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Chicago's Block Clubs: How Neighbors Shape the City

Amanda I. Seligman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226385716
eISBN:
9780226385990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226385990.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Chicagoans have participated in block clubs for a century. Block clubs are small, geographically-based, voluntary organizations dedicated to improving the physical environment and regulating public ... More


The Status Quo

Ryan M. Irwin

in Gordian Knot: Apartheid and the Unmaking of the Liberal World Order

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199855612
eISBN:
9780199979882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855612.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

This chapter is about the consequences of the 1966 ICJ ruling. It begins by outlining the impact of the decision within the African nationalist community. Backed into a corner by impatient liberation ... More


Organization (1906–1914)

Kevin Passmore

in The Right in France from the Third Republic to Vichy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199658206
eISBN:
9780191745034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658206.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

After 1906, party organizations declined; the Right fragmented, and lost ground electorally. Yet a network of Centre and Right politicians, businessmen, academics, and journalists crystallized around ... More


The Union Sacrée (1914–1918)

Kevin Passmore

in The Right in France from the Third Republic to Vichy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199658206
eISBN:
9780191745034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658206.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Although Right and Centre initially backed governments of national unity, the Great War ultimately provoked Right and Centre to unite against the Left. Conservatives associated the left with the ... More


The Bloc National (1919–1924)

Kevin Passmore

in The Right in France from the Third Republic to Vichy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199658206
eISBN:
9780191745034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658206.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

In 1919, the conservatives won their first election victory since the establishment of the Republic. The transfer of the culture of war from the German to the Bolshevik enemy reinforced unity, while ... More


Apogee and Crisis (1928–1932)

Kevin Passmore

in The Right in France from the Third Republic to Vichy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199658206
eISBN:
9780191745034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658206.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The Centre, not the leagues, was the victor in the anti-Cartel struggle. During 1928–1932, it led a conservative majority stretching from moderate Radicals to the Fédération républicaine and JP. The ... More


Fascism in France? (1934–1940)

Kevin Passmore

in The Right in France from the Third Republic to Vichy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199658206
eISBN:
9780191745034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658206.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Initially, the parliamentary and extreme right united against the Left, which had won the 1932 elections, and through the riots of 6 February 1934, they brought down the government. Once again, ... More


Conservatives and the Popular Front (1936–1939)

Kevin Passmore

in The Right in France from the Third Republic to Vichy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199658206
eISBN:
9780191745034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658206.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The victory of the Popular Front in 1936 changed the context of conservative politics. The new government dissolved the leagues and created a corporatist industrial relations system, in which ... More


The Public Sector: An Overview

Ian Scott

in The Public Sector in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091726
eISBN:
9789882207578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091726.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

The public sector is generally comprised of government agencies and related agencies that are funded by taxes, fees, and charges or profits from the sale of state-owned assets. These public agencies ... More


The Public Sector Beyond the Civil Service

Ian Scott

in The Public Sector in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091726
eISBN:
9789882207578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091726.003.0028
Subject:
History, Political History

Although Hong Kong has reduced the size of its civil service, pay determination, and salaries, it has not openly welcomed the possible benefits of greater entrepreneurialism and the inclusion of the ... More


The Reform Party and the Reform Movement

Miles Taylor

in The Decline of British Radicalism, 1847–1860

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204824
eISBN:
9780191676413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204824.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The chapter looks at the trend showing the extent to which the reform movement outside the British parliament retained much of its momentum after 1848. The chapter discusses how the British ... More


The National and Regional Party Structure

STUART BALL

in Conservative Century: The Conservative Party since 1900

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202387
eISBN:
9780191675317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202387.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter explains the history and working of the various components of the party organization at the national and regional level, dealing in parallel with the professional machine of the Central ... More


Hard-Working Honoratioren: The Mechanics of Left Liberal Party Politics

Alastair P. Thompson

in Left Liberals, the State, and Popular Politics in Wilhelmine Germany

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205432
eISBN:
9780191676635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205432.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The importance of organization, or more precisely the lack of it, to German liberalism has long been recognized. The general opinion is that the left liberals were not quite so ineffective as the ... More


Democracy Unterrified and Undefiled

Daniel S. Margolies

in Henry Watterson and the New South: The Politics of Empire, Free Trade, and Globalization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124179
eISBN:
9780813134970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124179.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses Watterson's many political goals that were focused on a single vision of attaining southern prosperity and independence through free trade. Some of these goals were reforming ... More


Portrait of a Party: The Conservative Party in Britain 1918-1945

Stuart Ball

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199667987
eISBN:
9780191751356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199667987.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book is a thematic study of the Conservative Party during one of the most significant and successful periods in its history. The creation of a democratic franchise in 1918 was followed by nearly ... More


Introduction

Amanda I. Seligman

in Chicago's Block Clubs: How Neighbors Shape the City

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226385716
eISBN:
9780226385990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226385990.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Block clubs are small, volunteer-run, locally-based organizations that residents of a city block use to improve the urban environment according to their own standards. While block clubs’ programs ... More


Mary P. Follett: Creating Democracy, Transforming Management

Joan C. Tonn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300096217
eISBN:
9780300128024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300096217.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Mary P. Follett (1868–1933) brought new dimensions to the theory and practice of management and was one of America's pre-eminent thinkers about democracy and social organization. The ideas Follett ... More


‘Unity is strength’: the International Arbitration and Peace Association1

Heloise Brown

in ‘The Truest Form of Patriotism’: Pacifist Feminism in Britain, 1870–1902

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065309
eISBN:
9781781700457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065309.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter explores how the International Arbitration and Peace Association (IAPA), founded in 1880, was the main secular peace organisation in Britain and the one which experienced the greatest ... More


Organize

Amanda I. Seligman

in Chicago's Block Clubs: How Neighbors Shape the City

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226385716
eISBN:
9780226385990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226385990.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

Most block clubs were created and cultivated by larger community groups such as the Chicago Urban League. Organizing block clubs was a labor-intensive task. Organizers solicited neighbors to attend ... More


Consider Neighboring

Amanda I. Seligman

in Chicago's Block Clubs: How Neighbors Shape the City

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226385716
eISBN:
9780226385990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226385990.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

In block clubs, residents cultivated their relationships as neighbors. This conclusion argues that scholars should take the concepts of “neighbors” and “neighboring” seriously from an analytical ... More


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