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The Great Recession Crosses the Atlantic

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

in The Ecology of Childhood: How Our Changing World Threatens Children's Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780814794845
eISBN:
9780814784655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794845.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Chapter eight follows the economic crisis as it spreads to Europe. While the U.S. was only moderately affected, between 2008 and 2012 the worst hit European countries suffered spikes in child poverty ... More


A Suburban Story: The Rise of Republicanism in Postwar Georgia, 1948–1980

Tim Boyd

in Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why, and How the South Became Republican

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813036847
eISBN:
9780813043999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036847.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This in-depth examination of suburban politics in post-World War II Georgia challenges the conventional “Southern Strategy” or “white backlash” thesis of partisan realignment in the South. Instead, ... More


Introduction: “Out of the Shadows”

Tim S. R. Boyd

in Georgia Democrats, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Shaping of the New South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037653
eISBN:
9780813042152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037653.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The introduction outlines the “white backlash” argument and shows how it is the most popular means of explaining southern politics after 1945. The argument is then questioned and a more ambiguous ... More


Regional Well-Being, Inclusive Growth and EU Legitimacy

Lisa Dellmuth

in Is Europe Good for You?: EU Spending and Well-Being

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529217469
eISBN:
9781529217490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529217469.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter summarizes the book’s major findings and considers the broader implications of the EU’s mixed performance on well-being for the future of inclusive growth and legitimacy in the EU. In ... More


Black Gloves and Gold Medals: Protests, Meanings, and Reactions at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics

Simon Henderson

in Sidelined: How American Sports Challenged the Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141541
eISBN:
9780813142586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141541.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

In this chapter the events at the Mexico City Games of 1968 are the main focus. Having failed to galvanise support for a black boycott of the event, activist athletes made their own individual ... More


The Jacksonian Backlash

in American Creed: Philanthropy and the Rise of Civil Society, 1700–1865

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226561981
eISBN:
9780226561998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226561998.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Northern philanthropy and Southern politics clashed head-on in the Jacksonian years, further underscoring regional differences. Three politically charged social reform movements surfaced during ... More


“To allay people’s fears on numbers”:1 the introduction of dispersal in Southall

Olivier Esteves

in The 'desegregation' of English schools: Bussing, race and urban space, 1960s-80s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526124852
eISBN:
9781526144683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124852.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter analyses the local historical background to the introduction of dispersal in Southall, after education secretary Edward Boyle visited Beaconsfield Primary School on 15 October 1963. In ... More


“Before it gets out of hand”: the introduction of dispersal in Bradford

Olivier Esteves

in The 'desegregation' of English schools: Bussing, race and urban space, 1960s-80s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526124852
eISBN:
9781526144683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124852.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Like Southall, Bradford was faced in 1960–62 with a sudden influx of Asian immigrants, the great majority of whom hailed from Pakistan. This wave of immigration did cause some early panic, with the ... More


Dispersing in diverse places: how the other LEAs fared

Olivier Esteves

in The 'desegregation' of English schools: Bussing, race and urban space, 1960s-80s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526124852
eISBN:
9781526144683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124852.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter analyses the different forms that dispersal took in the Local Education Authorities that introduced it besides Ealing (Southall) and Bradford. Blackburn presented a specific case in the ... More


The Nationalists: Exclusionary and Civic

Andrew Ryder

in Britain and Europe at a Crossroads: The Politics of Anxiety and Transformation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529200515
eISBN:
9781529200560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200515.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter explores how forms of nationalism have interacted with Brexit, focusing primarily on the Scottish Nationalists (SNP), UK Independence Party (UKIP) and the Brexit Party. The chapter ... More


1968: End of The Civil Rights Movement?

Stephen Tuck

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/9780748698936.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

1968 is commonly seen as the end of the classic era of modern civil rights protest: a year when Martin Luther King Jr. was killed, when violence seemed endemic in urban black communities, when Black ... More


Faithful Daughters

Mary J. Henold

in The Laywoman Project: Remaking Catholic Womanhood in the Vatican II Era

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654492
eISBN:
9781469654515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654492.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Chapter four explores how two conservative, fraternal orders for Catholic laywomen – the Catholic Daughters of America (CDA) and the Daughters of Isabella (DI) – experienced the upheavals of feminism ... More


Activists in Their Forties

Rachel F. Seidman

in Speaking of Feminism: Today's Activists on the Past, Present, and Future of the U.S. Women's Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653082
eISBN:
9781469653105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653082.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The seven women in this section were born between 1966 and 1976, at the height of the burgeoning feminist movement. They discuss not only the impact of feminism on their own lives, but on their ... More


The Law Is Crazy!: Antistatism and the Emergence of Colorblindness in the Early 1970s

Justin Gomer

in White Balance: How Hollywood Shaped Colorblind Ideology and Undermined Civil Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655802
eISBN:
9781469655826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655802.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the intersection of colorblindness and antistatism in New Hollywood exploitation films of the early 1970s. Focusing on Dirty Harry (1971) and Coffy (1973), the chapter explores ... More


He Looks Like a Big Flag: Rocky and the Origins of Hollywood Colorblind Heroism

Justin Gomer

in White Balance: How Hollywood Shaped Colorblind Ideology and Undermined Civil Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655802
eISBN:
9781469655826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655802.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces the articulation of colorblindness as a coherent ideology around the issues of busing and affirmative action in the years between 1974 and 1978. The chapter offers a close reading ... More


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