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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


Thinking Collectively: Social Policy, Collective Action and the Common Good

Paul Spicker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447346890
eISBN:
9781447346937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346890.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Thinking collectively is a book about the meaning, implications and value of collectivism in social policy. Collectivism is not a single, unitary idea; it covers a wide range of approaches that ... More


Ideas and Interests in British Economic Policy1

Andrew Gamble

in The Western Ideology and Other Essays

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529217049
eISBN:
9781529217087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529217049.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This essay explores the interaction between ideas and interests in understanding the Keynesian and Thatcher eras. It uses three accounts of what is most important in shaping public policy; general ... More


Labour Leaders and Socialist Saviours: Individualism and Collectivism in Margaret Harkness’s George Eastmont, Wanderer

Lisa C. Robertson

in Home and Identity in Nineteenth-Century Literary London

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474457880
eISBN:
9781474490818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457880.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines Margaret Harkness’s novel George Eastmont, Wanderer (1905). It focuses on the tensions between individualism and collectivism in the novel’s representation of the late ... More


Through Difference

Ruth Weatherall

in Reimagining Academic Activism: Learning from Feminist Anti-Violence Activists

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529210194
eISBN:
9781529210231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210194.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter uses a micro-political framework to examine the layers of connection between the construction of feminist activist identity and social change. In relation to various external ... More


Religious thrift: Puritans, Quakers and Methodists

Alison Hulme

in A Brief History of Thrift

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526128836
eISBN:
9781526146724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128843.00009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Explores the Puritan practice of thrift and belief in predestination. Compares this to the Quaker practice of thrift for social justice and equality, and the Methodist practice of thrift based on ... More


Spiritual thrift: simplicity, sensuality and politics in Henry Thoreau

Alison Hulme

in A Brief History of Thrift

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526128836
eISBN:
9781526146724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128843.00011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Explores Henry Thoreau’s rationale for living simply and his emphasis on spirituality and sensuality via Transcendentalist and Eastern philosophy. Analysis his own relationship with both Capitalism ... More


The Influence of Chinese Culture on Hong Kong Classrooms

Hue Ming-tak

in Classroom Management: Creating a Positive Learning Environment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098886
eISBN:
9789882206748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098886.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter looks at the influence of Chinese culture on the Hong Kong classroom. It begins by describing the three schools of Chinese philosophy: Legalism, Daoism and Confucianism. Their effects on ... More


Evolutionary Socialism

Marwa Elshakry

in Reading Darwin in Arabic, 1860-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226001302
eISBN:
9780226001449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226001449.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the rise of a new evolutionary discourse in Arabic during the early twentieth century: evolutionary socialism. Looking at the rise of Arab evolutionists who rejected the ... More


Individualism

Paul Spicker

in Reclaiming individualism: Perspectives on public policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447309086
eISBN:
9781447310860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309086.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The idea of the independent, self-determining individual has been central to the defence of diversity and difference, but it has also been used to defend the established order. There are three ... More


The individual and the collective

Paul Spicker

in Thinking Collectively: Social Policy, Collective Action and the Common Good

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447346890
eISBN:
9781447346937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346890.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The main individualist objection to collectivism is that group interests, and group action, are incompatible with the recognition of individual interests. The interests of individuals will always ... More


Collective values

Paul Spicker

in Thinking Collectively: Social Policy, Collective Action and the Common Good

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447346890
eISBN:
9781447346937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346890.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Thinking about issues collectively changes the meaning of key values, such as liberty, equality and solidarity. Collective action is often seen as a value in itself; ideas of cooperation, social ... More


Hippie Chilensis

Patrick Barr-Melej

in Psychedelic Chile: Youth, Counterculture, and Politics on the Road to Socialism and Dictatorship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632575
eISBN:
9781469632599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632575.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Initiating the book’s closer reading of counterculture, this chapter looks at hippismo’s people, spaces, and expressions, spotlighting what hippies thought about their lives and the heterodoxy to ... More


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