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Sufi Activists and Enforcers

Nathan Hofer

in The Popularisation of Sufism in Ayyubid and Mamluk Egypt, 1173-1325

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748694211
eISBN:
9781474416115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694211.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The Sufis of Upper Egypt had a troubled relationship with the state and its representatives. As we have seen, Ayyubid and Mamluk military elites typically sought the support of the ʿulamāʾ– Including ... More


Gay on God's Campus: Mobilizing for LGBT Equality at Christian Colleges and Universities

Jonathan S. Coley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469636221
eISBN:
9781469636238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636221.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Although the LGBT movement has made rapid gains in the United States, LGBT people continue to face discrimination in faith communities. In this book, sociologist Jonathan S. Coley documents why and ... More


Military Radicals, 1790–1850

Nick Mansfield

in Soldiers as Citizens: Popular Politics and the Nineteenth-Century British Military

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620863
eISBN:
9781789623772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620863.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter is a detailed chronological description and analysis of the military and political careers of important early nineteenth century soldier and ex-soldier activists, both rank and file and ... More


Roadside Americans: The Rise and Fall of Hitchhiking in a Changing Nation

Jack Reid

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655000
eISBN:
9781469655024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655000.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Between the Great Depression and the mid-1970s, hitchhikers were a common sight for motorists, as American service members, students, and adventurers sought out the romance of the road in droves. ... More


Out of the Closets, Out of the Shadows, and Into the Streets:: Pathways to Participation in DREAM Activist Networks

Sasha Costanza-Chock

in Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets!: Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028202
eISBN:
9780262322805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028202.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter follows the diverse paths people take as they become politicized, connect to others, and make their way into social movement worlds. The chapter explores the case of DREAMers: ... More


Exposing the invisible: visual investigation and conflict

Stephanie Hankey and Marek Tuszynski

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/9781526107213.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter looks at how artists and activists are utilising still and moving images combined with simple digital technologies to investigate political conflicts. Often working with low-tech ... More


Introduction: A Political Biography

Máire Fedelma Cross

in In the Footsteps of Flora Tristan: A Political Biography

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622454
eISBN:
9781800341401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622454.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Beginning with a recapitulation of Flora Tristan’s short but tumultuous life from 1803 to 1844, the introduction explains that although now known as one of the foremost French predecessors to the ... More


Ruptures and Disrupters: The Photographic Landscapes of Ingrid Pollard and Zarina Bhimji as Revisionist History of Great Britain

Kimberli Gant

in Anywhere But Here: Black Intellectuals in the Atlantic World and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461558
eISBN:
9781626740839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461558.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

Kimberly Gant’s essay “Ruptures and Disruptures: The Photographic landscape of Ingrid Pollard and Zarina Bhjimji as Revisionist History of Great Britain,” underscores the importance of the emergence ... More


Identity and Participation in the Environmental Justice Movement1

Yvonne A. Braun

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/9780262034340.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 4 examines the second micro-level factor influencing social movement participation: identity. Of the small proportion of local citizens who are involved in the coalfield environmental justice ... More


Gay Liberation and The Spirit of ’68

Simon Hall

in Reframing 1968: American Politics, Protest and Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748698936
eISBN:
9781474445160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698936.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers the historical significance of 1968 for the gay rights movement in the context of the Stonewall Riots of June 1969. The gay rights movement of the 1970s embodied the animating ... More


Shaping Representations of the Past in a Former Slave-Trade Port: Slavery Remembrance Day (10 May) in Nantes

Renaud Hourcade

in At the Limits of Memory: Legacies of Slavery in the Francophone World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381595
eISBN:
9781781382240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381595.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter five, by Renaud Hourcade, focuses on the process of integrating memories of slavery and the slave trade into the French national narrative following the 2006 inauguration of a national day ... More


Introduction

Jonathan S. Coley

in Gay on God's Campus: Mobilizing for LGBT Equality at Christian Colleges and Universities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469636221
eISBN:
9781469636238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636221.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter reviews the central problem facing past theories of activist group participation: the assumption that all activists share the same motivations for joining and committing to ... More


Joining an Activist Group

Jonathan S. Coley

in Gay on God's Campus: Mobilizing for LGBT Equality at Christian Colleges and Universities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469636221
eISBN:
9781469636238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636221.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter addresses the question of why students join LGBT activist groups at Christian colleges and universities. Specifically, the chapter describes the pathways to participation for three ... More


Conclusion

Jonathan S. Coley

in Gay on God's Campus: Mobilizing for LGBT Equality at Christian Colleges and Universities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469636221
eISBN:
9781469636238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636221.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The conclusion chapter provides vignettes of students who, as a result of participating in LGBT groups at Christian colleges and universities, have come to view themselves as activists. Through these ... More


Epilogue: The Rampart Way: A Gang Truce, Gangster Cops, and a Consent Decree

Max Felker-Kantor

in Policing Los Angeles: Race, Resistance, and the Rise of the LAPD

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646831
eISBN:
9781469646855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646831.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

Not until the Rampart Scandal (the exposure of wide- spread corruption in the LAPD’s Rampart anti-gang Community Resources against Street Hoodlums unit) in the late 1990s led to a federal consent ... More


Teaching outside Liberal-Imperial Discourse: A Critical Dialogue about Antiracist Feminisms

Sylvanna Falcón, Sharmila Lodhia, Molly Talcott, and Dana Collins

in The Imperial University: Academic Repression and Scholarly Dissent

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680894
eISBN:
9781452948799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680894.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter focuses on antiracist feminisms. It presents the multiple conversations of four members of a feminist group called Collective of Antiracist-Feminist Scholar Activists (CASA) about ... More


Conclusion: Doing Digital Feminist Activism

Kaitlynn Mendes, Jessica Ringrose, and Jessalynn Keller

in Digital Feminist Activism: Girls and Women Fight Back Against Rape Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190697846
eISBN:
9780190697884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697846.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter summarizes our key findings and case studies and outlines directions for future scholarly inquiry. The Conclusion reiterates the importance of not only asking questions about what ... More


Tribes and Political Islam in the Borderland between Egypt and Libya: A (Trans-) Local Perspective

Thomas Hüsken

in Tribes and Global Jihadism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190864545
eISBN:
9780190943271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864545.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter deals with political, social, economic and cultural patterns that are involved in the development of political Islam and Islamism among the Awlad ‘Ali Bedouin in the borderland of Egypt ... More


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