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The Political Power of Bad Ideas: Networks, Institutions, and the Global Prohibition Wave

Mark Lawrence Schrad

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195391237
eISBN:
9780199776856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391237.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book looks at an oddity of modern history — the broad diffusion of temperance legislation in the early 20th century — to make a broad argument about how bad policy ideas achieve international ... More


Pagan Virtue: An Essay in Ethics

John Casey

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240037
eISBN:
9780191680069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240037.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues that the classical virtues of courage, temperance, practical wisdom, and justice, which are largely ignored in modern moral philosophy, centrally define the good for Man. The ... More


Transnational Activism and National Policymaking

Mark Lawrence Schrad

in The Political Power of Bad Ideas: Networks, Institutions, and the Global Prohibition Wave

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195391237
eISBN:
9780199776856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391237.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides a more explicit comparison of the institutional differences in feedback mechanisms, highlighting the features inherent in each institutional arrangement that predisposed ... More


The Transnational Temperance Network

Mark Lawrence Schrad

in The Political Power of Bad Ideas: Networks, Institutions, and the Global Prohibition Wave

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195391237
eISBN:
9780199776856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391237.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the cause of temperance as one of the first truly global transnational advocacy networks (TANs), which acted as a multidirectional transmission belt of policy-relevant ideas and ... More


The Surprising Rise and Tenacity of Russian Prohibition

Mark Lawrence Schrad

in The Political Power of Bad Ideas: Networks, Institutions, and the Global Prohibition Wave

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195391237
eISBN:
9780199776856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391237.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter begins with a brief historical overview — from the emancipation of the serfs in 1861 through the Bol'shevik Revolution of 1917 and into the brutal, autocratic reign of Joseph Stalin, who ... More


International Influences on National Alcohol Policymaking

Mark Lawrence Schrad

in The Political Power of Bad Ideas: Networks, Institutions, and the Global Prohibition Wave

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195391237
eISBN:
9780199776856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391237.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter weaves together the transnational temperance movement in Chapter 2 with policymaking at the national level in Chapters 3 through 5, by examining the extent to which alcohol control ... More


 Militant Protestants

Margaret Lamberts Bendroth

in Fundamentalists in the City: Conflict and Division in Boston's Churches, 1885-1950

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195173901
eISBN:
9780199835577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195173902.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The suspicion of Catholics that grew in the wake of the Boston Common arrests soon took on broader dimensions. In the late 1880s it focused on a contest over the city’s public schools, largely led by ... More


Spreading the Gospel of Self-Denial: Thrift and Association in Antebellum America

Kathleen D. McCarthy

in Thrift and Thriving in America: Capitalism and Moral Order from the Puritans to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199769063
eISBN:
9780199896851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769063.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter traces the democratization and diversification of thrift in the 19th century and explores how American voluntary associations preached the gospel of thrift to men, women, and children of ... More


From Sentimentality to Social Reform: The Emergence of Radical Christian Liberalism

Dan McKanan

in Identifying the Image of God: Radical Christians and Nonviolent Power in the Antebellum United States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145328
eISBN:
9780199834471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145321.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Offers an overview of antebellum social reform movements, with particular emphasis on temperance, abolitionism, and nonresistance. These movements had diverse causes, including Jeffersonian ... More


Looking for Victims: Violence and Theology in Temperance Narratives

Dan McKanan

in Identifying the Image of God: Radical Christians and Nonviolent Power in the Antebellum United States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145328
eISBN:
9780199834471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145321.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Traces the development of nonviolent theology in the popular literature of the antebellum temperance movement. Though the temperance movement is often portrayed as socially conservative, it had ... More


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