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Living Against Austerity: A Feminist Investigation of Doing Activism and Being Activist

Emma Craddock

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529205701
eISBN:
9781529205749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205701.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

With austerity’s disproportionately heavy impact on women now apparent, this engaging book considers activism against it from a feminist perspective. Emma Craddock goes deep inside activist culture ... More


Faith, Resistance, and the Future: Daniel Berrigan's Challenge to Catholic Social Thought

James L. Marsh and Anna Brown (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239825
eISBN:
9780823239863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239825.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The book presents Daniel Berrigan’s contributions and challenge to Catholic social thought. His contribution lies in his consistent, comprehensive, theoretical, and practical approach to issues of ... More


In the Footsteps of Flora Tristan: A Political Biography

Máire Fedelma Cross

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622454
eISBN:
9781800341401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622454.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Through the use of the tropes of intersectionality and transnationalism, this first-ever study of Jules Puech (1879–1957), is a double biography as it makes an intergenerational journey through his ... More


Resisting Militarism: Direct Action and the Politics of Subversion

Chris Rossdale

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474443036
eISBN:
9781474465335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443036.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

In the past 15 years, anti-militarist activists in the UK have auctioned off a tank outside an arms fair, superglued themselves to Lockheed Martin’s central London offices and stopped a battleship ... More


Scots and the Spanish Civil War: Solidarity, Activism and Humanitarianism

Fraser Raeburn

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474459471
eISBN:
9781474491365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459471.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Few causes before or since have inspired such passion, determination and sacrifice than the Spanish Civil War (1936-9). This book explores the many ways in which Scots responded to the war in Spain, ... More


Occupied Lives: Maintaining Integrity in a Palestinian Refugee Camp in the West Bank

Nina Gren

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166952
eISBN:
9781617976568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166952.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Media coverage of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict does not necessarily enhance one’s knowledge or understanding of the Palestinians; on the contrary, they are often reduced to either victims or ... More


This Woman's Work: The Writing and Activism of Bebe Moore Campbell

Osizwe Raena Jamila Harwell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496807588
eISBN:
9781496807625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807588.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This Woman’s Work: The Writing and Activism of Bebe Moore Campbell is a social history and critical biography based on the life of award-winning writer Bebe Moore Campbell. This manuscript examines ... More


"Not Straight, Not White": Black Gay Men from the March on Washington to the AIDS Crisis

Kevin J. Mumford

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626840
eISBN:
9781469628073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626840.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

A historical study of black gay activism and identities from the 1950s to the present based on research in printed and archival sources. It examines both the construction of racism and homophobia and ... More


Walter Besant: The Business of Literature and the Pleasures of Reform

Kevin A. Morrison (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620351
eISBN:
9781789623901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620351.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In the 1880s and 1890s, Walter Besant was one of Britain’s most lionized living novelists. Like many popular writers of the period, Besant suffered from years of critical neglect. Yet his centrality ... More


Civil society organizations and local governance in Hong Kong

Eliza Wing-yee Lee

in Repositioning the Hong Kong Government: Social Foundations and Political Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083497
eISBN:
9789882209107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083497.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines political organisation in Hong Kong from the point of view of local governance, and argues that the post-colonial government has continued to rely on structures and machinery ... More


Image Operations: Visual media and political conflict

Jens Eder and Charlotte Klonk (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107213
eISBN:
9781526120984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107213.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Still and moving images are crucial factors in contemporary political conflicts. They not only have representational, expressive or illustrative functions, but also augment and create significant ... More


Fracking the Neighborhood: Reluctant Activists and Natural Gas Drilling

Jessica Smartt Gullion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029766
eISBN:
9780262329798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029766.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

When natural gas drilling moves into an urban or a suburban neighborhood, a two-hundred-foot-high drill appears on the other side of a back yard fence and diesel trucks clog a quiet two-lane ... More


Dancing in Blackness: A Memoir

Halifu Osumare

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056616
eISBN:
9780813053530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056616.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Dancing in Blackness: A Memoir explores a black female dancer’s personal journey over four decades across three continents and numerous countries. The author situates herself in the 1960s Black Arts ... More


Race and riots in Thatcher's Britain

Simon Peplow

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526125286
eISBN:
9781526144690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125286.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

In 1980–1, anti-police collective violence spread across England. This was the earliest confrontation between the state and members of the British public during Thatcher’s divisive government. This ... More


Resistance Reimagined: Black Women's Critical Thought as Survival

Regis M. Fox

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056586
eISBN:
9780813053431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056586.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

A reimagining of liberal ideologies of selfhood, privilege, and consent is a significant legacy of nineteenth-century black feminist knowledge production. Yet, analyses of black women’s critical ... More


Assembling Cultures: Workplace Activism, Labour Militancy and Cultural Change in Britain's Car Factories, 1945-82

Jack Saunders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526133397
eISBN:
9781526146649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526133403
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Car workers’ union activism has long held a strong grip on popular memories of the post-war period. Working in the quintessential industry of modernity their labour militancy has been linked to ... More


The Wild and the Toxic: American Environmentalism and the Politics of Health

Jennifer Thomson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651996
eISBN:
9781469651668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651996.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Health figures centrally in late twentieth-century environmental activism. There are many competing claims about the health of ecosystems, the health of the planet, and the health of humans, yet ... More


The Affective, the Normative and the Everyday: Exploring What Motivates and Sustains Anti-Austerity Activism

Emma Craddock

in Living Against Austerity: A Feminist Investigation of Doing Activism and Being Activist

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529205701
eISBN:
9781529205749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205701.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter explores what motivates and sustains anti-austerity activism within the context of continued austerity. It affirms the centrality of the affective and normative dimensions of political ... More


Barriers to Doing Activism

Emma Craddock

in Living Against Austerity: A Feminist Investigation of Doing Activism and Being Activist

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529205701
eISBN:
9781529205749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205701.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter discusses the costs (financial, physical, psychological and emotional) associated with doing activism. While participants speak about activism in terms of the everyday and suggest that ... More


Subverting/Reinforcing Neoliberal Capitalism: The Complex Ambivalence of Anti-Austerity Activism

Emma Craddock

in Living Against Austerity: A Feminist Investigation of Doing Activism and Being Activist

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529205701
eISBN:
9781529205749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205701.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter concludes the book by discussing the ambivalence and complexity of anti-austerity activist culture and the difficulty of resisting a force that is as pervasive as neoliberal capitalism, ... More


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