workers' Committee ... More


Black Salt: Seafarers of African Descent on British Ships

Ray Costello

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318184
eISBN:
9781846317675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317675
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

During the Age of Sail, black seamen could be found in many shipboard roles in the Royal Navy, such as gunners, deck-hands and ‘top men’, working at heights in the rigging. In the later Age of Steam, ... More


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