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Who Will Lead Us?: The Story of Five Hasidic Dynasties in America

Samuel C. Heilman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520277236
eISBN:
9780520966482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277236.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This is an account of five contemporary Hasidic dynasties and their complex process of succession. Two dynasties – Munkács and Boyan – describe a situation with too few successors, two – Bobov and ... More


Voices: Heroes, Martyrs, Witnesses and Experts

Alison Brysk

in Speaking Rights to Power: Constructing Political Will

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982660
eISBN:
9780199362523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982660.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyzes the role of charismatic and expert voice in articulating the message of human rights campaigns. Both collective and individual voice are considered. The chapter profiles the ... More


The Tipping of Classrooms, Teachers Left Behind

Bowen Paulle

in Toxic Schools: High-Poverty Education in New York and Amsterdam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226066387
eISBN:
9780226066554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226066554.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

The final empirical chapter addresses the incalculable inefficiency and patterned social dramas emerging inside classrooms. While zooming in on how students get swept up in (or are forced to witness) ... More


Conjunction—When Sun Meets Moon

Scott Kugle

in When Sun Meets Moon: Gender, Eros, and Ecstasy in Urdu Poetry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626772
eISBN:
9781469626796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626772.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Like the sun and moon, Shah Siraj never met Mah Laqa Bai. Rather, they meet in the realm of imagination. This conclusion clarifies the comparison between these two poets, in terms of gender, ... More


Charismatic Leadership: Lewis B. “Chesty” Puller

Jon T. Hoffman

in The Art of Command: Military Leadership from George Washington to Colin Powell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174723
eISBN:
9780813174778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174723.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

In the years prior to Pearl Harbor, Lewis B. “Chesty” Puller served in multiple assignments abroad, including marine combat tours in Haiti and Nicaragua; in the United States, he completed military ... More


The Question of Rationality

Cedric J. Robinson and Erica R. Edwards

in The Terms of Order: Political Science and the Myth of Leadership

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628219
eISBN:
9781469628226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628219.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

In this chapter, Robinson discusses the quest for the intelligibility of mass movements, Rudolph Sohm, the irrational as the psychologic subconscious, the irrational as the psychoanalytic ... More


Hillary Rodham Clinton: A Case Study in the Rhetoric of Female Political Figures

Moana Vercoe, Randall Gonzalez, and Jean Reith Schroedel

in Women and Elective Office: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199328734
eISBN:
9780199398966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328734.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Although leadership studies identify charisma as an important characteristic of effective leaders, there has been little research into the ways that political figures use rhetorical constructs to ... More


Introduction

Vincent Goossaert, David Ownby, and Ji Zhe

in Making Saints in Modern China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190494568
eISBN:
9780190494582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190494568.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The Introduction to this edited volume explores the concept of sainthood in the context of modern and contemporary Chinese history, illustrating that the idea and the practice of sainthood remain ... More


Yiguandao’s Patriarch Zhang Tianran: Hagiography, Deification, and Production of Charisma in a Modern Religious Organization

Sébastien Billioud

in Making Saints in Modern China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190494568
eISBN:
9780190494582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190494568.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter chronicles the life of Zhang Tianran, the Republican-period leader of China’s most successful redemptive society, Yiguandao (the Unity Way). In the 1930s and 1940s, Zhang presided over ... More


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