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Bringing Social Movement Theory to Healthcare Practice in the English National Health Service *

Paul Bate and Glenn Robert

in Social Movements and the Transformation of American Health Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388299
eISBN:
9780199866519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388299.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter translates social movement theory into an organizational change intervention designed to improve patient services. The paper describes how the authors' team from University College ... More


Introduction

Jonathan Colman

in The Foreign Policy of Lyndon B. Johnson: The United States and the World, 1963-69

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640133
eISBN:
9780748652693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640133.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter notes that this book provides the most sympathetic general account to date of President Lyndon Johnson's foreign policies. It argues that the escalation of the US commitment in Vietnam ... More


Why Don't You Just Talk to Him?: The Politics of Domestic Abuse

Kathleen R. Arnold

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190262280
eISBN:
9780190262303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262280.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

Calling attention to domestic abuse as a political problem, this book seeks to challenge Enlightenment notions of intimacy that profoundly mistake the nature of control and abuse. In turn, the ... More


Vietnam: Waging War, 1965–9

Jonathan Colman

in The Foreign Policy of Lyndon B. Johnson: The United States and the World, 1963-69

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640133
eISBN:
9780748652693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640133.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Lyndon Johnson's decision to Americanise the war in Vietnam in 1965 had been a deeply thought-out one, though neither free of risk nor immune to contingencies. A particular presidential concern after ... More


Presidential Term Limits as a Credible-Commitment Mechanism: The Case of Brazil’s Military Regime

Octavio Amorim Neto and Igor P. Acácio

in The Politics of Presidential Term Limits

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198837404
eISBN:
9780191874109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837404.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Contra the conventional wisdom that term limits are meaningless in dictatorships, Brazil’s military regime developed term-limits for its chief executives and managed a durable political order. This ... More


U.S. State Practices and the Rhetoric of Human Rights

Leela Fernandes

in Transnational Feminism in the United States: Knowledge, Ethics, Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760963
eISBN:
9780814762998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760963.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores some of the implications that the current U.S. “war on terror” has for both feminism and human rights. In particular, it examines the representational practices of the U.S. ... More


Partisan Structure of War Support: Events, Elites, and the Public

in In Time of War: Understanding American Public Opinion from World War II to Iraq

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226043586
eISBN:
9780226043463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043463.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

America's involvement in Kosovo in the spring of 1999 drew support from Democrats but not from Republicans. Admittedly, the two conflicts were different in several ways. But given circumstances that ... More


Group Implication in the Laboratory

in Dangerous Frames: How Ideas about Race and Gender Shape Public Opinion

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226902364
eISBN:
9780226902388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226902388.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The unconscious choice of schema affects the understanding of the issue, and the schema may suggest grounds for evaluation as well. People can draw on a schema far removed from the stimulus at hand ... More


Realizing Peace: A Constructive Conflict Approach

Louis Kriesberg

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190228668
eISBN:
9780190228699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190228668.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

First, this book critically examines major episodes of U.S. government engagements in foreign conflicts since the beginning of the Cold War. This includes engagements in struggles against ... More


The Context of the Problem

Kathleen R. Arnold

in Why Don't You Just Talk to Him?: The Politics of Domestic Abuse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190262280
eISBN:
9780190262303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262280.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

This chapter frames the problem of domestic abuse in three areas: family law; welfare law and shelter policy; and counseling. When women’s rights were emerging, the dominant approach to abuse was to ... More


Inequality and Social Justice

Mark D. Brewer and Jeffrey M. Stonecash

in Polarization and the Politics of Personal Responsibility

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190239817
eISBN:
9780190239848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239817.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Social science research has changed liberalism. Since the 1940s the social science community has steadily produced studies concluding that factors such as class, race, and sex affect how people fare. ... More


Cold War Ends, New Conflicts Arise, 1989–1992

Louis Kriesberg

in Realizing Peace: A Constructive Conflict Approach

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190228668
eISBN:
9780190228699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190228668.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

The chapter covers American foreign engagements during the administration of President George H. W. Bush. It begins with a critical analysis of the end of the Cold War and the accompanying ... More


Attempted Course Change after 2008

Louis Kriesberg

in Realizing Peace: A Constructive Conflict Approach

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190228668
eISBN:
9780190228699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190228668.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

The chapter begins with discussing the American domestic social and political circumstances after the foreign traumas of the preceding eight years. It discusses President Barack Obama’s very ... More


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