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Interest Groups and Crime Politics at the State Level

Lisa L. Miller

in The Perils of Federalism: Race, Poverty, and the Politics of Crime Control

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331684
eISBN:
9780199867967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331684.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The primary focus of this chapter is the relationship between group interests and the legislative policy process in Pennsylvania. In striking similarity to the situation in Congress, criminal justice ... More


“Are You Free to Read, See, and Hear?”: Creating Consumer Rights out of the First Amendment, 1940s–1960s

Leigh Ann Wheeler

in How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199754236
eISBN:
9780190254414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754236.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on how the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) reinterpreted the First Amendment to develop a notion of media-related consumer rights from the 1940s to the 1960s. In reframing ... More


“To Produce Offspring without Interference by the State”: Making Reproductive Freedom, 1960s–1970s

Leigh Ann Wheeler

in How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199754236
eISBN:
9780190254414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754236.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the period from the 1960s to the 1970s, which saw the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) defend birth control and abortion which helped to transform its understanding of ... More


“What’s Happening to Sexual Privacy?”: Easing Access to Sexual Expression, 1960s–1970s

Leigh Ann Wheeler

in How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199754236
eISBN:
9780190254414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754236.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the period from the 1960s to the 1970s, which saw the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) fight for sexual civil liberties on the foundation of a right to privacy. It ... More


“Where Else but Greenwich Village?”: Taking Sexual Liberties, 1910s–1920s

Leigh Ann Wheeler

in How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199754236
eISBN:
9780190254414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754236.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks into the intimate lives of the men and women who founded the early American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), including Crystal Eastman, and Roger Baldwin and his wife Madeleine ... More


“To Be Let Alone in the Bedroom”: Expanding Sexual Rights through Privacy, 1940s–1960s

Leigh Ann Wheeler

in How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199754236
eISBN:
9780190254414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754236.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) expanded sexual rights through privacy from the 1940s to the 1960s. It considers the ACLU's efforts in defending the First ... More


Mexican American Racial Identity, Whiteness, and Civil Rights

Carlos Kevin Blanton

in George I. Sánchez: The Long Fight for Mexican American Integration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300190328
eISBN:
9780300210422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190328.003.0011
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the 1950s George I. Sánchez entered the most intense period of his civil rights activism. His civil rights organization, the ACSSP, was funded by the ACLU and took on a number of cases throughout ... More


“Solutions Must Be Found within Civil Libertarian Guidelines”: Protecting against Rape and Sexual Harassment, 1970s–1990s

Leigh Ann Wheeler

in How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199754236
eISBN:
9780190254414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754236.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the period from the 1970s to the 1990s, which saw the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) fight for women against rape and sexual harassment. It considers the arduous ... More


“Queer Business for the Civil Liberties Union”: Defending Unconventional Speech about Sex, 1920s–1930s

Leigh Ann Wheeler

in How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199754236
eISBN:
9780190254414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754236.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the path followed by the leaders of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) towards defending sexual expression from the 1920s to the 1930s. More specifically, it considers ... More


How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

Leigh Ann Wheeler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199754236
eISBN:
9780190254414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754236.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Sexual revolutions have transformed American culture, society, and politics—not to mention individual lives—throughout the twentieth century. Sex radicals challenged Victorian restraint and ... More


Heroes and Mentors: Roger Baldwin and William J. “Wild Bill” Donovan

William vanden Heuvel

in Hope and History: A Memoir of Tumultuous Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738173
eISBN:
9781501738180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738173.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter describes Ambassador vanden Heuvel's relationship with the two most important mentors of his early life: Roger Baldwin and General William J. "Wild Bill" Donovan. His friendship with ... More


“The Injustice of Internment”: Expanding Coalitions in the Internment Era

Sarah M. Griffith

in The Fight for Asian American Civil Rights: Liberal Protestant Activism, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041686
eISBN:
9780252050350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041686.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Following Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, liberal Protestants leveraged their influence among officials in the War Relocation Authority to launch their most powerful attack to date on anti-Japanese ... More


Introduction

Leigh Ann Wheeler

in How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199754236
eISBN:
9780190254414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754236.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores how the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) helped reshaped modern sexuality and liberalism by influencing law and public discourse. It explains how issues of sexuality became ... More


The Franklin Case and after

in Stanford in Turmoil: Campus Unrest, 1966–1972

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760799
eISBN:
9780804771016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760799.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Advisory Board of Stanford University's Academic Council scheduled hearings to determine whether English professor H. Bruce Franklin was guilty of the charges hurled against him. The university ... More


Taking It to the Streets

in Henry Ford's War on Jews and the Legal Battle Against Hate Speech

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772341
eISBN:
9780804783736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772341.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In December 1920, the American Jewish Committee (AJC) published a pamphlet, “The Protocols, Bolshevism, and the Jews,” in response to the anti-Semitic articles that appeared in Henry Ford's newspaper ... More


Epilogue

in Between Justice and Politics: The Ligue des Droits de l'Homme, 1898-1945

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753173
eISBN:
9780804767873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753173.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The decision of some members of the Ligue des droits de l'homme (League of the Rights of Man) to collaborate with the Vichy regime following the defeat of France at the hands of Germany says much ... More


The Tariq Ramadan visa case

Jonathan Benthall

in Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993085
eISBN:
9781526124005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993085.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This Chapter describes the case of Tariq Ramadan, the Swiss-born academic and commentator on Islamic matters, who was refused a non-immigrant visa in 2005 to enter the USA in order to accept a ... More


“The Most Powerful Force in Man”: Sexually Explicit Art, Police Censorship, and the Cosmopolitan Liberal Ascent

Christopher Lowen Agee

in The Streets of San Francisco: Policing and the Creation of a Cosmopolitan Liberal Politics, 1950-1972

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226122281
eISBN:
9780226122311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226122311.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how San Franciscans used the policing of sexually explicit speech to debate over masculine leadership styles. Cosmopolitan liberals argued that sexually explicit expressions of ... More


Empowering and Insulating the Farsighted Leader

William Ascher

in Bringing in the Future: Strategies for Farsightedness and Sustainability in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226029160
eISBN:
9780226029184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226029184.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter describes farsighted leadership. Several widely discussed dimensions of leadership styles can be linked to the potential for farsighted leadership. In many countries, the autonomy of the ... More


Conclusion

Leigh Ann Wheeler

in How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199754236
eISBN:
9780190254414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754236.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter reexamines the role played by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in changing sexual culture starting from it was founded in 1920 by Roger Baldwin and Crystal Eastman. ... More


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