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Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Rebecca Tarlau

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

Contrary to the conventional belief that social movements cannot engage the state without becoming co-opted and demobilized, this study shows how movements can advance their struggles by ... More


Slasher in the Snow: The Rise of the Low-Budget Nordic Horror Film

Tommy Gustafsson

in Nordic Genre Film: Small Nation Film Cultures in the Global Marketplace

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693184
eISBN:
9781474412223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693184.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Arguably, the horror film is the most frowned upon film genre, perhaps only surpassed by the porn film. Historically, the horror film has often been seen by Nordic film critics and film censors since ... More


God’s Revenge

Manlio Graziano

in Holy Wars and Holy Alliance: The Return of Religion to the Global Political Stage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231174626
eISBN:
9780231543910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174626.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter is about the massive processes of urbanization in the developing countries, when religious peasants brought their feelings in the cities.


Countryside, Shtetl, City: The Murders of Mazovia, Jedwabne and Kielce

Maurizio Cinquegrani

in Journey to Poland: Documentary Landscapes of the Holocaust

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474403573
eISBN:
9781474453592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403573.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explore documentaries focusing on the murder of Jews at the hands of their Polish neighbours. It explores the ways in which the controversies surrounding the events have been addressed ... More


New Labour's countryside: Rural policy in Britain since 1997

Mike Woods (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349323
eISBN:
9781447302858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349323.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Rural policy has presented some of the most difficult and unexpected challenges to the New Labour government. From the Foot and Mouth crisis to the rise of the Countryside Alliance, from farm ... More


Introduction: The “Horror” of Suburbia

Sarah Bilston

in The Promise of the Suburbs: A Victorian History in Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300179330
eISBN:
9780300186369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179330.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Jokes about dull, identikit suburbs sound modern, but they are as old as the suburbs themselves. My introduction discusses the origins of the stereotype and sketches a counter narrative, of the ... More


Epilogue

Sigrid Schmalzer

in "Red Revolution, Green Revolution": Scientific Farming in Socialist China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226330150
eISBN:
9780226330297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330297.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The contradictions between the cities and the countryside, between mental and manual labor, and between intellectuals and rural people with which the Mao-era state wrestled have by no means ... More


Rural rides: the countryside and modernity

Paul Newland

in British films of the 1970s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719082252
eISBN:
9781781705049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082252.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the ways in which British films of the 1970s represent rural communities. Two films, Akenfield and Requiem for a Village, are analysed in detail in order to understand how they ... More


Space and Place

Steven Peacock

in Swedish crime fiction: Novel, film, television

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719086953
eISBN:
9781781706336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086953.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter Three explores the distinctive landscapes of Scandinavia, as ‘Space and Place’. The wide open terrains, snowy vistas, and vast forests of Sweden’s far Northern hinterlands form an integral, ... More


‘They Don't Belong Here.’ The Countryside Since 1970

Martin Johnes

in Wales since 1939

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086663
eISBN:
9781781705988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086663.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter looks at the radical shifts in rural society since the 1970s and pays particular attention to the large-scale movement of people in and out of rural communities contributing to the ... More


Ceará: The Influence of National Advocacy on Regional Trajectories

Rebecca Tarlau

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

Chapter 6 analyzes the MST’s engagement with public schools in Ceará in the late 2000s, in a very different context, when the movement’s educational initiatives are already recognized nationally. ... More


Monasteries

Philipp Niewöhner

in The Archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia: From the End of Late Antiquity until the Coming of the Turks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190610463
eISBN:
9780190610487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610463.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

There is little evidence for continuity from the early to the later Byzantine periods among the monasteries of Anatolia. In large parts of the countryside, the Arab raids may have caused a disruption ... More


Rock-cut Architecture

Fatma Gül Öztürk

in The Archaeology of Byzantine Anatolia: From the End of Late Antiquity until the Coming of the Turks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190610463
eISBN:
9780190610487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610463.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter presents an outline of rock-cut architecture and its archaeology in Byzantine Anatolia, particularly in Cappadocia but also to a lesser degree in Phrygia and Lycaonia. The geological and ... More


Rural Development in China, 1980s–2000s

Kristen E. Looney

in Mobilizing for Development: The Modernization of Rural East Asia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748844
eISBN:
9781501748868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748844.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter analyzes Chinese rural development in the reform era. Before the 2000s, China's reform-era agricultural policy could be summed up as decollectivization followed by resource extraction ... More


Strategic Environmental Assessment

Ashley Bowes

in A Practical Approach to Planning Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198833253
eISBN:
9780191932342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198833253.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

In addition to Council Directive 85/337/EC The Assessment of the Effect of Certain Public and Private Projects on the Environment, now implemented in the United Kingdom as far as possible within ... More


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