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The Flight: Comprising a brief description of a journey to Washington and a few accounts of surviving the storm

Emmanuel David

in Women of the Storm: Civic Activism after Hurricane Katrina

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041266
eISBN:
9780252099861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041266.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter narrates Women of the Storm’s early morning charter flight from New Orleans to Washington, D.C., on January 30, 2006. It begins with an account of the women’s arrival at Louis Armstrong ... More


A Geography of Somewhere

John Scott Watson

in Prairie Crossing: Creating an American Conservation Community

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039867
eISBN:
9780252097973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039867.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the goal of Prairie Crossing: to create a geography of somewhere, a place where residents would feel invested enough to volunteer their time to create genuine community. It ... More


Corporate “Death Penalty”: Executing Charter Revocation

John G. Dale

in Free Burma: Transnational Legal Action and Corporate Accountability

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646463
eISBN:
9781452945897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646463.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter is concerned with the first of two campaigns organized by Free Burma activists against the Unocal Oil Corporation. This campaign sought to mobilize Californians to petition for the ... More


Fighting the Right in the 90s: Developing Sophisticated Campaigns

Amy L. Stone

in Gay Rights at the Ballot Box

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675470
eISBN:
9781452947464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675470.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyzes the growth of sophisticated model campaign tactics used by the LGBT movement during the 1990s. The period saw LGBT activists focusing their attention on four key elements: ... More


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