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The Longtimers/Insiders Activist Group at Tutwiler Prison for Women

Erline Bibbs

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0060
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The author, an incarcerated woman, describes the kind of leadership that “experienced” incarcerated women in Alabama and Louisiana have been willing—and determined—to exercise in the interests of ... More


Margaret Harkness: Writing social engagement 1880-1921

Flore Janssen and Lisa Robertson (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526123503
eISBN:
9781526141972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123503.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This volume is the first to bring together research on the life and work of the author, activist, and traveller Margaret Harkness, who wrote under the pseudonym ‘John Law’. The collection ... More


From Head Shops to Whole Foods: The Rise and Fall of Activist Entrepreneurs

Joshua Clark Davis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231171588
eISBN:
9780231543088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171588.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

In the 1960s and ’70s, a diverse range of storefronts—including head shops, African American bookstores, feminist businesses, and organic grocers—brought the work of the New Left, Black Power, ... More


A Critical Review of Social Movement Theory: Gender and Emotion in Activist Cultures

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/9781529205701.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter sets up the theoretical context of the book. It begins by establishing the key relevant debates in Social Movement Theory (SMT), including that of new versus old social movements, the ... More


The Empirical and Political Context 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/9781529205701.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter provides an overview of the political context, with a focus on austerity and how this forms part of the wider neoliberal project. The chapter establishes the ways in which austerity is ... 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


The Authentic and Ideal Activist Identities: Having the ‘Right’ Motivation and Doing ‘Enough’ of the ‘Right’ Type of 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/9781529205701.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter explores the ways in which the activist identity is constructed and negotiated within local anti-austerity activist culture. It begins by establishing the shared meanings and ... More


The Dark Side of Activist Culture and its Gendered Dimension

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/9781529205701.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter explores the ‘dark side’ of activist culture, labelled this because of its negative effects and the fact that it is hidden from public view. It illustrates the negative aspects, ... More


Civic Engagement

Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen

in No Longer Invisible: Religion in University Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199844739
eISBN:
9780199950331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844739.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What values and practices—religious or secular—shape civic engagement? Most colleges and universities aim for their students to become involved citizens, but this process becomes a fraught ... More


Margaret Harkness, W. T. Stead, and the transatlantic social gospel network

Helena Goodwyn

in Margaret Harkness: Writing social engagement 1880-1921

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526123503
eISBN:
9781526141972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123503.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines how Harkness and her contemporary W. T. Stead navigated the position of journalists with an activist agenda in a transatlantic market for socially engaged publications. It ... More


Fred Forest, Troublemaker

Michael F. Leruth

in Fred Forest's Utopia: Media Art and Activism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036498
eISBN:
9780262339926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036498.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The Introduction establishes Forest’s artistic identity as a trickster and troublemaker through some of his most famous publicity stunts and subversive public interventions. Works discussed in the ... More


The Pitfalls of Passive Management and Advantages of Active Management in Frontier Markets

Marko Dimitrijević and Timothy Mistele

in Frontier Investor: How to Prosper in the Next Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231170444
eISBN:
9780231542357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170444.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Addresses the pitfalls of passive management of frontier market investments and makes the argument for active, and sometimes activist, frontier markets investing.


Introduction

Chris Rossdale

in Resisting Militarism: Direct Action and the Politics of Subversion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474443036
eISBN:
9781474465335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443036.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter provides a brief introduction to the central arguments of the book. It outlines the basic understandings of militarism, anti-militarism, direct action and prefiguration which run through ... More


Conclusions and new policy directions

Filippo Barbera and Ian Rees Jones

in The Foundational Economy and Citizenship: Comparative Perspectives on Civil Repair

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447353355
eISBN:
9781447353379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353355.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In this concluding chapter we focus on the relationship between the Foundational Economy and new emerging forms of citizenship. Our starting point is the argument that Foundational thinking is ... More


Images that Last? Iraq videos from YouTube to WikiLeaks

Christian Christensen

in Image Operations: Visual media and political conflict

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107213
eISBN:
9781526120984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107213.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

On April 3, 2010, WikiLeaks and the Sunshine Press released the Collateral Murder video: a 17-minute clip showing a US Apache attack helicopter firing upon individuals in a Baghdad suburb. Amongst ... More


Micro-Level Processes and Participation in Social Movements

Shannon Elizabeth Bell

in Fighting King Coal: The Challenges to Micromobilization in Central Appalachia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034340
eISBN:
9780262333597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034340.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 2 places the problem of movement non-participation within the existing sociological literature on the micro-level processes that contribute to an individual’s decision to participate–or not ... More


Becoming, and Un-Becoming, an Activist

Shannon Elizabeth Bell

in Fighting King Coal: The Challenges to Micromobilization in Central Appalachia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034340
eISBN:
9780262333597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034340.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

There were five non-activist Photovoice participants who, during the course of the Photovoice project, became involved with the environmental justice movement. Chapter 10 reveals the events and ... More


Introduction

Joshua Clark Davis

in From Head Shops to Whole Foods: The Rise and Fall of Activist Entrepreneurs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231171588
eISBN:
9780231543088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171588.003.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

The introduction introduces progressive and radical activists who established small businesses in the 1960s and ‘70s to advance the goals of social justice and political transformation through the ... More


Ruth Perry: The Librarian Raises Her Voice

Judith G. Poucher

in State of Defiance: Challenging the Johns Committee's Assault on Civil Liberties

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049939
eISBN:
9780813050393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049939.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Ruth Perry, a Miami NAACP officer, worked as an activist, journalist, and witness to fight the Committee. She foiled the Johns Committee's Communism strategy, which was to destroy the Florida NAACP ... More


SNCC's Stories at the Barricades

Sharon Monteith

in From Sit-Ins to SNCC: The Student Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041513
eISBN:
9780813043883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041513.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter by Sharon Monteith examines how some SNCC organizers and student volunteers looked to convey their struggles in the dangerous circumstances of the rural Deep South to help impoverished ... More


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