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Reimagining Academic Activism: Learning from Feminist Anti-Violence Activists

Ruth Weatherall

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529210194
eISBN:
9781529210231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210194.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Drawing from an ethnography with a feminist anti-violence collective, this book explores how we can reimagine the relationship between academia and activism to create novel opportunities for social ... More


Dimensions of Impact in the Social Sciences: The Case of Social Policy, Sociology and Political Science Research

Tina Haux

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447324089
eISBN:
9781447327974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324089.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Academics are increasingly required to demonstrate their impact on the wider world. The aim of this book is to compare and contextualise the dimensions of impact within the social sciences. Unlike ... More


W.G. Sebald

Uwe Schütte

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780746312988
eISBN:
9781789629415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780746312988.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

W. G. Sebald was a literary phenomenon: a German literary scholar working in England, who took up creative writing out of dissatisfaction with German post-war letters. Within only a few years, his ... More


Katherine Jackson French: Kentucky's Forgotten Ballad Collector

Elizabeth DiSavino

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813178523
eISBN:
9780813178530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178523.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

A native of London, Kentucky, Dr. Katherine Jackson French (Ph.D. Columbia University, 1906) collected over sixty British Isle ballads in the hills of Kentucky in 1909 and attempted to publish them ... More


Introduction

Tina Haux

in Dimensions of Impact in the Social Sciences: The Case of Social Policy, Sociology and Political Science Research

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447324089
eISBN:
9781447327974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324089.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter sets out briefly the rise of the importance of impact and the difficulty in capturing, evaluating and attributing impact of academic work before locating the work within existing ... More


The Word “Critique”

Willy Thayer

in Technologies of Critique

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286744
eISBN:
9780823288878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286744.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the word crítica, which is a Latin ruin in the Spanish. In the first edition dated 1780, the word crítica (critique) does not appear, suggesting that the “living Spanish” and ... More


Setting Out

Ruth Weatherall

in Reimagining Academic Activism: Learning from Feminist Anti-Violence Activists

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529210194
eISBN:
9781529210231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210194.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The conceptualisation of academic activism is the focus of the first chapter. Calls for academics to become more involved with social movements usually operate on the assumption that academics are ... More


Measuring Green: The Generation of the Information

Graham Bullock

in Green Grades: Can Information Save the Earth?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036429
eISBN:
9780262340984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036429.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 4 uses the differences between LEED, Green Globes, the Living Building Challenge, and ENERGY STAR to highlight the methodological issues associated with information-based governance. The ... More


The Antibourgeois Bourgeois Writer: The Rediscovery of Zweig in Communist China

Arnhilt Johanna Hoefle

in China's Stefan Zweig: The Dynamics of Cross-Cultural Reception

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824872083
eISBN:
9780824876852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872083.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Despite the author’s bourgeois class background and the subject matter of his writings, Stefan Zweig’s novellas were among the very few foreign-language works that were still published under Mao ... More


Conclusion: Our Words Must Spill

Ruth Weatherall

in Reimagining Academic Activism: Learning from Feminist Anti-Violence Activists

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529210194
eISBN:
9781529210231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210194.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The conclusion brings the diverse threads of feminist anti-violence activism and academic activism together. Social justice is less about having the ‘right’ tools, and more about what happens when ... More


Introduction

Linh D. Vu

in Governing the Dead: Martyrs, Memorials, and Necrocitizenship in Modern China

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501756504
eISBN:
9781501756511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501756504.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter records the biographical information about fallen soldiers and civilians at the Academia Historica (Guoshiguan) in Taiwan in 2014. The chapter details the afterlives of the Chinese ... More


ACT III Scene ii Español 1960–82

Walter Aaron Clark and William Craig Krause

in Federico Moreno Torroba: A Musical Life in Three Acts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195313703
eISBN:
9780199332373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313703.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the last two decades of his life, Torroba came to serve as a cultural ambassador for Spain. He did this not only as a composer and conductor but also as someone increasingly involved in cultural ... More


Social Movements, Cultural Studies, and Institutions: On the Shifting Conditions of Practices

Kuan-Hsing Chen

in Creativity and Academic Activism: Instituting Cultural Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139392
eISBN:
9789888180219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139392.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Drawing on his own involvement over the past 20 years, in this chapter, the writer pinpoints the shifting dynamics between social movements, Cultural Studies and institutions. He argues that in the ... More


The Stanford connection: David Starr Jordan, eugenics and the Anglo-American anti-war movement

Gavin Baird and Bradley W. Hart

in Labour, British radicalism and the First World War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526109293
eISBN:
9781526136015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109293.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Gavin Baird and Bradley W. Hart’s consider David Starr Jordan, a largely forgotten figure in Britain, but someone with significant academic and political clout in the United States. Although Starr ... More


W. G. Sebald: Emigrant and Academic

Uwe Schütte

in W.G. Sebald

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780746312988
eISBN:
9781789629415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780746312988.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In this chapter, Schütte introduces Sebald as a writer caught not only between two cultures, but between the worlds of academia and literature. It explores the beginnings of Sebald’s life, from his ... More


The Cult of Sebald

Uwe Schütte

in W.G. Sebald

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780746312988
eISBN:
9781789629415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780746312988.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter challenges common misconceptions about Sebald, including the assumption that he wrote in English and that Austerlitz was the final work published in his lifetime. It goes on to discuss ... More


Introduction

Aksel Ersoy

in The Impact of Co-Production: From Community Engagement To Social Justice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447330288
eISBN:
9781447330332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330288.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This introductory chapter studies the possibilities and tensions for co-produced research practices that emerge from the collision of long-established, community-oriented research practices, an ... More


Working for social justice: community, activism and academia

Rory Hearne

in Housing Shock: The Irish Housing Crisis and How to Solve It

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447353898
eISBN:
9781447353911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353898.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the author’s housing journey, from living in private rental housing, to working with disadvantaged communities on housing and human rights, campaigning on homelessness and the ... More


Philosophers, Theologians, and Poets

Yosef Kaplan

in From Christianity to Judaism: Story of Isaac Orobio de Castro

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197100608
eISBN:
9781800340350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780197100608.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses Isaac Orobio's encounters with philosophers, theologians, and poets. In 1684, Orobio published in Amsterdam his Certamen Philosophicum, Propugnatae Veritatis Divinae ac ... More


Why American Indian Studies Should Be Important to Palestine Solidarity

Steven Salaita

in Inter/Nationalism: Decolonizing Native America and Palestine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781517901417
eISBN:
9781452955292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901417.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The fifth chapter argues that American Indian and Indigenous Studies should be more central to Palestine solidarity based on the presence of Palestine as an issue of global concern. In particular, ... More


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